New York City

Kendrick Lamar, Lizzo & More to Perform At Governors Ball 2023

Artists appearing at the 2023 Governors Ball in New York City include Kendrick Lamar, Lizzo, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Nas… Read More

January 17, 2023

Exonerated 5 Honored With New Central Park Gate

On Monday, the Exonerated 5 were honored with the “Gate of the Exonerated” during a ceremony in New York City's… Read More

December 21, 2022

Behind the Beat: EZ Elpee on How Capone-N-Noreaga’s “Bloody Money” Sent a Chill Through Hip-Hop

The criminally underrated EZ Elpee was the producer behind “Bloody Money”, the dark heart of Capone-N-Noreaga’s The War Report. For… Read More

December 19, 2022

Check Out This Massive Sculpture of The Notorious B.I.G. Near the Brooklyn Bridge

A new nine foot sculpture of The Notorious B.I.G. called "Sky's the Limit in the County of Kings" has been… Read More

December 9, 2022

Two Men Wrongly Convicted In Malcolm X Killing Set to Receive $36 Million

New York City and New York State will pay $36 million to settle lawsuits on behalf of two men who… Read More

October 31, 2022

Mariah Carey Announces ‘Merry Christmas to All!’ Holiday Revue

Mariah Carey has announced two-date revue Merry Christmas to All, which will hit New York City and Toronto in December.… Read More

October 24, 2022

Wiki on the Resiliency of New York City & His Latest Album ‘Half God’

We spoke with Wiki about his hometown New York City and the concepts around his Navy Blue-produced album Half God.… Read More

November 9, 2021

Jadakiss Single-Handedly Destroyed Dipset on ‘Verzuz’

The Lox came, saw, and conquered. Led by Jadakiss, the legendary group delivered one of the most dominant Verzuz performances… Read More

August 4, 2021

50 Cent, J. Cole to Headline Rolling Loud New York 2021

Rolling Loud New York is returning to Queens in 2021. Is there a city Rolling Loud won't touch this year?… Read More

June 8, 2021

First Look Friday: AKAI SOLO Demystifies New York’s Rap Renaissance

In this month's First Look Friday feature, AKAI SOLO surveys a New York rap boom that's deeper and far more… Read More

April 2, 2021

Decoding Armand Hammer & The Alchemist’s Stunning New Album ‘Haram’

We spoke with hip-hop duo Armand Hammer about working with The Alchemist and recording their masterful new album Haram. Armand… Read More

March 26, 2021

In His Own Words: How Jim Jones Became Your Favorite Weatherman

We briefly caught up with Jim Jones who spoke about the origins of the Drip Report, why he embraces Black… Read More

January 14, 2021

A Brief But In-Depth History Of Legendary NYC Club Giant Step

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the legendary New York City club Giant Step. To celebrate we took a… Read More

December 7, 2020

What’s So Special About Capital STEEZ?

It's been nearly eight years since Pro Era co-founder Capital STEEZ died. And despite the fact fans have heard little… Read More

November 10, 2020

How a Black Entrepreneur Navigated The First 90 Days of a Pandemic

We spoke with entrepreneur Telsha Anderson to get an understanding of how she was able to launch her Black-owned New… Read More

November 9, 2020

Bobby Shmurda Will Remain In Prison Until December Of Next Year

Bobby Shmurda was denied parole last week. Bobby Shmurda has been denied parole. In a report from Vulture, Shmurda, real… Read More

September 21, 2020