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Exclusive: One on One with Rapsody

  The great thing about my job is that I get to write about Hip Hop artists I genuinely admire. There’s no editor forcing me …

Black Sheep Dres on the Most Important Song of His Career

While “The Choice is Yours” may be Black Sheep’s defining moment, Dres’ latest song is his most important to date.

VC Life (By Any Means)

Divine, the New York-based MC whose friendship with billionaire businessman Ben Horowitz has made headlines, is addressing the nay-sayers with the release of his new …

Racism Masked as Sarcasm: An Open Letter to ValleyWag

Racism comes in many forms. Sometimes it’s blatant and in-your-face, other times, it’s nuanced and cloaked in sarcasm, like ValleyWag’s latest article taking subtle shots at Venture Capitalist Ben Horowitz’s friendship with underground rapper Divine.

How an Underground Rapper Befriended a Billionaire Venture Capitalist

There are literally millions of underground MC’s who dream of making it big one day. For most, it’ll never happen. Then there’s Divine, an aspiring rapper from Brooklyn who just happened to befriend billionaire venture capitalist Ben Horowitz

Are Today’s Rappers Cowards?

We’re not talking about folks like J.Cole and Young Jeezy who visited Ferguson and met with the people. We’re talking mainstream artists like Jay Z, Kanye, Drake, Wiz Khalifa, Lil Wayne, or Nicki Minaj.

What’s a Black Life Worth?

I’m not asking record companies, radio stations, and TV networks to change their ways. We already know what they’re about. I’m not calling on mainstream artists to use their voices and influence to speak on these issues publicly.

The Music Industry Hates Black People

Out of countless amazingly talented unsigned artists waiting for their big break, why would a record company sign yet another half-ass artist whose message is all about death, murder, guns, and more death?

Madd Mary: Wanted for the Lyrical Murder of Iggy Azalea

Madd Mary, the L.A. based MC wanted for the lyrical assassination of Billboard chart topper Iggy Azalea has taken to Youtube with a graphic video of her last moments with the Australian pop/rap star.

An Open Letter to Usher

Too many artists paint women as shady and untrustworthy, but not you. You even take the time to reassure her that she isn’t a ho, just because she’s taking her clothes off for money.