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Cam’ron, Jadakiss & Maino Ball on MSG

Hip-hop and basketball have been intertwined since Kurtis Blow’s “Basketball,” and rappers like Cam’ron and Jadakiss are carrying on tradition, sponsoring teams in the Entertainers Basketball Classic (EBC) tournament. Hosted by Joe Budden’s girlfriend Tahiry Jose and former Bell Biv DeVoe ...

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Put That On My Maybach…

Was there ever any genre of music more aspirational than rap music? Not even gospel music wants to live as much as commercial rap does. I don't think they make enough Maybach cars for all of these rappers ...

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Nas Likens “D.O.A.” to Hip-Hop Is Dead

While tracks like Jay-Z's "D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)" and KRS-One and Buckshot’s “Robot” crusade against Auto-Tune, Nas says people will miss T-Pain’s preferred vocal effect. According to the Boston Herald, Nas says Auto-Tune is “hot,”but not what he records, or listens ...

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Born into this

As much as I like to joke, I couldn't help but feel genuinely sad when I read that Kelis wouldn't allow Nas to be present when their son was born yesterday. That's some cold shit! It's not just a matter of ...

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