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23 July, 2010 2:09 am

Some intrepid graffiti artist got creative in the NYC subways with this homage to Mobb Deep.

7 July, 2010 2:19 am

Want to help save the internet from people like the person pictured above? Tired of seeing Gucci Mane posts? Want to see more Gucci Mane posts? You can make a difference. HipHopSite.Com is looking for a handful of new freelance contributors to help out on the day to day blogging of new content that is [cont.]

6 July, 2010 4:49 am

Big Boi’s latest has been getting great reviews across the board, but what does HipHopSite.Com think about it? You’ll find that out sooner-than-later… In the meantime, where is the best place to cop Sir Lucious Leftfoot: The Son of Chico Dusty? BigBoi.Com: You can order the album directly from BigBoi.Com, which presents it in numerous [cont.]

2 July, 2010 4:23 am

With all of the controversy surrounding our review of Thank Me Later, it’s sparked a pretty heated debate on the site as to why hip-hop fans love or hate Drake. While everyone has their own opinion on the subject, reader Kevin Criss wrote in with an interesting perspective that really hasn’t been touched upon. Not [cont.]

30 June, 2010 5:10 pm

I recently arrived home from Haiti. While I was there I worked in a few aspects of the relief effort including a solidarity mission to aid the Earthquake survivors. In addition to all of this Myself, Cormega and Styles P participated in a show to support Haitian Hip Hop and rebuild the community. I would [cont.]

22 June, 2010 6:57 pm

Eminem – Relapse – Em’s latest LP dropped yesterday, with Itunes being the only ones to step up with any kind of bonus content. The Itunes Deluxe Edition comes with two pretty enticing bonus tracks – “Session One” features Em next to his almost Shady Slaughterhouse crew, while the “Ridaz” features Dr. Dre production. These [cont.]

16 June, 2010 5:04 pm

Okay. The “swag” movement needs to die. Now. This terrible term has been used in hip-hop for years now and at this point needs to be straight murked. Frankly, M.I.A. needs to take the blame for this. Now, you may be asking yourself: “Self? Why is this dude bringing this up now? Doesn’t he know [cont.]

24 May, 2010 9:04 pm

It was the summer of 1996. Hip-Hop was a mess. We were slowly losing the sound of classic hip-hop music at this time. Stakes were high. The east coast / west coast feud had reached the boiling point, with Death Row Records and Bad Boy Entertainment at the center of it. Biggie and Tupac were [cont.]

18 May, 2010 11:30 pm

We used to see this happen every year, back when we ran indie rap retail – a bunch of labels all pick the same day for a bunch of quality releases, and none of them care to change it, forcing the consumer to start making choices, rather than multiple purchases. Today is a packed street [cont.]

7 May, 2010 7:11 pm

UPDATE: We have picked a winner. Candidates were selected at random, then each transported to a magical island, where each was assigned a number, and then put through a series of life threatening tests, time travel, alternate realities, and the limited use of swear words, including only “damn”, “son of a bitch”, and “sodding”. Kusi [cont.]

5 May, 2010 3:19 am

(Above: Pharrell & HHS Staff @ HipHopSite retail store in 2006.) As HHS re-enters the scene, we’re keeping a close watch on what’s going on in this industry, and the new breed of rap websites. All due respect to those who have been doing it the last few years, holding it down while we closed [cont.]

27 April, 2010 6:20 am

Seems like everyone moved their release dates around to make sure they weren’t competing with a little old artist named B.o.B. and his Atlantic Records / Grand Hustle debut, The Adventures of Bobby Ray. Atlantic’s direct deal preorder packages are done with, so let’s see where the best place to cop this album is…… Itunes [cont.]

24 April, 2010 5:15 am

One thing surrounding the controversial, untimely, and tragic death of Guru is the fate of his yet-to-be released recordings. We all know that Guru has been recording exclusively on 7*Grand Recordings over the last few years with Solar. What this means, sadly, is that the recordings under the label that remain unfinished or in the [cont.]

22 April, 2010 4:37 am

This just in, Little Brother’s official webstore, 5th & Fashion, is offering Left Back with a limited edition Left Back t-shirt in a package deal for $30. Maybe we were late on this, maybe it was just announced. Either way, support your favorite artists, or don’t be mad when they disappear.

20 April, 2010 12:15 am

Of course, Cypress Hill is not the only group with an album dropping on today 4/20, there’s also Little Brother’s Leftback, Kurupt’s Streetlights, Devin The Dude’s Do Not Distherb (Suite 420), and Truthlive’s Patience, also each in stores now. But Cypress Hill is the only one of these groups that is dropping multiple, confusing alternate [cont.]

14 April, 2010 4:03 am

We usually like to run these articles on street date Tuesdays, but here it is a day late. We know many of you rushed right down to your local record store Monday night at 11:59 to support the flourishing music industry. But since nobody out there downloaded the album illegally and some of you haven’t [cont.]

11 April, 2010 6:43 pm

Here we are on the (supposed) eve of the release of Dr. Dre’s first single from his third and apparent final album, Detox, aptly titled “Under Pressure”, a collaborative track with Jay-Z. The internet has been ablaze the last few weeks with talk of the single, with everyone wondering what exactly it will sound like. [cont.]

30 March, 2010 2:39 am

Decisions, decisions. We know each and every one of you is going to be first in line at your local mom and pop shop with $50 in your hands to cop the new albums from Erykah Badu, Meth + Ghost + Rae, Usher, E-40 right? Surely the only way to get these never heard before [cont.]

27 March, 2010 4:50 pm

Damn, Luda’s been mentioning Conjure so much in his lyrics lately, you’d think he owns a stake in the company. Oh wait, he does. Ludacris has his own brand of cognac called Conjure. From cooking with Conjure on Martha Stewart to releasing a mixtape around the liquor to name dropping it in every other verse, [cont.]

26 March, 2010 9:53 pm

This song by Indeep in 1982 summed up how Hip-Hop saw its beloved DJ – as a superhero. In the beginning, the DJ was the main attraction. People came out to parties just to see their favorite DJ rock the house. The “rapper” at that time was just a guy who carried the vinyl, introduced [cont.]

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