1. 'Just Me, Jadakiss and a Snare': KYLE Talks Dream Collaborations & How 'iSpy' Helped Kodak Black Beat Depression

    September 07, 2017 1:28 PM EDT In 2017, KYLE  has found a way to spear his way through the barricades of rap with his catchy single "iSpy."  While the record teeters along the lines of Dora the Explorer and Blue's Clues , his Lil Yachty -assisted track ballooned into a hit, earning a home on the Billboard…

  2. G-Eazy Unleashes Four New Tracks, Including a Collab With Jadakiss: Listen

    August 03, 2017 10:26 AM EDT G-Eazy is preparing to release his upcoming album, The Beautiful and Damned , but not without building anticipation first. To hold fans over until his album's planned fall release, the Oakland rapper unleashed four new tracks late Wednesday night (Aug. 2) and teased that TB&D would…

  3. The LOX on JAY-Z's '4:44' Album: 'It's a Great Body of Work'

    July 18, 2017 6:47 PM EDT For 20-plus years, The LOX have been major players in the East Coast rap scene.  Comprised of some of hip-hop's most feared lyricists -- Jadakiss , Styles P  and Sheek Louch -- The LOX solidified their legacy with hard-nosed lyricism and cleverly told street tales .  After making…

  4. Fabolous Targets Halloween Release for 'Freddy Vs. Jason' Album With Jadakiss: Exclusive

    June 27, 2017 9:33 AM EDT Since March 2016, Fabolous and Jadakiss  have tantalized fans with the promise of a Freddy Vs. Jason album. After releasing their Tory Lanez-assisted single "Rapture"  last January, the East Coast tandem have remained mum regarding the status of their elusive project. In an…

  5. 6 Hip-Hop Collaborative Projects That Still Need to Be Released

    May 19, 2017 7:22 PM EDT The old adage “the more, the merrier” just about always feels right on when it comes to hip-hop. Sure going platinum with no features is an impressive feat, but the amazing work created consistently by the genre's changing guard of top tier acts teaming up is undeniably a big part of…

  6. Faith Evans on Her 'Legacy' With Notorious B.I.G.: Video Exclusive

    April 21, 2017 10:00 AM EDT Counting down to the May 19 release of The King & I , Faith Evans drops a new music video today (April 21) for another track from her long-awaited duets album with late husband Notorious B.I.G . Titled “Legacy,” the mid-tempo tune features unreleased Biggie vocals in tandem with Evans…

  7. 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…

  8. R.I.P. B.I.G.: Lyrical Tributes to Biggie Smalls

    March 08, 2017 5:07 PM EST Twenty years ago today on March 9, 1997, the world lost one of the greatest rappers of all time in The Notorious B.I.G. Though he died at the almost impossibly young age of 24, the MC who came live from Bedford-Stuyvesant left a lasting mark on the rap game with two iconic, landmark albums --…

  9. Meek Mill Proves He's Still a Boss at Star-Studded Philadelphia Concert

    February 11, 2017 6:00 PM EST On Friday (Feb. 10), Meek Mill took over his native Philadelphia for his star-studded Meek Mill & Friends Concert featuring DMX , Rick Ross , T.I ., Y.G . & more.  With the Wells Fargo Center serving as Meek's playing field, the Maybach Music Group hitmaker delivered electrifying…

  10. Every Beef Jay Z Has Squashed in the Past 2 Years

    February 08, 2017 12:46 PM EST Over the last several months, Jay Z has taken the high road with many of his former rap foes. After being embroiled in numerous beefs from the 2000s, from his lengthy feud with Nas to his falling out with former protege Beanie Sigel , Shawn Carter has found ways to put his past issues behind…

  11. Faith Evans Releases Two Tracks From Notorious B.I.G. Joint Album

    February 01, 2017 6:11 PM EST For years, Faith Evans toyed with the idea of releasing her collaborative project  The King and I with her late husband, rapper  The Notorious B.I.G. On Tuesday, Evans dished out the first two singles: "NYC" featuring Jadakiss  and "When We Party" with Snoop Dogg .  "…

  12. Fabolous & Jadakiss Co-Host Dinner for New Balance 247 Luxe Launch

    January 07, 2017 4:21 PM EST For the truly enlightened sneakerhead, style is the ultimate consideration -- but arch support might be a close second. “I’ve always loved New Balance. It’s always been a comfortable shoe to me,” said Jadakiss , co-host (along with Fabolous ) of a dinner celebrating the release of the 247…

  13. Belly & Jadakiss Bring Back '90s Vibes in 'Trap Phone' Video: Watch

    December 14, 2016 2:29 PM EST Belly  kept busy in 2016. The songwriter/emerging hip-hop artist dropped two projects this year with Another Day in Paradise and Inzombia . On Wednesday (Dec. 14), the Canadian upstart returns with his new video for "Trap Phone," featuring Jadakiss .  "In my mind I kept seeing…

  14. Juelz Santana Calls Busta Rhymes, Jadakiss, Method Man & Redman to Bring That 'Ol' Thang Back': Listen

    December 14, 2016 10:21 AM EST Since landing a role in the new season of VH1's Love and Hip Hop , Juelz Santana has been active in the rap game. On Tuesday (Dec. 13), he gathered up a bevy of rap all-stars like Jadakiss , Busta Rhymes , Redman , and Method Man for his new track "Ol' Thang Back." With…

  15. Belly Talks 'InZombia' Mixtape, Donald Trump's Presidency & Jadakiss Collaboration

    November 16, 2016 7:57 AM EST For the past couple of years, the momentum in music has been teetering towards the country north of the border. With Canada’s onslaught on the mainstream scene orchestrated by Drake , The Weeknd and Justin Bieber , one promising star is hoping to help his Canadian brothers keep the charts…

  16. Lil Durk Recruits Jadakiss for Uplifting Track 'See Me Down'

    November 09, 2016 2:45 PM EST Following Tuesday night's election (Nov. 8), Lil Durk  offers the uplifting new number "See Me Down," co-starring Jadakiss . The Chicago rapper loads up his bars on the Donis Beats-produced track with social issues like gun violence ("Tired of seein' my niggas die, on…

  17. How Beyonce & Jadakiss Helped Young M.A Score an Against-the-Grain Hit

    October 28, 2016 2:51 PM EDT Young M.A released “Ooouuu” on SoundCloud in May, and it didn’t take long for New York rap radio to latch on to the 24-year-old Brooklyn MC’s rambunctious, chorus-free single. But a few high-profile remixes and superstar endorsements have recently turned the local hit into a top 40 smash,…

  18. 5 Rising Rappers Who Are Busting Up Hip-Hop's Boys' Club

    September 11, 2016 12:20 PM EDT For the past decade, rap radio has been a boys’ club (barring, of course, Nicki and Iggy) — but thanks to the creativity and swagger of these buzzy MCs, that’s all about to change. Dreezy ​ 22, from Chicago ​ Breakthrough:  ​An assist from fellow Windy City native Jeremih boosted 2016 single …

  19. Zeds Dead Talk Genre-Hopping 'Northern Lights' Album and Deadbeats Label

    August 10, 2016 11:08 AM EDT is turning out to be a big year for the Toronto duo Zeds Dead : After a series of EPs and singles, DC (Dylan Mamid) and Hooks (Zachary Rapp-Rovan) are putting the finishing touches on a new album, which they hope to release by "the end of September, early October." Zeds Dead…

  20. 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…

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