Cadence Weapon Returns, "Bigger and Blacker," on Self-Titled Album

It’s been five years since Cadence Weapon, aka Roland Pemberton, released his most recent album, the relatively sombre Hope in Dirty City. In that time, the socio-political landscape, and hip-hop too, have changed immeasurably.   The world

Patience, Tragedy & 51 Seconds: The Four-Year Journey of Eminem’s “Revival (Interlude)”

Every song has a story. Even in this sea musical saturation, each creation is embedded with untold secrets hidden beneath what is publicly heard. We listen unbeknownst to what took place before the song reaches our ears. Eminem’s

Ray J Sued for $30 Million Over Scooter Bike Business

Ray J is getting sued for $30 million over a scooter business deal gone bad. TMZ reports that the singer/reality star was supposed to go into partnership with a man named Jean Paul back in 2015. The

This Is What Happens When a Producer Refuses a Label’s Up-Front Payment for a Remix

Record labels might be notorious for squeezing money out the pockets producers, but more ten than not, it's the producers themselves who mistakenly, accidentally or naively have done the robbing. Case in point: In 2016, Common Tiger, a record

Jimmy Lovine To Leave Apple Music: Report

According to new reports, Jimmy Lovine is set to depart from Apple Music in August this year. It was in 2014 that Lovine, formerly the CEO Interscope Records, joined Apple after selling his and Dr. Dre’s Beats

Eminem and Travis Scott to Headline 2018 Governors Ball

The lineup for the 2018 Governors Ball Music Festival has been announced, and Eminem, Travis Scott and Jack White are slated to headline. The rest the lineup is pretty stacked as well. N.E.R.D. will make an appearance

Meet Jaunt, Ontario's Rising Pop Renegades

Though they have yet to release a full-length, Ontario experimental pop group Jaunt have already proven themselves to be masters subtlety. On their debut EP Chat and latest single “Machined,” the band weave small, intricate details into

15 Soundcloud Producers Pushing Rap Boundaries

For an era that has more super-producers than ever it’s surprising that the beatmakers still don’t get the respect they deserve. It’s the main reason why formerly prolific producer Sonny Digital a couple months ago took to social

Lloyd Banks Responds To Joyner Lucas’s Bars About Him Disappearing

Joyner Lucas just remixed 21 Savage's "Bank Account". In it he asked what happened to his favorite rappers.  According to the Boston spitter, people like Lloyd Banks, Ghostface Killah, Beanie Sigel, Missy Elliott, Method Man and Jay Electronica

Joyner Lucas Returns With Another Fire Remix On "Bank Account"

Mr. Lucas, one Eminem's favorite rappers at the moment, has been on quite a tear lately, ripping every song he puts out.  After taking some shots at Lil Pump on his own beat, "Gucci Gang", Joyner now puts