A visual ode to the early days of hip-hop and the city that birthed it, Will Power‘s first solo exhibition, wRAPped N BLACK, features 10 large-scale, hugely impressive artworks — each fashioned with white charcoal on black wood panel. Curated by Anthony Bowman, the exhibit continues through Sunday, April 7, at Lichtundfire, 175 Rivington Street on the Lower East Side. Featured above is King of Funk, a beautifully executed portrait of Parliament-Funkadelic leader George Clinton. Several more images from wRAPped N BLACK follow: Hoop Dreams, White charcoal on black wood panel, 60″ x 48″ Da Original BBoy, White charcoal on black wood panel, 60″ x 48&#… Read entire story.
Drake is known for being a ladykiller and it looks like he’s found a new romantic conquest. While Drizzy was relaxing in Perth, Australia, he was canoodling with a beautiful video vixen. Continue reading… Read entire story.
This story will flip you out. Rapper Game, who always has a charitable heart, donated to IHOP’s National Pancake Day festivities in a major way. Continue reading… Read entire story.
Curren$y taps Styles P for this rap banger “Alert,” which the LOX member produced alongside Ski Beatz. Continue reading… Read entire story.
When will fans ever learn that jumping on stage while a rapper his rocking the mic is bad for your health. While Boosie Badazz was performing in St. Paul, Minn., a concertgoer decided he wanted to be the rapper’s hype man. It ended badly for him. Continue reading… Read entire story.
On Tuesday night (March 3), the “Mamacita” rhymer was performing with Young Thug and Metro Boomin in Tucson, Ariz. during a stop on his Rodeo Tour, when the show took a turn for the worse. Continue reading… Read entire story.
Big Sean’s ‘Dark Sky Paradise’ album nabbed the top spot on the Billboard 200, giving the rapper his first No. 1 debut on the charts. Continue reading… Read entire story.
Made as promo for Art Exhibit Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam And Hip-Hop DJ Kaleem spins a collection of Five percenter and Islam influenced tracks from Mos Def, Big Daddy Kane, Rakim, Twista and more.As with DJ Superix & Rob Pursey’s All Black Everything 2010 mix (Here) expect a superb collection of tunes. Kaleem DooDirty JankinsReturn Of The Mecca (2014) |135 MB| Listen Here | Download Here Read entire story.
Are you ready for some more dope Hip Hop from the past? Jorun Bombay has finally released a 2015 edition his podcast Funkbox Reload. Enjoy. Jorun Bombay & FlexxmanFunkbox ReloadMarch 2015 Edition (2015) |135 MB| Boogie Boys – You Ain’t FreshLL Cool J – DangerousFat Boys – Fat Boys ScratchHassan & 7-11 – Cold Rock StuffRun-DMC – Rock BoxLovebug Starski – Live At The FeverNatasha King – AM FMCaptain Rock – The Pure Captain Rock – Cosmic BlastMantronix – Jammin’ to the GrooveMantronix – Needle to the groove (Jorun Bombay’s Vocal Dropout edit)B Boys – Girls Pt 1B Boys – Girls Pt 2T La Rock & Jazzy Jay – It’s Yours (Jorun Bombay’s “Daisy Lady” edit) Lil… Read entire story.
Chief Keef may have lost his record deal with Interscope, but that doesn’t mean that he’s faded into the shadows, instead, dropping his long-awaited mixtape Sorry 4 the Wait last week. That must not have been enough product on the ‘net, cause the rowdy Chicagoan is back with a visual for an unreleased track not featured on the tape, “Earned It.” Continue reading… Read entire story.
Lil Wayne and Tyga have both made it clear publicly that they want to be free from Cash Money Records and now Rich Gang affiliate Rich Homie Quan is shying away from Birdman’s crew too. However, the rapper has a different reason why he’s taking a step back. Continue reading… Read entire story.
Fashawn is one of the most highly-praised MCs to come out of the West Coast in the last decade. Gaining acclaim for his adept lyricism and vivid depictions of everyday encounters and past experiences, he released his well-received debut, Boy Meets World, in 2009 and has been demolishing tracks ever since. Now the rapper is signed to his childhood hero’s Nas’ Mass Appeal labe Continue reading… Read entire story.