Beyonce’s 12 Best Hip-Hop Collaborations [Listen]

Today is Beyonce Knowles’ 31st birthday. Continue »

DJ Drama & Lil Wayne – Dedication 4 Mixtape

At long last Continue »

Bruk It Down: Images From 2012 West Indian Day Parade [Photos]

The annual West Indian Day Parade is a celebration of the rich cultural heritage of its participants Continue »

Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) & Mannie Fresh Create New Song Called “OMFGOD” [VIDEO]

Yasiin Bey (f/k/a Mos Def) and Mannie Fresh jumped in the studio to create a song called “OMFGOD” and have shared footage of how it all went down. Continue »

Backstage At Jay-Z’s Made In America Festival (Day 2) [PHOTOS]

Yesterday evening, the first annual Made In America festival concluded with a parade of some of the greatest musical talents known the world over. Continue »

Chicago Teen Killed In Front Of His Mother & Brothers For Giving Someone A Dirty Look

The violence in Chicago is out of control. With more than 300 homicides in the city since the start of the year, and no signs of change, the city is in crisis. Continue »

Exclusive: Freeway Talks Made In America, Beanie Sigel, Possible New Music With Jay-Z


Jay-Z’s first annual Made In America festival took place on the steps that Sylvester Stallone made famous in the classic film, Rocky. Continue »

Kanye West & G.O.O.D. Music Close Out 1st Day Of “Made In America” Festival [Video]

For a surprise that shouldn’t be a surprise when you really think about it Continue »

“I’d Hit” Rihanna T-Shirts Sold At UK Music Festival [Photos]

Rihanna may never live down the 2009 attack that left her bloodied and bruised at the hands of Chris Brown Continue »

Jay Electronica Performs At “Made In America” Festival, New Single To Feature Chris Brown

There was a Jay Electronica sighting in Philadelphia yesterday. Continue »

Wired 25: The 25 Best Hip-Hop Albums And Mixtapes Of 2012 So Far

The Summer is over and it’s just about that time to take a look back on all of the excellent music that has dropped in 2012. Since the lines of mixtapes and albums have become so blurred with so much effort going into free music, why separate them? It wasn’t easy, but Hip-Hop Wired has broken down the top 25 albums and mixtapes this year so far in this week’s edition of Wired 25. Continue

Bangin Candy: Dominican Snack Box “Sweet Suleika” [Photos]

From our research, we have found out that Suleika, sometimes referred to as “Sweet Suleika” (TRU!), apparently is from the Dominican Republic, resides in Silver Spring, MD and measures in at 36D-26- 36. The top heavy beauty has been featured in BlackMen Magazine, Show and other reputable outlets where creep life connoisseurs lurk. Continue

The Unpublished Wu-Tang Wu-Massacre Comic Book [Photos]

Back in March 2010, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon and Method Man joined forces as a formal trio to drop the Wu-Massacre project. There was also supposed to be a corresponding comic book/graphic novel that was never released, but now we finally get to see its previously unpublished pages, minus any bubble dialogue. Continue

Behind The Scenes Of Nas’ “Cherry Wine” ft. Amy Winehouse Video [Photos]

Nasty Nas just dropped his video for fan favorite “Bye Baby,” but the Top 5 Dead or Alive MC is already is putting together the next clip from his latest, critically acclaimed album, Life Is Good. The latest standout track from the Queens rapper’s tenth album to get a visual treatment will be “Cherry Wine,” featuring the late Amy Winehouse, and here we have some behind the scenes photos from the video shoot. Continue

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