Nipsey Hussle

The Hip-Hop Community Mourns the Death of Manager Jonathan ‘Hovain’ Hylton

Hip-hop manager Jonathan ‘Hovain’ Hylton died on Friday, sparking social media tributes from Curren$y, Lloyd Banks and more. Hip-hop artists,… Read More

November 28, 2022

The MTV VMAs 2022 Was A Nicki Minaj Takeover

Nicki Minaj co-hosted the MTV VMAs 2022, also accepting the coveted Video Vanguard Award and performing a medley of her… Read More

August 29, 2022

Eric Holder Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder In Nipsey Hussle Killing

On Wednesday, Eric Holder was convicted of first-degree murder in the 2019 killing of Nipsey Hussle after the jury deliberated… Read More

July 6, 2022

The Three Archivists You Should Know Celebrating the Legacy of Hip-Hop and Urban Magazines

Meet the archivists behind upnorthtrips, Rap Style Archaeology, and Nygel Sartorial: three platforms that uniquely curate some of the biggest… Read More

May 18, 2022

Lauren London Responds to Kendrick Lamar Paying Homage to Nipsey Hussle on “The Heart Part 5”

Following the release of "The Heart Part 5," actress Lauren London gave Kendrick Lamar's reference to Nipsey Hussle the stamp… Read More

May 10, 2022

Ranking Kendrick Lamar’s “The Heart Part 5” Deepfakes From Least To Most Bizarre

Kendrick Lamar transforms into a handful of Black celebrities in his video for "The Heart Part 5," including Kanye West… Read More

May 9, 2022

Dreamville Has Dropped a ‘Gangsta Grillz’ Mixtape

Just days ahead of the second Dreamville Festival, J. Cole has announced an inaugural Dreamville Gangsta Grill mixtape hosted by… Read More

March 31, 2022

Dr. Dre Releases His ‘GTA Online’ Tracks on Streaming Services

The six Dr. Dre tracks featured in Grand Theft Auto Online expansion The Contract are now available on streaming services.… Read More

February 4, 2022

J. Cole Honors Nipsey Hussle & Pimp C in First ‘The Off-Season’ Cut “i n t e r l u d e”

J.Cole has released the first song from his upcoming The Off-Season album. He's back. On Friday morning, J.Cole released the… Read More

May 7, 2021

Vince Staples Has Two New Albums and a Netflix Series On The Way

The Long Beach rap star is readying a number of new projects for 2021. Three years since the release of… Read More

April 15, 2021

Big Sean, Snoop Dogg Honor Nipsey Hussle in the “Deep Reverence” Video

Big Sean shares the latest video from Detroit 2. On Friday, Big Sean shared the video for "Deep Reverence," the latest… Read More

March 5, 2021

JAY-Z & Nipsey Hussle’s “What It Feels Like” Was Eight Years in the Making

The highlight of Judas and the Black Messiah is the Nipsey Hussle and JAY-Z collaboration that has been in the… Read More

February 12, 2021

YG and Nipsey Hussle’s “FDT” is The Most Popular Song in The Country Right Now

UPDATE:  The ubiquitous theme to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris' historic win is officially one of the most popular songs… Read More

November 7, 2020

Stream Big Sean’s ‘Detroit 2,’ Featuring Dave Chappelle, Erykah Badu, & More

Detroit 2 is the sequel to Big Sean's classic 2012 mixtape. One of Big Sean's most beloved projects is Detroit, an… Read More

September 4, 2020

Hit-Boy Thinks Nas’ ‘King’s Disease’ Has Some of the Best Production Since ‘Watch the Throne’

Hit-Boy is having a real moment. So we caught up with the producer to break down how exactly his collabo… Read More

September 2, 2020

Big Sean Reflects on Mental Health Struggles on “Deep Reverence” Ft. Nipsey Hussle

On the track, Big Sean digs into his morals, his obligations to provide for his family, and his battles with… Read More

August 25, 2020