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For as long as rappers have been making money from music, there has been music about making money. In 2012 artists pushed themselves to newer…

Lil B is up to something peculiar this afternoon after the release of his new and controversial track shockingly entitled “I Got AIDS.” Don’t let the title fool you though. We believe the new track is intended based on the artist’s prior releases to build awareness on the rapper’s strong views and startling subjects, but […]

Childish Gambino, a.k.a. Donald Glover, raps and sings on his fourth album Camp, and he has potent lyrics and punchlines for days. The way he raps on every track makes you want to listen to everything he says, and he delivers so many quotable and memorable lines. Childish Gambino Went To College Here Sometimes Gambino […]

Phonte Coleman is one of the most underrated lyricists making hip-hop today. After a decade of recording as a member of Little Brother and The Foreign Exchange he has finally released his long-overdue solo project, Charity Starts At Home. The 12 track CD features everything fans have come to expect from Tigallo: witty wordplay, heartfelt […]

Drake is one of the hottest rappers in the game right now. His debut album hit number one on the Billboard charts and he even caused a riot in New York City at the South Street Seaport. I think its safe to say people are checking for Drake’s music. You can find Drake’s lyrics on […]

Lil Wayne may break sales records with the release of Tha Carter IV, but as MC Hammer and Vanilla Ice can tell you, sales don’t always equate to skills on the mic.  While Weezy brings more colorful punchlines than the average rapper, he can drop some lines that leave you scratching your head. Our friends […]

With all of the hoopla over the impending rapture tomorrow it was nice to come across someone speaking about religion in a way that the common person can relate to. Mike Bigga (formerly Killer Mike) released his latest album PL3DGE on Tuesday and it definitely earns a slot in our “Best Albums of 2011..So far” […]

James “J. Dilla” Yancey will always go down as one of the greatest producers to touch an MPC, as seen by the yearly Dilla tributes and the loads of beats he’s contributed to the likes of Common, Busta Rhymes and others. But as Jay Dee, he was nice on the mic as well. Boasting a […]

In this interview conducted for the book “How To Rap: The Art & Science of the Hip-Hop MC” Big Daddy Kane tells the author that in the golden age, a freestyle was a rhyme you wrote, not just coming off the top of your head.