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

COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (12/21/13)

The Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting Top 10 has served up another countdown of the game’s hottest tracks voted by you! This week, Jay-Z and Rick Ross make their way up to number one, claiming the title from Drake, 2 Chainz and Big … Continued

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

SiriusXM’s best of 2013 countdowns

This year has been busy for everyone here at SiriusXM. Full of many memorable moments, big hits, and hot new artists. SiriusXM’s programmers have been hard at work recapping the past year and putting together their best of 2013 lists … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC, NBA, SPORTS, SPORTS

Allen Iverson answers: Who is the Kobe Bryant of rap?

Recently at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., Shade 45 Sway in the Morning host Sway Calloway sat down with NBA legend Allen Iverson. After dishing on NBA culture, Iverson’s basketball shoes, tattoos and The Answer’s relationship with his kids, … Continued