It’s a Throwback Takeover! Shaggy, Nelly and Salt-N-Pea to announce their throwback concert tour hosted by Fat Man Scoop. They are headed overseas to launch the series that will take you back to the 99 and the 2000s! There will be surprise guests including singer Blu Cantrell and Flo-Rida. Others will be announced soon. The […]

Lil Duval is smiling! He will host the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards airing October 9th from Atlanta. Carbi B leads the nominations with 10.  This year marks the first year for the Best International Flow highlight artists from various countries including South Africa, Canada, Ghana UK, Nigeria, and France. Here is a classic Heavy […]

Each year I think the honorees get better and better, and this year is no substitute.  Honoring those game changers from the 90’s should be one of the best shows this year. Now when you bring up the 90’s you have to mention Jermaine Dupre, Martin Lawrence, Master P and a few more.  They will […]

According to, Kurtis Blow is in the hospital recovering from a heart attack he suffered in LA. The story reports that 4 LAPD officers were called due to an arguement Kurtis had with his son at a bus stop.  When the officers arrived, it’s reported that Kurtis collapsed on the scene and went into […]

Marvel has already announced it first set of Hip-Hop inspired Variant Covers for their new series coming out this year.   The first round of announced covers took inspiration from the likes of Salt’N Pepa, Big Daddy Kane, Wu-Tang Clan, Kevin Gates, L.L. Cool J, & Chance The Rapper. Now, Marvel comics has released four […]

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Marvel continuously honors Hip-Hop with its Variant Covers for first issues for new comic series. They continue to release new covers for their upcoming new series releases for this year.

Last year Marvel Comics announced its “Hip-Hop Variant” series of covers, featuring some of the best illustrators to re-imagine famous Hip-Hop album covers with Marvel characters to cover issues of new series’.  Last year they released over 70 different Hip-Hop inspired covers, which you can see here. The album covers used ranged from the likes of De […]

Fans of The Simpsons rejoice! For the cartoon’s upcoming 28th season, the gang in Springfield will be doing something they’ve never done before- an hour-long episode. But even more exciting, the episode will be hip-hop inspired. “The Great Phatsby,” airing in January, is also a play on the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, The Great Gatsby. Throughout the episode, we’ll […]

Meet music newcomer Sir The Baptist, a 28-year-old artist who's inspiring youth to become their best selves through music and morality.

Netflix teamed up with four-time Oscar winner, creator Baz Luhrmann (The Great Gatsby, Moulin Rouge!), along with Hip-Hop Legends Nas (executive producer) and Grandmaster Flash (associate producer).  The Netflix original series, The Get Down, helps tell the story of New York on the verge of bankruptcy that forced a birth of new art, Hip-Hop. The Source […]