Today, Governors Ball announced its 2014 lineup and it looks like the rumors are true; Outkast will headline more than one festival this summer. (more…)
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The music video has taken on a new role and purpose in the hip-hop zeitgeist. In the current high-paced, disposable media landscape, videos have shifted away from the big-budget, atypical events they had developed into over the course of the prior two decades. You don’t need an accomplished director, a six-figure budget, or tropical backdrop to create an acclaimed rap video these days. That heightened accessibility for artists has given us a closer, more authentic look into their cities and their natural environments. (more…)
The songs listed here, in no particular order, represent the look and feel of hip-hop in 2013. A song hopes to capture a moment, in the same way that an album, more broadly, hopes to capture an experience. Some of the more complex emotions about luxury, love, loss, defiance, honesty, lust, ingenuity, politics and compassion sprouted from this year’s crop of rap moments. (more…)
After a roughly a three month wait, Drake stays true to his promise and releases the official version of his “Trophies” collabo with Hit-Boy. (more…)
Drake gives his take on DeAndre’s “We Made It.” Might be time to put the “Versace” flow away for a bit, Aubrey. (more…)
Loso comes through with a Christmas gift for all of the hip-hop heads across the web. (more…)
Drake on a joint that he mentioned during his CRWN interview with Elliott Wilson. This Bey business is sounding a LOT like the hip hop album of the year. And that just screws everyone’s list.
I take back everything disparaging I ever said about Hov. He’s the champ forever. Beyoncé is his queen. They rule the world and their love looks better than mine. Jelly-monster pardon, please.
Music and fashion walk hand in hand in pop culture, so it’s no surprise that fashion has influenced some of our favorite hip hop tracks. From sportswear lines like adidas to high-end couture like Versace, rappers are naming the brands they love, and sometimes even getting endorsement deals along the way. Here are 15 hip hop videos that celebrate love of fashion.
iHipHop Blog Team