Jake Rohn

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Gangsta Dresta Says Eazy-E Once Sought DJ Quik To Fill N.W.A's Gaps

The former Ruthless Records affiliate also recalls writing for The Godfather of Gangsta Rap 25 years after his death.

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#DXCLUSIVE: RZA Reveals Why 'Supreme Clientele's' Success Was Bittersweet

The Wu-Tang Clan founder reveals what would have made Ghostface's sophomore swing even better.

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Interview: Mick Jenkins Tells The True Story Behind 'Carefree Black Boy'

Mick Jenkins tells the secret behind Chicago's success.

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Interview: ESPN L.A.'s Ben Lyons' Low Key Hip Hop History

The multimedia personality speaks on working with Duck Down Music and Sean Price's Sinatra-like charisma.

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Red Bull Dance Your Style Announces 2020 Tour Schedule

Winners will head to Washington D.C. to compete in the U.S. Finals.

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Interview: Chamillionaire On Navigating Through The Tech World & Alleged Retirement

"I think in the music industry they’re after attention so much you have to try to ‘stay relevant,’ and you chase that thing all the time,” noted Cham.

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#DXCLUSIVE: Slug Describes How A Proposed Soundtrack Became His Own Movie: 'Whenever'

The Atmosphere lyricist breaks down the new project.

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Interview: Sudan Archives Speaks On How Stones Throw Helped Her Level Up

"It just seemed like instantly I had to quit my job, quit Community College and just tour."

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Interview: Slaine Recounts A Life-Changing Phone Call From Guru

"I feel like I’m one of the most talented MCs - wordplay wise especially - in the world, and I feel like I sold myself short for a lot of years because I was drunk, fat, bloated, fucked up, writing verses in 20 minutes," the Boston MC admits.

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Masta Ace Recalls The Good, The Bad & The Ugly From His Time On Cold Chillin'

The legendary lyricist calls his time at Cold Chillin' a cautionary tale.

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#DXCLUSIVE: How RZA Helped Create Suzi Analogue

The “Jump Rope” creator was so enthralled by the Wu-Tang frontman’s project, she gave it a permanent place within her own identity.

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Photographer Estevan Oriol Tells The Stories Behind His Famous Nipsey Hussle's Photos

The legendary photographer also digs deep on the low rider scene.

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#DXCLUSIVE: Gary Owen Recalls Tyrese Getting Pissed Over "Transformers" Tweets

The Showtime star thinks social media translates jokes differently.

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Gangstagrass' R-Son: The Old Town Road Was Paved By Us

#DXCLUSIVE: The Gangstagrass member breaks down why he feels his brand of Bluegrass Hip Hop deserves the credit.

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Red Bull & Dizzy Fae Anounce Dizzyland Event

The festivities go down come October 3 in Minneapolis.

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#DXCLUSIVE: Dave East Speaks On The Importance Of The Wu-Tang Co-Sign

#DXCLUSIVE: And The RZA gives him the certification of a lifetime.

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#DXCLUSIVE: Maez301 Has A Strange Plan For Long Term Success

“There is a way to be successful without trying to replicate mainstream sound."

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#DXCLUSIVE: Guy Torry Recalls Unknowingly Roasting Suge Knight In 1995

And the infamous Death Row boss wanted him to portray Kurupt in a biopic.

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