COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 Countdown (1/25/14)

This week’s music meeting is hereby called to order! Let’s review the meeting agenda: First on the list is Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock’s Money Trees, which is number one this week’s Hip-Hop Nation Top 10 countdown. At number two is YG, … Continued

COUNTRY, DANCE/ELECTRONIC, ENTERTAINMENT, HIP-HOP/R&B, JAZZ/STANDARDS, MUSIC, POP, POP CULTURE, ROCK

16 things to look out for at the 2014 Grammys

At this point, you’re probably fully aware that the 2014 Grammys are happening this Sunday (Jan. 26 at 8 pm ET). There’s just soooo much to look forward to this year, what with all the high-profile nominees, the many performers, … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (1/18/14)

The Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting Top 10 has served up another countdown of the game’s hottest tracks voted by you! This week, Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock are still at number one with Money Trees, while Schoolboy Q and Kendrick … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Que talks OG Bobby Johnson and LeBron James on Hip-Hop Nation

Atlanta rapper Que recently stopped by Hip-Hop Nation to chat with Torae about everything from why he named his smash single OG Bobby Johnson to how basketball star LeBron James got to be one of his biggest fans. When asked … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (1/11/14)

The Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting Top 10 has served up another countdown of the game’s hottest tracks voted by you! This week, Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock nabbed the top slot with Money Trees, pushing Drake and Jay-Z’s Pound Cake down to … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Kid Ink talks the importance of lyrics on Hip-Hop Nation

L.A. rapper Kid Ink, who just unleashed the brand-new album My Own Lane, truly believes in the power of lyrics. Sitting down with Hip-Hop Nation‘s Torae, Kid Ink delved into how his fans perceive his hooks versus his lyrics, working … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (1/4/14)

The Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting Top 10 has served up another countdown of the game’s hottest tracks voted by you! This week, Drake dominated the charts, landing in at number one with Jay-Z and their heavy-hitter, Pound Cake, and then again at … Continued

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

Best of 2013: Hip Hop Nation’s top 50 hits countdown

Was 2013 the year of Kanye, Jay-Z, or Drake? Check out Hip Hop Nation‘s Top 50 to find out if some of the usual suspects rose to the top, or if a few underdogs growled their way into the top … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Best of 2013: ‘The Hotness’ from The Heat

If you’ve been tuning in to the hottest R&B on The Heat this year, then you know there definitely wasn’t a shortage of amazing collaborations on the airwaves. Whoever your favorites, they were undoubtedly featured by one of those musical … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Shaheem Reid, DJ Wonder, Tracy G pick their favorite songs of 2013

Hip-hop historian Shaheem Reid, DJ Wonder and Tracy G took part in a special year-end edition of The A&R Room recently on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning. Reid, Wonder and Tracy G picked their favorite hip-hop songs of 2013. … Continued