Emcee, Media

Jam On It: Freddie Gibbs x Kaytranada – “Dope House”

Over the past year, Freddie Gibbs has been carving out a niche for himself as a rapper. Bouncing off of his soul-tinged project with Madlib, “Pinata,” Gibbs has been pushing a more explorative tip as exemplified on his latest drop, “My Dope House”. Produced by Montreal wonder, Kaytranada, Gibbs adds a taste of tenderness to […]

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DJ, Emcee

2014’s Best: The Top Ten Hip-Hop Albums

Creating a hip-hop-centric end of the year list always gives me a bit of a challenge. For one thing, almost 20 years later, our post-Golden Era musical landscape has shifted dramatically — and understandably so. As we look forward to entering 2015, more producers and emcees have shifted their focus from reverberating the throwback sounds […]

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Emcee, Lifestyle, Video

Trill Grill: Hip-Hop’s Best BBQ Music Videos

  Happy Birthday ‘Murrica. If your overzealous patriotism and nationalistic overkill is waning from the end of the USMNT’s run at the World Cup, there’s no need for it to cease just yet — Fourth of July lands on a Friday, y’all. Faithful to our patriotic tradition, operation #turnup is on an all-time high for […]

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