HipHopDX editorials

You Are Appreciated: 7 Songs That Big Up Afeni Shakur

Tupac's mother's influence extended further than just to her son's records.

All Eyez On Memes: What Happened To Lil Kim's Face?

Social media takes shots at Iggy Azealia and Drake's "VIEWS" cover.

Tweets Is Watching: Rick Ross Releases His Own Emoji Pack

ScHoolboy Q finishes his next album, and Chris Brown announces his “Team Breezy To Do List.”

No Limit's Most Luxurious Album Covers

On the heels of Master P’s birthday, DX looks into the most extravagant covers No Limit ever created.

NFL Draft 2016: Ballers & Rappers

Who is your favorite rapper's professional football counterpart?

Is Beyonce’s “Lemonade” Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp A Butterfly” For Black Women?

DX Senior Features Writer Ural Garrett and Media Coordinator Sparkle Pratt discuss Queen Bey’s sixth solo album.

All Eyez On Memes: Drake's "Views From The 6" Is An Instant Classic

Has Drake ever dropped an album that hasn't been memed to death.

Mark Batson: Prince Was The Revolution

Mark Batson connects the dots between Prince and ubiquity.

All Eyez On Memes: Beyonce’s “Lemonade” Shuts Down Social Media

And yes, more Prince and Birdman.

Tweets Is Watching: Artists Mourn The Death Of Pop Icon Prince & Clowns Birdman

Artists react to Harriet Tubman replacing Andrew Jackson on the 20 dollar bill.

Instagram Flexin’: Hip Hop Mourns Prince's Death

Summary: Bun B helps with Houston flood.

6 Times The Breakfast Club Interviews Got Outta Hand

Let’s run down the moments DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne Tha God’s abrasive interview style got out of hand.

All Eyez On Memes: The Internet Doesn't Respect Birdman's Breakfast Club Appearance

R-E-S-P-E-C-K his authority.

The Most Classic Hip Hop Prince Samples

In memory of the iconic multi-instrumentalist, DX counts down ten of the best rap usage of The Purple One’s musicianship.

Reel Music: 16 Underrated Hip Hop Soundtracks

Remember when Hip Hop used to hold down movies outside of the trailers? See if you can remember these releases.

Afrika Bambaataa & Hip Hop’s Disturbing Stance On Child Molestation

It’s time to have a conversation about artists who engage in or victimise minors who are sexually abused.

All Eyez On Memes: Kobe Bryant’s Last Game

Social media really loves to meme Desiigner’s “Panda.”

Tweets Is Watching: Tory Lanez Turns Down XXL Freshmen Cover

Azealia Banks and Wale go at it.

Instagram Flexin’: Kendrick Lamar and Jay Z Attend Kobe Bryant’s Last Game

Tupac “All Eyez On Me” biopic finishes filming, and Kehlani returns with a new hairdo.

Is Kobe Bryant Hip Hop?

HipHopDX Staff debates Kobe Bryant's Hip Hop authenticity, looking back on his brief foray into a career in rap.

Art Imitates Art: Rap Album Covers Inspired By Famous Media

Familiar faces in all the right places.

All Eyez On Memes: Tyga Reacts To Blac Chyna's Kardashian Engagement

The internet celebrates Drake’s surprise music releases.

Tweets Is Watching: Tyga Reacts To Blac Chyna And Rob Kardashian’s Engagement

Kevin Gates releases an Emoji pack in which one image is banned, and Chance The Rapper redesigns the hats for the Chicago White Sox.

Instagram Flexin’: Chris Rock Says New Andre 3000 Album Is Coming

Desiigner announces new mixtape while trolling Future, and The Game gives a sleeping homeless man $100.