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This soon to be underground classic mashup pulls Nas lyrics from Illmatic, combining “One Love” with “Microphone Mathematics”; It Was Written, combining “If I Ruled the World” with “Astro Travelin’”; I Am…, combining “Dr. Knockboot” with “Discipline 99 Pt. 0”; Stillmatic, combining “Rewind” with “Axe Puzzles”; The Lost Tapes, combining “Blaze a 50” with “24/7”; […]

The Balch Springs, Texas police officer who fatally shot 15-year-old Jordan Edwards has been fired, police announced a couple of hours ago. The news was announced during a press conference where Police Chief Jonathan Haber also revealed the officer behind the shooting. His name is Roy Oliver and he was a six-year veteran of the force. Haber was brief with the […]

CeeLo Green recently dropped a remix to Childish Gambino‘s “Redbone” and its…interesting. Green’s distinguishable vocal delivery floats over the track, which maintains most of the instrumentation from the original. However, he does change the chorus into the following: “So put up / Put up on it / Tell me / That you want me / […]

Photo of Chris Rock courtesy of YouTube. Chris Rock has been making the rounds recently; he is supporting his Total Blackout Tour, which he keeps on expanding. The legendary comic recently stopped by Hot 97, where he went long and deep with Peter Rosenberg and Laura Stylez. The interview is great. Obviously, there are some interesting tidbits about everything from […]

Compton’s Most Wanted veteran lyricist MC Eiht has teamed up with DJ Premier to bring you this new joint Represent Like This.

Photo via Priscilla Samey’s Twitter A Minnesota teenager took her acceptance letter from Harvard University to her senior prom when she did not have a date. Seventeen-year-old Priscilla Samey attended her senior prom with her Harvard acceptance letter, after getting the idea from her sister. “She said, ‘The best one [date] is all your college admissions,’” […]

Photo of The Wade Quadruplets courtesy of Instagram. #BlackExcellence alert, America. The brothers Wade—Nigel, Zachary, Aaron and Nick—made news after being accepted to other high profile colleges and university. After much consideration, the Wades have finally decided on a college to attend this fall. Yale University! The Wade Family has to be full of #BlackBoyJoy […]

Photo courtesy of Karoondinha Music & Arts Festival. The full lineup for the first annual Karoondinha Music & Arts Festival (pronounced ka-roon-din-ha) has brought in some big names to jumpstart its celebration. Chance The Rapper, Paramore, Leon Bridges and the Revivalists are just a few who acts who are being announced for the inaugural Karoondinha Music & Arts Festival. With 30+ acts also […]

Artwork of ‘OkayMuva’ x Myles Johnson courtesy of Jayy Dodd for Okayplayer. Allow us to introduce you to our newest series: OkayMuva. This is a fresh, bold and critical look at the week’s hottest topics by Myles E. Johnson aka @HausMuva. Every generation has icons that for better or for worse, totally define a moment. […]

Photo courtesy of Emel. Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, please open your arms and envelope the talents of Emel Aykanat. Better known by her first name, this Turkish-Swiss singer-songwriter has capitalized on her international success, and is now bringing her prowess to the U.S. in her first show in one of America’s founding states. […]


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