HipHopDx Interviews

Still Movin: Damien Ritter Moves Past Hopsin Beef & Talks New Label

In part one of his exclusive HipHopDX conversation, the former Funk Volume CEO answered plenty of questions revolving around the end of his label and fallout with Hopsin. In the final part of his interview, he offers up plenty of optimism for the future, which includes Dizzy Wright.

Up NeXt By DX: Aerias

Chicago emcee just premiered his "Long Time" single with DX.

Antoine Fuqua Could Absolutely See A Rapper In The Scarface Remake

The veteran director has reunited with Denzel Washington for the cap-peeling Western flick, "The Magnificent 7" and it looking forward to continue his talks to spearhead a "Scarface" remake. Also, he knows who Steve McQueen is.

Michael Christmas Just May Be A Genius

Together with Prefuse 73, the Boston-bred rhymer is part of Fudge and he's doing it all from the comfort of his own design.

Bobby Shmurda’s Uncle & Manager Debo Wilson Has An Important Message For Black America

EXCLUSIVE: Founder of Hard Tyme Records also explains the one thing that would have prevented the “Hot N*gga” rapper from getting caught up in the first place.

Beat Billionaire: From Grand Hustle To MMG To Being His Own Boss

Maybach Music Group's newest mastermind details his rise.

How Don Benjamin Balances His Passion For Music With His Successful Modeling Career

EXCLUSIVE: Don Benjamin explains how today's industry allows for him to work in modeling while continue to pursue his passions of music and basketball.

Up NeXt By DX: Kush Kelz

EXCLUSIVE: New Jersey native recently released new single from upcoming EP titled "Illest Ni**a Ever" featuring Ab-Soul.

Damien Ritter Reveals Why He Said Hopsin Doesn't Work Hard, Which Ended Funk Volume

Now that Funk Volume is a thing of the past and all the legalities have been dealt with, its former CEO Damien Ritter is last up to give his side of the story on what went wrong and he's clearing the air with HipHopDX's Editor-in-Chief, Trent Clark.

Chi Modu Recalls The Days When Rap Photography Required Street Credibility

EXCLUSIVE: The iconic man behind the shutter discusses his upcoming Tupac photobook “Uncategorized: Tupac Shakur” set to release November 1 and gives insight into how dangerous shooting rap legends were in his early years.

Secret Sundayz Used Hip Hop To Change Los Angeles' Strip Club Culture For The Better

Creators Gee and E.O. discuss how racial politics led to the weekly event’s popularity and the lyrical shoutouts they’ve received over the past several years from Rae Sremmurd, Ab-Soul, The Game, Ty Dolla $ign and Tyga.

Levi Carter Is A Young MC Older Fans Won't Be Ashamed Of

HipHopDX catches up with the Roc Nation signee on the heels of his biggest performance to date. He weighs in on the Lil Yachty Vs. Pete Rock fiasco as well as the intent to meet Jay Z, one day.

Up NeXt By DX: Red Pill

28-year-old is making some of the best working-man raps this year.

Red Bull Sound Select's #3DaysInMiami Establishes Its Legacy With A$AP Ferg, Xavier Omar & More

During the inaugural event, we caught up with A$AP Ferg and buzzing R&B singer Xavier Omar on how their experiences in Miami aligned with the current direction of their music.

The Outfit, TX Are Steady Repping Dallas' Thriving Rap Scene

EXCLUSIVE: Dorian, Mel and JayHawk are blending Southern Rap sounds with rage-filled punk, and are coming from an area desperate for a breakout star. Looks like Hip Hop has to look no further.

Up NeXt By DX: Mark Ferg & The Culture

The 29 years-old and I'm from New Haven, CT is inspired by everything from N.E.R.D. and Red Hot Chilli Peppers to Kanye West and Little Brother.

A Day In Harlem With Cam’ron & Dipset

Photographer Eric Johnson captured Hip Hop history.

Up NeXt By DX: Mir Fontane

23-year-old released the buzzworthy single "Space Jam" this year.

Up NeXt By DX: Anik

Queens native calls himself curry chicken meets collard greens. And, he can spit too.

West Coast Hip Hop’s Underground Queen Medusa Still Reigns

EXCLUSIVE: The Leimert Park representer has spent two decades grinding as a known unknown in the local music scene. Speaking with DX, the emcee explains exactly how she’s managed to survive as an artist.

Cultured AF: Denzel Curry Lists His Top 5 Video Games & Denzel Washington Movies

The "ULT One" sits with HipHopDX and dishes on his favorite aspects of pop culture.