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December 2006

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Cover Story

“Can’t Stop This”

After quitting rap and taking a position as full-time corporate brass, JAY-Z can’t stay retired any longer. He tells us why.

Features

“Everything i Love”

They’re doing good. But they’re still baaad. This is BABY & WAYNE against the world.

“I Know What He Does”

One of the hard ones from Yonkers has had it particularly tough lately. Still, STYLES P grinds it out.

“Got ’Em Hatin'”

Their second album has been waited on like the second coming. The two dope boys called the CLIPSE are back.


“All White”

Cook-coke-crack rap. Cook-coke-crack rap. Repeat a million times. But is it all good?

“Weight”

Ain’t it a bitch when your sales don’t match up to your hits? FAT JOE’S going for dolo. Again.

Departments

EDITORIAL

Yellow Nigga rants and raves.


FIRST OF THE MONTH

You all agree it’s time to let 2Pac rest in peace.

360

Rappers never really retire.

8BALL

Freekey Zeekey

THE TRUTH

Pimp C

HIP-HOP JUNKIES

Michael K. Williams


MOVE THE CROWD

A Tribe Called Quest bring their love movement to Canada.


SHOW & PROVE

1 Cadillac Don & J-Money
2 Dem Hoodstarz
3 Acafool
4 Mims
5 Blakjak

EYE CANDY

Bria is a prisoner of her own sexy.

THE SHOW

Snowboarding in style

FASHION

Gear up to face off with winter.


FLOW

Move mountains with these snowboards.

WALK THIS WAY

Snowboarding boots have never been cooler.

HOW WE DO

Poker raises the stakes in hip-hop.

GAMES PEOPLE PLAY

F.E.A.R.: First Encounter Assault Recon, SOCOM U.S. Navy Seals: Fireteam Bravo 2

FULL CLIP

DVD reviews to swear by

Critical Beatdown

THE JUMP OFF

Snoop


CLASSIC MATERIAL

Bone Thugs

TRAIN OF THOUGHT

Maino


OFFICIAL BOOTLEGS

Ray Cash

ILL TECHNIQUES

D-Wrek


BLOCK MUSIC

PRODUCTION CREDIT

Zukhan

CHAIRMAN’S CHOICE

Juggaknots

XXIT

Air Hova

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