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FEATURE: Def Jam 25, Moment

Photography Jonathon Mannion “It’s Yours” was the perfect introduction. A message to ghetto youth: No more will you be restricted to mom and pop’s record collection—this song’s for you. T La Rock and Jazzy Jay’s 1984 record was Def Jam’s very ...

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You Sold Out, R.A.

Wow. I did my first fuckin’ blog for XXL yesterday and already I'm getting swarmed by complaints. Haha. I got heads hittin’ me up, telling me blogging for XXL is a sell out move. Here is one quote out of many "You're ...

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The Real Problem with gAyTL

So I’m reading Bol’s blog post “Atlanta a City on the DL” and I was amused. I like dudes’ writing actually and I love that he gets a lot of comments on his posts. However, most people who commented ...

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Fredro’s Industry Tales: Shynin’

Hmm. That’s weird. I thought gangsta niggas told no tales. Yet, we embark on the new straight-to-Worldstar journey that is ‘Dro Starr’s Reefer Rambles. I think that’s what he’s calling it. I’m not too sure. The inaugural dry snitch is ...

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Are you gellin’, Shakur?

You fruits will have to forgive me for not going in re: Shakur back when she was blogging for this site. As I explained on my own site the other day, there's was a period of about three weeks last summer ...

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FEATURE: The Clipse, Me ‘N’ My

Photography courtesy of Matthew Salacuse It’s a cool evening in downtown Norfolk, Virginia, and the Clipse have just arrived at MacArthur Center Mall. After a long day filled with photo shoots and driving around town, the sibling duo of Malice and ...

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