Riley Wallace

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Riley Wallace is a Toronto-based writer, married vegetarian, vinyl-head, and hip-hop dad. You can follow him on Twitter @specialdesigns.

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20 Gems From 50 Cent's ‘Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter’ Book

Stories for days regarding G-Unit, Ja Rule, shady music industry execs and even the late, great Prodigy of Mobb Deep.

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Jadakiss Tells Fabolous Black Rob's 'Can I Live' Was Originally A LOX Track

"That was a LOX song. Diddy will tell you that, Deric Angeletti will tell you that ... the receptionist will tell you that."

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Fabolous Explained Why Ashanti & Tamia Both Have 'Into You' Verses

While politicking with Jadakiss during their Verzuz battle, he reveals the troublesome scenario of scheduling conflicts.

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Bankrol Hayden Is The Next-Gen Post Malone

Bankrol's debut album "Pain is Temporary" is a remarkably satisfying listen.

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Review: Tee Grizzley's Pen Bleeds Honesty On 'The Smartest' Album

Though the vibe veers a little more towards inconsistent than eclectic, the project features Lil Baby, Meek Mill, Queen Naija and is a solid listen.

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From Kanye West To Noname: A Timeline Of J. Cole's Alleged Sneak Disses

And once he's called out, there's always some shit. Cole World!

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How Producer Kwamé Has Spent 30 Years Creating Platinum-Selling Hip Hop

"Either you adapt or die ... that's it,” says Kwamé. And yes, the headline makes him seem older than he really is.

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Lil Baby Captured An Entire Revolution With Just One Song

"The Bigger Picture" is simultaneously the sobering deep breath and fire-starting rally for change Hip Hop needed at this exact moment.

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20 Near-Classic Rap Songs You Forgot Existed

From JAY-Z to Mos Def to Kanye West (beats and rhymes), here's a few gems you haven’t heard in a while.

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Kwamé Recalls Choosing Will Smith Over Money

Somethings are better than a quick bag!

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'Mogul' Host Brandon 'Jinx' Jenkins Thinks We're Living In The Future Of Urban Media

“I think it’s only going to enrich our space for whatever comes after this," he tells HipHopDX.

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After Locking In With T.I. & Ludacris, Brandon ’Jinx’ Jenkins Looks To Expand On 'The Mogul Mixtapes'

"The doors are open for us, and we’re excited,” the 'Mogul' host tells HipHopDX.

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Nas Confuses Guerilla Black For Biggie During Beenie Man & Bounty Killer Verzuz Battle

Can you blame him? That's literally all the Compton rapper was known for.

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Kwamé Recalls Almost Getting Jerked By Eminem Over Lloyd Banks 'On Fire' Production Credit

"I was willing to throw my whole production career away before I allow somebody to put their name on top of my work," the veteran producer tells HipHopDX.

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Griselda Fans Need To Calm The Hell Down: Westside Gunn Is Very Smart

It’s all about the bigger picture.

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DJ Premier & Slug Join Jamo Gang For ‘The 1st Time’ Video

The trio's “Walking With Lions” album is available now.

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Remy Ma Says Upcoming LP 'Reminisce' Wasn't Made For Radio

"It's genuine, It's from the heart.”

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Remy Ma & Award-Winning Filmmaker Craig Singer Talk New Horror Film '6:45'

"[Film] is the one thing that I don't feel like I've conquered yet," says Remy.

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Nelly Set To Face Ludacris In Instagram Live Verzuz Battle

Lace up your Air Force 1s — it’s going down, down, baby.

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