Wu-Tang Clan reunited last night on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to perform their new song, "Ron O'Neal." You can watch the collective performing the track here and you can check out the studio version in the replies. The cut is off the group's highly anticipated album, A Better Tomorrow, which is to be released later this year.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/07/14 - 03:48 PM
In what might be my favorite piece of tour novelties ever, Drake and Lil Wayne have released a Capcom-developed app based on Street Fighter called "DvsLW" to accompany their upcoming "Drake VS. Lil Wayne Tour." The app will apparently allow the crowd at the tour to "power up" the rappers during a rap battle portion of the concert by button mashing. They're also including trading cards featuring the rappers in the tours VIP packages.
Ryan Dennehy on 08/07/14 - 09:15 AM
Hit the replies to stream a new Action Bronson track titled "Easy Rider."
Jake Jenkins on 08/05/14 - 10:03 AM
Joey Bada$$ has finally released the first song from his upcoming debut album, B4DA$$, which will be released this fall. Head to the replies to stream "Big Dusty."
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/04/14 - 03:47 PM
Head here to listen to the remix of Beyonce's "Flawless" which features Nicki Minaj.
Jake Jenkins on 08/03/14 - 08:17 AM
Chance The Rapper and The Social Experiment have created an interesting cover of the theme song from Arthur. Head to the replies to check it out.
Keagan Ilvonen on 07/31/14 - 08:46 AM
According to a new interview with Complex, Kendrick Lamar has been hard at work on his forthcoming album, stating that he has around 30-40 songs done. The rapper expects to drop the project before the end of the year, and says he has been working with Dr. Dre, among others.
But now that Kendrick, 27, is a hysteria-inducing star, the world is waiting to see if he can deliver twice. Expectations are high. After good kid, good simply won’t be good enough. Unlike GKMC, which Kendrick planned years in advance, there’s no cover art in mind for the follow-up. As for a title, Kendrick says he’s “flirting with ideas.” He’s been working primarily with TDE’s in-house producers, Tae Beast and...
Jake Jenkins on 07/22/14 - 12:46 PM
Jeremih and Shlohmo have released their collaborative EP No More, which you can download for free here.
Jake Jenkins on 07/17/14 - 09:51 AM
Earl Sweatshirt has cancelled the rest of his tour dates due to concerns with his health.
I am physically and mentally at the end of my rope. I weigh a fraction of what I'm supposed to....
Jake Jenkins on 07/08/14 - 02:38 PM
Lil Wayne has dropped another track from Tha Carter V called "Krazy." Check it out below.
Chris Collum on 06/27/14 - 10:37 AM
Hit the replies to stream a new song from experimental hip-hop outfit Shabazz Palaces titled "#CAKE."
Jake Jenkins on 06/23/14 - 11:42 AM
Atmosphere performed their new single "Kanye West" on Conan O'Brien a few nights ago -- video is now up.

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Jason Tate on 06/23/14 - 11:30 AM
Producer Mike WiLL Made It just released the second single from his upcoming Interscope debut, Est. in 1989 Pt. 3. "Buy the World" features Future, Lil Wayne, and Kendrick Lamar and can be heard at Complex.
Ryan Dennehy on 06/16/14 - 09:13 AM
Dessa will be releasing a remix EP for Parts of Speech. Hit the replies for more information and the track listing.
Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 01:02 PM
Childish Gambino and Chance The Rapper seem to be working on a collaborative EP. A live video of Chance performing a verse on "The Worst Guys" with Gambino can be seen in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/09/14 - 08:42 PM
Brace yourselves: Psy and Snoop Dogg have a song together. And it's called "Hangover." And it's in the replies if you dare.

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Blake Solomon on 06/09/14 - 11:17 AM
Death Grips have surprised us once again in true Death Grips fashion and dropped the first half of their new double album for free. This half is called ****** on the moon, and the full double album titled the powers that b is due out later this year. According to the band, Bjork is featured on all eight tracks. You can download the first half for free here and/or stream it in the replies.
Jake Jenkins on 06/08/14 - 09:58 PM
Hit the replies to stream a new Drake track titled "0 to 100 / The Catch Up."
Jake Jenkins on 06/01/14 - 06:43 PM
Hit the replies to stream a new song from Ghostface Killah and BADBADNOTGOOD titled "Six Degress," which also features Danny Brown.
Jake Jenkins on 05/27/14 - 09:41 AM
Rap Genius co-founder Mahbod Moghadam has been fired after posting absurd comments on the memoir of mass murderer Elliot Rodger.
Jason Tate on 05/26/14 - 12:14 PM
Hit the replies to stream a new Ab-Soul track titled "Stigmata," which features Action Bronson and Asaad.
Jake Jenkins on 05/23/14 - 07:47 AM
Hit the replies to stream a new song from Rome Fortune titled "One Time For," which was produced by Four Tet.
Jake Jenkins on 05/20/14 - 09:22 AM
Nas has announced his plans to start Mass Appeal Records, a label that will allow him to release his own music once his contract with Def Jam ends later this year.
Jason Tate on 05/19/14 - 10:59 AM
CNN has released a short documentary called Brother's Keeper about the rise and fall of Clipse. Pusha T and No Malice are both interviewed, but a reunion seems highly unlikely at this point. You can check out the full video in the replies.
Jake Jenkins on 05/16/14 - 11:42 AM
Hit the replies to stream a new Lil Wayne song titled "D'usse."
Jake Jenkins on 05/15/14 - 08:08 PM
Hit the replies to hear/download a new OB O'Brien and Drake song called "Thotful." The song is essentially Drake's remix of Tinashe's "2 On" that turns into a new song "Thotful" with the help of his friend OB O'Brien. You can also hear O'Brien's own "Hazelton Trump."
Ryan Gardner on 05/12/14 - 05:37 PM
It looks like RZA and Raekwon have settled their differences according to a note on Wu-Tang Clan's website. The note reveals that Raekwon will be appearing on the group's upcoming record A Better Tomorrow after all.
Jake Jenkins on 05/12/14 - 09:21 AM
Yesterday, Mac Miller released a free mixtape titled Faces. You can download it over on his website, but only after you craft him a sandwich.
Jake Jenkins on 05/12/14 - 09:07 AM
"The first billionaire in hip-hop, right here from the motherfucking West Coast." - Dr. Dre.

Looks like Dr. Dre thinks Apple is about to buy Beats.
Jason Tate on 05/09/14 - 10:54 AM
Future has released a video game based on his song "I Won" with Kanye West, a highlight from his new album Honest. The game is based around turning women into trophies by throwing chains at them. It is appalling.
Ryan Dennehy on 05/07/14 - 04:37 PM
A teaser for Wu-Tang Clan's forthcoming Once Upon a Time in Shaolin has been confirmed to feature Cher's vocals. That's the "museum" album, not the commercially released A Better Tomorrow. She will be making appearances on two of the albums tracks, and recorded her pieces separately from the Clan. Check out the teaser in the replies.
Ryan Dennehy on 05/07/14 - 11:16 AM
Antwon's fantastic new record, Heavy Hearted In Doldrums, can be downloaded for free over at UNIF Clothing.
Jake Jenkins on 05/06/14 - 06:23 PM
Shabazz Palaces have released more info on their upcoming album, Lese Majesty, which is set to drop on July 28th via Sub Pop Records. The album will feature 18 tracks seperated between seven suites. Head to the replies to stream, "They Come in Gold."

Track Listing
Suite 1: “The Phasing Shift”:
01) “Dawn In Luxor”
02) “Forerunner Foray”
03) “They Come In Gold”
Suite 2: “Touch & Agree”:
04) “Solemn Swears”
05) “Harem Aria”
06) “Noetic Noiromantics”
07) “The Ballad of Lt. Major Winnings”
Suite 3: “Palace War Council Meeting”:
08) “Soundview”
09) “Ishmael”
10) “Down 155th In The MCM Snorkel”
Suite 4: “Pleasure Milieu”:
11) “Divine Of Form”
12) “#Cake”
Suite 5: “Federal...
Keagan Ilvonen on 05/06/14 - 07:33 AM
You can now download 2 Chainz' new EP Free Base for free. It features A$AP Rocky, Rick Ross, and the recently released-from-jail Lil Boosie, among others.
Ryan Dennehy on 05/05/14 - 06:32 PM
Data scientist Matt Daniels decided to take a look at the lyrics of popular hip-hop acts and analyze how diverse they are.
Literary elites love to rep Shakespeare’s vocabulary: across his entire corpus, he uses 28,829 words, suggesting he knew over 100,000 words and arguably had the largest vocabulary, ever. I decided to compare this data point against the most famous artists in hip hop.
Jason Tate on 05/05/14 - 11:48 AM
Last weekend, Shabazz Palaces premiered their new album in Seattle. The album, titled Lese Majesty, is due out July 29th via Sub Pop.
Jake Jenkins on 05/05/14 - 08:16 AM
Young Money is not messing around tonight. Hit the replies to stream a new Nicki Minaj track titled "Yasss Bish!!" featuring Soulja Boy.
Jake Jenkins on 05/02/14 - 09:52 PM
Head to the replies to stream a new Lil Wayne song titled "Believe Me" featuring Drake.
Jake Jenkins on 05/02/14 - 09:22 PM
Last night TMZ caught up with Death Row Records' Suge Knight who claimed that Tupac is still alive and "on an island smoking a Cuban cigar." Let's just say it's been a weird week for music news.
Jason Tate on 05/02/14 - 11:02 AM
This morning, Earl Sweatshirt took to twitter to point us in the direction of a couple of new tracks he posted on Soundcloud. You can check them out in the replies.
Jake Jenkins on 05/02/14 - 08:17 AM
Chance The Rapper dropped a new track in celebration of the one year anniversary of his fantastic release last year, Acid Rap. Head to the replies to stream, "I Am Very Very Lonely."
Keagan Ilvonen on 05/01/14 - 10:07 AM
Of course someone would compile the research to see if it supports Jay-Z or not in declaring lacrosse soft.
But let's take Jay-Z's line literally for a second. Is it actually true, as Major League Lacrosse claims, that lacrosse is, as sports go, pretty hard? Are its athletes as fit, on average, as athletes in other sports? Do they have equally strong muscles, or equally impressive aerobic capacities?
Jason Tate on 04/30/14 - 11:22 AM
R&B auteur The-Dream just released a lyric video for an overtly political new track titled "Black." The video includes imagery from the Donald Sterling controversy and various social movements, and concludes with this written message: "Black isn't just a color. Black isn't just a race anymore. It's a feeling and a place from which one feels isolated by the world of the governing elite. Classism is the new racism. This is what black feels like." There's no announced single or album to accompany the song, but you can watch the video in the replies.
Ryan Dennehy on 04/29/14 - 09:22 PM
Welcome to hip-hop in 2014: on the newest DJ Khaled track "They Don't Love You No More," Jay Z raps "Haters wanna ball, let me tighten up my drawstring / Wrong sport boy, you know you soft as a lacrosse team," in a possible Drake diss. This didn't go over well with Major League Lacrosse, who took the opportunity to lambast Hov, claiming that he "wouldn't last one minute on a lacrosse field," and go on to say "he is more than welcome to come to any of our games and try."
Lacrosse is often called the fastest sport on two feet. Players are on the field dodging and shooting balls at over 100 miles per hour.
With that said we don’t think Jay-Z knows what he’s talking about when he calls...
Ryan Dennehy on 04/29/14 - 11:17 AM
Action Bronson is partnering with VICE to bring us a cooking show called Fuck, That's Delicious. You can view the trailer in the replies.
Jake Jenkins on 04/28/14 - 02:47 PM
The Roots' drummer Questlove has posted the first in a weekly series of essays over at Vulture exploring the history and current landscape of hip-hop and what it means for black culture. It's an interesting read and well worth your time.
Jake Jenkins on 04/24/14 - 08:36 AM
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