Every song on "The Dreamer/The Believer" succeeds off the strength of Common and No I.D.'s seasoned chemistry.
"The Div" proves that no matter the circumstance, Pac Div is dedicated to making music too dope to be held back by industry f***ery.
"Long.Live.A$AP" is a good sketch of what A$AP Rocky is about, and should have you looking forward to the bigger picture he's capable of delivering.
The Abstract sat down with Elliott Wilson at Shade 45 to explain why he thinks the film he co-produced with Michael Rapaport isn't audience-ready.
Veteran Rap journalist Alvin Blanco looks at why "Mr. Me Too's" are messing up great innovations like Kanye West's "G.O.O.D. Friday" and Crooked I's "Hip-Hop Weekly" verses, and why we shouldn't allow it.
Cypress Hill's mouthpiece explains how EPMD helped the group out hugely, and how he's doing the same, and the root of Source/XXL magazine beefs of yesteryear.
Billy Danze bypasses the label B.S., and pounds his chest revealing M.O.P. was a back-up plan to a stick-up.
The deejay pioneer explains evolving to production and expounds on his strained relationship with Kool Herc.