HipHopDx Editorials

Philly's Gospel: Celebrating "Illadelph Halflife" 20 Years Later

Twenty years ago, Questlove, Black Thought and the rest of The Roots members released an album so lyrically compelling, it became introduction for thousands of unsuspecting fans and would go on to serve as the template for the direction their career would eventually catapult in.

Instagram Flexin’: Drake Sprains His Ankle

Here’s wishing Drizzy a speedy recovery.

Snapchat Jumpin’: LeBron James Bumps Travi$ Scott

Someone’s a fan of “Birds in the Trap.”

Is Danny Brown's "Really Doe" The Lyrical Radio Single Purists Have Been Looking For?

With “Atrocity Exhibition” expected to arrive September 30, the King Bruiser drops the project’s highlight posse cut. Was it worth the hype?

Stray Shots: Nicki Minaj's Rap Dilemma

Hip Hop’s reigning rap queen has spent the past two years as a reference in feuds between two men. Is it a case of misogyny or something else?

Who Is Max B And Why Is He Important To Hip Hop?

With Max B's freedom on the horizon, many younger Hip Hop fans have been publicly asking why do people care so much about the caged wave god. Besides the obviousness of him being locked up, Jesse Fairfax gives a convoluted overview of the life of Charly Wingate from a New Yorker's lens.

10 Things We Can Expect From "Empire" Season 3

With season three of FOX’s ratings juggernaut premiering this week, here are some things we took from the first episode.

The Internet Has Been Having Too Much Fun With Game, Meek Mill & Drake Beef Memes

But Sean Kingston is probably getting it the worse, to be all the way honest.

#FOMOBlog: YG's Grandma Attends Sold Out Show In OC, Lil B Lights Up LA

Plus, a private dinner with DJ Mustard and RJ, and Nipsey Hussle slays Santa Ana.

David Simon Gets Doused With "The Wire" Gifs For Using The N-Word

"A man got to have a code..."

#FOMOBlog: Bas' Pop-Up, #30DaysInLA & Usher's New Album Drops Panties

Chris Brown also lost his shit and the Power 106 Celebrity Basketball Game.

All Eyez On Memes: Lil Yachty Slammed For Saying Drake Is Better Than Tupac & Biggie

Yes, the Quality Control artist was caught spewing Hip Hop blasphemy and social media responded swiftly.

Tweets Is Watching: Lupe Fiasco Says HipHopDX Is Better Than XXL

Wale takes a break from social media, and Kanye West ditches his phone.

Can't Knock The Hustle: Why Jay Z Hates The War On Drugs

Hip Hop was derived from the environment around its most talented rappers. Which comes as no surprise to the amount of pharmaceutical references found in even the most classic of records.

Instagram Flexin’: 50 Cent Joins Snoop Dogg & Martha Stewart

Wale shares an intimate photo of his daughter, and Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart start their own show Dinner Party.

Snapchat Jumpin’: A Fan Tries To Reach Yeezus During A Saint Pablo Tour Stop

Rihanna cooks for her entire crew, and John Legend and Chrissy Teigen celebrate their third wedding anniversary.

News Of Lauren London & Nipsey Hussle's Newborn Baby Births Hilarious Reactions

#QueenLowkey

Stray Shots: Did Bobby Shmurda Get Screwed By New York’s Justice System?

The “Hot Nigga” rapper opened up this week to Complex about his two-year case for 4th-degree murder conspiracy and 2nd-degree criminal weapons possession coming to a close with a seven-year sentence. There’s a lesson here folks.

From Drake To Kendrick Lamar, Kid Cudi Has Never Held Back His Feelings

The life and beef of Kid Cudi.

#FOMOBlog: DJ Esco Is A Headliner, Guillermo del Toro LACMA Exhibit

Can't forget the Kicks premiere starring Biggie's son!

Thug Holiday: HipHopDX Remembers Tupac's Legacy In Full

2Pac's music is about personal experience and reflections. These are all own unique takes on how Hip Hop can change your life for the better.