New Music Mondays: Breaking Hits You May Have Missed Another week has passed and the everlasting music machine has spun out a new list of tracks everyone should give a listen to.  Some weeks, we are anticipating a long awaited album release. Other times, new artists blind side us with surprise drops that turn out […]

The epic social media event that is Drake vs. Meek Mill is in full effect. Drizzy’s “Back To Back” freestyle now has over 4 million plays since its release this morning, and it’s clear that hip-hop fans are rejoicing. Partly because, in recent memory, real rap beef has become a thing of the past, as many artists choose […]

The demise of New York City hip-hop has been well documented. It’s also somewhat exaggerated. Because, despite what you might hear, there are still plenty of New York City rappers making innovative music. One of the guys killing it is Emilio Rojas, who is originally from Rochester, but now lives in Manhattan. Emilio has been making the rounds for […]


It should come as no surprise that the Reverend Al Sharpton was featured as a prominent voice in the four-part series that aired this week on VH1 called “The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop.” Based on the best-selling book written by record executive Steve Stoute, the documentary brilliantly interrogates the many ways […]

Colorado business are all smiles as the first numbers regarding marijuana sales come in.  In the first week, sales for retailers in Colorado are bigger than ever, with a combined total of $5 million dollars. Smaller shops have sold 20 to 30 pounds, while bigger shops have sold 50 to 60 pounds of strands like […]

Despite hip-hop being known as a battle sport, Kanye West wants you to know that he and Drake are not playing that game. Rumors have been swirling that the Yeezus rapper was upset with Drake for signing a deal with Nike after ‘Ye blasted the brand for not giving him royalties from his shoe line. […]