Street Named After Phife Dawg To Be Unveiled On November 19th.
And the last ATCQ album , which Phife recorded raps for, will be released on Nov. 11.
By William E. Ketchum III
[ OKP ]
The First Time I Listened To Hip-Hop.
A-Trak, Cee-Lo, Curren$y, Danny Brown, DJ Premier, George Clinton, Gucci Mane, Hannibal Buress, Master P, Pusha T, Questlove, RZA, Warren G, more reflect. Edited by Jacob Moore, Graham Corrigan, Alex Gardner, John Walaszek, India Nicholas, Sarah Honda
[ P+P ]
Ghostface Killah Reflects on the Making of His Ironman Album.
"I was 26. It was just like I was still coming off the streets. I remember one time doing the album; I even had The Delfonics with me. I had got into a shootout, they was with me. I was in one car and they were in a van in back of me watching it all go down." By Emmanuel C.M.
[ XXL ]
Vince Staples and Eric André Discuss the Future.
"If Trump Becomes President I'm Gonna Be the First Jew in ISIS” By Sean Evans
[ Complex ]
Chuck D Adamant LL Cool J Should Nab Rock Hall Nomination Before Tupac.
“I love Tupac to death. I was there for his beginnings, but I just think there’s an order of things.” By Kyle Eustice
[ HipHopDx ]
Pete Rock Talks Working with Nas, Rakim, Jay Z, Kanye And Diddy Copying His Adlibs.
Talks “Shut ‘Em Down” remix, more.
[ Doggie Diamonds TV ]
An Interview with Billy Danze.
"I’m an R&B dude by the way. I really wrote most of the M.O.P. records to the O’Jay’s.” By Zilla Rocca
[ PoW ]
The Du-Rites Detail Their Seamless Funk Debut.
J-Zone & Pablo Martin on their new record: “A pro engineer would have a heart attack if he or she saw how some of the stuff was done. But a lot of the mojo of our sound comes from the imperfections in the gear and the set up.” By Nate Patrin
[ Bandcamp Daily ]
The Hip-Hop View of the 2016 Election With Fab 5 Freddy.
Interview starts at about 26:30 min. in. By Will Leitch & John Heilemann
[ Bloomberg ]
Stones Throw's 20 Greatest Releases, in Honor of Their 20th Anniversary.
Peanut Butter Wolf’s label two decades strong. By Jeff Weiss
[ LA Weekly ]
Stay Away From "They” — DJ Khaled The Keys Book Sneak Peek.
“‘They'” tried to count me out. ‘They' told me I couldn’t have a house on the ocean, that I couldn’t have a garden filled with angels. ‘They' told me time and time again that whatever my goals were I couldn’t reach them. And I remember it all…” By DJ Khaled.
[ We The Best ]