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“Hip Hop Icons” Ice-T & Kool G Rap Join DJ Kay Slay On New Song

Not everyone gets to see OGs like Ice-T and Kool G Rap put in work at the studio. Some young hip hop fans have only read about KGR’s sessions online, and most can’t…

Kool G Rap Returns With M.O.P’s Fame & Freeway On “Wise Guys”

If there’s one pioneer in hip-hop that every rising lyricist and avid fan should know, it’s Kool G. Rap. The former member of the Juice Crew and the other half of Kool…

Throwback Jams: Sounds Of Protest

Celebrate #TBT every week with a themed playlist from VIBE’s speakers to your ears With the Baltimore riots and recent deaths of Eric Garner, Freddie Gray and Trayvon…

V Playlist: Curren$y x Corner Boy P, Alexis Jordan x J.Cole, Black Thought, And More

VIBE’s daily additions to the ‘Pod 1. Curren$y (feat. Corner Boy P) – “Viva La Life” This beat is just such a great sample, that as long as there’s a dope MC behind the…

V Playlist: Freeway, Wu-Tang Clan x Kool G Rap, Troy Ave, Murs x 9th Wonder, Theo Martins, Vince Staples x Michael Uzowuru, Jonathas

VIBE’s Daily Additions to the ‘Pod 1. FreewayFreedom Of Speech (Mixtape) Freeway lets his voice be heard on his latest project, as made apparent with the opening…

Full Clip: Kool G. Rap Breaks Down His Catalogue Feat. The Juice Crew, Ice Cube, Nas, Mobb Deep, The Roots &More

→ “It’s a Demo” Kool G Rap & Polo (1986) “My growing up in Corona, Queens had everything to do with my lyrical content and the things I would choose to rap about when I…

Odd Couples: Hip-Hop’s 10 Strangest Collaborations

For the right price, most rappers are willing to collaborate with just about anyone. How else can you explain why the entire world was subjected to that god-awful collabo…

Show Me The Money! Hip-Hop’s 10 Greatest Bidding Wars

The Situation: After catching DJ Kay Slay’s ear with his debut single, “Alphabetical Slaughter,” Pap signed to his Streetsweepers Entertainment label and released more…

DJ/Mixshow Pioneer Mr. Magic Dies Of Heart Attack

New York DJ Mr. Magic reportedly died of a heart attack early this morning (October 2), yet surrounding his death are currently unknown. The news was revealed by radio…