7 days ago | Battle Rap
Last month, battle rap pay-per-view event Ether promised to be the biggest rap battle event of all time. Backed by Greek billionaire Alki David and hosted/curated by battle rap icon Lush One, the star-studded card, headlined by major label rapper ...
16 days ago | Hip-Hop
Last night the celebratory Slim Jims were snapped into, as WWE’s Monday Night Raw confirmed the news that iconic wrestler “Macho Man” Randy Savage would be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. With the induction ceremony set for the night befo...
17 days ago | Hip-Hop
While 1994 was undeniably a great year for hip-hop, fans have plenty of 20th anniversaries to celebrate this year as well. Whether getting “Sumpin' New” from the mainstream or seeing boundaries pushed until they “bounce” in the underground, 1995 h...
1 month ago | Hip-Hop
If you grew up an outspoken hip-hop fan around the holidays, chances are some well-meaning Secret Santa stuffed your stocking with a little holiday compilation called Christmas on Death Row. Yes, this album exists. Christmas on Death Row is an alb...
2 months ago | Hip-Hop
At the top of the year, we named five hip-hop artists as our choices for some of the most interesting and intriguing MCs on the rap map. Did they all live up to the hype (including ours)? We decided to follow up and grade how our five choices perf...
2 months ago | Battle Rap
Saturday night was Ether, the rap battle Internet pay-per-view event that hoped to revolutionize the entire rap battle market. Backed by billionaire Alki David (whom L.A. Weekly profiled in October), the card read like a series of dream match-ups,...