Common Ft Vince Staples & Jay Electronica – Kingdom (Remix)

  As promised, Jay Electronica hops on a remix of Common and Vince Staples’ “Kingdom.” A few days ago, we reported that Jay Electronica was slated to appear on an upcoming remix of Common and Vince Staples’ “Kingdom,” and now it’s arrived. Common just posted the remix on his SoundCloud with that relatively low budget artwork you see to the left. With the original No I.D. production remaining intact,... Read More

MusiQ Soulchild Brings His Rap Alter Ego “The Husel”

  After a decade of R&B success, Musiq Soulchild aims to conquer rap. The hitmaker revealed his rap alter ego, The Husel, in July during a NYC live performance. Last week, Aug. 11, he shared with Madame Noir that the choice to reinvent his music was the result of music listeners clamoring for hip-hop driven sounds. He continued to share that R&B is “struggling right now” and popular taste has shifted toward hip-hop. “I... Read More

G-Unit – Ahhh Shit

After taking a small break, G-Unit get back to the music as 50 Cent, Young Buck and Kidd Kidd link up for ‘Ahhh Shit’. It is produced by TM88 of 808 Mafia and has them addressing the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. New album coming in November. Listen to the track below.. Listen Below:  Read More

The Dangers Of Dancing In Jeans

i-D and Diesel teamed up to create this video that demonstrates “The A To Z Of Dance”. From Ballroom to Twerk, the video shows people shaking their ass in Diesel’s new Jogg jeans, which are crafted using a denim/jersey mix fabrication, making them more flexible and less likely to rip in the crotch on the dance floor. I always fucking rip my jeans in v close proximity to my danger zone because I was cursed with the thighs of Emmitt... Read More

@Drake – Nothing Was The Same (Album Stream)

Drake has officially released his third studio album ‘Nothing Was The Same’. The LP features contributions from Jay-Z, 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Jhene Aiko, Detail and Majid Jordan. The tracklist can be seen here. Here is a free stream of the entire thing, courtesy of Spotify. It is available for purchase on iTunes. Listen to the album below.  Read More

@201Ransom – SomewhereInAmerica Freestyle

After his recent misunderstanding with Nicki Minaj, Jersey rapper Ransom gets back to the music and releases a new freestyle over Jay-Z’s ‘SomewhereInAmerica’ beat. New mixtape ‘Pain & Glory 3′ coming soon. Listen to the track below.  Read More

Love & Hip Hop Erica Mena And 105.1’s Dj Envy Sex Scandal

News broke about Erica Mena from Love & Hip Hop dated married  personality DJ Envy.  We spoke with an inside source close to the situation that had ALL kinds of information of what the relationship REALLY was!!!  Hit the jump to find out all the juicy details….   Let’s start with the fact that Erica Mena is NOT a home wrecker.  She was with him for 3 years had NO idea that he was married … until recently.   He was pretty much living... Read More

Joe Budden reveals “No Love Lost” Album Release Date

Joe Budden is currently putting the finishing touches on his upcoming mixptae “A Loose Quarter” but he is also working on his forthcoming solo album “No Love Lost”. He revealed today that we can expect the album on January 22nd, 2013 via eOne Music. But before that we will be getting the mixtape on November 23rd. A Loose Quarter (The Mixtape) – 11/23No Love Lost (The Album) – 1/22 — Joe Budden (@JoeBudden) November 5, 2012 SOURCE  Read More

[VIDEO] THE MAKING OF DJ KHALED’S ‘HIP HOP’

Take A look at the visual of the making of Dj Khaled’s Hip Hop ft Nas, Scarface and Dj Premiere  Read More

Jay-Z brings Hip Hop to Carnegie Hall

What else can Jay-Z do as a Hip Hop artist? Once again he brings Marcy projects to an Arena that the Hip Hop culture was never even thought of being apart of. Jay-Z performed on stage with the Illadelphonics and ?uestlove and brought out special guests like Nas and Alicia Keys. Most would argue about Jay-Z being the first rapper to touch the stage of Carnegie Hall due to Wyclef had already performed at there. “Whyclef is not a rapper”... Read More

[VIDEO] Mother of Slain Rapper Slim Dunkin speaks out

The mother of slain Mario Denzel Hamilton aka Slim Dunkin made a shocking appeal to her son’s killer moments after laying him to rest. Hip Hop Enquirer’s Dennis Byron was at the burial when Janet Hamilton decided to speak out. Her words speak volumes as someone who has lost her oldest son REST IN PEACE TO SLIM DUNKIN FROM BRICK SQUAD   Local Rapper Young Vito involved WIT Slim Dunkin murder case  Read More

[VIDEO] The National Museum Of Hip-Hop Presents

The National Museum Of Hip-Hop Presents Congressional Black Caucus Graffiti Exhibition, a tribute to members of the Congressional Black Caucus and live performances. 20 different artists from around the world displayed works at the famous Quad Studio in Time Square along with DJs’ and a performance by a UK emcee Outlaw.  Read More

What inspired Drake’s ‘Take Care’

  Drake’s Take Care is an album that can give a critic a headache. That’s not only because of how obvious it is that whatever one chooses to say about Take Care doesn’t matter in the faintest – the album has been a huge deal since its title was announced – but because the album is inscrutable, a glistening sports car with tinted windows and building-rattling bass, blazing past and leaving you gawking in its wake. Compared with last... Read More

Common Talks “The Dreamer, The Believer”

Hip-Hop Wired caught up with common on the set of his new single “Blue Sky” from his upcoming album The Dreamer, The Believer, dropping November 22nd. Speaking exclusively with Hip-Hop Wired, Common gave us the treatment for the visual stating, “The song gives you a good feeling.  You can dance to it  and it makes  you feel like you can conquer the world and we wanted the video to have that same cinematic feeling to it.  We’re shooting... Read More

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