It's somewhat of a cliché to say that the truest essence of hip-hop is in the battle but after 40-years of hip-hop, there is bound to be some long-lasting ill-will amongst a group of people as competitive as rappers...
The big news of the day is Kendrick Lamar's "diss" of Drake in K. Dot's BET Cypher freestyle at the upcoming 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards. After naming Drake in his acclaimed verse on Big Sean's "Control," Kendrick Lamar took it a step further by taking a direct jab at Drake when he rapped, "Yeah… and nothing’s been the same since they dropped “Control”/And tucked a sensitive rapper back in his pajama clothes
Ja Rule is finally out of jail, and we’re finally getting some new releases from him. In addition to releasing new tracks like "Eerrthang," Ja Rule recently made headlines with Irv Gotti by talking about resurrecting the Murder Inc...
On September 16, Young Money president and rapper Mack Maine—real name Jermaine Preyan—was formally charged with sexual battery charges, stemming from an August 22 incident in Oklahoma City while on tour with Lil Wayne's America's Most Wanted festival
It seems that once a rapper reaches a certain eminence, the law always catches up to them. From DMX to Lil Kim and even further down in the history of hip-hop, rappers have always found it tough to escape the vengeance of authorities...
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