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A Brief History Of Robin Williams Rapping
Robin Williams, one of the most beloved comedians and actors of this or any generation, was found dead this morning in what is being reported as a suicide at his home in California. Williams—known, among other things, for his expressive and chameleonic voice which he would twist into ridiculous and …
Hip-Hop Reacts To The Death Of Robin Williams
Oscar winning actor and comedian Robin Williams, 63, was found dead in his Tiburon home early this morning. A 911 call was placed around 11:55 a.m this morning, about an unresponsive man in his home. Marin County Sheriff's Department pronounced Williams dead on the scene...
Nelly Is Getting A Reality Show
According to a recent report on The Hollywood Reporter, Nelly will be getting his on reality series on BET. The eight-episode docu-series will give an inside look into the life of the St. Louis rapper/actor, following him through his music career, business ventures and even his new love interest, Mi…
Goth Dancing To Trap Music Is The New Trend (Right?)
Weird dance videos being dubbed with trap music  isn't new (please tell me you seen Elmo's Shmoney Dance?). But after a video of Goths who were industrial dancing and audio from Migos "Shooter" was mixed together on Vine, a new trend is starting to catch fire...
Watch Ty Dolla $ign Ride Motor Bikes And Talk About His Debut Album
With his tunes hitting the airwaves heavy, many are wondering when Ty Dolla $ign will put out his debut album. XXL caught up with Ty backstage at the Under The Influence Of Music Tour and the rapper gave an update. Unveiling that his label, Atlantic Records, wants to put out his debut project this y…
How BitTorrent Is Changing The Mixtape
The mixtape has come a long way from being sold on street corners and out of the trunk of the family car to the Internet warehouses of Datpiff and LiveMixtapes. But now, with the help of another platform that has gone through its own set of changes—one of the formerly derided scourges of the record …
Pete Rock Is On Kendrick Lamar’s Next Album
Anticipation for the release of Kendrick Lamar's sophomore album is high. After his critically acclaimed debut, good kid, m.A.A.d city, hip-hop fans have been anxious to get any information on his next LP. XXL recently caught up with legendary producer Pete Rock, who said that he&apos…

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