Questlove of The Roots expressed that it "hurt" that MC Hammer wanted no part of the recent tribute to Hip-Hop from the Recording Academy. Hammer had previously expressed a reluctance to engage with the "fakeness" of the industry.

Will Smith's reuniting with DJ Jazzy Jeff was part of the star-studded night that was the Grammy Awards' television special honoring 50 years of Hip-Hop. Other notable artists who performed with Queen Latifah, Public Enemy & LL Cool J.

For most music lovers, the cover art is the visual gateway to their sonic sojourn. Before the first beat drops or word is uttered, that first impression is often the packaging for the album or cassette. Album art in itself often tells a story and sets the tone for the auditory journey. While the cover […]

The legendary MC chats with Brian Dawson about The F.O.R.C.E. Tour and his place in Hip-Hop history.

Jadakiss and Dave East connect for a special edition episode of the popular interview series.

For the 50th anniversary of Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop Wired compiled 50 songs that hopefully capture the evolution and impact of the music.

Men’s Health magazine just got a few more women subscribers following the release of a 'lickable' cover with some of the hottest men in hip hop. Read about stories from legends Method Man, Common, Busta Rhymes, 50 Cent, Ludacris, and Wiz Khalifa here.

DJ Cassidy is doing it big for hip-hop's 50th anniversary with Pass The Mic LIVE, bringing out 50 rap legends for the NYC show at Radio City. The post Pass The Mic LIVE: DJ Cassidy United Hip-Hop’s Golden Age With 50 Rap Legends At Radio City In NYC appeared first on Black America Web.