Kendrick Lamar shares his 3 Most Influential Songs From Compton [Video]

Finally receiving the recognition he deserves off the back of his debut album, K-Dot chops it up with the Los Angeles Leakers - Justin Credible, DJ sourMILK  and Fuzz Fantab - and talks about his biggest vibe killers with women, collaborating with T.I. and J.Cole and his top three most influential songs from Compton. Read more

Benjamin AD - "Delivery Man" | Music Video

If you're looking for an insightful rapper with quirky wordplay and lyrical prowess, South Londoner Benjamin AD is a thoughtful contender. Watch below as the 22-year-old goes directly at rappers who don’t do what they say in their lyrics on “Delivery Man,” from his recent project Chapter 0.5 The Prologue. Read more

Jhene Aiko performs "Do Better Blues" at vitaminwater uncapped, Louisiana [Video]

In the past few months Vitamin Water and Fader have put on a number of shows across the US, and with prior shows featuring the likes of Nas, Kendrick Lamar and 2 Chainz, for the Louisiana leg of the concert series fans were offered the sounds of Los Angeles hailing songstress, Jhene Aiko. Read more

Meek Mill plays Nas some 'Dreams & Nightmares' [Video]

In the latest instalment of Meek Mill's "Making of Dreams & Nightmares" vlog, the Philly native gives us a first hand look at his recording session with Nas. Read more

Nas talks Illmatic era, youth in Queensbridge on 'Becoming: Nas' [Part 1] | Documentary

Currently on tour in the UK, Nas features in the latest instalment of interview series, Becoming, as we get a sneak peak of the Hip Hop veteran and his live band preparing for Rock The Bells before taking him to an intimate interview with director Jamie Patricof, where he speaks on Illmatic, growing up Queensbridge, and debuting on "Live at the Barbeque." Read more

Stalley chops it up with Lupe Fiasco in Chicago on BET Music Matters Tour [Video]

MMG member and Ohio native, Stalley takes you with him on a journey across the current BET Music Matters Tour, footage courtesy of director Kellen Dengler. In the first episode of what is to be an ongoing vlog, we follow Stalley through the Mid West leg of the tour as he hits shows in Detroit, Milwaukee, Minneapolis and Chicago. Read more

Juicy J talks "Bands Make Her Dance," performs "Stay Fly" on Sway In The Morning [Video]

In his latest appearance on Shade 45's Sway In The Morning, Juicy J and Sway Calloway talk about the inspiration behind strip club anthem, "Bands Make Her Dance" and the former Three 6 Mafia man even gives an in-studio performance classic, "Stay Fly." Read more

Rockie Fresh talks choosing MMG over Bad Boy [Video]

Maybach Music Group's latest signee and Chi-town native, Rockie Fresh chops it up with Justin Credible as the pair talk about why he chose MMG over Bad Boy - "I just wanted to be part of a new movement and really be a part of making history in the long run" - and his thoughts on Rick Ross reportedly calling him the best hook writer he's ever seen. Read more

Asher Roth talks sophomore album, performs "The World is Not Enough" for Sway In The Morning [Video]

In what seemed like a rather inspired mood, last week Asher Roth kicked it with a live band to conclude Shade 45 show, Sway In The Morning's "#TrueMCWeek"  in what was the latest installment of Sway's In Studio Concert series. After kicking it off by performing "Bastermating" off free download project Pabst and Jazz, the Pennsylvania native delivers some wise words to listeners before performing a more recent cut in "The World Is Not Enough". Read more

CurT@!n$ - 23 [EP] | Free Download

One of the easiest names to spell in Hip Hop, Brooklyn rapper CurT@!n$ drops his latest offering in the form of a Michael Jordan inspired six-track EP titled 23. Read more

Dom Kennedy decodes 'My Type of Party' for Life + Times [Video]

In the latest episode of Life + Times' "Decoded" series, West Coast rapper Dom Kennedy breaks down his song "My Type of Party" from his latest release The Yellow Album. Read more

Jay Rock - "Yola" | Music Video

As part of TDE Fam Appreciation Week back in August, Black Hippy members Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q all debuted free tracks for their fans.Read more

Tech N9ne - "Don't Tweet This" | Music Video

With many rappers falling foul of getting snapped doing something they shouldn't in this social network driven generation we currently live in, Kansas City emcee Tech N9ne gives us a sneak peak at what would happen if all phones were handed in at the door of one of his parties. Read more

Dionne Reid performs acoustic version of 'Here I Come' [Video]

In the latest episode of SBTV's A64 series, pint-sized UK singer/songwriter Dionne Reid delivers an acoustic performance of her Barrington Levy sampling "Here I Come" Read more

Nas announces second London date | Music News

After performing at London's 100 Club last month as part of the Converse Represent series, legendary Queens emcee Nas is back in the UK to celebrate the release of his new album, Life Is Good. Read more

A$AP Rocky talks Rihanna, A$AP Mob, the VMAs + more [Video]

Before his live performance at the MTV VMAs, A$AP Rocky sat down with Power 98.3's Bootleg Kev to talk about his collaboration with Rihanna on the "Cockiness" remix, his thoughts on the A$AP Mob mixtape Lords Never Worry, and Iggy Azalea. Read more