CARDI B’S “BODAK YELLOW” Earns RIAA Diamond Certification

GRAMMY Award-winning, multi-platinum selling, Atlantic recording artist Cardi B’s smash hit “Bodak Yellow” is now RIAA certified Diamond (10x Platinum), making Cardi B the first female rapper with a song to achieve this prestigious feat. Along with the history-making Diamond certification of “Bodak Yellow,” Cardi B’s blockbuster single “WAP (Feat. Megan Thee Stallion)” is now certified 5x […]

PA Salieu Performs Hit “FRONTLINE” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

In light of his recent debut album, Send Them To Coventry, 23-year-old British-Gambian, artist Pa Salieu performed his single “Front Line” live on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Thursday (January 21st). Pa’s anti-capitalistic anthem broke him into the 2021 American music scene, being released on January 2cd. Pa’s performance only reconfirmed the manifestation of infectious […]

Girl In Yellow- Yxnxr1 Long Waited Single Released

Welsh singer and rapper Timothy Francis Lee, better known by  yxngxr1,  from Cardiff, Wales, released his new single “Girl in Yellow” yesterday night. You’d think there’d be little to be said of a track that barely makes it to two minutes. Yet, just like before, Timothy delivers his ever-growing fanbase with another alternative rock/trap combo […]

Memphis Rapper Kevo Money Releases “Yes” Music Video

Memphis Rapper Kevo Muney releases the official music video for his latest single “YES,” following October’s “Amen” (ft. Kevin Gates) music video release. . With “YES,” Kevo wanted to go back to his roots of South Memphis with some “deep down south sound.” The video features Kevo in his home state, at a house party that takes a […]

BET Hip Hop Awards 2020 Nominations

BET announces the nominees for the 15th annual “Hip Hop Awards,” honoring the past year in hip hop music across 17 categories.  The BET Hip Hop Awards is set to premiere on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 9:00PM ET/PT. Rising superstar, and winner of the 2019 Hip Hop Awards “Best New Hip Hop Artist,” DaBaby, leads this year’s nominations […]

Hip Hop For Change: Returning Hip-Hop’s Narrative Pen to the Artist

One lesson that children learn early in school, is that history is written by the victors. The narrative is everything and everything is narrative because description drives perception. Thus, he who controls the story controls so much more, especially in today’s world. In the case of hip-hop, the narrative pen was long ago taken from […]

Hellz to the Yea – HellzYea! Interview

The phrase “stuck in a groove” has taken a considerably negative connotation in recent years. Ads on TV asking if you feel stuck in your day to day life, pictures and posts splayed across social medias promising a quick come-up becoming an expert in this or that, people asking if you are truly happy with […]

All’s Good with J Goodie

Living in the day to day grind, it becomes brilliantly easy to push obligations off, look for reasons to escape, and forget about what is important and what one is truly working for. It can be hard to remember how important it is to take the time to step back and disconnect from the bullshit […]

ENTER FEAR WITH TECH N9NE

Veteran MC and lyrical mastermind Tech N9ne stay killing the beat with his latest release, EnterFear Level 2. The four-track ep is the Kansas City’s rapper first release of the new year and is a follow up to his 2019 release EnterFear Level 1. The EP features support from Landxn Fyre on “Leave It on […]

MAC MILLER’S CIRCLES IS HERE

The late and great Mac Miller’s posthumous album Circles dropped today and what a way to cap things off. The whole album is much more acoustic in comparison to his 2018 release Swimming. The twelve-song release eloquently portrays the musical transition Miller was having towards this stage of his career. The production features a wide variety […]