Crown Republik Presents: XI da' MC

XI da’ MC was born in Riverside, CA but grew up in Dallas, TX until the ripe young age 11 when his mother relocated to Fresno, CA. XI’s love and passion for music was instilled in him by his grandfather… Continue Reading

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Twitter Had Lots To Say About VH1's "Hip Hop Honors: The 90's Game Changers"

Los Angeles, CA – Last night’s (September 18) broadcast VH1 Hip Hop Honors paid homage to some the biggest and brightest names in the history Hip Hop. This year, for its ninth iteration, the program paid particular attention to ’90s… Continue Reading

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Kendrick Lamar Had Multiple Versions Of 'good kid, m.A.A.d city' –

Kendrick Lamar and Top Dawg Entertainment CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith cover Billboard magazine’s 2017 Hip Hop Power Players issue. In their interview, Kendrick Lamar opens up about recording his breakout album good kid, m.A.A.d city. Tiffith also revealed that… Continue Reading

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Wiz Khalifa, French Montana to Star in Netflix Movie ‘The After Party’

Neilson Barnard / Frazer Harrison, Getty s (2) Wiz Khalifa, French Montana and 2017 XXL Freshman Kyle are about to be movie stars. Well, it’s a little early to say that, but the three rappers are all set to star… Continue Reading

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Martin Shkreli Sent To Jail For Comments About Hillary Clinton –

Convicted felon and collector rare Hip Hop albums Martin Shkreli is going to jail for a while. He had been out on a $5 million bond after being convicted two counts securities fraud and a single count conspiracy last month.… Continue Reading

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Missy Elliott Performs ‘She’s a Bitch’ at 2017 VH1 ‘Hip Hop Honors’

Maury Phillips, Getty s Missy Elliott may have been celebrated at VH1’s 2016 Hip Hop Honors, but there’s never—ever—a bad time for the hip-hop legend to take the stage. And so, the ever-innovative Missy Misdemeanor opened the 2017 Hip Hop… Continue Reading

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Here's What Kind Of Bank Lil Uzi Vert Has Made On 'XO Tour Llif3' –

Lil Uzi Vert’s breakout track ‘XO Tour Llif3’ has gone double platinum. It’s also propelled his debut album Luv is Rage 2 to the top the Billboard charts during its opening week. The song has been especially popular as a… Continue Reading

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Hip Hop Week In Review: Drake, XXXTENTACION & Hurricane Relief

HipHopDX – This week in Hip Hop, Drake was spotted back in the studio. XXXTENTACION publicly denied domestic abuse allegations and released a controversial music video, and HipHopDX spoke with Houston Hip Hop stars Bun B and Chedda Da Connect… Continue Reading

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Hip Hop Single Sales: 21 Savage's "Bank Account" Officially Certified Platinum

21 Savage’s “Bank Account” single, taken from his debut album Issa, rose up the R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales Charts this week and landed at #10. Bruno Mars had the biggest sales increase this week thanks to his single “Versace On The… Continue Reading

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Ugly God Wants To Start Making Music With Substance

Ugly God has established a rap career thanks to his comedic content, but it appears he wants to be much more than a jokester. In a lengthy post on Snapchat, The Booty Tape rapper detailed why he plans to add… Continue Reading

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