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  • Erick Sermon Discusses His New Album & Previews Music

    Erick Sermon is preparing to release his eighth solo album, Vernia. At Def Squad Studios in Long Island, the Green-Eyed Bandit extensively details his LP featuring Raekwon, N.O.R.E., Too Short, Devin The Dude, No Malice, Big K.R.I.T., Pharrell, Styles P, AZ, Shaquille O'Neal, Xzibit, and David Ba...

  • Is Scarface The Greatest Rapper Of All-Time?

    Let’s do the math. 7 group albums since 1988 as part of the Geto Boys. One platinum (We Can’t Be Stopped). Two Gold. (Till Death Do Us Part & The Resurrection).

    11 solo albums since 1991’s Mr. Scarface Is Back. 3 Platinum (The Diary, The Untouchable & My Homies). 4 Gold.

    At least 3 certif...

  • Killer Mike Has Made The Most Dangerous Show On Television

    Gil Scott-Heron said the revolution will not be televised. Apparently, Killer Mike did not get the memo. He has made the most dangerous show on television.

  • Boogie Is Compton’s Next Great MC & He Plans To Be The Biggest Of All

    "This world will take your dream from you quick if you don't stay locked in," Boogie says on a cold day in Lower Manhattan. He is referring to a lesson intended for his young son, but it comes from personal experience. For five years, the Compton representative has been persistently pushing the l...

  • Eminem Discusses The Slim Shady LP In 1 Of His Earliest Interviews

    Eminem discusses the making of "My Name Is" and how he got into Hip-Hop, in one of his earliest interviews.

  • Smif-N-Wessun Discuss Giving 25 Years Of Their All To Hip-Hop

    In the mid-1990s, Smif-N-Wessun burst onto the scene brandishing two barrels locked-and-loaded with raw Rap talent. Following a breakthrough appearance on Black Moon's seminal Enta Da Stage, the skills of Tek and Steele shimmered on their 1995 debut, Dah Shinin'. Da Beatminerz-produced album bala...

  • DJ Premier Discusses The Making Of Gang Starr's Moment Of Truth Album

    When DJ Premier said “the real Hip-Hop,” he meant it. Guru was not just rapping words on their album Moment Of Truth, he was telling true stories. Premier discusses the meaning of their classic album, song by song.

    On March 30, 1998, Gang Starr stepped forth with Moment Of Truth. Guru and DJ ...

  • Coming Home: Cuba

    In 2012, DJ EFN and Garcia, two Cuban-American Hip-Hop artists, traveled to their ancestral homeland of Cuba for the very first time. Coming Home: Cuba follows them as they learn about their roots and their Hip-Hop counterparts on the island. The film also explores the unique cultural issues faci...

  • Tupac Explains Why He Will Steal The Show In The Movie Juice

    Long before the world recognized it, Tupac Shakur knew he was a star. In one of his earliest interviews, he explains why his character in the movie Juice will be the one people remember...and he was right.

  • Masta Ace & Marco Polo Discuss How Brooklyn Shaped Them & Hip-Hop Forever

    Masta Ace and producer Marco Polo first teamed up in 2004 on the song "Do It Man," and again on "Nostalgia." Their chemistry was apparent and they began discussing doing an entire album together. More than a decade later, their schedules aligned, and they joined forces to make A Breukelen Story. ...

  • Redman & Method Man Perform In Croatia In 2010

    Redman & Method Man Perform In Croatia In 2010, and Blackout TV was there to capture it.

  • LL Cool J Discusses How He Broke Into The Music Business (1985)

    LL Cool J burst onto the scene in 1985, with a show-stopping cameo in the film Krush Groove. Here, in one of his first interviews ever, young LL discusses how long it took him to break into the music business and the many hurdles he overcame.

  • Leaders of The New School, Smooth B, Nikki D & Biz Markie Hold A Cypher

    In 1991, Leaders Of The New School, Nice & Smooth's Smooth B, Nikki D and Biz Markie gathered at Cooley High and held a spirited cypher.

  • Kendrick Lamar: GRIT

    Kendrick Lamar has had a meteoric rise since 2012, but his success was far from easy. In this episode of GRIT, Kendrick talks about just what it took to get to make it. His turning point was not 1, not 2, not even 5 years in the making...It was 9 and it was far from easy. He talks about how mu...

  • Big L & OC Freestyle In Croatia In 1997 And It's The Joint

    D.I.T.C. The name stood for Diggin’ in the Crates, in part because of the membership of acclaimed producers like Diamond D, Showbiz and Buckwild, but make no mistake, the crew was also about those BARS. Here’s a look back at a vintage interview of Big L, one of the beloved members of D.I.T.C. L c...

  • Royce 5'9 "Shine" Freestyle

    Royce 5'9 raps an a cappella version of his song "Shine," from the album Layers.

  • Common Freestyles At Fat Beats To Promote One Day It'll All Make Sense In 1997

    From DJ Eclipse:

    Here's a clip from Common's Fat Beats NYC in-store for "One Day It'll All Make Sense." The in-store was actually a few days before the album was released, so we only had his single for sale that day. We were also pushing No I.D.'s "The Black Album" (w/ Dug Infinite), which had...

  • Black Thought Tells an Amazing Story About How Artists Used to Get J Dilla Beats

    Black Thought recounts the annual pilgrimage artists used to make to J Dilla's house to get first dibbs on his new productions.

  • JAY-Z, JAZ-O, Busta Rhymes & Biz Markie Perform In 1993

    In 1993, the Mario Van Peebles film Posse hit theaters. At its release party, some of Brooklyn's finest showed up, along with Biz Markie. One of the film's stars, Big Daddy Kane, hosted the New York City event. He appeared in the Western alongside Van Peebles, Stephen Baldwin, Tone-Loc, Tiny List...

  • Kanye West Rips One Of His Earliest Freestyles In 1996

    Long before he was a superstar artist and producer, Kanye West was just a kid who loved to rap. This is a rare glimpse at one of Kanye's earliest recorded freestyles.

    From DJ Eclipse:

    I'm sure most of you have seen the Kanye clip from the grand opening of Fat Beats by now. Like I had ment...

  • Where It All Began: Who was your first favorite rapper?

    Who was your first favorite rapper? We asked Big Daddy Kane, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Kendrick Lamar, Murs, Statik Selektah, Freddie Gibbs, 9th Wonder, Stic Man, Skyzoo, Chuuwee, Skillz, tabi Bonney and more. The answers ranged from EPMD to 2Pac and everything in between. Check out who was you favorite ...