25 Most Underrated Eminem Guest Verses
Take a look back at some of Marshall Mathers' best (and most obscure) guest raps.
This or That? Rich Po Slim vs. Archibald Slim
What's the difference between Awful Records' Rich Po Slim and Archibald Slim? And why is the Awful crew so damn good?
Who Flipped It Better? Jay Electronica vs. Bobby Shmurda
What does the 1970 trial of activist Angela Davis have to do with Jay Electronica, Just Blaze and Bobby Shmurda? Find out here.
Who Flipped It Better? T.I. vs. Kingpin Skinny Pimp
Whose song made better use of this Willie Hutch sample, T.I. or Three 6 Mafia affiliate Kingpin Skinny Pimp?
25 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Kendrick Lamar
25 things about K. Dot that you may not have known.
Who Flipped It Better? Get Funky Crew vs. Kendrick Lamar
Who flipped this Isley Brothers. sample Better rap golden child Kendrick Lamar or Miami Bass group Get Funky Crew?
Why You Must See the ‘Nas: Time Is Illmatic’ Documentary
'Nas: Time Is Illmatic' might be the most important hip-hop docs of our time, find out why.
25 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Lil Wayne
We dug through videos, interviews and old magazine scans to dig up some little-known information on Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. If you're a Wayne fan, this stuff is gold. And if you're not, well, maybe you will be after you read this. These are 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Li…
Who Flipped It Better? 50 Cent vs. Travis Scott
Who had the better flip of this Bobby "Blue" Bland sample, 50 Cent or Travi$ Scott?
This or That? Father vs. Father MC
'90s smooth talker Father MC versus new millenium misfit Father.
Who Flipped It Better? Big K.R.I.T. vs. Three 6 Mafia
Who flipped this Rick James sample better Big K.R.I.T. or Three 6 Mafia?
25 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Nicki Minaj
Think you're a true Barbie? But what do you really know about Nicki Minaj? Check out our list of 25 facts and learn something new about her.
25 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Drake
We dug deep into Drizzy's history to uncover some stories from his past, including getting robbed on a date and sleeping in a basement as a child.
This or That? Starlito Vs. Young Lito
What's the difference between Tennessee titan Starlito and Troy Ave affiliate Young Lito?
Kevin Gates Exceeds Expectations at New York City Show [EXCLUSIVE]
Kevin Gates lit New York City's Gramercy Theatre on fire Wednesday night (Aug. 20).
Who Flipped It Better? Cam’ron vs. Young Thug
A Kanye production for Cam'Ron goes up against 808 Mafia's beat for Young Thug in this week's sample battle.
Black Thought Rips James Brown Beats, Real Deal Wins MC Battle – 16 Bars LIVE Event Recap …
The Boombox's 16 Bars Live event in NYC featured The Roots' Black Thought and four tenacious battle rappers from across the country.
Who Flipped It Better? Skepta vs. Lil Herb & Lil Bibby
Who made better use of '80s classic 'Sunglasses at Night?' grime artist Skepta or Chiraq's Lil' Bibby and Lil' Herb?
This or That? Big Smo vs. Big Moe
One's from Houston's S.U.C. and the other does "hick hop," what's the difference between BIg Moe and BIg Smo?
The Return of Lil Jon and Why It’s No Surprise
Crunk ain't dead, it was resurrected as EDM. Just ask Lil Jon. We spoke to the party music pioneer about his triumphant comeback and more.
Who Flipped It Better? Street Smartz vs. RiFF RAFF
This week in our battle of samples Neon Icon Riff Raff goes up against '90s street rap stalwart F.T.
This or That? – Ca$h Out Vs. Doughboyz Cashout
What's the difference between ATL's Ca$h Out and Detroit's Doughboyz Cashout.
25 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Dr. Dre
You know he's arguably hip-hop's greatest producer and that he's about to join the real billionaire boys' club with the Apple/Beats deal -- but here are a few more things you may not know about Andre "Dr. Dre" Young.
Who Flipped It Better? Max B vs. Masta Ace
For this week's Who Flipped It Better, we take a look at the use of Kool & the Gang's 'You Don't Have to Change' in songs by Max B. and Masta Ace.
Why the Notorious B.I.G. Is the Most Influential Rapper of All Time
Ask any rapper who their biggest influences are and you’ll probably hear the same answers across the board: Big Daddy Kane, Rakim and Kool G Rap on the East Coast, Scarface, Pimp C, and Eightball & MJG in the South, and Ice Cube and Snoop Dogg out West. But why doesn&CloseCur…
Who Flipped It Better? Kool G Rap & RZA vs. Kilo Ali
What do bass music pioneer Kilo and RZA have in common? This Curtis Mayfield sample, but who flipped it better?
This or That? Slim Thug vs. Young Thug
One's the hottest ATL export and the other was at the forefront of the Houston movement of the early 2000s. Can you tell your Thugs apart? What's the difference between Slim Thug and Young Thug?
Who Flipped It Better? Isaiah Rashad vs. Slum Village
How does J Dilla's jazz sample flip for Slum Village's 'Estimate' compare to producer Antydote's flip for Isaiah Rashad's 'Ronnie Drake'?
This or That? Sage The Gemini vs. Sage Francis
Sage the Gemini and Sage Francis couldn’t be more different. One is a Bay Area, hyphy-influenced pop rap star who topped the charts with the help of the social media app Vine. Sage Francis is a vegetarian, “underground” rapper who probably only knows the vines his veggies grow o…
Who Flipped It Better? Big Pun vs. The Outsidaz
Who made better use of this Brenda Russell sample, Big Pun or Eminem's former homies The Outsidaz?