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Kurt Cobain’s Legacy Has Impacted Hip-Hop For Generations

Kurt Donald Cobain never had it easy. A child of divorce, Cobain’s lifelong battles with chronic bronchitis, depression and an undiagnosed stomach illness were the gateways to a soul-sapping heroin addiction. Often portrayed as the quintessential “tortured

The Game & Dr. Dre Are Straight Outta Compton In Nostalgic Pic

The Game is about to unleash Born To Rap, touted as his final studio album. Now, with the album set to surface by summer’s end, Game has kicked off a nostalgic wave, drawing back to the time he first

KXNG Crooked & Snoop Dogg Talk Death Row Record & More On "Crook’s Corner"

On the sixth episode of Crook’s Corner, KXNG Crooked chopped it up with industry OG Snoop Dogg and their conversation reflected the knowledge the Long Beach-rapper amassed through his lengthy career in music. The episode was shot

How To Age Gracefully In Hip Hop

Hip hop has shifted dramatically since the turn of the century. It’s now an international phenomenon that has grown exponentially to the point that the entire entertainment industry has become obsessed with hip hop’s culture capital. The

Tony A Explains Why Dr. Dre Turned Down Michael Jackson & Madonna

Hip-hop history is important. We’ve come to love so many of these legendary figures, and value the intricacies of their come-up stories. Earlier today, an interview was brought to my attention by the Murder Master Music Show,

YBN Cordae Spits Bars & Shares His Top 5 In Freshman Feature

Another day, another dose of XXL Freestyles. This time marks the arrival of YBN Cordae, who opts for brevity with a thirty-second acapella joint. “Never will I ever forget beginnings,” he spits. “A country boy who humble and

Eve Talks Signing With Dr. Dre & Cyphering For A Ruff Ryders Deal

Eve is a legend in the game, and though her career has since carried her elsewhere (she’s got new music on the way), her story is lined with fascinating anecdotes and milestones. She made sure to share

Mez Thinks If Artists Want To Make It To The Top, They Have To Be Vulnerable

He may be a rapper on the come-up, but Mez has already tapped himself to be a multi-hyphenate creative force. The emcee and songwriter flexed his music video directing skills when he took on a massive project:

The Game Calls Dr. Dre Mid-Interview In True Ride-Or-Die Fashion

It’s nearly Game Time, and in honor of his final album Born 2 Rap, The Game swung by the LA Leakers for an extensive interview. While you’ve likely seen the bars, some of the best material arrises

Top 25 Best The Game Songs

Ever since he burst on the scene with 2005’s The Documentary, The Game has been one of the most consistent of all West Coast rappers. Full of all-star collaborators and sub-friendly production, his discography also draws from