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Getty Image Earlier this month, The New York Times published an investigation into the massive loss of music history that resulted from a 2008 fire at Universal Studios Hollywood. Master recordings from many of Universal’s most renowned musicians — everyone from Tupac and The Eagles to Elton John and 50 Cent — were lost in […]

As he prepares to exit the rap game (yeah, right) with his final album (yeah, right), The Game dropped off the first single from that project “West Side.” Shortly after, he stopped by Power 106’s LA Leakers for a freestyle. A 10-minute session, Jayceon rhymed over the instrumentals of “Old Town Road,” “Go Loko,” “The […]

Getty Image Nicki Minaj just released her new single “Megatron” on Friday, but the singer isn’t done making big statements. Minaj released a new episode of her Beats 1 radio show Queen today — the show’s first new episode in three months. A lot has happened since the last episode, and Minaj had a lot […]

This is amazing for hip hop, once again. Grandmaster Flash, who alongside the Furious Five was the first hip hop artist(s) inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (in 2007), became the first-ever deejay to win the Polar Music Prize, which is often described as the “Nobel Prize for music.” Flash, née Joseph […]

Wedding plans are in order for Nicki Minaj. The rapper revealed that she is getting married to her boyfriend Kenneth Petty. During the latest episode of Queen Radio on Friday (June 21), she made the exciting announcement. “We did get our marriage license,” she told the world. While she is not pregnant, she and Petty […]

1 hour ago New Music Queen Radio is back. Fresh off the release of her new single “Megatron,” Nicki Minaj returns with a brand new episode of Queen Radio on Apple Music’s Beats 1. If past episodes are any indication, expect more surprises and candid conversation from the Queen. Nicki told her Barbz that she plans […]

For the last couple months, Stro has been releasing songs on a weekly basis as part of his Grade A Fridays series. And today, the Brooklyn emcee has packaged them up and shared the collection with his Last Friday collection. Released in two forms–legally and ILLegally–the project is available as an EP (with tracks like […]

3 hours ago New Music G-G-G-Unot. After going back and forth on social media, 50 and Young Buck’s beef has seemingly reached a breaking point. Following footage of a 50 fan harassing Buck in a supermarket, Buck takes aim at his former G-Unit affiliate with his “Foofy Freestyle.” Over the instrumental for Drake’s Pusha-T diss “Duppy […]

Guess who’s back? It’s been four years since we’ve heard from JD Era, but the Toronto rapper is officially back in action with his new album, Back From The Dead. Seemingly inspired by the Raptors’ NBA championship, Era comes through with 12 new tracks, including “Bankroll,” with appearances from Louie “OX” Rankin (Belly) Swagger Rite, […]

Getty Image The Brooklyn of the late ’80s and early ’90s that produced hip-hop great The Notorious B.I.G. is long gone. There is perhaps no greater proof of that fact than the story from yesterday’s New York Post that reports that the “one-room shack” where Christopher Wallace — aka Biggie Smalls, aka The Notorious B.I.G. […]


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