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XXL’s Songs Of The Week
There’s plenty of new music to sift through. How do you know what is good or bad? Well, that’s where we come in.
Aside from a busy week of interesting news, there’s always a plethora of dope music that drops. Sometimes it’s out of nowher…
Diddy’s Revolt TV Partners With Verizon FiOS

Diddy doesn’t seem too phased by reports that his channel Revolt TV is experiencing poor viewership. Earlier this week his network announced it inked a new multiplatform deal with Verizon FiOS. Huffington Post reports that this new partnership will add the 24-hour music channel to the cable service …
Smoke DZA Featuring Al-Doe And NymLo “Leana Horns”
In which the Kush God does a bit of blaxploitation. Smoke DZA and his RFC brothers, Al-Doe and NymLo, connect for a groovier addition to the A3C soundtrack. On "Leana Horns," the trio sounds as comfortable in front of booming horns as it is on more modern instrumentals...
Waka Flocka Flame Discusses The Deaths Of His Two Brothers
Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the August/September 2014 issue of XXL Magazine.
Things haven't been easy for Waka Flocka Flame in the last few years. The Bricksquad Monopoly chief lost two younger brothers and has been dealing with their deaths both privately an…
Andre 3000 Didn’t Listen To Jimi Hendrix Until His Late Teens
Yesterday, during an interview with on the Late Show with David Letterman, Andre 3000 spoke about his role on the newly released Jimi Hendrix biopic Jimi: All Is By My Side, where he plays the rock legend Jimi Hendrix himself. During the interview, Andre admits that there were points during the shoo…

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