1. Faith Evans & The Notorious B.I.G. Join Forces With Styles P & Sheek Louch for 'Take Me There'

    May 11, 2017 3:21 PM EDT As Faith Evans gears up for the release of her collaborative effort The King and I with The Notorious B.I.G ., she unveils her new song "Take Me There" featuring Styles P and Sheek Louch .  Fans are in store for a pleasant surprise, as Evans presents her new song as an official…

  2. Styles P & Talib Kweli Talk Collaborating on 'The Seven' Album & Raising African-American Kids in Today's America

    May 03, 2017 4:40 PM EDT On Tuesday, Styles P and Talib Kweli  graced Billboard' s Facebook Live stage with a performance and interview regarding their new collaborative album The Seven .  After unleashing a fiery performance of "Brown Guys" and "Last Ones," both rap veterans spoke on how The…

  3. The Lox Bring Back Classic '90s Hip-Hop With Performance at NYC's Irving Plaza

    April 08, 2017 1:55 PM EDT The Lox wowed hundreds of avid hip-hop fans with a nostalgic performance at New York City’s Irving Plaza Friday night (April 7). On the tail-end of their two-month trek for their Filthy America…It’s Beautiful Tour , the prolific rap group did a masterful job in providing quintessential hip…

  4. Stream Joey Bada$$' New Album 'All-AmeriKKKan Bada$$'

    April 07, 2017 9:58 AM EDT After teasing fans with a myriad of freestyles -- including his fiery take on  Future's "Mask Off"  --  Joey Bada$$ unloads his sophomore album  All-AmeriKKKan Bada$$  on Friday (April 7).  The 22-year-old Brooklyn MC generated buzz for his second album with his poignant lead…

  5. Talib Kweli & Styles P Release New Video 'Last Ones' From Upcoming Joint Album 'The Seven'

    March 10, 2017 4:12 PM EST Talib Kweli and Styles P are teaming up for their new collaborative album titled The Seven . With the project set to be released April 14, two of New York's most esteemed veterans unleash the music video for their new song "Last Ones." Directed by Suj Jus, Kweli and Styles…

  6. The Lox Address Police Brutality on 'What Happens'

    August 02, 2016 2:56 PM EDT Rap trio The Lox ( Jadakiss ,  Styles P , and Sheek Louch ) are back with a new single featuring J-Doe that addresses the ongoing epidemic of police violence and abuse against marginalized groups, especially black people. In a Tidal-exclusive audio, J-Doe sings, "What happens when we say…

  7. Puff Daddy Releases New Mixtape 'MMM' to Celebrate His Birthday: Listen Now

    November 04, 2015 7:12 AM EST UPDATE: The mixtape stream has arrived. Listen now. It may be Puff Daddy 's birthday, but the music mogul is giving out the gifts: The rapper is planning to release free music on Wednesday. Sean 'Diddy' Combs' All-Star Prayer Circle and More Insider Scoop Puff Daddy, born…

  8. Throwback Thursday: The LOX vs. Diddy in 2005 Hot 97 Interview

    November 13, 2014 5:44 PM EST Nine years ago this month (November 2005), the LOX 's Jadakiss and Styles P turned it up on Diddy while being interviewed on NYC’s Hot 97. It feels like ages ago, doesn't it? I bet it doesn't for the LOX though. Diddy has a reputation for allegedly mistreating his artists. We…

  9. The Seed: Eminem, The Lox, Cam'ron & More New Music

    August 30, 2013 3:00 PM EDT It's been over 10 years since the LOX last graced Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs as a unit but this week’s release of "Summers Too Hot" could bring the drought to an end. The street record, primed for Labor Day barbeques, was produced by the group's longtime producer Scram…

  10. The Seed: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Troy Ave, Trinidad Jame$

    July 21, 2013 8:00 AM EDT All five original members of legendary Cleveland rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony reunite on their new single, "Everything 100." The smooth Wundermine-produced cut, featuring recent Taylor Gang signee Ty Dolla $ign, is radio-friendly and looks to return the group to the charts. Bone…

  11. Rapsody's Wale-Assisted, 'Dark Knights': Exclusive Song Premiere

    July 15, 2013 2:00 PM EDT Rapsody's 'She Got Game' mixtape will drop on August 20. Close to a year after releasing her debut album, "The Idea of Beautiful," Rapsody readies her fifth mixtape, "She Got Game," due August 20. In anticipation for her Gangsta Grillz mixtape, hosted by…

  12. Barack Obama: 10 Best Songs About The President

    November 07, 2012 3:00 PM EST Hip-Hop has been behind Barack Obama since his first presidential campaign in 2008. From Jay-Z to will.i.am, artists have shown their support for the first African-American President of the United States through inspirational odes and unforgettable performances. This week, amidst Obama's…

  13. Curren$y Releases 'Priest Andretti' Mixtape: Listen

    October 31, 2012 1:30 PM EDT 'Its not a costume but u shld deff put it on,' the rapper tweeted. Curren$y releases his mixtape "#PriestAndretti" in time for Halloween (Wednesday, Oct. 31). When it drops let it play... U gotta see it with ur ears... This shit ain't been stepped on at all....…

  14. Azealia Banks Unleashes 19-Track 'Fantasea' Mixtape

    July 12, 2012 11:55 AM EDT Upstart NYC rapper Azealia Banks has followed her four-song "1991" EP with a massive, 19-track mixtape, "Fantasea," which was released online on Thursday (July 12). Originally titled "Fantastic" and given a July 4 release date, "Fantasea" gathers a…

  15. Listen: Azealia Banks and Styles P Team Up on 'Nathan'

    June 30, 2012 4:45 PM EDT Harlem hip-hop phenom Azealia Banks has linked up with a veteran New York rapper, LOX member Styles P, for a new track, "Nathan," released on Saturday (June 30). Produced by Drums of Death, "Nathan" displays the different microphone approaches of the upstart Banks and and…

  16. Jennifer Lopez 'Hits' Package Coming in July

    June 25, 2012 6:00 PM EDT J. Lo will pack 13 years of hits onto one album when "Dance Again… The Hits," Lopez's first best-of collection, arrives on July 24 through Epic Records. "Dance Again… The Hits" will include a pair of previously unreleased songs: "Dance Again," the Pitbull…

  17. Lyfe Jennings' Brother Tries To Launch Music Career

    January 10, 2011 4:01 PM EST While R&B vocalist/songwriter Lyfe Jennings serves a 3 ½ year sentence following a dispute with his ex-girlfriend and mother of his children in 2008, his brother, aspiring singer Jay Rush, hopes to use Jenning's influence to launch his own music career. Video: Jay Rush, "I Ain&…

  18. Ghostface Brings Out Raekwon, Brand Nubian at CMJ Show

    October 23, 2010 3:10 PM EDT G hostface Killah was listed as the headliner at B.B. King's on Friday night in New York, but the Wu-Tang Clan MC played the master of ceremonies of an old-school rap celebration. Before Ghostface took the stage a little before 2:30 AM and brought out special guests Raekwon and Brand…

  19. Pete Rock 'Surprised' to Hear Kanye & Jay-Z Will Use His Beat

    October 01, 2010 4:05 PM EDT Just a couple of days after Kanye West revealed on Twitter that Pete Rock would be one of the producers on the new joint album between himself and Jay-Z , "Watch The Throne," Pete Rock says he was just as surprised to hear the news. "That came as a surprise to me because Jay-Z…

  20. Katy Perry Holds Off Eminem on Hot 100

    July 15, 2010 11:00 AM EDT "California Gurls" by Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg holds at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a sixth week. However, "Love The Way You Lie" (2-2), by Eminem featuring Rihanna , is the chart's Airplay Gainer for a second straight frame, putting it in line to take…

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