DMX’s ‘Ruff Ryders Anthem’ Aided The Birth Of Action Bronson’s Son

DMX’s ‘Ruff Ryders Anthem’ Aided The Birth Of Action Bronson’s Son

DMX’s music is great for a lot of things; contemplating complex emotions, increasing the energy at sporting events, and starting fights at a moment’s notice. All those things are expected — he was the sort of artist whose lyrics nearly always matched the vibe of his songs — but as it turns out, DMX is pretty effective in the area…

Video: Key Glock “I Can Show You”

Video: Key Glock “I Can Show You”

Listen. Key Glock can show you how to do it all in the latest video off his and Young Dolph’s Dum & Dummer 2. Copping a seat an underground location, the Memphis rapper gives pointers on getting paid with a Louis Vuitton trunk full of money and a loaded machine gun to back it up.

RZA Launches His ‘Saturday Afternoon Kung Fu Theater’ WIth ‘Pugilism’

RZA Launches His ‘Saturday Afternoon Kung Fu Theater’ WIth ‘Pugilism’

With Marvel’s release of the Shang-Chi trailer on Monday, expect kung-fu movies to start making a big comeback in the coming year (if they haven’t already; see Raya And The Last Dragon, the renewal of Warrior on HBO Max, and the recently premiered reboot of the classic show Kung-Fu). It’s likely that no one is more ecstatic about this turn…

Kota The Friend “Outside” | Rap Radar

Kota The Friend “Outside” | Rap Radar

More life, less rules. With more than enough time for today, Kota The Friend takes it “Outside” for the first single off his forthcoming album. Over gentle keys and jolly demeanor, the Brooklyn MC responds to his haters, addresses his critics, and fake love. Got peace, got green, say cheese. “Outside” follows Kota The Friend’s previous projects Lyrics To Go…

Morray Shows Love To The Hood In His Tender ‘Trenches’ Video

Morray Shows Love To The Hood In His Tender ‘Trenches’ Video

“The hood” figures prominently into many a rap song, but most often, it’s in a context of poverty, trauma, and violence as artists detail their rags-to-riches success stories, contrasting their humble beginnings with their newly lush surroundings. However, Fayetteville, North Carolina trapsoul artist Morray flat-out refuses to let that narrative continue to be the only one dominating hip-hop’s expansive landscape.…

Morray “Trenches” | Rap Radar

Morray “Trenches” | Rap Radar

All smiles from the hood. Hot off his Interscope deal, Morray takes it to the “Trenches” for the uplifting tune from his April 28-release, Street Sermons. In front of a chapel, the Fayetteville native details his upbringing and rise to fame while showcasing the locals from around his way. Home sweet home.

SZA Commends Lizzo For Sharing An Unedited Nude Selfie To Instagram

SZA Commends Lizzo For Sharing An Unedited Nude Selfie To Instagram

No matter what she does, it seems as though Lizzo cannot escape critics. However, Lizzo takes a lighthearted approach to her haters, trolling people for questioning her weight and having very open discussions about the body positivity movement. But seeing as we live in a society that upholds unrealistic beauty standards, even Lizzo admits to occasionally airbrushing her selfies. That’s…

Video: Fredo Bang “Don’t Stop Believing”

Video: Fredo Bang “Don’t Stop Believing”

Hold on to that feeling. Fredo Bang keeps his head up high and countless his blessings hope-filled single, “Don’t Stop Believing”. Directed by Jolo, the Baton Rouge shares a behind the scenes look of his recent days including performances, dinner celebrations, studio time, photoshoots, meetings with Funkmaster Flex, his travels, and more. Follow his journey (no pun). “Don’t Stop Believing”…

Jhené Aiko – “Tryna Smoke”

Jhené Aiko – “Tryna Smoke”

April 20 may have passed, but that doesn’t mean that the weed sessions have to stop. (And with more states legalizing it recreationally by the day, it never does.) Jhené Aiko invites her fans to a session, in the form of her “Tryna Smoke” video. Similar to ScHoolboy’s “Dope Dealer” video in 2016, the visual is mostly from the viewpoint…

El-P Was Pretty Chill About Being A ‘New York Times’ Crossword Clue

El-P Was Pretty Chill About Being A ‘New York Times’ Crossword Clue

You might think that El-P, a native New Yorker, would be ecstatic to be listed as a clue in the hometown rag’s fan-favorite crossword puzzle for the day. The New York Times used “Rapper who’s half of Run The Jewels” as its clue, referencing El-P’s duo with Killer Mike. So, he called his latest accomplishment “pretty cool” on Instagram, but…