The Illmatic One has several album lead singles that are classics — but the Doja Cat swipe for 'King's Disease' wasn't one of them.
The man now known as Amir Muhadith claims Ma$e lured him to the label while debunking the much rumored "Bad Boy curse."
A breakdown of how James' power in sports, entertainment and politics is a glaring parallel to his longtime friend Shawn Carter.
Purpp's return to South Florida trap basics sounds so, well, basic.
Cube is officially back to his "wicked" persona, attacking oppressors of the Black community in the wake of 2020's civil unrest. Today is his 51st birthday and it appears he's madder than ever.
Rap's rebels without a pause (or cost) punctually provide songs of salvation.
On his 30th year in the game, Short Dog catches up with DX contributor Dana Scott to give his take on 510 history in the past (Freddy B and those early albums) and current (such as the Raiders leaving for Vegas and anyone who's sitting for the National Anthem). It's an Oakland thang, baby.
EXCLUSIVE: "The god MC" explains the power of social media.
#DXCLUSIVE: "I agree with him and it inspires me to do more."
Two Slaughterhouse alums hold it down for their slums 2800 miles apart, but share the same sunlight.
#DXCLUSIVE: The hardcore rap veteran reflects on his early career ties to Public Enemy's Bomb Squad and compares his 'Marcberg' to Stove Good Cook$' Reasonable Drought album.
Another lengthy excursion yet OG soul-searching through the adventures of Pluto's cash.
Roc looks back on his formative years in Hempstead, Long Island coming up in the rap game.
If you do the crime, you gotta do the time and blame the person in the mirror.
He deaded the deadbeat accusations from people about him, once and for all.
Hint: Biggie and JAY-Z aren't on the list, and most of others are from the East Coast.
Please excuse him for being anti-stingy.
You can take the kid out the ghetto, but you can't take the hate out the hood.
All hail the reigning king of Instagram.
History lesson of how the OGs of urban contemporary radio bridged Hip Hop and R&B's gap.