9 days ago | Hip-Hop
It's human nature to want to define spans of time based on achievements in civilization or universally embraced sentiments. That's why we at the Weekly are comfortable stating we're currently living in the Era of Rapping Puppets. From Earl Sinclai...
13 days ago | Hip-Hop
Tomorrow, Tuesday April 7, sees the release of longtime Los Angeles rap innovator Aceyalone’s new album Action, his 11th album — 17th, if you include his work with landmark groups Freestyle Fellowship and Haiku D’Etat. Acey’s prolificacy has ...
26 days ago | Hip-Hop
March 2015 may go down as one of the greatest months in hip-hop history. Along with the new projects from Kendrick Lamar, Action Bronson and Earl Sweatshirt, rap fans were treated to another surprise that's just as unexpected: Chief Keef teaming w...
1 month ago | Hip-Hop
This Saturday night, the Epicenter Festival looks to party like it's 1999, and we're not talking Prince. In one of the most aggressive music lineups we've ever seen, the Forum is set to be rocked by an intimidating lineup from the other side of th...
2 months ago | Metal
Every listener has guilty pleasure songs. Those recordings that we just find irresistible, despite several red flags to our better judgment. Mr Big’s “To Be With You” should qualify as the guiltiest of guilty pleasures, but we feel no shame rockin...
2 months ago | Battle Rap
Rap and comedy haven’t intersected much over the years. Outside of the occasional punchline, hip-hop hasn’t often welcomed the idea of being “funny.” But the past two years have seen something of a hip-hop comedy explosion. One of the first to rea...