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Forever Ever

“You can’t kill me/I live forever through these bars” —Jay-Z After Michael Jackson died, a lot of folks went out and bought his albums. People who didn’t already possess his entire catalog wanted to own a piece of him, which says ...

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Who’s Real?

Drake’s new “Best I Ever Had” video currently has the Internet goin’ nuts (and with good reason; Kanye discovered the real reason that slow-motion was invented and it wasn’t to watch LeBron James dunk a basketball.) But between repeated viewings ...

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In honor of collaboration, XXL spoke with some of rap and R&B’s top artists about the making of four hip-hop soul smash hits. Double up. Method Man’s “I’ll Be There for You/You’re All I Need to Get By,” featuring Mary J. ...

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