Erykah Badu Gives Props to Drake Following Apollo Theater Shows

After his set of performances at Harlem's Apollo Theater, Drake responded to praise from Erykah Badu on Instagram. It was… Read More

January 24, 2023

Premiere: Listen to the First Trailer for ‘The Conviction of Max B’ Podcast

Gimlet Media and Spotify Original podcast Conviction will center incarcerated Harlem rapper Max B in its fourth season. With Max B… Read More

January 11, 2023

French Montana Claims Max B Will Be Released From Prison This Year

While promoting new Max B song "Lemonade," French Montana tweeted that the Harlem native is expected to be released in… Read More

January 10, 2023

The Origin Of Woke: William Melvin Kelley Is The ‘Woke’ Godfather We Never Acknowledged

Woke is ubiquitous now, used to describe everything from films to chefs.In the first of his three-part Origin of Woke… Read More

December 6, 2022

Dapper Dan on Trying to “Destigmatize” the Hoodie

 On the eve of the release of his latest GAP hoodie, we briefly spoke to Dapper Dan about his new-found… Read More

November 30, 2022

Drake & 21 Savage Continue Fake ‘Her Loss’ Rollout with “Colors” Performance

Drake and 21 Savage are pulling out all the stops on their Her Loss rollout, with faux appearances on Howard Stern and… Read More

November 8, 2022

Big L Officially Has a Street Name After Him in Harlem

On Saturday, Big L fans gathered at 140th and Malcolm X Blvd in Harlem for the street to be renamed… Read More

May 30, 2022

Big L Will Be Getting a Street Named After Him in Harlem

Over the weekend, it was revealed that Big L will be honored with a street on 140th and Lenox Avenue,… Read More

May 9, 2022

Behind the Beat: Buckwild on How “Put it On” Became the Defining Big L Anthem

In the next part of our ‘Behind The Beat’ series, Bronx producer Buckwild recalls crafting Big L’s "Put It On"… Read More

April 15, 2022

Rihanna & A$AP Rocky Are Expecting Their First Child Together

Previously dodging baby rumors on social media, Rihanna has now confirmed that she is expecting her first baby with A$AP… Read More

January 31, 2022

The Best Thing About Amazon’s ‘Harlem’ is How it Examines the “Strong Black Woman” trope

Amazon’s new show Harlem examines many issues, from microaggressions to cultural appropriation. But the most powerful moment on the show… Read More

December 10, 2021

Max B Makes a Statement With New Song, “Black And I’m Proud”

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Max B (@maxb140) on Dec 4, 2018 at 3:52pm… Read More

July 3, 2019

Watch Sheck Wes’ Spooky Halloween Performance of “Mo Bamba” on The Tonight Show

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_pm7IQvFEc Wes made his debut on The Tonight Show. Sheck Wes was in the Halloween spirit Wednesday night. The Harlem rapper made… Read More

November 1, 2018

Despite What the Rumors Say, Max B Won’t Be Released From Prison in 2018

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by SK 💕 (@pinkfatprissykat) on Sep 14, 2018 at 3:46pm… Read More

September 17, 2018

Jim Jones Reveals the tracklist for the First New Dipset Album in Over Ten Years

It's been 14 years since the last official Dipset album After years of ups and downs, and petty arguments, it… Read More

September 12, 2018

Sheck Wes’ Viral SoundCloud Song ‘Mo Bamba’ Debuts on Billboard Hot 100

A post shared by SHECK JESUS🆘 (@sheckwes) on Aug 17, 2018 at 5:56pm PDT Worldwide Wes. Sheck Wes just landed his… Read More

September 5, 2018