Rap / Hip-Hop Sitemap - Page 5 2014-07-23

Pharoahe Monch - Push
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Pharrell Williams HP Commercial Video - Watch Pharrell's HP Commercial
Watch Pharrell's HP commercial video.

Rhymefest's Fever Video - Watch Rhymefest's Video for Fever
Watch Rhymefest's music video for

Gnarls Barkley - Smiley Faces Video | Watch Gnarls Barkley's Smiley Faces Video
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Lil Jon ft. E-40 and Sean Paul - Snap Yo Fingers | Watch the video for Snap Yo Fingers - Hip-Hop Videos
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Talib Kweli - Listen Video - Watch Talib Kweli's Listen
Watch Talib Kweli's video for

DJ Khaled featuring Akon, T.I, Rick Ross, Fat Joe, Baby & Lil Wayne - We Takin' Over Video
DJ Khaled featuring Akon, T.I, Rick Ross, Fat Joe, Baby & Lil Wayne - We Takin' Over Video

The Game featuring Kanye West - Wouldn't Get Far Video
Watch the Game's Wouldn't Get Far Video featuring Kanye West

2Pac - Nu-Mixx Klazzics Volume 2: Evolution: Duets & Remixes
2Pac - Nu-Mixx Klazzics Volume 2

Beanie Sigel - The Solution - CD Review
Beanie Sigel is less involved, more distracted on his fourth go-round, The Solution.

Freeway - Free At Last: CD Review
Freeway - Free At Last: CD Review

KRS-One and Marley Marl - Hip-Hop Lives
KRS-One and Marley Marl team up on Hip-Hop Lives.

9th Wonder - The Dream Merchant Vol. 2
9th Wonder - The Dream Merchant Vol. 2 (6 Hole Records)

Kanye West - Runaway Film
Kanye West excels in his feature-length directorial debut, Runaway.

Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
Beautifully melding style and substance, Kanye delivers a winner on My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.

N.E.R.D. - Nothing
Shored up by outside production from Daft Punk and more R&B sounds than ever, Pharrell and co slow the groove and take us to church on 'Nothing'.

Twista - The Perfect Storm Review
There's a spectacular number or two on The Perfect Storm, but you'd have to dig through the wreckage to find them.

Kid Cudi - Man on the Moon II: Legend of Mr. Rager Review
Themes about spirituality and solitude course through Kid Cudi's 'Man on the Moon 2: The Legend of Mr. Rager.'

Nicki Minaj - 'Pink Friday'
Pink Friday is the greatest album since the inception of music.

T.I. - No Mercy
T.I. lacks focus on his worst outing yet.

Lupe Fiasco - The Cool: CD Review
CD review of Lupe's sophomore album, The Cool.

Scarface - M.A.D.E.: CD Review
M.A.D.E. is the first official solo album from Scarface in five years.

Ghostface - The Big Doe Rehab - CD Review
The Big Doe Rehab affirms that Ghost is still as creative as ever.

Chamillionaire - Ultimate Victory
Chamillionaire returns with the Ultimate Victory.

Wu-Tang Clan - 8 Diagrams
Wu-Tang Clan - 8 Diagrams Review

2Pac - Pac's Life - CD Review of Pac's Life
Is Pac's Life all hype and no bite? See our take on Pac's Life for the answer.

The Coup - Pick A Bigger Weapon - A Review of The Coup's Pick A Bigger Weapon
The politically motivating Oakland duo, The Coup, is back with Pick A Bigger Weapon.

AZ - The Format - CD Review of AZ's The Format
Brooklyn rapper AZ returns with The Format. Check out our review on The Format.

Dead Prez and Outlawz - Can't Sell Dope Forever
A review of Outlawz and Dead Prez collaborative LP Can't Sell Dope Forever.

DMX - Year of the Dog...Again - Review of DMX's Year of the Dog...Again
Is it safe to call DMX's Year of the Dog...Again a comeback album? Check out our review to find out.

Rhymefest - Blue Collar || A Review of Rhymefest's Blue Collar
A review of Rhymefest's Blue Collar album.

The Game - The Doctor's Advocate - Review of The Game's Doctor's Advocate
Preview of the Game's second album the Doctor's Advocate.

Eminem - Eminem Presents The Re-Up - Review of Eminem Presents The Re-Up
Things are looking down on Eminem's Re-Up compilation.

Lupe Fiasco's Food and Liquor - Review of Lupe Fiasco's Food and Liquor
Lupe Fiasco's Food and Liquor review. See our take on Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor.

Hi-Tek - Hi-Teknology 2: The Chip Review - CD Review of Hi-Tek's Hi-Teknology 2: The Chip
Hi-Teknology 2: The Chip is the follow up to Hi-Teknology. See our review to find out if Tekzilla lives up to expectations on Hi-Teknology 2.

M-1 - dead prez Presents M-1 Confidential - M-1 Confidential Review - M-1 is One Half of dead prez
The solo album by M-1, one half of dead prez.

Mobb Deep - Blood Money - A Review of Blood Money by Mobb Deep
A review of Mobb Deep's Blood Money

OutKast - Idlewild - OutKast's Idlewild Review
Idlewild is OutKast's eagerly anticipated musical accompaniment to their

Pharell - In My Mind - Review of Pharrell Williams' In My Mind
Review of Pharrell's debut LP, In My Mind.

Rick Ross - Port of Miami - Review of Rick Ross' Port of Miami
Does Rick Ross' Port of Miami really live up to the hype? Read our review to find out.

Ludacris - Release Therapy - Review of Ludacris' Release Therapy
Check out our review on Ludacris' 5th album, Release Therapy.

Lloyd Banks - Rotten Apple Review - Album Review of Lloyd Banks' Rotten Apple
See our take on Lloyd Banks' Rotten Apple LP.

Slim Thug Presents Boss Hogg Outlawz - Serve and Collect - CD Review of Boss Hogg Outlawz Serve and Collect
Slim Thug returns to showcase his crew, Boss Hogg Outlawz, on Serve and Collect.

Young Jeezy - The Inspiration - Album Review of Young Jeezy's The Inspiration
The Snowman returns with an underwhelming sophomore album, The Inspiration.

Fort Minor - The Rising Tied - A Review of Mike Shinoda's Side Project
The Rising Tied is the brainchild of Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda.

Styles P - Time Is Money - Album Review of Styles P's Time Is Money
Styles P returns with his oft-delayed second album, Time Is Money.

LL Cool J - Todd Smith review - Check out the Todd Smith review - Review for Todd Smith
What more does LL Cool J have to offer after 22 years in the rap game? Todd Smith attempts to answer that question.

Brother Ali - The Undisputed Truth - Album Review of Brother Ali's Undisputed Truth
Album Review of Brother Ali's The Undisputed Truth.

Da Backwudz - Wood Work
A review of Wood Work by the Dallas Austin produced hip-hop crew, Da BackWudz.

Xzibit - Full Circle Review - CD Review of Xzibit's Full Circle
Ivan Rott reviews Xzibit's Full Circle.

Trick Trick - The People Vs
Trick Trick - The People Vs. album review

Glow in the Dark - Concert Review
The Glow in the Dark Tour is a glowing example of hip-hop outside the box.

Mos Def House of Blues Concert Review - Mos Def Jay Electronica Live in Concert
Mos Def and Jay Electronica electrify House of Blues.

Redman and Method Man Houston Concert Review
Redman, Method Man, and Ghostface Killah brought their unique brand of East-Coast hip-hop to Houston's House of Blues on August 7th, 2009. Here's my brief recap of the night's proceedings.

50 Cent - Curtis - Review
Is third time the charm for 50 Cent? Read our Curtis review for the verdict.

Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot The Son of Chico Dusty Review
Sir Luscious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty is Big Boi's solo debut.

Dr. Dre - Detox
Dr. Dre's Detox is one of the most anticipated rap album in years.

Common - Finding Forever Review
J Dilla would be proud of Common's Finding Forever. Here's why.

Kanye West - Graduation - A Preview of Kanye West's Graduation Album
Preview of Kanye West's Graduation Album.

Nas - Greatest Hits
Nas Greatest Hits features 12 of his most popular songs.

Wu-Tang Clan at SXSW - Review of Wu-Tang Clan SXSW Concert
The much revered Wu-Tang Clan rocked a wildly enthusiastic SXSW crowd in Austin, Tx.

T.I. - 'Paper Trail'
The scoop on T.I.'s ;Paper Trail' album.

Lil Wayne's Tha Carter III - CD Review of Lil Wayne's 6th Solo Album
Is Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter III' the masterpiece he promised?

Ice Cube featuring Snoop Dogg & Lil Jon - Go To Church Video
Ice Cube's music video for

Shawnna - Gettin' Some - Watch the Video for Shawnna's Gettin' Some
Watch Shawnna's video for

Lil B - I'm Gay (I'm Happy)
Lil B The Based God defies expectations on 'I'm Gay (I'm Happy).

Shabazz Palaces - Black Up
Black Up is an example of what's possible when you're not afraid to collapse the box.

MMG Presents Self-Made Vol. 1
Rick Ross presents the most exquisite showcase hip-hop has witnessed in years.

Obie Trice - Second Round's On Me - A Review of Obie Trice 2nd Round's on Me
Get the scoop on Obie Trice's sophomore LP, Second Round's On Me, before it hits shelves.

Kanye West 808s & Heartbreak - Review of Kanye West's 808s & Heartbreak
Get the scoop on 808s & Heartbreak, Kanye West's 4th album.

AZ - Undeniable - CD Review of AZ's Undeniable
AZ's Undeniable is part celebration, part reflection.

Akrobatik - Absolute Value (Fat Beats) - Absolute Value Review
Akrobatik's Absolute Value is a spirited narrative session that seeks to establish him as a rap vet.

Asher Roth - Asleep In The Bread Aisle - Album Review of Asher Roth's Asleep In The Bread Aisle
A thorough review of Asher Roth's Asleep In The Bread Aisle.

Big Daddy Kane in Concert (Houston, TX)
Big Daddy Kane rocked Houston's Warehouse Live to the delight of many concert-goers.

Black Milk - Tronic - Review of Black Milk's Tronic
Review of Black Milk's sophomore LP, 'Tronic'.

Young Buck - Buck The World - Review of Young Buck's Buck The World
Get the scoop on Buck The World, the second solo album by Young Buck.

Common - Universal Mind Control (Geffen)
Common's Universal Mind Control is a conceptual failure, but some good tracks abound.

Ice Cube - 'Raw Footage' Review
On 'Raw Footage', Ice Cube highlights his famed career while proving that he can still hold his weight with contemporary peers. Here's an unbiased, unadulterated take on Ice Cube's 'Raw Footage.'

Diddy - Press Play - CD Review of Diddy's Press Play - Diddy Press Play Review
Is Diddy's Press Play worthy of purchase?

Rah Digga - Classic
After a 10-year pause, Rah Digga picks up right where she left off.

Lupe Fiasco - LASERS
Review of Lupe Fiasco's Lasers. Rap / Hip-Hop.

Talib Kweli - Gutter Rainbows
Talib Kweli serves up a new dose of conscious rhymes on Gutter Rainbows.

Saigon - The Greatest Story Never Told
Just Blaze and Saigon make the perfect pair on Greatest Story Never Told

Pharoahe Monch - W.A.R. (We Are Renegades)
Pharoahe Monch continues his brilliant solo run with W.A.R. (We Are Renegades).

Tyler, The Creator - Goblin
A review of Tyler the Creator's Goblin.

J Dilla/Jay Dee - The Shining - Get the scoop on J Dilla's The Shining
Read our review of J Dilla's The Shining.

Eminem - Relapse - Album Review of Eminem Relapse
Relapse is Eminem's best effort in years.

Estelle - 'Shine' Review
Estelle balances honey-coated singing with brash rap stylings.

Ghostface - Fishscale
On his quest to transform hip-hop from mediocre to marvelous, Ghostface of the legendary Wu-Tang Clan proves that it's cool to walk in a different lane.

G-Unit T.O.S. - Album Review of G-Unit Terminate On Sight
'Terminate on Sight' is the second album from G-Unit featuring Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo and

GZA - Protools Review - CD Review of GZA's Protools
Does GZA's 'Pro Tools' live up to hype?

Clipse - Hell Hath No Fury - CD Review of Clipse's Hell Hath No Fury
The Clipse are finally coming. But, the question remains are the Clipse really coming with heat on their latest effort Hell Hath No Fury?

Jadakiss - The Last Kiss - Album Review of Jadakiss' The Last Kiss
The Last Kiss is not the gritty Jadakiss

Jay-Z Blueprint 3 Review
Blueprint 3 is fresh, but it falls short of hype. Here's our take on Blueprint 3.

Jay-Z - Kingdom Come - Review of Jay-Z's Kingdom Come LP
The scoop on Jay-Z's Kingdom Come album.

Joe Budden - Padded Room - Review of Joe Budden's Padded Room LP
joe budden padded room, padded room review, joe budden padded room cd

Talib Kweli - Ear Drum - Preview of Talib Kweli's Ear Drum
Talib Kweli - Ear Drum Preview. Track listing, producers, and guest features on Ear Drum.

Atmosphere - When Life Gives You Lemons You Paint That Sh*t Gold
Atmosphere's When Life Gives You Lemons You Paint That Sh*t Gold shines with levelheaded lyrics and brilliant production.

Mos Def - The Ecstatic Review
Mos Def returns to great form on The Ecstatic.

Fabolous - From Nothin' To Somethin' - Fabolous From Nothin To Somethin (Def Jam)
Fabolous returns with From Nothin' to Somethin', his first Def Jam CD. Is it hit or miss for the Brooklyn rapper? See our review for the verdict.

Dem Franchize Boyz - On Top Of Our Game
Dem Franchize Boyz have sold more than one million mobile ringtones from On Top of Our Game. But does their second album live up to the hype?

Q-Tip - The Renaissance - Review of Q-Tip's Renaissance Album
Was Q-Tip's The Renaissance worth the wait? See our review for the verdict.

Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx Pt II - Album Review of Raekwon Album Cuban Linx 2
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II is a certified Wu banga.

Rakim's Concert in Houston, TX (September 2nd, 2006) - Review of Rakim's Houston Concert September 2, 2006
Review of Rakim's concert in promotion of The Seventh Seal.

Juvenile - Reality Check
New Orleans' hip-hop heavyweight, Juvenile, rebuilds his home and his music.

Rick Ross - Trilla - CD Review
Rick Ross is all style no substance on Trilla.

The Roots - Game Theory || Review of The Roots Game Theory
Check out our Game Theory review.

The Roots - Rising Down - CD Review of The Roots' Rising Down
The Roots raise the bar on Rising Down. See our CD review for details.

Slaughterhouse - Slaughterhouse Album Review
Slaughterhouse embodies mind-bending refractions from an era when the hip-hop's top MCs experimented with a whole arsenal of concepts.

Snoop Dogg - Tha Blue Carpet Treatment - Preview of Snoop Dogg's Tha Blue Carpet Treatment
Snoop Dogg's Tha Blue Carpet Treatment.

Snoop Dogg - Ego Trippin' - Review
Even at his most braggadocios, Snoop is more humble than Kanye on an average day.

T.I. - King - A Review of T.I.'s King Album - T.I. King
A review of T.I.'s album, King. Rap / Hip-Hop.

T.I. vs. T.I.P - CD Review of T.I. vs T.I.P.
T.I. unsuccessfully battles his alter-ego, T.I.P., on his 5th full-length.

Immortal Technique The 3rd World Review - CD Review of Immortal Technique's 3rd World
On '3rd World', Immortal Technique keeps it gritty from start to finish.

Buckshot & 9th Wonder - The Formula - CD Review of The Formula
Buckshot & 9th Wonder go hard on their second collaborative album, The Formula.

The Game LAX Review - Album Review of Game's LAX
Is 3rd time the charm on Game's LAX? See our verdict to find out.

Ludacris - Theater of The Mind Review
Consult our Ludacris 'Theater of The Mind' review for our take on the veteran MC's 6th album.

Nicolay and Kay - Time_Line
Nicolay and Kay collaborate for the first time on Time:Line.

Freeway and Jake One - Stimulus Package - CD Review
Jake One supplies the beats, Freeway brings the heat on Stimulus Package.

B.o.B. - The Adventures of Bobby Ray
B.o.B. - The Adventures of Bobby Ray

Nas/Damian Marley - Distant Relatives Review
Nas and Damian Marley's offer an affirmation of global connectivity on Distant Relatives.

Breakdance Move - Hand Glide || Learn How to Breakdance
Learn this easy breakdance move known as hand glide.

Breakdance Move - One-Leg Swipe || A Guide to Breakdance Move One-Leg Swipe
Learn how to do one-leg swipes, and watch the breakdance video guide for this move.

Breakdance Move - Top Rock | Learn How to Breakdance - Top Rock
Learn the steps and watch video for top rock.

Breakdance Move - Turtle (Freeze)
Learn the breakdance move known as Turtle Freeze.

How To Breakdance - Getting Started
Things to keep in mind before you start breakdancing. Gear, style tips, exercise, and more.

Breakdance Move - Air Flares
A video of a breakdancer doing air flares.

Breakdance Move - Footwork
A video of a breaker showcasing his flawless footwork.

Breakdance Move - Headspins
A video of b-boy Daniel Etcheto doing headspins.

Eminem - Recovery - Review of Eminem's Recovery LP
Lyrical experimentation and brilliant wordplay fuel Eminem's Recovery.

Drake - Thank Me Later Review
Drake's Thank Me Later is one gumbo-funky sad-sack tale after another.

The Roots - How I Got Over Review
The Roots lace How I Got Over with dazzling lyrical intelligence and a sprawling musical palette.

Bun B Trill OG Review - Album Review of Bun B's Trill OG
Older and wiser, Bun B returns with more words of counsel on Trill OG.

Wale - More About Nothing
Wale comes out swinging on More About Nothing.

Top Rap Releases for March 2007 - Check Out Some Hot New Hip-Hop Releases for March 2007
Top rap releases for March 2007. Track lists, album art, and production credits.

Top Rap Releases for June 2007 - Check Out the Top 10 Rap/Hip-Hop Releases for June 2007
Top rap releases for June 2007. Tracklists, album art, and production credits.

Top Rap Releases for October 2006 - Check Out Some Hot New Hip-Hop Releases for October 2006
Top rap releases for October 2006. Tracklisting, album art, and production credits.

Top Rap Releases for November 2006 - Check Out Some Hot New Hip-Hop Releases for November 2006
Top rap releases for November 2006. Tracklisting, album art, and production credits.

Top Rap Releases for February 2007 - Check Out Some Hot New Hip-Hop Releases for February 2007
Top rap releases for February 2007. Tracklisting, album art, and production credits.

Top Rap / Hip-Hop Releases for August 2006 | Check Out Some Hot New Hip-Hop Releases for August 2006
Top rap/hip-hop albums dropping in August 2006.

Top Rap / Hip-Hop Releases for September 2006
Top Rap Releases for September. Rap / Hip-Hop.

10 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2006 - Top 10 Rap/Hip-Hop Albums of 2006
10 best hip-hop albums of 2006. Rap / Hip-Hop.

Top 10 New Rappers 2007 - Rappers to Watch in 2007
Top 10 Rappers to Watch in 2007.

Top Rap Albums for May 2007 - Check Out the Top Hip-Hop Releases for May 2007
Top rap releases for April 2007. Track lists, album art, and production credits.

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony U.S. Tour (2008) - Dates & Venues
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony U.S. Tour: Dates & Venues

Kanye West's Glow in the Dark Tour (with Lupe Fiasco, N.E.R.D., and Rihanna) - Dates and Venues
The Glow in the Dark Tour: Featuring Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, N.E.R.D., and Rihanna. Tour Dates and Venues.

Kanye West - Graduation Tour Schedule
Dates and venues for Kanye West's Graduation Tour.

Hip-Hop Caucus - Make Hip-Hop Not War Tour Schedule
Hip-Hop Caucus - Make Hip-Hop Not War Tour Schedule

HOT 97 Summer Jam 2008
Details on HOT 97 Summer Jam 2008.

The "Mary J. Blige & Jay-Z: Heart of the City" Tour Schedule
Mary J. Blige & Jay-Z: Heart of the City tour schedule.

Nas - Jones Experience Tour Schedule - Dates and Venues for The Jones Experience Tour
Find out when Nas' Jones Experience Tour will hit your city.

Little Brother's Getback European Tour Schedule
Little Brother will tour Europe in support of their third album, Getback.

Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, Drake, Soulja Boy Team - America's Most Wanted Tour Dates
Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, Drake, Soulja Boy team up for Americas Most Wanted Tour. Check out the tour dates and venues.

Mos Def - Tour Dates and Venues
Mos Def Tour Schedule. Rap / Hip-Hop.

The Roots - Rising Down Tour Schedule
The Roots tour a number of U.S. festivals universities this year in support of their latest album, Rising Down.

Rock the Bells Tour Schedule
Consult our Rock the Bells tour schedule to find out when the event will hit your neighborhood.

2008 Rock the Bells Festival - Dates, Venues, and Lineup
2008 Rock the Bells lineup includes Nas, Rakim, and A Tribe Called Quest. See the complete tour schedule and exciting lineup of performers.

March Hip-Hop Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases in March 2007
Click to see rap releases for March 2007.

2005 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors - Honorees and Performers
See a complete list of hip-hop honorees and performances at the 2005 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors.

2006 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors - Honorees and Performers
See a complete list of hip-hop honorees and performances at the 2006 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors.

2007 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors - Honorees and Performers
A brief guide to the 2007 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors, including honorees and performers.

Big Boi Sir Lucious Tour Dates and Venues - Sir Lucious Tour Schedule
Is Sir Lucious coming to your city? Consult his tour schedule below.

J. Cole 2010 Fall Tour Schedule
J.Cole has embarked on a 35-city tour of the U.S. Consult J. Cole's Tour Schedule to see if the North Carolina MC coming to a venue near you.

Lauryn Hill 2011 Tour Schedule - Lauryn Hill Venues and Tour Dates
Lauryn Hill's 2011 tour dates and venues.

Styles P - Super Gangster (Extraordinary Gentleman)
Super Gangster (Extraordinary Gentleman) is Styles P's third album. Is third time the charm for this D-Block General?

Cam'ron - Killa Season - A Review of Cam'ron's Killa Season
A review of Cam'ron's Killa Season.

Mims - Music Is My Savior - Album Review of Mims' Music Is My Savior
Mims ends up needing to save his behind on Music Is My Savior.

Lady Sovereign - Public Warning Review - CD Review of Lady Sovereign's Public Warning
CD Review: Lady Sovereign's Public Warning.

Busta Rhymes - The Big Bang - A Review of Busta Rhymes' The Big Bang
A review of Busta Rhymes Aftermath debut,

Bubba Sparxxx - The Charm - Album review for Bubba Sparxxx - The Charm - Bubba Sparxxx - The Charm Album Review
Is third time

Devin the Dude - Waiting to Inhale - Album Review of Devin the Dude's Waiting to Inhale
Devin the Dude returns with the enjoyable Waiting to Inhale.

Snoop Dogg and Diddy Tour Shedule - Snoop Pass The Puff Tour Dates and Venues
Snoop Dogg and Diddy's

Wu-Tang Clan 8 Diagrams Tour Dates - 2007
The Wu-Tang kicks off an 11-city trek.

Jay-Z Blueprint 3 Tour Schedule - BP3 Tour Dates and Venues
Is Jay-Z coming to a city near you? Consult Jay's Blueprint 3 tour dates to find out.

Canibus - C Of Tranquility - Review of C Of Tranquility
Canibus expands his sonic horizon on C Of Tranquility.

Akon featuring Eminem - Smack That - Track Review of Akon's Smack That (featuring Eminem)
Eminem and Akon team up on

Lloyd Banks featuring 50 Cent - Hands Up - Track Review of Lloyd Banks Hands Up featuring 50 Cent
Song review of Lloyd Banks

Nas ft. Jay-Z - Black Republican - Song Review of Nas' Black Republican featuring Jay-Z


The Roots - Don't Feel Right - A Review of The Roots New Single Don't Feel Right
The Roots new single from their Def Jam debut, The Game Theory.

The Game - Let's Ride (Strip Club) - Song Review of The Game's "Let's Ride"
See our take on Game's

Jay-Z - Kingdom Come Song Review - Review of Jay-Z's Kingdom Come
See our take on Jay-Z's Kingdom Come single.

Jay-Z Show Me What You Got Song Review - Review of Jay-Z's Show Me What You Got
See our take on Jay-Z's Show Me What You Got.

Young Jeezy - I Luv It - Track Review of Young Jeezy's I Luv It


Talib Kweli – Listen!!! - Track Review of Talib Kweli's Listen
See our review of Talib Kweli's

Ludacris featuring Pharrell - Money Maker - Song Review of Ludacris Money Maker
Ludacris featuring Pharrell - Money Maker.

Lupe Fiasco ft. Jill Scott - Daydreamin' - A Review of Lupe Fiasco's Daydreamin'
Read the review of Lupe Fiasco's

Lupe Fiasco - I Gotcha - Track Review of Lupe's I Gotcha
Review of Lupe Fiasco's

Fat Joe featuring Lil Wayne - Make It Rain - Track Review of Fat Joe's Make It Rain
Our take on Fat Joe's

Nas - Hip-Hop Is Dead
Review of Nas'

Nas - Where Y'all At - Song Review of Nas - Where Y'all At
Check out our review of Nas'

Foxy Brown - 'Brooklyn's Don Diva' - CD Review
Foxy Brown's Koch debut is a solid effort.

Fabolous - Loso's Way - Album Review of Fabolous' Loso's Way
Fabolous underperforms on Loso's Way

N.E.R.D. Seeing Sounds Review - Album Review of N.E.R.D.'s Seeing Sounds
N.E.R.D.'s 'Seeing Sounds' joyously defies categorization.

Method Man and Redman - Blackout 2 - CD Review of Method/Redman Blackout 2
Redman and Method Man reunite on Blackout 2.

The Game - One Blood - A Review of Compton Rapper The Game's It's Okay (One Blood)
Check out our review of The Game's

Mims - This is Why I'm Hot Track Review
Mims - Is this hot or not? Rap / Hip-Hop.

Yung Joc - It's Goin' Down || A Review of Yung Joc's "It's Goin' Down"
A review of Yung Joc

Wiz Khalifa - Rolling Papers
Wiz Khalifa smokes heroic amounts of marijuana on Rolling Papers.

Kyle Rapps - Re-Edutainment
Kyle Rapps pays tribute to boom bap on Re-Edutainment.

50 Cent - Before I Self Destruct Review
50 Cent's Before I Self Destruct promises a return to form but falls short.

Kid Sister - Ultraviolet Album Review
Can a pop-rap neophyte overcome the utterly mind-blowing spectacle of a glossy surface? Kid Sister isn't afraid to try. Here's the verdict on Ultraviolet.

Young Buck - Get Buck - Track Review of Young Buck's Get Buck


Reflection Eternal (Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek) - Revolutions Per Minute Review
Brooklyn's Talib Kweli and Cincinnati's Hi-Tek team up for a worthy follow-up to their stellar debut.

Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)
On her debut LP, ArchAndroid, Janelle Monáe is unshackled by the constraints of genre.

Freddie Gibbs - Str8 Killa EP
Freddie Gibbs' Str8 Killa EP is brimming with raw energy and poignant production.

Hyphy - What's The Hyphy Movement All About?
What is hyphy? Rap / Hip-Hop.

Snap Music - What is Snap? - A Brief Profile of Snap Music
Snap is a form of rap that originated in Atlanta, GA. snap is gradually replacing crunk music.

2007 Grammy Awards Predictions - Hip-Hop - Predictions for 2007 Hip-Hop Grammy Awards
Who will walk away with the hip-hop Grammys in 2007?

2004 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors - Honorees and Performers
Who were the VH1 Hip-Hop Honors honorees and performers?

August Hip-Hop Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases in August 2007
Click to see some August 2007 rap/hip-hop releases.

July Hip-Hop Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases in July 2007
Click to see some upcoming July hip-hop releases.

June Hip-Hop Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases in June 2007
Click to see upcoming rap releases for June 2007.

May Hip-Hop Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases in May 2007
Click to see upcoming rap releases for May 2007.

September Hip-Hop Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for September 2007
Click to see some September 2007 hip-hop releases.

April Hip-Hop Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for April 2008
A rundown of hip-hop albums scheduled for release in April 2008

April Rap Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for April 2009
A rundown of hip-hop albums scheduled for release in April 2009.

December Rap Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for December 2008
A rundown of hip-hop albums scheduled for release in December 2008.

February Hip-Hop Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for February 2008
A list of hip-hop albums scheduled for release in February 2008

February Rap Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for February 2009
A rundown of hip-hop albums scheduled for release in February 2009.

July Rap Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for July 2008
A rundown of hip-hop albums scheduled for release in July 2008

June Hip-Hop Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for June 2008
A rundown of hip-hop albums scheduled for release in June 2008

March Hip-Hop Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for March 2008
A rundown of hip-hop albums scheduled for release in March 2008

March Rap Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for March 2009
A rundown of hip-hop albums scheduled for release in March 2009.

May Hip-Hop Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for May 2008
A rundown of hip-hop albums scheduled for release in May 2008

November Rap Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for November 2008
A rundown of hip-hop albums scheduled for release in October 2008.

October Rap Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for October 2008
A rundown of hip-hop albums scheduled for release in October 2008.

December Hip-Hop Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for December 2007
Click to see some December 2007 hip-hop releases.

November Hip-Hop Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for November 2007
Click to see some October 2007 hip-hop releases.

October Hip-Hop Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for October 2007
Click to see some October 2007 hip-hop releases.

September Rap Releases - Calendar of Hip-Hop Releases for September 2008
A rundown of hip-hop albums scheduled for release in September 2008.

Nas - Hip-Hop Is Dead Tour Schedule - Spring 2007
Nas Hip-Hop Is Dead tour schedule.

2007 SXSW - Hip-Hop Schedule
2007 SXSW Hip-Hop Schedule. Rap / Hip-Hop.

Nicki Minaj Interview - Nicki Minaj on Young Money, Songwriting, and Jay-Z
Nicki Minaj talks Young Money, hip-hop, and Jay-Z.

How James Brown Influenced Hip-Hop - James Brown's Influence on Hip-Hop Music
James Brown wasn't just the Godfather of Soul, he also helped pioneer what we now know as rap music.

2009 Grammy Rap Predictions - Likely Hip-Hop Winners at 2009 Grammy Awards
Likely hip-hop winners at the 2009 Grammys.

Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five - A Biography of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 5
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five were not only leaders of a new school, but a new era in American music. Here's a brief profile of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five.

Hi-Tek - Quick Info on Producer / Rapper Hi-Tek
Who is Hi-Tek? Rap / Hip-Hop.

Lists - Best Hip-Hop Albums and Songs
If you're searching for the best of rap music, look no further than this vast compilation of the very best hip-hop albums and songs. You're sure to find a record that will leave a lasting impression on you.

Hip-Hop Basics
Learn about the elements of hip-hop culture

Genres & Styles
Explore different genres and styles of hip-hop. Get started with these rap artists.

25 Greatest Hip-Hop Battles and Their Winners
A countdown of the greatest battles in hip-hop history.

25 Greatest Hip-Hop Battles and Their Winners
A countdown of the greatest battles in hip-hop history.

Top 10 Rap Songs of the Week - September 24, 2010
Counting down the week's best rap songs.

Best Rap Songs of the Week - Top 10 Rap Songs for February 18, 2011
A countdown of this week's best rap songs.

Best Rap Songs of the Week - Top 10 Rap Songs for April 15, 2011
A countdown of this week's best rap songs.

Top 10 Rap/Hip-Hop Songs for April 28, 2007 - This Week's Top Rap Songs
Top 10 Rap Songs for April 28, 2007

Top 10 Songs for February 22, 2006
Ten of the hottest rap/hip-hop songs.

Top 10 Rap Releases for April 2006 - Check out theTop Rap Releases - New Rap Releases
These are the hottest new hip-hop releases for April 2006. The list includes recently released as well as upcoming albums you should be checking for this month.

New Rap Releases for May 2006 - Check Out These Hot New Rap Releases for May 2006
The hottest new rap releases for this month.

Top 10 Rap/Hip-Hop Songs for May 20 2006 - This Week Top Rap Songs
The top rap/hip-hop songs that are worth your time this week.

Top 10 Rap/Hip-Hop Songs - Top 10 Rap Songs for 5-27-06 - About Rap Weekly Top 10 Songs
The top rap/hip-hop songs that are worth your precious time this week.

Hip-hop artists at the 2011 Grammy Awards.
Hip-hop sightings at the 2011 Grammy Awards.

15 Creepiest Shots from Kanye West's "Monster" Video
Creepiest shots from Kanye's

10 Hip-Hop Artists to Watch in 2009 - Best New Rap Artists to Watch in 2009
10 new hip-hop artists poised to make a splash in 2009.

Jay-Z Blueprint 3 - Top 10 4th Quarter Rap Albums 2008
From 50 Cent and Eminem, to Kanye and Jay-Z, here are the most wanted 4th Quarter rap albums of 2008.

Most Anticipated 4th Quarter Rap Albums of 2008 - Top 10 4th Quarter Rap Albums
From 50 Cent and Eminem, to Kanye and Jay-Z, here are the most wanted fall rap albums of 2008.

Lil Wayne and T-Pain
Lil Wayne and T-Pain at the 2008 VMAs

Hip-Hop Sightings at the 2008 Video Music Awards
Hip-hop artists at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards

Rap / Hip-Hop
Rap / Hip-Hop.

Hip-Hop for Darfur - Darfur Now College Tour Preview
Hip-hop artists are working to raise awareness for the crisis in Darfur. Participating artists include Cool Kids, Wale, Janelle Monae, Zion I, and DJ Drama.

50th Annual Grammy Awards - Hip-Hop Highlights
Hip-hop moments and highlights from the 2008 Grammy Awards.

Photos from the 2008 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors
A photo summary of the 2008 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors.

Photos from the 2008 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors
A photo summary of the 2008 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors.

BET Awards 2011
Rap / Hip-Hop.

VMAs Report Card: Grading Hip-Hop Performers at the 2010 VMAs
Grading the hip-hop performances at the 2010 VMAs.

VMAs Report Card: Grading Hip-Hop Performers at the 2010 VMAs
Grading the hip-hop performances at the 2010 VMAs.

BET Awards 2011
BET Awards

BET Awards 2011
BET Awards

Nicki Minaj Photo Gallery - Nicki Minaj in Photos
An assortment of Nicki Minaj photos.

Hip-Hop Acts at SXSW - Tech N9ne
A photo gallery of hip-hop artists at SXSW 2011.

Hip-Hop Acts at SXSW
A photo gallery of hip-hop artists at SXSW 2011.

Hip-Hop Acts at SXSW
A photo gallery of hip-hop artists at SXSW 2011.

Ego Trip's Miss Rap Supreme
See pics of Ego Trip's Miss Rap Supreme contestants Bree, Byata, Chiba, Miss Cherry, Nicky2States, Khia, Lady Twist, D.A.B., Rece Steele, and Lionezz.

Ego Trip's Miss Rap Supreme Contestants
See pics of Ego Trip's Miss Rap Supreme contestants Bree, Byata, Chiba, Miss Cherry, Nicky2States, Khia, Lady Twist, D.A.B., Rece Steele, and Lionezz.

Nicki Minaj Photo Gallery
An assortment of Nicki Minaj photos.

2008 Hip-Hop Summit Action Network Action Awards
This year's HSAN honorees include: Snoop Dogg, Ciara, Jim Jones, and Doug E. Fresh.

2008 Hip-Hop Summit Action Network Action Awards
This year's HSAN honorees include: Snoop Dogg, Ciara, Jim Jones, and Doug E. Fresh.

2008 SXSW Hip-Hop Preview
Hip-hop artists on the bill for this year's SXSW music festival.

2008 SXSW Hip-Hop Preview
Hip-hop artists on the bill for this year's SXSW music festival.

2007 Summer Hip-Hop Preview: Common - Finding Forever
Top 25 Summer Hip-Hop Albums of 2007: Common - Finding Forever

2007 Summer Hip-Hop Preview
Top 25 Summer Hip-Hop Albums of 2007

2007 Summer Hip-Hop Preview
Top 25 Summer Hip-Hop Albums of 2007

10 Hottest Hip-Hop Couples of 2007
A rundown of the most fabulous hip-hop couples of 2007.

10 Hottest Hip-Hop Couples
A rundown of hip-hop's most adorable couples.

2008 Grammy Hip-Hop Nominees
T.I., Common, and Missy Elliott are among this year's Grammy nominees.

2008 Grammy Hip-Hop Nominees
T.I., Common, and Missy Elliott are among this year's Grammy nominees.

2007 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors: VH1 Celebrates Hip-Hop's Icons
2007 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors

2007 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors: VH1 Celebrates Hip-Hop's Icons
2007 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors

2007 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors: VH1 Celebrates Hip-Hop's Icons
2007 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors

Hip-Hop Sightings at the 2007 Video Music Awards
Rap / Hip-Hop.

Hip-Hop Sightings at the 2007 Video Music Awards
Hip-hop was well represented at the 2007 Video Music Awards. Take a look at some of the appearances.

Hip-Hop Sightings at the 2007 Video Music Awards
Hip-hop was well represented at the 2007 Video Music Awards. Take a look at some of the appearances.

Screamfest 2007: Madison Square Garden
Kanye West, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, and Diddy appeared together onstage at Screamfest 2007.

Screamfest 2007: Madison Square Garden
Kanye West, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, and Diddy appeared together onstage at Screamfest 2007.

Screamfest 2007: Madison Square Garden
Kanye West, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, and Diddy appeared together onstage at Screamfest 2007.

Eve
Rap / Hip-Hop.

Eve
A selection of press photos of rapper Eve. (Click on the thumbnail for a larger version)

Hip-Hop Project
Hip-Hop Project Rap / Hip-Hop.

The Hip-Hop Project
Hip-Hop Project

Snoop Dogg on the Set of "Boss' Life" Video Shoot
Pictures from Snoop Dogg's

Grammy Awards Best Rap Album Winners
Grammy Awards Best Rap Album Winners

Grammy Awards Best Rap Album Winners
Grammy Awards Best Rap Album Winners

2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Arrivals
2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Arrivals: Photos

2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet
2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet

2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet
2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet

2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet
2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet

2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet
2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet

2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet
2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet

2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet
2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Red Carpet

Holiday Hip-Hop
Holiday hip-hop preview. Rap / Hip-Hop.

2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Rehearsals
2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Rehearsals

Hip-Hop Summit Action Network Presents "Get Your Money Right" (Houston, TX)
Hip-Hop Summit Action Network Presents

2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Rehearsals
2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Rehearsals

2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Rehearsals
2006 BET Hip-Hop Awards - Rehearsals

Photos: Rakim in Concert
Photos: Rakim in Concert

Photos: Rakim in Concert
Photos: Rakim in Concert

Photos: 2006 MTV Video Music Awards
Photos: 2006 MTV Video Music Awards

6th Annual DUB Custom Auto Show & Concert - Houston, TX
Photos from the 6th Annual DUB Custom Auto Show & Concert - Houston, TX

6th Annual DUB Custom Auto Show & Concert - Houston, TX
Photos from the 6th Annual DUB Custom Auto Show & Concert - Houston, TX

6th Annual DUB Custom Auto Show & Concert - Houston, TX
Photos from the 6th Annual DUB Custom Auto Show & Concert - Houston, TX

6th Annual DUB Custom Auto Show & Concert - Houston, TX
Photos from the 6th Annual DUB Custom Auto Show & Concert - Houston, TX

Gnarls Barkley
Gnarls Barkley

LeToya Luckett Album Release Party
Pictures from LeToya Luckett Album Release Party

LeToya Luckett Album Release Party
Pictures from LeToya Luckett Album Release Party

OutKast Photo Gallery
OutKast Idlewild Photo Gallery

Prodigy - Return of the Mac - CD Review
Prodigy impresses with Return of the Mac.

Is there room for aging rappers in hip-hop culture?
Is there room for aging rappers in hip-hop culture?

What's Your Favorite Jay-Z Album?
What's Your Favorite Jay-Z Album?

What's the Most Annoying Hip-Hop Trend of the Last Decade?
What's the Most Annoying Hip-Hop Trend of the Last Decade?

What's your favorite hip-hop exposure?
Say what? I left out your favorite shameful moment? Feel free to add your voice to the conversation.

If you had to bring one hip-hop artist back to life...
If you had to bring one hip-hop artist back to life...

Major or Indie?
If you had to choose between a major and an independent label, what would you pick?

Fall Hip-Hop Music Preview
Fall hip-hop music preview. Top 10 upcoming albums this fall includes Nas' Hip-Hop Is Dead.

Fall Hip-Hop Music Preview
Fall hip-hop music preview. Top 10 upcoming albums.

Holiday Hip-Hop
Holiday hip-hop preview.

Hip-Hop for Darfur - Darfur Now College Tour Preview
Hip-hop artists are working to raise awareness for the crisis in Darfur. Participating artists include Cool Kids, Wale, Janelle Monae, Zion I, and DJ Drama.

C.R.E.A.M
Sure you love ice cream, but would you accept some C.R.E.A.M. if I offered it to you?

Murk
If a friend utters the word

Twinkies
So you thought

Crunk - What Is Crunk Music? - A Brief Profile of Crunk Music


Mims - Profile of New York Rapper Mims
Profile of New York Rapper Mims.

B.o.B. performing at the 53th Annual Grammy Awards.
B.o.B. at the 2011 Grammy Awards

10 Hip-Hop Artists to Watch in 2009 - Gemstones
Every year ushers in a bevy of new hip-hop artists, but only a handful of those new rappers manage to sustain our attention at the end of the day. Here are 10 new hip-hop artists to watch in 2009.

50th Annual Grammy Awards - Hip-Hop Highlights
Hip-hop moments and highlights from the 2008 Grammy Awards.

2008 SXSW Hip-Hop Preview
Hip-hop artists on the bill for this year's SXSW music festival.

Concert for Diana - July 1, 2007
Photos from

2006 MTV Video Music Awards: Chamillionaire
Chamillionaire at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards

Chamillionaire | Profile of Houston Rapper Chamillionaire
A brief biography of Houston rapper Chamillionaire.

Eminem Biography - A Brief Profile of Eminem
All you need to know about Eminem aka Marshall Mathers.

The Most Disappointing Rap Albums of 2009 - 10 Albums That Gave Hip-Hop A Bad Rap in 09
Disappointment. The displeasure caused by a failure to meet expectations. Here are 10 rap albums we'd love to forget about as we approach the new year.

Rap / Hip-Hop - TopPicks
An index of TopPicks for the Rap / Hip-Hop guide site.

Rap / Hip-Hop - VideoSubs
An index of VideoSubs for the Rap / Hip-Hop guide site.

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Rap Album Reviews
Get the most incisive scoops on hip-hop albums

Blogs


Blogs - Hip-Hop Blogs
Leading rap/hip-hop blogs.

http://rap.about.com/od/blog1/
The leading blogs covering rap/hip-hop topics.

Beyoncé featuring Jay-Z - Deja Vu Video
Watch Beyoncé and Jay-Z music video for the popular hip-hop smash "Deja Vu."

Interviews
Check out some hip-hop interviews with the big players in the league.

Top 10 Album Releases for February
The hottest rap/hip-hop albums released in February.

Photos
Photos of your favorite hip-hop artists.

20 Most Anticipated Hip-Hop Albums of 2009
20 Most Anticipated Hip-Hop Albums of 2009.

Top Rap/Hip-hop Blogs
The leading blogs covering rap/hip-hop topics.