COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 Countdown (4/2/14)

This Music Meeting is called to order! Schoolboy Q is the Man of the Year, or at least the number one spot holder supreme yet again in this week’s Top 10 Countdown. Drake’s Trophies makes an impressive leap to number … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Get the Backspin back story on classic hip-hop duo Mobb Deep

Airing Tuesday 4/1 at 6 pm ET on Backspin, Ch. 46 Replaying Thursday 4/3 at 8 pm ET, Saturday 4/5 at 4 pm ET, and Sunday 4/6 at 1 pm ET Classic hip-hop duo Mobb Deep have been performing together … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

King Los’ crazy freestyle reminds Sway of the hip-hop greats

Baltimore-based rapper King Los slays the ’5 Fingers of Death’ on Shade 45′s Sway In the Morning. After it was over, Sway couldn’t help but give King Los high praise, as he compared his flow to that of Biggie, Tupac, … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC, ROCK

Listen to Matisyahu’s soulful new single, Watch the Walls Melt Down

We’ve got something to smile about today: Sirius XM’s Jam ON has the web exclusive of Matisyahu’s brand new single “Watch the Walls Melt Down”, the first song from his forthcoming album Akeda, due out later this year.

COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 Countdown (3/10/14)

Order in the music meeting! On today’s agenda, Schoolboy Q IS the Man of the Year, or at least of the week, grabbing the number one spot after being last week’s number nine! The ultimate hip-hop artist mix comes close … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Rick Ross: ‘I feel like bosses lead by example, ya undadig?’ The Bawse talks Mastermind + remaking The Notorious B.I.G.’s Nobody

After nearly a decade on the hip-hop scene, Maybach Music Group chief Rick Ross has staked his claim as THE Bawse (and if you don’t believe us, just ask GQ). After releasing a couple of singles late last year (No … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Work Hard, Play Hard: Wiz Khalifa talks tight-knit music teams and Blacc Hollywood

Known for his signature hip-hop singles like Black and Yellow and Work Hard, Play Hard, Wiz Khalifa recently stopped by at SiriusXM Hip-Hop Nation to talk with Torae about everything from his old friend Mac Miller leaving Rostrum Records to … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Meet the Heat’s Dion Summers: music lover, radio nerd, and die-hard Whitney Houston fan

Dion Summers says “blessed” a lot. He’s “blessed” to work in radio, “blessed” to have met the very hip-hop, pop, and R&B personalities he grew up admiring, and “blessed” to program The Heat, SiriusXM’s premier urban station. Most of all, however, … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 Countdown (2/22/14)

Order in the Hip-Hop Nation music meeting! On today’s agenda, we’ll discuss Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock’s Money Trees, which is at number one for the third week running! Drake’s The Language stays strong in the second spot once again, … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Classic Hip-Hop collective Bone Thugs-N-Harmony take over Backspin on Tuesday, Feb. 18

Airing Tuesday 2/18 at 2 pm ET on Backspin, Ch. 46 Replaying Tuesday 2/18 at 2 pm ET, Thursday 2/20 at 9 pm ET, Saturday 2/22 at 4 pm ET, and Sunday 2/23 at 8 pm ET Classic ’90s hip-hop … Continued