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14 January, 2014 7:19 am

Entering our 18th year of existence, we think it’s about time HipHopSite.Com be listed on Metacritic, for our In The Deck album reviews. With over 2000 reviews in our In The Deck archive, don’t you think its time we are included amongst Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, and Billboard? So readers, we ask you Tweet @metacritic, requesting [cont.]

5 January, 2014 2:56 pm

Back in 1995, J-Ro of Tha Alkaholiks recorded a solo cut on the group’s second album, Coast II Coast, called “2014″. The song was a look two decades into the future, and the state of hip-hop as it stands today. Just how prophetic was J-Ro? We take a look. 1. “The year is 2004, people [cont.]

24 December, 2013 5:09 pm

Our yearly Blog So Hard mix will hit this Friday, Blog So Hard 3: B-Side Wins Again, collecting 2013′s 25 best underground cuts that didn’t have an album or official mixtape to call home, released primarily via the blog scene. The mix is finished, and the tracklist will be revealed later this week on our [cont.]

28 November, 2013 2:51 pm

Long story, but we just cleaned out the comments section and if you’ve made a comment on this site, chances are it’s been approved. We don’t censor comments unless there is clear abuse (spamming, trolling, hate-speech, etc), but sometimes legitimate comments get picked up by the spam filter. We just cleaned out the spam filter [cont.]

15 November, 2013 7:26 pm

Because hey, why not? Part One: Getting One I put some money aside some months ago to purchase a Sony Playstation 4. Didn’t have the extra funds on hand to catch the initial wave of pre-orders, so I knew I had to break down and do the nerdiest thing possible: wait in line on launch [cont.]

9 October, 2013 9:11 am

This is an experiment, not that we’ll do anything with the data, we’re just curious. Tell us your personal introduction to hip-hop story. I’ll tell you mine. I pretty much was aware of hip-hop in the 80′s as a 12 year old, but the first song that really resonated with me was Tone Loc’s “Wild [cont.]

4 October, 2013 5:25 am

Since we’ve been updating the sites relentlessly each day over the last year, it feels like it has been longer, but this week we celebrate one year online for our dance music sister site, WeAllHitPlay.Com. We’ve covered the dance music scene extensively over the last year, from the U.S. epicenter of the movement, Las Vegas, [cont.]

19 June, 2013 4:06 am

While our Yeezus review is not quite ready yet, we have reviewed every Kanye West album throughout the span of our 17-year history. Check out our review archive of each of his albums below, from The College Dropout to Cruel Summer. The College Dropout – @@@@1/2 – By Matt Conaway Excerpt: On “Last Call”, Kanye [cont.]

4 April, 2013 2:39 pm

Update: The winner for our “Look At All This Shit You Can Win From GetOnDown” Contest is Skip Bennet of Clarkdale, AZ. Look for more contests from HipHopSite.Com soon…. 3/14/13: Do you like free shit? Sure you do. We’ve teamed with Get On Down, manufactures of fine, limited edition hip-hop products for this special giveaway [cont.]

6 December, 2012 8:07 pm

Fans and friends, we have added REDDIT share buttons to each article on both HipHopSite.Com and WeAllHitPlay.Com. So, by all means, if you see something here that you think the rest of the world should see, share it with the “front page of the internet” using the button up above, on any post. Thank you [cont.]

3 December, 2012 4:59 am

Chicago-based podcast series The Andy Derer Show speaks with founder of HipHopSite.Com / WeAllHitPlay.Com / Hellafine Records, DJ Pizzo (that’s me). We talk about the year in hip-hop, the house music club scene, MCA, Chris Lighty, and much more.

14 November, 2012 10:42 am

9th Wonder and Buckshot celebrate the release of their new album, The Solution, with this a free full album stream for the fans. Pick this up now at Duck Down or other fine retailers.

14 November, 2012 8:20 am

Roc Marciano’s long-awaited Reloaded LP is finally in stores today, via Decon. You can pick it up on iTunes now, or preview the whole thing below first.

3 November, 2012 5:09 pm

RZA’s directorial debut comes in the form of The Man With The Iron Fists, a Quentin Tarantino produced, Eli Roth co-written homage to classic kung-fu films of the 70′s. RZA’s no stranger to Hollywood, having scored Jim Jarmusch’s now classic Ghost Dog, appearing with GZA and Bill Murray in perhaps the most memorable scene of [cont.]

2 November, 2012 7:31 am

While Halloween nightlife is usually ripe with creative (and sometimes just plain revealing) costumes, our favorite of the year goes to “Low End Theory Girl”, a physical manifestation of the iconic A Tribe Called Quest covergirl, as captured by Gas Lamp Killer’s Instagram account. The photo was taken in Los Angeles last night, at the [cont.]

2 November, 2012 7:20 am

We usually stray away from the paparazzi posts, but Halloween is something special. Kanye West and Kim Kardashian dressed as Batman and Catwoman (Michelle Pfeiffer version), respectively, for their appearance at the world famous LIV in Miami.

4 October, 2012 8:14 pm

Homeboy Sandman writes the following editorial for the Huffington Post. “I love going into schools and talking with kids. Before making music I taught high school full time. Ironically, students pay infinitely more attention now that I’m a rapper. Class always begins the same way. “What is hip hop? When you think about hip hop, [cont.]

1 October, 2012 2:12 pm

In the 90′s, you might have heard scholars talking about Jazz as “the only form of music ever born in America”, largely ignoring a sub-culture that was in full swing just a few blocks away from their comfortable suburban homes. But today, rap music and hip-hop culture have invaded just about every corner of mainstream [cont.]

24 September, 2012 12:32 pm

By popular demand, we have moved the Recently Commented On section back to the right-hand side of the site, like it was on our previous version, rather than the bottom of the page since the launch of this version. We’ve also added the latest headlines from our newly launched house/electronic sister site WeAllHitPlay.Com on the [cont.]

22 September, 2012 5:27 pm

As we mentioned earlier, we’ve been secretly working on a sister site to HipHopSite.Com, called WeAllHitPlay.Com. Being based in Vegas, and spinning a whole lot of house music, it would be criminal for us not to cover this genre. That being said, WeAllHitPlay.Com is live. Read the origins of the new site and how A-Trak [cont.]

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