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8 December, 2010 11:03 am

The 10 Best Album Covers Of 2010 We pick our favorite COVERS of 2010. These are not our favorite albums of the year. That list is coming later. 10. Lil’ Jon – “Crunk Rock” – Jon had an amazing year as the ultimate club hype man, despite the fact that Crunk Rock was essentially a [cont.]

14 June, 2010 7:47 pm

After being fed up with the way major labels did business, the indie hip-hop movement began around 1995, kicked into high gear in 1997, and still lives on today, though numerous labels and artists. It did begin to wane after several years, capping off around 2007, and with numerous labels folding and / or disappearing [cont.]

13 May, 2010 3:15 am

We guess if you title your album Tashaan Dorsett, you really don’t run the risk of having another rapper copy your album title. But asking artists to be original in hip-hop these days seems like a lot, especially when today’s generation is quick to borrow album titles as if their forefathers never existed. We take [cont.]

6 May, 2010 8:20 am

On “Ether”, one of Nas’ most ruthless lines aimed at Jay-Z was “Eminem murdered you on your own shit”. Although that was not the first or last time a rapper invited someone to appear on their track, only to be accidentally bodied by his guest artist. We take a look at the 20 best examples [cont.]

28 April, 2010 7:05 am

With the passing of Guru, we’ve decided to take a look at some of the most distinct, original, outstanding, and classic voices in hip-hop. This isn’t about skills, how many hits you had, your influence on the game, this is about genetics. Sorry new rappers, you’re all a little too green to make the list [cont.]

20 April, 2010 4:52 am

It’s 4/20. While the innanet will probably ablaze with stories about weed, interviews with stoners, and free downloadable albums (see today’s other sticky posts, as new shit has come to light), we present to you, the 20 best hip-hop songs about getting high. With such a wide topic, it was hard to narrow it down [cont.]

6 April, 2010 1:35 am

10. Face-Proof – People take death in different ways. While we were all sad to see Proof go, perhaps Pierre Johnson took it the worst. While Eminem’s freshly designed forearm pays homage to the fallen rapper, this borderlines on insanity. Tragic on many levels. 9. Lil Cease Loves His Family – He could follow up [cont.]

25 March, 2010 10:32 pm

Last week we showed you The 20 Most Embarrassing Sellout Moments In Hip-Hop History. On the flipside of that coin, there have been some dope moments when rappers starred in commercials for products, many times the commercials themselves more memorable than the items they were pushing. Let’s take a look….. 20. Lil Jon + Subway [cont.]

16 March, 2010 7:50 pm

Get used to it kids. With music sales in a slump, it’s only a matter of time before your favorite rapper turns into a spokesperson for some corporate entity, or the star of some horrible direct-to-video horror film. We present to you, the most embarrassing sellout moments in hip-hop history. 20. Christopher “Kid” Reid Emerges [cont.]

4 March, 2010 9:15 am

Seems that today’s rap album titles have lost their creativity, broken down to generic, simple, one word titles that fail to stir up any interest. However there have been many great titles over the years – here are our picks for the 50 best. This is NOT a best albums of all time list (although [cont.]

22 February, 2010 6:43 am

In an age where the good rap/hip-hop album is a rare breed, albums with terrible titles add insult to injury. Here are our picks for the 25 most poorly titled albums of the genre. We’re sure there are plenty more than just this. Be sure to add your *least* favorite album titles in the comments [cont.]

16 February, 2010 6:06 am

“I ain’t got no lyrics, I’m straight blunt… I don’t have time for lyrics,” said Waka Flocka Flame in an interview on Shade 45 last week. “The nigga that everybody say lyrical, he ain’t got no show…. I be on the radio and niggas be like ‘nigga let’s freestyle right now’ and I be like [cont.]

17 September, 2009 12:56 am

In honor of Wu-Tang’s return to form with the release of Raekwon’s Only Built For Cuban Links 2, we take a look back and high and low points in the history of the Clan. THE 10 BEST WU-TANG ALBUMS THUS FAR 1. Raekwon – “Only Built For Cuban Links” (1995) While Enter The 36 Chambers [cont.]

3 July, 2009 9:54 am

Sure, Michael Jackson’s legacy has been sampled to death, carving out a number of hit records for various artists including Jay-Z (“Izzo”), Kanye West (“Good Life”), Nas (“It Ain’t Hard To Tell”), and tons more. What you may not be aware of however is how many times Michael has tapped these same artists to appear [cont.]

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