HipHopDx Editorials

HipHopDX's SXSW Rap Rising Showcase Proves Live Music Is Still King

The full recap of DX's showcase in Austin on March 16, which featured Saweetie, Jay Park, Doughbeezy, Tyla Yaweh, Larry June, Sherwood Marty, Noochie and many more.

Instagram Flexin: SXSW 2018 Edition

Including plenty of lit performances and some rap beef.

Tweets Is Watching: Young Thug Calls YoungBoy Never Broke Again "My Love"

Plus Desus & Mero clown DJ Envy following their Breakfast Club confrontation.

Atlanta Review: Season 2, Episode 3 — "Money Bag Shawty"

There was only so much longer Atlanta could front like it wasn’t going to take us to one of the city’s famous “shoe-modeling establishments.”

Remembering Bender: His 5 Best Battles

"Even after I'm dead; that's not the exit."

Your Hip Hop Guide To SXSW 2018

Legends like The Roots and T.I. are sharing the Austin stratosphere with up-and-coming talent like Saweetie and Jack Harlow. Prepare yourselves!

Instagram Flexin: Curren$y Has Suggestion For Rick Ross

Plus Cardi B celebrating Women's Day, Offset's freestyle and more.

Tweets Is Watching: Fans Uncover "Busta Rhymes Island"

Plus, Chance the Rapper shares a photo of himself with Pharrell and Drake shows love for Toronto.

Atlanta Review: Season 2, Episode 2 — "Sportin' Waves"

Donald Glover & co. turn up the satire with another amazing episode.

Channel Live: 8 Rappers Who Starred In TV Shows

Primetime MCs and cinema is always a great mix.

Instagram Flexin': Tekashi 6ix9ine Claims He's "King Of New York"

Plus Funk Flex calls out wack rappers and Travis Scott shares a picture of his newborn daughter.

Tweets Is Watching: Waka Flocka Argues With DatPiff

Plus SZA's father cries while listening to her music and Gucci celebrates a high school reunion.

Atlanta Review: Season 2, Episode 1 — "Alligator Man"

Throughout this season premiere, "Atlanta" has moments of hilarity, but is also heartfelt and heart-dropping.

Art Of Rap: 20 Black Artists Inspired By Hip Hop

In honor of Black History Month, HipHopDX has compiled a list of 20 artists whose work borrows inspiration from Hip Hop, creating truly unique and captivating pieces of art.

Instagram Flexin': Ric Flair Shouts Out The Weeknd

Plus Cardi B claps back at a fan.

Tweets Is Watching: Lil Uzi Vert Hollers At Blac Chyna

Plus, Lil Durk, Yung Bans and Logic provide a glimpse into what's going on in their lives.

15 Black History Hip Hop Figures YOU Need To Know

From MC Lyte to the architect behind Salt-N-Pepa's initial success, take some time out to familiarize yourself with these oft-slept-on legends.

Review: "Before Anythang: The Cash Money Story" Is Poignant But Skimps On Details

Which is not too surprising for Birdman production but disappointing nonetheless. HipHopDX was on the scene for the world premiere and this is how it went down.

8 Times Nina Simone Influenced Your Favorite Rappers

February 21 marks what would have been the music legend's 85th birthday.

Tweets Is Watching: Young Guru Wants To Produce Joey Badass' Album

Plus, Chris Brown goes platinum, Atmosphere reacts to school shootings and Common delivers new August Greene.

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