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Charting The Ups And Downs Of Kanye West
Kanye West’s year is difficult to sum up in a few paragraphs. But, artist Andrew Kuo has got us covered.
This info graph that Kuo did for The New York Times tastefully puts together Kanye’s eventful year. Although it’s kind of difficult to decipher what…
Best Hip-Hop Instagrams Of The Week
Instagram was really messy in hip-hop this week. With Chief Keef's "murder raising" mixtape and Karrine Steffan's texts from Lil Wayne, things at one point got a little out of hand. On Instagram, Andre 3000 also hit the studio with Future and Swizz Beatz showed off the il…
Today in Hip-Hop: EPMD Drop ‘Business As Usual’ Album
On this day, Dec. 15, in hip-hop history...
1990: After back to back successful albums with Strictly Business (1988) and Unfinished Business (1989), Erick Sermon and Parrish Smith bring their talents over to Def Jam as the results of being signed over from Fresh Rec…
Check Out Angel Haze’s ‘Dirty Gold’ Album Cover
Angel Haze is capping off her 2013 by revealing the official album artwork for Dirty Gold. Earlier this year, XXL spoke with Haze during the Freshmen cover shoot and she told us the title was inspired by her favorite band. "When I thought about it, I was like, ‘Oh...
Drake Hopping On Future’s “Shit” Remix
Drake and Future haven't had the smoothest relationship of late—especially after Future seemingly dissed Drake's Nothing Was The Same in a sit down with Billboard earlier this year, saying it "doesn't grab you"—but the Toronto all-star is report…
DJ Premier Launches Gang Starr Pop Up Shop
DJ Premier unveiled a new pop up shop for Gang Starr merch this week, selling hoodies and t-shirts for the holiday season. According to Preemo's Facebook page, the items will be available through January 1, so there's only a limited amount of time to grab the gear...

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