10 Live Old-School Hip-Hop Tapes You Can Stream on YouTube

From The Cold Crush Brothers legendary battle with The Fantastic Five to a teenaged Rakim freestyling with a young Biz… Read More

August 11, 2022

Rakim & Bilal to Perform New York City Shows for the Blue Note Jazz Festival

In June, Blue Note Jazz Festival will hold special engagements at Sony Hall, with performances from Bilal and Rakim featuring… Read More

May 13, 2022

Mary J. Blige to Headline Roots Picnic 2022

Expanding to two days and returning to in-person, Roots Picnic 2022 will feature Mary J. Blige, Summer Walker, Wizkid, Jazmine… Read More

February 15, 2022

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

The Official Busta Rhymes Album Tracklist Featuring Q-Tip, Pete Rock, and Kendrick Lamar

Busta Rhymes is set to drop his tenth album this Friday. On Monday, Busta Rhymes revealed the official tracklist for… Read More

October 26, 2020

Rakim is Campaigning for a ‘Verzuz’ Battle with Big Daddy Kane

"Do it for Hip-Hop???" Rakim is putting out the call for a Verzuz matchup with fellow hip-hop legend Big Daddy Kane. The… Read More

August 9, 2020

Swizz Beatz Thinks Hip-Hop Legends Should Receive $1 Million Each As “Rapper Reparations”

Swizz also discussed potential matchups for upcoming Verzuz battles. Swizz Beatz hosted his Zone Radio show on Instagram Live on… Read More

May 13, 2020

Eric B.’s Daughter Erica Barrier Killed in Car Accident

Barrier was reportedly admitted to an intensive care unit at Connecticut's Hartford Hospital Monday evening. Erica Barrier, daughter of legendary… Read More

March 17, 2020

Eric B. And Rakim Announce 2018 Tour

After having a one-off reunion show last year Eric B. and Rakim are now embarking on their first tour in more than… Read More

March 6, 2018