HipHopDx Interviews

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.

A Day In New Orleans With Cash Money

Eric Johnson looks back at his career in Hip Hop photography.

Up NeXt By DX: YMTK

Oakland artists recently released his "Honesty" track with Marc E. Bassy.

#DadRap: Atmosphere Relinquish Their Egos With "Fishing Blues"

What's a milestone achievement to Atmosphere? With 11 studio albums, millions of dedicated fans and backing from a record label that's 20-years engrained in the game, success has been a constant for Slug and Ant. On the heels of their newest release, Kyle Eustice gets the hook, line and sinker on their latest endeavor.

Up NeXt By DX: Yella Beezy

24-year-old Dallas native recently released his mixtape "Lite Work."

Nas Speaks On Dissing Donald Trump, "The Get Down" & "Nas Album Done" Details

It only took one record for Nas to put the Internet on its ass in 2016. As fans salivate with every update on a new project, HipHopDX Managing Editor Trent Clark provides several, including ones for all of his endeavors this year. It's the 14th letter in full effect.

Does Run-DMC Have The First Classic Album? Darryl McDaniels Weighs In

In part one of our DXclusive, the legendary Darryl McDaniels explains why he fell on hard times that propelled his anti-suicide movement and whether or not his iconic rap group created the culture's first classic LP.

Up NeXt By DX: Liana Bank$

Queens up-and-comer calls herself a blend of Sade and James Brown.

Here's How Hawaiian Rapper Prizzy Prie Is Making A Change At Home

Outside of spilling his soul with lyrical anecdotes in the studio, the 24-year-old MC is hoping the rest of the world gets on board with bridging the gap between the community and the people hired to protect it.

Up NeXt By DX: Yung Juko

21-year-old earned a #15 Billboard spot for his single "Trust Nobody."

Rakim Tackles "Paid In Full," Will Smith & Mafioso Rap

Relax and peep a lesson from The God MC.

Up NeXt By DX: Ca$h Passion

26-year-old went from engineering for some of the best in music to becoming an artist himself.

People Under The Stairs Compare A$AP Mob To MC Hammer, Reflect On Disco Rap

The legendary Los Angeles duo also reflect on their legacy while condemning Afrika Bambaataa.

Up NeXt By DX: Comoxxi

21-year-old is set to drop his EP "Paranoia" soon.

Rhymesayers’ Revolutionary Raptivist Sa-Roc Ready For Her Shine

The Atlanta-based MC discusses signing to the popular indie-rap label, early days as an artist, regretting comments made about Nicki Minaj and the importance of Pan African-based education.

Up NeXt By DX: Marcel P. Black

Artist calls Killer Mike, Phonte, Ice Cube and Scarface influences.

Tasha The Amazon & The Dark Side Of The Party

There's a new female rap presence on the prowl and she's exotic, melodic and has Peter Tosh's blood flowing through her veins.

Here's How Akon Is Actually Bringing Power To Africa

Never one to be considered anything but humble, Akon goes into immense detail about his mission to give an entire continent the same illumination opportunities as the rest of the world. As well as plugging his next big artist.

Jermaine Dupri Has A New Deal With Epic Records But It's Not For What You Think

Back with yet another music-based television show and the label situation to reflect off that, Jermaine Dupri is as hungry as ever. Learn why he feels he can duplicate the success of his past 20 years while changing the game in the process.