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Billboard: The 10 Greatest Hip-Hop Beats of All Time

Creating the perfect beat is a combined matter of timing, creative genius and just the right rapper to complement […]

N.W.A Takes Over Charts, Gets First Top 40 Hit on Hot 100

In the wake of the release of the N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton, the iconic rap group’s music takes […]

Kendrick Lamar sits down with N.W.A. (Interview)

Kendrick Lamar sits down with N.W.A – The rapper has an exclusive sit-down with his hometown heroes. Watch the […]

Billboard: Dr. Dre – Compton Album Review

Not so long ago, rappers equated their albums, songs, studio sessions, even their partying with “making a movie,” as […]

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    Alicia Keys & Kendrick Lamar “It’s On Again” (prod. by Pharrell)

Alicia Keys & Kendrick Lamar “It’s On Again” (prod. by Pharrell)

A song written by Pharrell, Alicia Keys, Kendrick Lamar and Hans Zimmer has found its way onto the “The […]

Kendrick Lamar & ScHoolboy Q Billboard Cover Story

Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q and Top Dawg Entertainment’s Anthony Tiffith tell the full story of how L.A.’s unexpected indie […]

Kendrick Lamar & ScHoolboy Q Billboard Cover

TDE & Billboard: The Tale of Top Dawg: Inside the Hip Hop hit factory that has Kendrick Lamar, a […]

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    Eminem’s ‘MMLP2’ Marketing Juggernaut: Tapping ‘Call of Duty,’ Beats, ESPN to Help Sell 750K Albums

Eminem’s ‘MMLP2’ Marketing Juggernaut: Tapping ‘Call of Duty,’ Beats, ESPN to Help Sell 750K Albums

In this excerpt from this week’s cover story on Eminem and his just-released “Marshall Mathers LP 2,” Reggie Ugwu […]

Kendrick Lamar Named GQ’s Rapper of the Year

GQ Magazine has released their Man of the Year issue, and in the issue, Kendrick Lamar was named Rapper […]

Eminem Covers ‘Billboard’ Magazine

The Marshall Mathers LP 2 is getting the proper rollout. Eminem brings his stoic stance to the cover of […]