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New Music Fridays: Common, SiR, H.E.R. And More

The last weekend of summer finds new music from Common, SiR, H.E.R., Alchemist, and more.

Premiere: Joell Ortiz Teams With Heatmakerz For “Captain”

"Captain" continues Joell Ortiz's brand of grade A lyricism.

Joell Ortiz & Fred The Godson Trade Lyrical Fire On New Song “Talk Dat”

Joell Ortiz has proven to be a monster in the booth no matter what beat he hops on, and his latest single is another great example of this. After spending the year…

Joell Ortiz Calls Out Sucka MCs On New Song, “God Forbid”

When rap fans want to hear purebred New York City rhymes, or what some consider “real rap,” we can always count on Brooklyn’s Joell Ortiz to do just that. Although he’s…

Producer Domingo Brings Millennial MCs Together On ‘That’s Hip-Hop: Generation Next’

Producer Domingo Padilla has had a busy year cranking out dope beats for an array of dope emcees. Earlier this year, he stuck to his roots and connected with fellow…

The Roots, Joell Ortiz & More Add Eclectic Spin To Broadway With “My Shot” Remix

Earlier this year, Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and star of the hip-hop musical Hamilton, announced the upcoming project Hamilton Mixtape, in which he enlisted prominent…

No Panty Rap Crew On Latino Erasure In Hip-Hop, Voting, Stop-And-Frisk & More

While hip-hop has long been heralded as an inherent creation of the African-American community, the art form-turned-global phenomena has equal ties to its Latino roots. …

Joell Ortiz & Token Are The Most Feared Serial Killers In “Kill At Will” Video

Brooklyn’s own Joell Ortiz and 17-year-old rapper Token transform into Hollywood’s most devious serial killers to murk their enemies in “Kill At Will.” The…

Joell Ortiz Will Be Here Long After Sucker MCs On “Last Man Standing”

In true Yaowa form, Joell Ortiz sticks to his hip-hop origins and the boom-bap era as he teams up with legendary producer Domingo for their forthcoming collaborative…