Mixtape Monday: Malik Elijah, Murs x Wiardon, Superbad Solace, Illingsworth, The Hoodies + More

  Malik Elijah, Murs x Wiardon, Superbad Solace, Illingsworth, The Hoodies and more this Mixtape Monday. Malik Elijah is first… Read More

March 13, 2023

9th Wonder & Big Daddy Kane Inducted Into North Carolina Music Hall Of Fame

The acclaimed producer and rapper join other notable artists like Nina Simone and John Coltrane. 9th Wonder and Big Daddy… Read More

October 22, 2019

Q-Tip & Busta Rhymes Are Doing A Show Together In November

Murs and The Grouch will serve as openers. Q-Tip and Busta Rhymes will be performing together in November, According to… Read More

October 16, 2019

10 Takeaways From Little Brother’s Brilliant Comeback Album ‘May the Lord Watch’

Little Brother has released a new studio album, May the Lord Watch. And the album is everything LB fans were… Read More

August 21, 2019

Stream Murs & 9th Wonder’s Final Collaborative Album ‘The Iliad Is Dead And The Odyssey Is Over’

Murs and 9th Wonder do it again. This year was the 15th anniversary of Murs and 9th Wonder’s classic Murs 3:16: The… Read More

August 9, 2019

Watch Murs and 9th Wonder’s Super Mini-Movie [PREMIERE]

The mini-movie features music from the duo's forthcoming album. Power duo Murs and 9th Wonder just released a mini-movie titled,… Read More

August 8, 2019

Ten Independent Rap Songs You Should Hear Right Now

A compilation of recent songs from the best independent rappers in music. Last month, Okayplayer crafted a comprehensive guide to… Read More

June 10, 2019

Murs & 9th Wonder Announce Final Collabo Album, Release First Two Singles

Murs and 9th Wonder are out to do it again. March was the 15-year anniversary of one the greatest underground… Read More

May 29, 2019

Four Artists Explain How Rolling Loud Helps Them Spread Their Message [Interview]

Bri Steves, Kemba, Lute & Thutmose talk with Wilkine Brutus about how the Rolling Loud festival helps get their message… Read More

May 11, 2018

How Coachella Properly Represents Hip-Hop & R&B’s Hold On The Digital Generation

With Coachella only a day or so away, Ural Garrett writes about the evolution of the music-and-arts festival and how… Read More

April 11, 2018

A Strange Journey: Murs Speaks On Losing His Son, Divorce & Reviving Paid Dues Festival [Interview]

While there is nothing that will take away from Murs’ legacy, in our interview with the rap gawd, he shares… Read More

March 16, 2018

Stream Ill Camille’s Long-Awaited New Album ‘Heirloom’

Ill Camille's last album was Illustrated. It dropped December 2012. That is an incredibly long time to wait for one of… Read More

March 8, 2017

Bars For Days: Watch Murs Attempt To Rap For 24 Hours Straight [Live Stream]

\ At this moment, Murs is in hour six of his attempt to rap for twenty hours straight for a… Read More

October 12, 2016

Rapsody Introduces Us To Her Superpowered, Positivity-Spreading Alter-Ego “Queen Rap”

Over the last few years, North Carolinian microphone maven, Rapsody, has come onto the scene with truly heroic levels of… Read More

April 18, 2016

Terrace Martin Talks Complex Controversy, Touring & Possible Kendrick Lamar + D’Angelo Collabo [Exclusive]

The first time that I met Terrace Martin was at his home in a gated community in Porter Ranch, a… Read More

November 24, 2015

MURS “Mi Corazon” [Official Video]

Cali vet, MURS, keeps the visuals coming off of his latest LP, Have A Nice Life. The next one up… Read More

November 3, 2015