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Fashawn: Boy Meets World

FASHAWN Boy Meets World (One Records) At a time when the game is dominated by 30-something rappers, we sometimes forget that hip-hop is the music of the youth. Twenty-year-old Fashawn’s debut album, the Exile-produced Boy Meets World, represents that vital element, telling the story ...

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Who really owns the new Vibe?

Crap, it looks like Vibe won't be gone for good. Yesterday, there was a rumor on RapPravda that someone might be trying to buy the Vibe name and bring it back as a website, and today it's being widely reported that ...

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Sales Predictions: Slaughterhouse

It’s no secret that the Internets do not buy albums. But the ‘net has never seen a musical force like Slaughterhouse. The online-favorite four-man rap band—Royce Da 5’9”, Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz and Crooked I—managed to momentarily take over Twitter ...

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BLOG: Powerful

Sometimes it makes me bananas trying to explain how powerful hip-hop would be if we all understood the part we play. DJ, artist, journalist, photographer, director and let us not ever forget the fan; the lover of hip-hop music. ...

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