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YouTube Deletes 30 Music Videos Over Violent Lyrics

London’s Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick; Photo: The Guardian; YouTube Streaming giant YouTube has recently pulled 30 music videos from its site because they were deemed excessively “violent.” The move came after London’s Metropolitan Police […]

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Pusha T and Drake Renew Beef on Respective Diss Tracks

Photo: Instagram; Instagram On the track “Infrared” off his newest album Daytona, Pusha T throws massive shade towards fellow superstar rapper, Drake. The two have been beefing for a while, and now it looks like they’re […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Boom Bap Project

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

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Murda Beatz Explains How Drake’s ‘Nice For What’ Was Written While Playing Video Games

Murda Beatz with the ‘Rap Radar’ podcast crew; Kenya Frank/Rap Radar Rap superstar Drake has been on a roll lately; his domination of the Billboard has been well documented and with Scorpion on its way […]

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Kendrick Lamar Boots Fan Off Stage For Using ‘N-Word,’ Then Gets Accused of Staging the Exchange

Kendrick Lamar performs at the Hangout Music Festival in Alabama this past weekend; Photo: Hangout Music Festival/Twitter  During his set at the Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama Pulitzer Prize-winning lyricist Kendrick Lamar invited […]

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Drawing Inspiration from Biggie Smalls, Students Whip Up Culinary Masterpieces

Winners from a 2017 ‘Yo Stay Hungry’ competition celebrate their 1st place dish victory themed around the Biggie lyric, ‘Now homies play me close like butter and toast’; Photo: Yo Stay Hungry/Vimeo As the years […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Big Daddy Kane

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

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Man Quits Job (He Never Actually Had) with Rousing Rap Performance

Cedrick Workuff of Kansas City, Missouri quits his ‘job’ at Popeyes; Photo: YouTube We all at one point or another have had a crappy job that we kept because well we needed it. The good […]

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YBN Cordae Addresses Generational Divide with ‘Old Ni**as’

YBN Cordae in the official video for ‘1985 (Intro to the ‘Fall Off’)’; Photo: YBN Cordae/YouTube J. Cole‘s latest album KOD has been lauded by critics, but there are a slew of rappers who aren’t […]

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Video Surfaces of a Young Jada Pinkett Criticizing Eazy-E over His Lyrics

Jada Pinkett Smith on Live L.A. in the ’90s, with Eazy-E; Photo: Instagram Jada Pinkett Smith isn’t the type to sit quiet, when she has something on her mind and she’s passionate about it be ready […]

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