Open Mike Eagle Drops "Brick Body Kids Still Daydream" Album

Open Mike Eagle has swooped in with his latest project, Brick Body Kids Still Daydream, a 12-track adventure into the mind the Los Angeles-based MC. Packed with intricate rhyme schemes and personal musings on everything from family to politics, the… Continue Reading

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Cardi B, Lil Kim and More Attend Rihanna’s 2017 Diamond Ball

Dimitrios Kambouris, Getty s (3) Rihanna brought her 3rd annual Diamond Ball to New York City this year, and hip-hop’s favorite rappers came out to show their support for the fancy, charitable affair. The event, which is hosted by the… Continue Reading

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The Come Up: Cousin Stizz’s Good Energy Is Taking Him Places

Kim Puliti Can you believe Suffolk County was Cousin Stizz‘s first project? The 13-track mixtape is a vivid experience, bringing listeners to a part Boston that quite frankly most them would never know exists—a whole community hustlers who didn’t escape… Continue Reading

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Post Malone Compares Collaborating With Kanye West To "Working With Jesus Christ"

Los Angeles – The GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles hosted an intimate session with platinum-selling musician Post Malone on Wednesday (September 6). The Clive Davis Theater was filled with fans eager to learn about the 22-year-old rapper’s rapid ascent to success, eclectic… Continue Reading

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Fans Argue Over Whether Lil Wayne’s ‘Tha Carter III’ Album Is a Classic on Twitter

Universal Republic Records Hip-Hop is subjective, and therefore always up for debate. DJ Akademiks recently started one good argument on Twitter about whether Lil Wayne’s 2008 album, Tha Carter III is a classic. Things started bubbling on Twitter earlier today… Continue Reading

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Here’s What People Have to Say About Lonzo Ball’s ‘Melo 1’ Song

Joshua Blanchard, Getty s As a tribute to his younger brother LaMelo Ball, Los Angeles Lakers player Lonzo Ball dropped “Melo Ball 1,” his first ficial single on Friday (Sept. 8). As predicted, reactions from fans and critics have been mixed with… Continue Reading

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The Break Presents: Lil Baby

Quality Control Music Every season it seems like a new face from Atlanta emerges and starts to make waves. The latest newcomer is the rapper Lil Baby. His story is pretty wild. Lil Baby grew up in the same neighborhood… Continue Reading

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JAY-Z's Candid "Rap Radar" Interview Is Now Available On YouTube

JAY-Z’s two-part interview with the Rap Radar podcast is now available on YouTube. Initially a TIDAL exclusive, the over two-hour conversation — spearheaded by Elliott Wilson and B. Dot — dove into highly personal topics, including his mother’s sexuality, marriage to… Continue Reading

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JAY-Z's Mother Marvels At Her Son's Growth On "4:44"

JAY-Z’s mother, Gloria Carter, stopped by the D’USSE Friday podcast on Tuesday (September 5) to discuss a medley topics, including her work with the Shawn Carter Foundation, raising her family in Brooklyn’s Marcy Projects and her son’s critically acclaimed album, 4:44.  In regards… Continue Reading

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R.I.P.: How Steely Dan's Walter Becker Impacted Hip Hop

Over the weekend, the music world was struck by the news that Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker passed away at 67. His death was confirmed on the musician’s personal website, in a tribute penned by his daughter. “You loved music… Continue Reading

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