Rapper Q-Tip is getting into television in a major way. He is partnering with Oscar nominated actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill to produce a drama series loosely based on Q-Tip’s time in A Tribe Called Quest and as a member of the Native Tongues collective. While it may seem strange for Q-Tip to be […]

  Hip-Hop used to be all about originality and celebrating individuality. However, somewhere along the line, rappers starting coveting beats and flows that were hotter than theirs. To combat that, a lot of rappers started jumping on beats introduced to the world by other artists. While that did breathe new life into the genre for […]

Producer Pharrell Williams has been hard at work producing music for artists and soundtracks. His latest product is a feel good record from the soundtrack of “Despicable Me 2.” The upbeat song “Happy” has a retro sound but fits right in today’s musical landscape. Besides this track, Pharrell contributed two other songs to the soundtrack, […]

Producer Mannie Fresh has helped create some of your favorite songs in hip-hop since the late ’90s. In an interview with Vlad TV, Mannie Fresh talked about the evolution of the producer in hip-hop music. Fresh also gave a little insight to the type of person another uber-popular producer was at the beginning of his […]