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Pete Rock is back with another update on his forthcoming Return Of The SP1200 instrumentals album. On Wednesday (March 20), the veteran producer took to Instagram and revealed the release date for the project is April 12. He also shared the album’s artwork and gave a special shoutout to The Beat Junkies’ J. Rocc who provides scratches […]

Atlanta, GA – Dave East woke up to some terrible news involving his longtime friend Cliff Dixon. According to TMZ, Dixon — Love & Hip Hop star Erica Mena’s ex and close friend of Kevin Durant — was shot and killed in Atlanta in the early hours of Thursday (March 21) while out celebrating his […]

March 21, 1966 – DJ Premier is undoubtedly one of the most talented turntablists/producers to ever do it. Born Christopher Edward Martin in Houston, Texas, Preemo and his family soon settled in Prairie View where he attended Prairie View A&M University. In fact, he was still technically a college student when “Words I Manifest” — the […]

Marcel P. Black is officially dropping his 4Tha CLTR EP on Friday (March 22), but the Baton Rouge-based MC is giving HipHopDX readers the opportunity to enjoy a pre-release stream of the project. The five-track EP is Black’s first release since 2017’s Seven. His new project is produced entirely by M Slago, who is known […]

Q-Tip was a recent guest on Elton John’s Beats 1 radio show, where he was greeted with a barrage of compliments courtesy of the rock icon. During the interview, Sir Elton referred to A Tribe Called Quest as one of Hip Hop’s most influential groups ever. “I’m so thrilled to do this show with you,” […]

Logic is about to drop his debut novel, but he’s already making moves for his next musical release. The Def Jam artist has announced a new album titled Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind. The LP’s title was unveiled in a Twitter post on Tuesday (March 19). The tweet included a new song and video, which […]

New York, NY – Cardi B has officially landed her first feature film role. The Atlantic Records artist will star in Hustlers, a revenge flick that tells the true story of a group of ex-strippers who join forces to take down their Wall Street clients. The Grammy Award winner’s castmates include Jennifer Lopez, Crazy Rich Asians […]

Atlanta, GA – Following first filing court documents in August 2018 seeking $20,000 in monthly child support, the mother of Gucci Mane’s son Sheena Evans is attempting to have the rapper fined and locked up for failing to pay $2,495 in legal fees she accrued — as mandated by court order. According to a report, […]

Madlib’s recent preview of a Mac Miller collaboration and a DJBooth interview with producer Thelonious Martin have sparked questions about a project titled MacLib. In response, Madlib’s website Rappcats has posted an update to provide some clarity. Eothen “Egon” Alapatt, Madlib’s longtime business partner, confirmed the acclaimed producer and Miller recorded an EP — not […]

Kodak Black ignited a wave of controversy after he made some sexually charged comments about Young M.A on his new song, “Pimpin Ain’t Easy.” The Brooklyn rapper – who is openly gay — was far from impressed with his perceived homophobic lyrics and referred to Kodak as “weird.” In response, Kodak chastised her for not […]

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