The legendary Roots crew has given fans a lot to talk about in the past decade, having released over 11 albums as well as becoming the house band for late night comic Jimmy Fallon, there’s […]
Notice to the rappers of the world: be careful of what you write about, as it could very well land you behind bars instead of penning them, even if the lyrics have no direct correlation to the alleged crime.
Harvard’s new Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship, which will “fund scholars and artists who show productive scholarship and creative potential in the arts in connection with hip-hop.”
Condolences: Rapper “Mac Daddy” of Kris Kross has passed away. Here are our five favorite videos from the group.
Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Emotions in hip-hop aren’t exactly new. Tupac’s “Dear Mama” was one of […]
See the top 20 best Hip-Hop and R&B songs of 2012 here, and then let us know what songs you loved over the year!
Long gone are the days of the lyrical street preachers. With the exception of a few noble MCs, the hip hop artist of today is a sad misrepresentation of the art form.
June is Black Music Month as we are down to our last three artists and all of them are icons. Today’s artist is credited for saving East Coast Hip-Hop. This is another V101.9 Black Music Month moment.
Ice-T makes his directorial debut in Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap, a documentary that pays tribute to the lyrical masters of hip hop culture.
June is Black Music Month as we continue to honor some of the greatest artists ever. We end the week with our first Hip-Hop entry who was definitely one of the pioneers of the genre.