HIP-HOP ON A HIGHER LEVEL
L.A.’s DJ Carisma on What Works on West Coast Radio
DJ Carisma lays out what to expect for the rest of the year.
NBA Player Damian Lillard Might Drop His New Album Soon
NBA star Damian Lillard isn’t just a hip-hop fan, he’s also an MC.
The Current Sound of Atlanta: Metro Boomin, London On Da Track and Southside
Get to know Metro Boomin, London On Da Track and Southside, the producers crafting the current sound of Atlanta hip-hop.
Comparing the Drake and Meek Mill Beef to 50 Cent and Ja Rule’s
Drake's recent beef with Meek Mill got many comparisons to the famed early 2000s beef between 50 Cent and Ja Rule. But do they really stack up?
August Alsina Calls His New Album a “Ghetto Gospel”
After a year full of career highlights mixed with personal health issues, August Alsina is getting back to the music.
Editor-In-Chief Vanessa Satten on XXL’s Future Cover
XXL Editor-In-Chief Vanessa Satten speaks on Future being on the cover of our Fall 2015 issue.