It’s hard to class someone as a “mumble rapper” without any shade, but the calm warble Adamn Killa isn’t evocative a guy who’s totally zonked; there’s a real depth to his sentences, even when they’re somewhat obscured. The 19-year-old pink-dreaded Chicagoan purveys a somewhat melancholy brand motivational rap. Compared to his competition, his quick flexes … Continue reading Meet Adamn Killa: The South Side Chicagoan Riding His Own Experimental Wave
“Did this really just happen?” Remember that epic 67-yard touchdown run Marshawn Lynch had against the New Orleans Saints in the 2011 NFC Wildcard game? The one that was later dubbed the “Beast Quake” because it produced a disturbance so pround it was equivalent to a magnitude 1 earthquake? Well, someone took Marshawn Lynch’s audio description that iconic run, … Continue reading Marshawn Lynch Narrates The Crazy "Planet Earth" Iguana Chase
Fans have been begging for a new album from Ab-Soul all year, and this week, the TDE rapper finally gave his rabid followers a release date. Now he’s shared some new music and the tracklist from the project, which is scheduled to arrive this Friday, December 9th. The project will feature guest appearances from Mac … Continue reading Ab-Soul Shares "DWTW" Album Tracklist, Previews New Music
Jhene Aiko is more than just a “Maniac,” as her new single suggests. She is also PETA’s 2016 “Sexiest Vegan.” She celebrated by posing nude for the animal activist group’s “Drop the Fur” campaign. “As human beings, we have the power to speak up for animals,” she explains in an interview. “They don’t speak our language, … Continue reading Jhene Aiko Poses Nude For PETA
The-Dream has a successful history collaborating with Rihanna, from some her biggest hits (“Umbrella”) to some her most underrated deep cuts (“Do Ya Thang”). After co-writing songs with the massive star, he’s now decided to pen a tribute to the singer, sharing a preview a new ode titled “Rih-flex.” As you may have grasped from … Continue reading The-Dream Previews "Rih-Flex," A Track Honoring Rihanna
The 2017 Grammy nominations have been revealed. If you look at the 21-year history Best Rap Album, the category’s winner has usually been the most commercially successful album, which would indicate that Drake’s Views is the front-runner. But Views faces formidable opposition this year. Here are the six nominees: Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book Schoolboy Q – Blank … Continue reading Vote: Who Should Win Best Rap Album At The 2017 Grammys?
Last night, Soulja Boy got himself trending on social media for calling out Quavo, releasing a diss track, and posting a video himself toting heavy artillery while listening to said track, which he titled “Beef.” For last night’s antics, Soulja Boy earned himself the title “Donkey the Day,” as he was today’s focus Charlamagne’s daily … Continue reading Charlamagne: "There Is No Bigger Coon In Hip-Hop Than Soulja Boy"
Big Syke has passed away. The rapper known for his collaboration with Tupac in both the Thug Life and Outlawz groups was found dead in his Hawthorne, California home on Monday. Syke was 48 years old, but according to TMZ, sources close to him suggest he died “natural causes.” He is said to have suffered … Continue reading Tupac Collaborator Big Syke Has Died