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Nas Advises Kendrick Lamar On Following Up A Classic Album

Nas addresses comparisons between “good kid, m.A.A.d city” and “Illmatic,” says comparing the two isn’t fair to Kendrick Lamar. In addition to offering his thoughts on Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar as part of Complex’s newly-released cover story with the TDE lyricist, Nas also spoke on the West Coast musician in a separate feature story released […]

VIDEO: Lord Jamar Discusses Jay Z Wearing Five-Percent Chain

Lord Jamar explains why he believes the white man is the devil. During a newly-published interview with Vlad TV, Brand Nubian rapper Lord Jamar, who has been a member of the Five-Percent Nation for 30 years, shared his thoughts on fellow artist Jay Z wearing a Five-Percent Nation chain last year. He says that he’s […]

VIDEO: Ab-Soul Discusses What He’s Learned About Himself This Year

Ab-Soul answered a series of questions from fans via SKEE.TV. Ab-Soul answered a series of questions from fans via SKEE.TV. The TDE rapper took the longest time to the answer, oeWhat is one thing you learned about yourself this year?” “I try to learn something new everyday, Ab-Soul says. “I think I’m finally probably amazing. […]

VIDEO: Mobb Deep Ft. Mack Wilds – Low

Prodigy and Havoc, together known as Mobb Deep, give MTV the green light to world premiere their music video for “Low” featuring Mack Wilds. Directed by Shomi Patwary. This is off of the album, The Infamous Mobb Deep, available now on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/infamous-mobb-deep-deluxe/id84563….

Busta Rhymes Leaves Cash Money Records

Busta Rhymes has left Cash Money Records. Busta, who recently dropped “Calm Down” with Eminem, says there’s no bad blood between him and his former employers. Here’s what he told Sway on Shade 45, via HipHopDX: “Actually, nothing happened in a negative way with Cash Money,” he said. “And actually nothing happened in a negative […]

VIDEO: Memphis Bleek Confirms Jay Z Ghostwrote For Him

Memphis Bleek says he and Jay Z have an “older brother, little brother relationship.” Among the various artists featured on Jay Z’s debut album, Reasonable Doubt was Brooklyn rapper and long-time friend of Jay Z’s, Memphis Bleek. Bleek spoke on his addition to the album, which was a verse on the track “Coming Of Age,” […]