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Mannie Fresh Remembers Soulja Slim: “He Took Rap To A Whole Other Level”
Mannie Fresh Remembers Soulja Slim: “He Took Rap To A Whole Other Level”
Today (Nov. 26) marks the tenth anniversary of the day that Soulja Slim was shot to death in the front lawn of his mother's house in New Orleans, one of hip-hop's most tragic unsolved murders. Slim, who started out in New Orleans' Magnolia Projects as Magnolia Slim, worked with many of Louisiana's finest musicians during his time, from Juvenile to B...
Scarface, Warren G, Big Daddy Kane, More Spill Some Of Their Favorite Tupac Stories
Scarface, Warren G, Big Daddy Kane, More Spill Some Of Their Favorite Tupac Stories
September 13, 1996 is a day that will forever be immortalized in hip-hop history as the day a legend left us. Tupac Shakur was 25 years old at the time of his death 17 years ago, leaving behind a legacy as rich in lyricism as it was in attitude, a man who helped define a sound and who led a movement, who is widely considered one of the best rappers of all time and one of the most engaging personal
Missy Elliott Remembers Chris Lighty’s Hustle And Dedication A Year After His Death
Missy Elliott Remembers Chris Lighty’s Hustle And Dedication A Year After His Death
One year ago today, Chris Lighty suddenly and tragically passed away, leaving behind a legacy as one of the most influential hip-hop managers and music executives of all time. Today, Missy Elliott, who worked with Lighty extensively as part of his Violator Management roster, released a statement to XXL remembering how he helped mold superstars and laid out a blueprint for successful managers in th

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