CATEGORY: HIP HOP

Grammys To Honor Dr. Dre For Trailblazing Production Work

Dr. Dre will be honored by the Recording Academy for his trailblazing production work. Dre broke onto the music scene in the late 1980s...



Lizzo Adds ‘Truth Hurts’ Songwriter Credit Based On A Tweet

Lizzo has added a songwriting credit to her mega-hit "Truth Hurts," effectively admitting that the lyric "I just took a DNA test / Turns...


Bubba Sparxxx, Symphonic Partner To Launch Indie Label

Rappers Bubba Sparxxx and Alexander King have partnered with Symphonic Distribution to launch indie label 25/8 Entertainment. The first project is duo HellalujaH. Of...


11 Favorite Blogs For Finding New Hip-Hop Tracks

While many music listeners may turn to their favorite streaming platform to discover new music, there's still a lot to be said for the...


6 Best Outside Lands Afterparties [Kosha Dillz]

[UPDATED] OMG. It is festival fever season. Starting with Coachella (which I played) to Bonnaroo to Outside Lands and all the European ones we...


Twitter Reacts To Hasbro’s Aquisiton Of Death Row As eOne Music Sell-off Speculation Swirls

eOne's substantial music division was barely mentioned in Friday's announcement that toymaker Hasbro had acquired the indie entertainment conglomerate for $4 billion in cash....


Chance The Rapper Passes 1 Billion Streams On Soundcloud

Chance the Rapper has become the first independent SoundCloud Premier creator to hit a billion streams. The Chicago native’s upload of his "#10Day" mixtape...


Cardi B Can’t Trademark ‘Okurrr says US Patent Office

U.S. Patent and Trademark officials have refused Cardi B’s attempt to trademark her popular catchphrase “Okurr,” striking down any plans to profit from the...