RIP to Kool DJ AJ. Hip Hop will miss you!!! — Freddie Fresh (@DJFreddieFresh) September 9, 2015 // DJ AJ has reportedly passed away,…

As one of the biggest Hip-Hop groups of all time, Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell, Joseph “Run” Simmons and Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, collectively known as RUN DMC, set the mold for MC’s for years to come. From ground-breaking collaborations with rock legends like Aerosmith to being one of the first Hip-Hop acts accepted on MTV, […]

Whether it’s Special Ed’s “The Magnificent” or Ice T’s “Colors” Rick Ross has demonstrated an appreciation for the classics in hip-hop. On his latest song, “Stay Schemin” from his Rich Forever mixtape the droning hook draws inspiration from Kurtis Blow’s 1982 ballad “Daydreamin.” Kurtis Blow is best known by most early rap fans for his […]

Tis the season for a little Christmas rapping. We’ve put together a list of our ten favorite hip-hop holiday tunes that you may find us singing while we’re out caroling this year. Take a listen to these and find yourself full of the holiday spirit! 10. David Banner “The Christmas Song” 9. Ying Yang Twins “Deck […]

Check out hip-hop legend Kurtis Blow's performance and interview in Houston!

Not long after the release of The Sugar Hill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight,” Kurtis Blow released the first rap single on a major label, “Christmas Rappin’.”

Pioneering rap legend Kurtis Blow was busted in Los Angeles Airport this morning (December 2nd), after new body scanners installed by the TSA found a stash of marijuana on him.