The Life

Run-DMC has filed a $50 million lawsuit that accuses retailing giants Wal-Mart, and Amazon of selling merchandise with the rap group’s name without their permission. A co-founder of the group, and owner of the licensed brand Darryl “DMC” McDaniels was listed as the plaintiff in the suit that was filed in the Southern District of […]

Often, when our favorite artists get popular, their come-up gets obscured behind their explosion onto the scene. But the truth is, your favorite artist was hustling long before their “overnight success.” In The Ed Lover Show‘s “Behind The Hip Hop” segment, you get a close look into the hustle of today’s most legendary and hottest artists […]

There is no denying the impact hip-hop has had on mainstream music over the past 20 years. From fashion, to commercials, to endorsements, hip-hop is finally…

Rock singer Gene Simmons is getting inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and he couldn’t be more upset about it. The lead singer of the legendary rock band KISS is angry at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for more than one reason and one of them has to do with […]

Every rapper takes pride in his ability to paint pictures with words. So it’s fitting that one of the world’s most famous MC’s has decided to take that ability to heart. Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, one third of the legendary group Run DMC has decided that after years of being a fan of comic books that […]

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, […]

Some of the children by famous rappers want to grow up and be just like their famous fathers. In effort to get their names on the radar, they are planning a reality show called “Seeds of Hip-Hop” and are hoping to get the series picked up by a major cable channel. According to reports, the […]

This past weekend saw Philadelphia being rocked by some of music’s most beloved artists at the Made In America Festival. One of the highlights was the reunion of Run-DMC. Another legendary group who got their start in the eighties was offered a spot on the festival but declined. Public Enemy‘s Chuck D confessed he was […]

September is a big month for Jay-Z. Not only does he open the brand new Barclays Center with a series of sold out concerts in his beloved Brooklyn neighborhood in a little over three weeks, his inaugural Made In America Festival kicks off today in Philadelphia. Over the course of two days the festival, sponsored by […]

Literary master Dr. Seuss was hailed for the simplicity he infused into his work. Though simple, the sing-song rhyming style of his writing has had a profound effect on the genre known as hip-hop. How many rappers who have had any type of success employed a sing-song type flow? Countless. Ja Rule and Nelly owe […]

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 […]