One of Facemob's latest proteges recalls convincing the legendary emcee to cosign him in one listen, and how his Detroit upbringing keeps the "8 Mile" story going.
Exclusive: The veteran producer with the Harvey Miller alias admits, "They gotta understand that this ain't about who the best rapper. It's about who the best at making a hit, and Waka proved that."
Exclusive: Asher Roth recalls an interesting conversation with Weezer's Rivers Cuomo, and asks, "How many executives does it take to put out an album?"
Polo Grounds/RCA's newly signed talented says that Hip Hop should not discriminate against homosexuals, and that "Deep Purple" is not an authorized mixtape in his catalog.
New Jersey's Clams Casino opens up about working with Mac Miller and A$AP Rocky and reveals that getting covered in Pitchfork has led to many not seeing his music as Hip Hop.
One of the Bay's most consistent veterans drops his new album to say that he still has his eyes on a Grammy Award and thinks Messy Marv shouldn't have gone after a godfather like Too Short.
Exclusive: "When Picasso did a painting, he didn't invite nobody into the room... because he felt like he could do it himself. A lot of cats, they depend on features and whatnot." - Turf Talk
As one of the veteran photographers capturing Hip Hop, Photo Rob has down album covers for Duck Down Music and magazine layouts with J. Cole and Mac Miller. See about his blossoming into videos now.
Exclusive: Glasses Malone explains his reasoning in giving away thrill-inspired music intended for album release. The '07 DXnext alum also claims his only artist left to collaborate with is Prince.
Exclusive: The producer for Cage, Blackalicious, Latyrx and others speaks on his latest release, admits that his name now carries a lot of baggage, and recounts how music is still his sanctuary.
Exclusive: The D.C. vet explains how he chomped at the bit to do business with BluRoc, work with Ski and tour with Murs. tabi's just-released "The Summer Years" even features a link to his father.
Exclusive: The Brownsville, Brooklyn emcee breaks down the theme of his latest free project, and shares what's he's learned from uncle Sean P, Lord Jamar, Sadat X and Thirstin Howl III and Lo Lives.
Exclusive: The veteran producer explains how a D.C. park influenced an album he made in New York, as well as the highly-anticipated second album with his Diamond District crew, "March on Washington."
Consequence talks his new acclaimed mixtape, the old guard at G.O.O.D.'s role in Kanye West's life today, and he credits The Clipse' Pusha T with the "weakest comeback diss ever."
If you've had a hard time trying to make sense of mainstream rap recently, Mode 7 provides the throwback feel you've been missing.
Jadakiss explains why he's going to comment on election, why he's top five dead or alive, or you can kiss his ass.
Ice Cube's Raw Footage is cinematically orchestrated, moody and insightful. Cube's eighth wonder is a more polished collective in comparison to 2006's Laugh Now, Cry Later.
Don Mega explains his true industry freedom to do whatever, ponders a Sir Jinx reunion, and mentors The Game.
Three-6-Mafia's comedic gangster analyzes the correlation between rap and mob flicks, and why American Gangster means more "Choices."