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A New Book Tells the Story of Hip-Hop Album Leaks
Today, the music landscape is changing rapidly, but that's nothing new. Where the biggest upheavals in the music world were once shifts from one physical format to another, around the turn of the century, it became an arms race for labels and manufacturers trying to stay ahead of the online boo…
How Hip-Hop Is Celebrating 4/20
Happy 4/20!
As informal as it is, April 20 has come to be known as International Weed Day. The infamous 4/20 marks the date when weed smokers from around the world can light up in celebration of their lifestyle.
While there are plenty of stigmas associated with smoking weed, the plant has now been dec…
Waka Flocka Flame Picks Out the Hottest Weed Smoking Ladies
Earlier today, Waka Flocka Flame stopped by the XXL office to speak on his favorite pastimes while smoking weed and drop facts on his drug of choice. Along with dropping some knowledge on the drug known as cannabis, Waka went on our Insta gram and helped us find out some of the hottest ladies smokin…
Lil Wayne Keeps it Simple for “HollyWeezy” Video
To celebrate 4/20 Lil Wayne drops the music video to "HollyWeezy" via Weedmaps, a website where medical marijuana patients connect with other patients in their geographic region to freely discuss and review local cannabis co-operatives, dispensaries, medical doctors and delivery se…
Best Hip-Hop Instagrams of the Day
Instagram was crammed with chatter regarding the arrest of Migos' Quavo, Offset and Takeoff.The trio was arrested last night at their concert at Georgia Southern University and are currently being held in Georgia’s Bulloch County Jail. After the concert began last night, officer…
Future Goes Backstage in “Where I Came From” Video
Nearly a third of the way into the year, Future is responsible for two of 2015's finest projects. One would more accurately be credited to DJ Esco--56 Nights, which borrows its name from the musician's stint in a Dubai jail, is technically only hosted by Future Hendrix...
Music, Movies and Munchies With Waka Flocka Flame
Today, in honor of the stoners holiday, we sat down with the one and only Waka Flocka Flame to find out about his favorite songs, movies and munchies while getting high.
The Queens native made sure to include in his small playlist of songs to smoke to, records by some of the biggest weed heads in th…

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