After being in the game for more than a decade, Nasty Ninja is finally ready with his first solo mixtape "That Kid Nasty". The founder of "Beast Mode Crew" and one part of "Mumbai's Finest" went for an urban trap soundscape, with Diefferent, MadPlug and Crazy Vibe handling the production.
Nearly 10 months after Nipsey Hussle’s shooting death, his final album Victory Lap has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Bay Area resident, Saheer links up with Canadian producer Skinny Local to deliver "Gimme That". The track is an absolute banger and combines regional Indian elements with trap elements perfectly.
Travis Scott has secured the third No. 1 album of his career. The Epic Records artist’s JACKBOYS compilation has debuted at the top of the Billboard 200.
One of the original "Gully Boy" Naezy makes a solid comeback with his debut album "Maghreb". The six-track project takes production from Karan Kanchan, U.K.’s Compa and Canadian producer Byg Byrd.
The State of New York has reportedly made a hefty donation toward making the Universal Hip Hop Museum (UHHM) a reality. According to The New York Post, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state awarded a $3.5 million grant to the cause. The museum’s director, Rocky Bucano, explained the museum will celebrate the four elements of Hip Hop culture: breaking, graffiti, DJing and MCing.
Lauren London and YG looked back on the life and legacy of the departed Nipsey Hussle as 2019 turned into 2020.
Dave East rang in 2020 with an act of service by performing for U.S. military troops at the Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar.
Several Hip Hop and R&B artists grabbed the attention of Barack Obama for his annual end-of-the-year picks. The former president named Summer Walker, J. Cole, DaBaby and more when choosing his favorite music, movies and books of 2019. Also hidden between them was a single artist from India - Prateek Kuhad!
It’s no secret that in addition to having a great ear, Dr. Dre possesses an impeccable business acumen. Forbes crowned the West Coast legend the highest paid musician of the 2010s.
2019 was probably one of the most noteworthy years of the decade for the global Desi Hip Hop culture. Already the most streamed genre in the world, Hip Hop grew wings and took flight in India. Canada birthed a new Punjabi Trap sound. Female emcees from across the globe are stepping up and standing out.
Kanye West and the Sunday Service Choir are back with a follow-up to Jesus Is King — the aptly titled Jesus Is Born. It marks the first official album for the Sunday Service Choir.