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The 21 Best Hip-Hop Sequels of All Time

Who says the sequel is rarely better than the original? We did a deep dive into the history of various rap series and picked out 21 of the best hip-hop sequels of all time. In hip-hop, being original and able to bring something new to the table is a major crux to success and survival. … Read moreThe 21 Best Hip-Hop Sequels of All Time

Regrets, Success & Challenges: Steve Rifkind Reflects on 30 Years of Loud…

We spoke to Loud Records founder and CEO Steve Rifkind about his fondest memories of the label’s heydey, as well as the artists and records that defined it’s dominant run. In a year filled with landmark anniversaries, Loud Records has creeped back into the public consciousness. The label, founded by Steve Rifkind in 1991, enjoyed … Read moreRegrets, Success & Challenges: Steve Rifkind Reflects on 30 Years of Loud…

Pepsi Has Turned A 23-Year-Old Biggie Freestyle Into A New Ad

The Biggie freestyle originally aired during a 1997 interview on radio station HOT97 with DJ Enuff. A 23-year-old Biggie freestyle is now the focus of a new advertisement from Pepsi. In a report from Variety, the soda brand worked with Notorious B.I.G.’s collaborators Cey Adams and DJ Enuff to remaster the unreleased track, which featured … Read morePepsi Has Turned A 23-Year-Old Biggie Freestyle Into A New Ad

10 Times Police Brutality Struck A Nerve Within Hip-Hop

Photo Credit: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic In light of the ongoing protests and calls for justice worldwide, we look back on 10 instances where rap artists were inspired to speak out against police brutality and corruption on wax. In hip-hop, “fighting the powers that be” is a sentiment and call to action that is all too familiar. … Read more10 Times Police Brutality Struck A Nerve Within Hip-Hop

Early 2000 Hip-Hop & R&B is Defining Modern Rap

Photo Credit: L. Cohen/WireImage More hip-hop artists are repurposing classic rap moments with modern percussion and techniques. Is sampling early 2000 rap records hip-hop’s answer to the cover song? Last weekend, Drake released “When To Say When,” an introspective track that utilized the Bobby Glenn sample popularized in JAY-Z’s “Song Cry” classic. In case anyone … Read moreEarly 2000 Hip-Hop & R&B is Defining Modern Rap

11 Rare Hip-Hop Documentaries You Can Watch Right Now

Photo Credit: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Whether it is because of its niche subject matter or lack of broad distribution, many amazing hip-hop documentaries end up flying under the radar. Here’s a list of 11 you can stream right now.  Ever since hip-hop first blossomed out of the South Bronx, there has been a desire … Read more11 Rare Hip-Hop Documentaries You Can Watch Right Now

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