HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Hear ?uestlove and Black Thought of The Roots LIVE on Hip-Hop Nation

Airing Monday 5/12 at 10 pm ET on Hip-Hop Nation, Ch. 44 Replays Thursday 5/15 at 9 pm ET, Saturday 5/17 at 8 pm ET, Sunday 5/18 at 2 am & 8 pm ET, Monday 5/19 at 12 am ET … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Hip-Hop 101: KRS-One names 3 essential albums for the hip-hop newbie in your life

Let’s say you had a friend who’d literally never listened to hip-hop. Sure, that’s basically impossible, but say they existed. Maybe they’ve been living on Mars for their entire lives. What would you instruct them to listen to first? Backspin‘s … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Future, Drake + Rich Homie Quan back for more in Hip-Hop Nation’s Music Meeting Top 10 Countdown (5/3/14)

In this week’s Music Meeting Top 10, Future/Pharrell/Pusha T/Casino’s Move That Dope is still running things at number one. Drake’s Trophies hangs tight at number two, and Rich Homie Quan/Problem’s Walk Thru follows suit at number three. YG/Drake/The Game’s Who … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Future talks musical influences + new single Benz Friendz on Hip-Hop Nation

Rapper Future stopped by SiriusXM Hip-Hop Nation for his Honest album release party to chat with DJ Scream about his musical influences, his affiliation with Atlanta production team the Dungeon Family, and sharing the stage with OutKast during Coachella. On … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Future, Drake + Rich Homie Quan top Hip-Hop Nation’s Music Meeting Top 10 Countdown (4/26/14)

In this week’s Music Meeting Top 10 Countdown, Future/Pharrell/Pusha T/Casino’s Move That Dope goes for the gold at number one. Drake’s Trophies grabs silver at number two, and Rich Homie Quan/Problem’s Walk Thru makes an impressive jump for bronze at … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Did Juicy J try to work his magic on Katy Perry while recording Dark Horse?

Juicy J recently stopped by Hip-Hop Nation for a sit down with DJ Envy to discuss everything from his solo project Pure THC: The Hustle Continues — which he hopes to release this year — to his more recent work … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

‘Once I execute what I got to do, I’m cool.': Rick Ross makes going platinum a priority post-Mastermind

Hip-hop legend Rick Ross’ album release party seems like it was just yesterday, doesn’t it? Since that day, Mastermind has gone number one on the Billboard charts, making it the Bawse’s sixth gold studio album to date. Now, Ross has … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Drake, Tech N9ne + Future top Hip-Hop Nation’s Music Meeting Countdown (4/19/14)

Order in the Music Meeting! In this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Top 10 Countdown, Drake takes first place with Trophies, knocking Schoolboy Q’s Man Of The Year all the way down to the seventh slot! Tech N9ne/Kendrick Lamar/Mayday/Kendall Morgan’s Fragile makes … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Watch as rapper G Mims kills the Friday Fire Cypher on Sway in the Morning

Check out the video below as Harlem-based rapper G Mims dropped by Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning to drop a crazy freestyle for the latest Friday Fire Cypher!

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Heating up: See pics of emerging R&B singer August Alsina discussing his new album, Testimony

Airs Friday, 4/25 at 11 am ET on The Heat, Ch. 47 April 15 might be known as Tax Day to some, but it holds another type of significance for New Orleans R&B singer August Alsina. Not only was this … Continued