Thu, 16 Mar 2017 19:55:04 GMT
First, Nicki was savaged in a diss track by Remy Ma that contained burns so brutal many feel they'll haunt Ms. Minaj for the rest of her career.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 20:54:14 GMT
The Wednesday version of the DX Digest finds Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign, Tuki Carter and Raven Felix commanding their successful positions in life with the "For More" video while DJ Premier and Pete Rock chop it up with N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN on the Drink Champs podcast. Starlito and Don Trip's politically-charged video for "Good Cop Bad Cop," Joe Young, Termanology and Styles P's "Watch The Wave" single, and Bankroll Fresh's posthumous release, "Hell Of A Night," slide in closely behind.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 23:49:16 GMT
"From start to finish," the local rapper explains, "I wanted the listener to feel like they were staring at a beautiful painting. But as you start to really look at the piece, you notice other certain subtleties within it.
Sat, 11 Mar 2017 19:40:07 GMT
In the hip-hop world, not all beef is created equal. There are gradations of drama, with bad blood ranging from a nasty tweet to a decade-long turf war between two feuding labels.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 04:11:11 GMT
Reps for rap legend Nas are denying he had anything to do with Remy Ma's "shETHER" being pulled from the radio and the Internet. Remy dropped her blistering diss track towards Nicki Minaj a few weeks ago, and ignited a feud between the two emcees, which has taken an interesting twist.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 13:00:41 GMT
From the hard-hitting debuts of OutKast and Nas to Common's smooth sophomore effort, Resurrection , there was no shortage of dope music. But somehow, I've committed the cardinal sin of overlooking what many would call the best album of '94: Ready to Die.
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 22:09:33 GMT
Six years ago, the Buku Music + Art Project began as the ambitious, festival-sized holy grail for New Orleans-based concert promoters Winter Circle Productions. It has since attracted names including Kendrick Lamar, Run the Jewels and Nas, among others, at its annual two-day event at Mardi Gras World.
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 17:50:15 GMT
Mass Appeal, the graffiti/hip-hop culture publication that has grown to include television and production wings as well as a record label and creative services division, announced today it had raised $6 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is Universal Music Group, and with today's announcement UMG evp Michele Anthony will serve on Mass Appeal's board of directors.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 18:35:06 GMT
Almost a week after releasing the hostile "Shether," Ma debuted "Another One" on New York City radio station Hot 97 on Thursday. Unlike "Shether," ''Another One" is more upbeat and features audio of Mariah Carey at the top of the song.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 18:35:05 GMT
Rapper Remy Ma has taken aim at Nicki Minaj for a second time within a week by releasing another diss track. Over the weekend , the All the Way Up singer released diss track shETHER, a play on the famous Nas track Ether in 2001, which was aimed at his then-foe Jay Z, in response to the Starships singer's verse on Gucci Mane's single Make Love in which she mocks an unnamed female rapper for calling herself the "Queen of Rap".
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:58:29 GMT
This past weekend, New York producers Swizz Beats and Just Blaze made headlines with an epic DJ battle on Instagram Live. On March 4, DJ Premier and Pete Rock will match that hype and up the ante with their DJ battle live at Sidebar.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 20:34:06 GMT
Real life will tell you different, but to let rap lists tell it an artist peaks in his late teens or early 20s. Most MC's debut albums are praised as their classics, even retroactively, while fans spend the rest of their careers pleading for them to return to their glory days.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:17:53 GMT
Remy Ma is a beast on the mic! On Saturday, she grabbed the attention of the rap world and it seeped into pop culture over the weekend! She dropped, "ShETHER," the title is a play on "Ether" the Nas diss track towards Jay-Z in 2001. "Shether" is seven-minute diss fest coming at Nicki Minaj from every angle and issue! It didn't seem like business, it felt personal.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 21:21:53 GMT
Get readyyyyy to rumble! Remy Ma has kicked off the weekend by lyrically obliterating Nicki Minaj with "ShETHER" over the instrumental to Nas' 2001 Jay Z diss, "Ether." The new record came immediately after Nicki Minaj dissed Remy Ma on her latest song with Gucci Mane called "Make Love" where she compared the Bronx rap star to a Nokia phone, calls her jealous, a bum and a flop and questions her royalty in Hip Hop.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:14:49 GMT
The Get Down is ready to spin again. The Baz Luhrmann and Stephen Adly Guirgis-hatched hip-hop musical drama will return to Netflix on April 7. And now we have a trailer for the second season of the cinematic take on the birth of the genre, featuring an All-Star cast including Jimmy Smits, Giancarlo Esposito, Shameik Moore, Justice Smith and Nas , who is an executive producer of the show .