They’re some of hip-hop’s biggest names, and they’re attached to some of the culture’s most unassuming bit players: these are the other guys, the namesakes who’ve since been eclipsed by bigger and oft-better artists of the very same name.
The dust has settled and the controversy has all but passed, so what can the samples on Jesus Is King tell us about Kanye’s religious reinvention?
Gunna and Bryce Vine, live. We take you inside the show at Tampa’s Yuengling Center with storytelling and vivid photography from our live media specialist, Alex Dixon.
J.I.D is coming for the top and nothing is out of reach. There’s no ceiling too high for him to shatter when he moves with the precision and drive that he’s shown throughout a long path of obstacles and hardship. We compiled the most in-depth biographical profile of J.I.D in existence to archive his remarkable story forever.
J.I.D is in a league of his own. Now you can hear the complete story of his journey directly from J.I.D himself. We cataloged and analyzed every published interview he has ever given, covering a timespan of over half a decade of artistry. Podcasts, written interviews, video, radio, all of it is right here for your reference.
1999’s Internal Affairs thrust underground veteran Pharoahe Monch into the spotlight, imbued with the might of Godzilla and a vocabulary like none other. Twenty years on, we’re looking back at the Organized Konfusion emcee’s classic solo debut, exploring the feud that all but erased it, and celebrating the anniversary that brought it back from the brink!
How do you become the laughing stock of the industry after climbing the music charts and inking multi-million dollar publishing deals? More simply, how do you become one of the biggest busts in the history of hip-hop? A look into Tekashi 6ix9ine’s career holds all the answers.
Jaden Smith. GoldLink. Tyler, the Creator – or should we just call him IGOR at this point? Settle in and prepare to immerse yourself in an unforgettable night in Orlando’s Addition Arena. An hour before the doors at the Addition Financial Arena at the University of Central Florida even opened, a long line, made up […]
After nearly two hours, Xavier Rudd’s band left him alone on the stage as his guitar took on a bittersweet tone. The fans proceeded to finish the last song for Rudd, the lights slowly dimming to sync perfectly with the end of the tune. As they did, he sat there with closed eyes, and felt their voices; I could tell that this was the reason he loved to perform…
Kool Keith, the original “Weirdo Rapper”, is a hard man to decipher. His off-kilter and nebulous lyrics preceded the likes of MF Doom and Canibus. However, Keith is perhaps most known for his Dr. Octagon persona: a character so hilariously sinister in his lack of conscience, his erratic raps about murder and sex became a cult phenomenon.