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The Ultimate ‘Dun’: How Mobb Deep’s Prodigy Became The Embodiment Of East Coast Rap

“I’m not even going to front…he got me,” snickered an unusually self-deprecating Albert Johnson. While it was…

Crew Love: How ‘The New Edition Story’ Made A Band Of Brothers

Hollywood wanted no parts of it. For television vet Jesse Collins, the whole idea of the project was as…

Win Or Lose, We Will Forever Be In Trump Land

Anika Hazlewood can hardly sleep. The 40-year-old personal trainer has seen all the polls dissecting this…

Marc Lamont Hill Talks Donald Trump, Cop Killings, #BLM & Taking VH1 ‘Live!’ With New TV Show

Marc Lamont Hill lets out an incredulous laugh that blaringly slices through a cacophony of background noise…

Black Thought Talks Star-Studded ‘Juice’ Screening, Tupac, And The Roots’ Next Album

One of the ’90s most influential urban films will receive a much-deserved spotlight this weekend. Juice, the…

‘HitnRUN Phase Two’: An Oral History Of Prince’s Last Studio Album

For Eryn Allen Kane it was like hearing the voice of God on the phone. It was the spring of 2015, and the…

​Behind The Beats: New York City

Our last installment in our three-part hip-hop producers series lands at the birthplace of rap. It would be…

Q&A: Kid Ink on Redefining the West Coast Sound One Beat at a Time

To truly appreciate today’s vibrant, groundbreaking Los Angeles hip-hop scene you have to go back nearly 20…

Behind The Beats: Chicago

Next up in our three-part Behind the Beats hip-hop producers series, we travel 1746 miles from Los Angeles to…