I WAS THEREThey say you can’t know where you’re going if you don’t know where you’re from. 50 CENT has come a long way, and now the G-Unit chief is taking us back to where it all started.
BROWN PAPER BAG
There’s a new breed of talent brewing in Louisiana, and LIL BOOSIE & WEBBIE are leading the pack.
Think YUNG JOC is a one-hit wonder? The A-Town rapper seeks to prove he’s got more heat on the way.
Is there room for an old vet in the young man’s rap game? Find out how Chicago’s own TWISTA keeps bouncing back.
As hip-hop comes under attack, Def Jam co-founder RUSSELL SIMMONS finds himself at the center of it all.
GET THIS TOGETHER
With help from his longtime homie Ice Cube, WC is looking to bring the game back to the West.
EDITORIALYellow Nigga rants and raves.
FIRST OF THE MONTH
USDA has y’all beefin’.
Rap’s most wanted
MOVE THE CROWD
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony shake down San Diego.
SHOW & PROVE
XXL’s annual whips special
Having a ball in the park
GAMES PEOPLE PLAY
NCAA Football 2008, Warhawk, Stranglehold
REIGN OF THE TECH
The latest gadgets to hit the streets
WALK THIS WAY
DVDs to swear by
The Jump Off
Train of Thought
New music from Jadakiss
Blaq Poet and NYGz