Little rappers still believe in big radio thanks to DJs like Nehpets at Power 92.
Tonight: See ILoveMakonnen’s ‘FriendsMaybe’ collaborator Rome Fortune
The Atlanta MC with a green beard plays Thalia Hall one day after releasing a song featuring Drake’s newest signee ILoveMakonnen.
Before Chief Keef went to jail he released a new mixtape
This is a reminder that the infamous 18-year-old Chicago MC who makes the news for getting in trouble also makes music—his brand new Almighty So proves it.
Bopping makes its move
Bopping has already swept the Chicago hip-hop scene—all the dance needs to break nationwide is a crossover hit.
Freddie Gibbs mans the ramparts for gangsta rap
Gangsta rap is in decline on the charts, but Freddie Gibbs could keep it alive single-handedly.
Why mixtapes don’t hit the charts
Billboard and the RIAA are ignoring mixtapes, which just happen to be outside music-industry control.
Why you won’t see rap mixtapes on the charts
Billboard, the RIAA, and the big mixtape snub