Premiere + Interview: L.A. Vets, Reagan Era Records Take “The Pledge”

Recently an eight-man crew of nostalgic rhymers materialized out of Los Angeles, calling themselves Reagan Era Records. With a declarative statement of intent, they dropped the single “88 Kane” (Produced by King Dios) where over a classic break, crew members Dios Negasi, Skrillz Dior and Halo busted lyrical heat, while also slipping in classic phrases […]

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Jeru The Damaja Talks Black Liberation, New Music and Maturing In Hip-Hop (Interview)

Known for his collaborative work with the likes of DJ Premier, Jeru The Damaja became a household name during the golden era of early nineties New York Hip Hop. With a brash style and penchant for strong, political lyricism, he has been consistently releasing music for the past three decades. Despite the pandemic, 2020 has seen […]

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Premiere: Lords of the Underground Return with Onyx & Snowgoons for “What’s Up” Video + LOTUG Interview

What do you get when Rap Gods connect on the same track? THIS! Lords of the Underground recruit ONYX for this high energy collaboration between two of Hip Hop’s greats. If that’s not enough, add in the powerhouse Snowgoons production team and we’ve got us a banger! But stand clear cause when this track comes […]

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Interview with the Talented J57

Producer/rapper, J57, produced joints for Joey Badazz, Method Man, Westside Gunn, and many others. In early November he delivered his second solo album We Can Be Kings. I, Shabaam Sahdeeq, know J57 as being a member of Brown Bag All-Stars (a New York group/collective of rappers and producers). But as solo act, he’s been carving a name and a lane […]

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Meet Madhattan (Interview)

2019 has been an impressive year for this downtown NYC born & bred emcee.  These include the release of the EP length projects San Gennaro (Produced by Rob Deniro),  Repercussions (Produced by NV) and a joint EP with Harlem emcee G4Jag, The 6th Man (Produced by Big French). He just topped it up for the fourth quarter though with […]

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Class Is in Session: Stetsasonic’s Professor Daddy O Schools Us in Exclusive Interview

Hip Hop legend Professor Daddy O has blessed the hip hop community with some iconic music. Most popular from the dynamic group Stetsasonic, Daddy O ushered in a dope sound that floored fans. I remember watching the videos and trying to do the dance moves. Hits like Talkin’ All That Jazz, Sally, Float On, A.F.R.I.C.A. and […]

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Interview with SCVTTERBRVIN

Cali, San Diego emcee/beat-maker/sometime battler & label honcho SCVTTERBRVIN out of his mind, on another plane, trippin’ or on some other ish, just don’t call him stagnant. Currently he is promoting his forthcoming album The Acid Atheist, which dropped via his own Red Lotus Klan (Tha God Fahim, Sleep Sinatra) label today. In addition to his […]

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Premiere: JSWISS Gives “The Gift”, Discusses Self-Expression and Upcoming Album

JSWISS – the MC and journalist from Dobbs Ferry, New York – is setting up for a breakout year. Building on the strength of his Black Summer EP collaboration with Marcus “M. Drix” Machado in late 2018 and fresh off his “Hold On” single from earlier this month, JSWISS shines as one of the brightest young […]

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The Bad Seed Discusses His New Album with Nottz and More (Interview)

Brooklyn born and bred hip hop artist, The Bad Seed, was a part of the mega underground New York record label, Makin’ Records, who’s roster included the late Pumpkinhead aka PH (RIP), What? What? aka Jean Grae, Natural Resource, and PH’s group O.B.S. along with Seed’s longtime friend Meat Pie aka Magnum P. Seed then went on to work with VA […]

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Legendary Dres of Black Sheep Drops Gems & Talks New ‘Tortured Soul’ Album (Interview)

Andres “Dres” Titus, one half of the Hip Hop iconic group Black Sheep, announced the release of a solo project titled ‘Tortured Soul’, which is available now on all digital streaming platforms. Dres’ talent and contributions to the culture as a lyricist, emcee, and artist date back to the early 90’s of nostalgic Hip Hop. Some […]

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Nine Returns with the Snowgoons to Claim His Throne As “King” (Interview)

In the mid 90’s, legendary Bronx emcee, Nine emerged on the hip hop scene with five prominent singles off his Nine Livez and Cloud 9 albums — “Whatcha Want”, “Any Emcee”, “Ova Confident”, “Lyin King”, and “Make or Take”. Due to label issues with Profile Records, Nine took a hiatus from hip hop to focus […]

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Illa Ghee Is Bringing the Smoke with ‘Suede Cigarettes’ (Interview)

Illa Ghee is smoking fans out with his latest project Suede Cigarettes. Delivery is always impeccable and powerful. The Rap God summoned a few dope hip hop greats on this latest installment. Earlier this year, we wrote a piece on his collaborative project with the late great Sean Price (RIP) entitled Metal Detectors. Illa definitely holds his […]

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Termanology Talks Hip Hop, 14 Years of Grinding, Family & His Personal Playlist (Interview)

When you hear the name Termanology, countless accolades come to mind. From a music catalog that surpasses a decade, over 30 projects, sold out global performances, to being a dope producer! Most importantly and embraced by fans are the constant moves giving back to communities, the branding of a movement celebrating fathers, and commitment to represent […]

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Hip Hop Icon, Positive K, Stops in to Talk About His Extensive History and Future Projects (Interview)

Positive K is one of hip hop’s revered legends. He has blessed us with some hip hip classics from “I Got a Man,” “I’m Not Havin’ it,” and “Step Up Front,” to name a few. “Step Up Front” is one of my favorite joints. Positive K dropped his first album titled The Skills Dat Pay da […]

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Hip Hop Legend, Bumpy Knuckles aka Freddie Foxxx, Talks New “Pop Duke” Album & More (Interview)

Bumpy Knuckles is the true definition of an O.G., father, emcee, teacher, mentor and big brother to many. He came into the game with the legendary Eric B. & Rakim as a member of the Paid In Full Posse. In 1989, the street rapper, who was then solely known as Freddie Foxxx, released his first album on […]

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A Brief Encounter with The Ghastly Duo: The Doppelgangaz (Interview)

Musical groups with cult followings always spark a distinctive curiosity in writers and fans alike. Beyond the mainstream airwaves lies groves of musical treasure just waiting to be discovered. Venturing into Parts Unknown, you may stumble upon two cloaked out figures carrying underground hip hop on their weathered shoulders. The Ghastly Duo, otherwise known as […]

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Priceless: Bernadette Price Shares Her Husband’s Legacy with the World (Interview)

The late Sean Price, hailing from Brownsville, NY, was definitely a dynamic performer and a revered hip hop legend. With his humble beginnings of rocking with Heltah Skeltah and his the Boot Camp Clik family, we watched the artist known as Ruck transition into a remarkable rhyme-sayer over the decades later becoming the amazing Sean Da […]

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Catching a Jux with Ruste Juxx (Interview)

Ruste Juxx is definitely in his apex! The Brooklyn rapper has set the tone for groundbreaking hardcore Boom Bap that evokes the love and energy of hip hop fans worldwide. Ruste Juxx debuted his album Indestructible with Duck Down Records in 2008. He then released a collaborative project with producer extraordinaire Marco Polo titled The eXXecution followed by Adamantine produced […]

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The Jungle Brothers Celebrate Their 30th Anniversary (Interview)

The Jungle Brothers are celebrating their 30th Anniversary! These influential hip hop pioneers, Mike Gee, Afrika Baby Bam and DJ Sammy B, transformed what was deemed normalized hip hop with innovative groundbreaking music and bold fashion statements. Jungle Brothers were the founding members of the Native Tongues collective, which consisted of De La Soul, A Tribe Called […]

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Shabaam Sahdeeq Is Timeless (Interview)

Legendary Underground Emcee, Shabaam Sahdeeq has dropped a “60 Seconds Of Flame” freestyle video Tuesday morning for Us (WRG) and our partners at Wrap.Fm. Over the instrumental for “Made You Look” (made famous by Nas), ‘Double SS’ (as he is also known as) spits that tongue-twisting flow in his immediately identifiable vocal tone. Peep it! […]

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