Exclusive: Dr. Dre's latest find discusses the co-sign, previous mixtape work, balling with Big K.R.I.T., and why "legendary takes longer."
Exclusive: Shorty the Pimp explains how he came to be advising teen boys how to pleasure teen girls and breaks down the meaning behind his "Shut Up Nancy" song inspired by Nancy Grace.
Exclusive: Gangsta Pill discusses his split from Rick Ross, explains why Warner Brothers' "head was stuck so far up they ass," and reveals that The Epidemic will be his final mixtape.
One of the South's original sonic architects says he is "proud" of Big K.R.I.T., confused by Cash Money's newest signee, thankful to Kanye and humbled by Dr. Dre.
Exclusive: In a revealing convo with DX, E Dub breaks down his career intersections with notable names like Game, Ludacris, Rick Ross, Wu-Tang Clan, DJ Quik, 50 Cent and The Notorious B.I.G.
Exclusive: The Somali spitter expands on Nasir's breakdown of the divide between Africans and African-Americans and explains why fictionalized street talk can't compare to his real-life experiences.
Exclusive: One-half of one of Hip Hop's most daring duos explains how the Hit Squad reunited and why there was no Das on their classic crew cut, "Head Banger."
Exclusive: The onetime teen Rap star reveals why he felt compelled to respond to the Odd Future front-man's mocking of him and why he's taking similar slander from Game as friendly encouragement.
Exclusive: One-third of The Commission explains why music, and not gossip, tops her itinerary for '12 and responds to longstanding rumors of ghostwritten rhymes.
Exclusive: The former photographer for Death Row Records explains her hot and cold encounters with Suge Knight, Tupac's fondness for her "wings,"and responds to Jewell's claims regarding Dr. Dre's sexuality.
Exclusive: The Grand Verbalizer tells DX about X-Clan's past and future, and why it's not necessarily a bad thing that "This generation is caught up on an Electronic sound."
Exclusive: The onetime Geto Boy discusses his new disc, his current feelings about his fiery fallout with Rap-A-Lot Records, and the Boss' homage to Nawlins Phats.
Exclusive: The artist formerly known as Little Shawn shares for the first time his knowledge of the '94 attack on Tupac, and explains his ties to Jimmy Henchman and Haitian Jack.
The second five of HipHopDX's rankings for some of the most potent visual representations of Hip Hop over the last 25 years.
In honor of The Roots daring four-part video series, we take a look at the 10 videos that set the standard for jaw-dropping, soul-stirring visuals.
Exclusive: The unofficial tenth Clansman candidly explains why he is currently not part of a planned 2012 Wu reemergence and why his own rhyme revival is not a comeback.
Exclusive: The former first lady of Three 6 Mafia clarifies her recent "wigger" comment, shares her affection for Slim Shady, and reveals her current relationship with religion a decade after leaving the game behind for God.
Exclusive: The Hyphy pioneer producer explains why he believes Tupac Shakur and Jay-Z have comparable writing approaches, what his new sound for Slaughterhouse consists of, and why he loves Ladybug Mecca.
Exclusive: The man who mentored Jay-Z tells DX about his reemergence and reveals what role his protege played in M.O.P.'s "World Famous" becoming Scarface's "My Block."
D-R-E-S engages in a historic conversation to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Black Sheep's timeless debut, including mentions of his criminal past, Big Daddy Kane, and the Native Tongues crew.
Exclusive: Cash Money's former sound provider tells all to DX, including on where the rift between Cash Money and No Limit Records started, over an allegedly stolen hit hook.