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Nas’s ‘King’s Disease II’ Album Makes Top 3 Debut On Billboard 200 Chart

His 13th studio album is now the artist's highest-charting album since 2012's 'Life Is Good'

Nas ‘King’s Disease II’ Album Tracklist Includes Features From Lauryn Hill, Eminem, And More

The star-studded sequel to Esco's Grammy Award-winning 'Kings Disease' is slated to drop on Aug. 6.

Ah! Boy: 6 Things You Didn’t Know About Craig Mack

Craig Mack’s untimely passing has reminded the music world of his talents. The New Jersey native was widely known for “Flava In Ya Ear,” as well as its classic remix. On…

Marvel Unveils Third Installment Of Hip Hop Variant Covers

Marvel is back with its third installment of its hip-hop variant covers. The comic franchise recently unveiled the newest editions, drawing inspirations from Missy Elliot…

More Than A Rock Star: 12 Rap Songs That Sample David Bowie

When the news of the death of David Bowie hit the Web, it was no wonder that hip-hop stars flocked to their feeds to pay homage. Kanye West called the music legend one…

14 Thoughts on Def Jam’s 30th Anniversary Concert: More DMX, Less Peter Gunz

(1) Can a Def Jam anniversary concert without LL Cool J and Public Enemy be legit? Depends on what decade the doctor smacked your ass and welcomed you into this cruel…

Interview: 50 Cent Talks Lil’ Boosie Collaboration, ‘Animal Ambition’, And Whether He’d Record With Nas Again

50 Cent’s Queens roots run deep. We’re seated in a back room at Eminem’s Shade 45 radio station in Manhattan discussing our shared N.Y. origins. We grew up 10 minutes…

No Sleep Till Brooklyn: Annual Hip-Hop Festival Celebrates The Legacy Of A Timeless Culture [PHOTOS]

The annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival celebrates a timeless legacy WORDS Caleb Bloomfield PHOTOS Devin Lightner You cannot talk Hip-Hop without New York City being part…

The BIG List: Hip-Hop’s 30 Most Powerful Album Intros

    You know what they say: You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. That’s especially true on rap albums