The annual South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas has become a mecca for hip-hop meetups. From Future to Kari Faux, Desiigner to Lil Durk and more, these are the rappers you must see at SXSW 2016 in Austin, Texas.
March is here and that means SXSW is just a few weeks away. Hip-hop has always showed up in numbers to the annual music festival in Austin, Texas and this year is no different. The 2016 Hype Hotel lineup has been revealed featuring some of the game's rising stars.
If you ask any self-identified fan of New York City rap music, the city is always dying, dead, being reborn, being brought back. The constant cycle of rejection and rebirth might as well be a sixth element of New York hip-hop. To catch some of the five boroughs' most vital new talent in its incubating stage, Robert Lopuski followed four of the city's most promising acts to make his new documentar
XXL Freshmen 2015 is coming and the freshman hopefuls are gearing up to possibly make this year’s class. With the10th Spot voting happening now, we have to let the potentials tell us why they should appear on this year’s cover.
New York native, Le1f, has been on the hip-hop scene for the past three years...
On the latest episode of Late Show with David Letterman,the host welcomed his first ever openly gay rapper. As NY's own Le1f's performed his single "Wut," the LGBT entertainer made television history.
Letterman skimped mentioning Le1f's sexuality upon introduction, simply welcoming the performer stating "Our next guest is a New York rapper and producer, and he's making his network
For 10 years, Afropunk has brought a mixture of punk attitude and African-American culture to Brooklyn. The 2013 edition of the festival was perhaps the most ambitious yet, expected to draw over 30,000 people to Fort Greene’s Commodore Barry Park for two days of hip-hop, hardcore punk, metal, funk and more...