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Kool Herc Names His Top 5 MCs
When the founding father of hip-hop speaks, the world listens. Earlier this week, The Combat Jack Show welcomed Kool Herc to the studio for an extensive interview and towards the end, Jack asked Herc who his top five MCs in the game were. The answer was certainly surprising
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XXL’s Songs of the Week (April 4 – April 10)
While the music press is embroiled in a debate about the practicality, morality and financial specifics of music streaming, the deluge continued, with gripping new cuts from Freddie Gibbs, Tyler the Creator and Chance the Rapper--three of today's most engaging artists, each of whom has operated…
Listen to Vic Mensa Feat. Kanye West, ‘U Mad’
Vic Mensa finally drops his highly anticipated collaboration with Kanye West titled "U Mad'
The track was originally previewed while Vic was traveling and performing in Europe. He played 'Ye's verse and the track at a surprise DJ gig this week...
Best Hip-Hop Instagrams of the Day
Instagram was packed with Coachella happenings today, (April 10). Drake, one of the annual festival's headlining acts, popped up on IG early this afternoon to give a peek at the festivities. Donning a red OVO sweatsuit with a ferris wheel serving as scenery, he captioned,"Chella...
J. Cole Receives His Diploma at St. John’s Concert
While he has been open about the influence Kanye West had on him as a young artist, J. Cole didn't end up as a college dropout. As has been widely publicized since he first rose to fame with his second major mixtape, 2009's The Warm Up, Cole graduated Summa cum laude from Queens&…
Young Thug Says He Will Not Beef With Lil Wayne
Young Thug responded to Lil Wayne's diss. He posted the message on his Instagram account. "I understand Lil Wayne is frustrated about his career and I feel him on that but this is my idol, I won't ever swap words with him or beef with him about nothing...
Drake’s OVO Fest Will Not Receive Government Funding
The 2015 edition of Drake's OVO Fest will be privately funded after receiving no money from the Canadian Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. Last year, the event was given $300,000 in provincial government funding to put on the popular festival
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