Hotseat: Hank Shocklee On Travis "Chilly Tee" Knight
If hip-hop albums were measured solely by the production, then Portland's best rap record was made not by Illmaculate, Lifesavas or even Cool Nutz, but by Travis "Chilly Tee" Knight.
VH1 Artist To Watch Frank Peters
Hip hop artist Frank Peters had an incredible year. He was on MTV U and was VH1's Artist To Watch in the spring.
Nefatari nominated for Urban Threshold's Underground Music Awards
Nefatari is the first Jamaican artiste to be nominated for the award, which has been won by several commercially successful acts including Nicki Minaj, MGK, Cory Gunz, J. Cole, Freeway, Lil Mama, Killah Priest, Remy Ma, Styles P, Papoose, Saigon, Lumidee and Fred The Godson.
Rap legend Slick Rick to perform at Mateen Cleaves after party
On Saturday, Aug. 23, rapper Slick Rick will perform at Z Club, located at 2525 S. Dort Highway.
hip hop roundup: Cypress Hill Halloween show, Rakim, Big Daddy Kane,...
Cypress Hill are playing their mostly annual NYC Halloween show this year on October 30 at Best Buy Theater , and they've got La Coka Nostra, Immortal Technique and Vinnie Paz joining them for the occasion.
Rap/hip Hop fans: DMX, Naughty By Nature, EPMD, Slick Rick & Back Sheep headed to Detroit
If you're a fan of old school hip hop and/or rap, DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston will be the place to be on Aug. 31. The Masters of the Mic Tour that day will include DMX, Rakim, Naughty By Nature, EPMD, Slick Rick and Black Sheep.