Shaquille O’Neal names his emcee starting 5

The Big Aristotle, aka The Big Cactus, aka Shaq Daddy, aka Shaq Fu, aka Superman, Shaquille “Diesel” O’Neal, knows hip-hop. And this week on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning, Shaq shared with Sway his five favorite emcees … with … Continued


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


Schoolboy Q talks Black Hippy + what fans can expect from Oxymoron on Hip-Hop Nation

ICYMI: If you’ve never heard a Schoolboy Q interview before, then do yourself a giant favor and click “play” on the Soundcloud below. Giving a no-holds-barred, DGAF interview on Hip-Hop Nation, Schoolboy Q sat down with Torae to discuss the … Continued


Cam Newton AKA Ace Boogie freestyles on Sway in the Morning

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton proved during the 2013 NFL season that he’s an elite passer. Ace Boogie proved Thursday at Radio Row that he’s an elite MC. To follow along all of the action Super Bowl week, visit SiriusXM’s … Continued


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