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Cover Story

Hood Pope Confessional

The recirculated air of the Riverside Church's main chapel seems to grow more stale by the minute. Sunlight shines polychrome through stained glass windows. The…
Collin Robinson | March 8, 2016 - 11:00 am

List

The 10 Best Vanity Rap Dynasties

Who knew a tweet from Weezy last December would unfold into the ugly soap opera that is Lil Wayne vs. Birdman? After nine months, three
Collin Robinson | September 9, 2015 - 11:36 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This happens to be a great week for the low-budget video, full of immediate grainy cinematography and big cheap ideas and strong visual sensibilities. For…
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2012 - 12:22 pm

More Swizz Beatz stories

Alicia Keys – “Blended Family (What You Do For Love)” (Feat. A$AP Rocky) Video

Alicia Keys dropped the very good Here last week. Since releasing the album she's represented it well with visuals too. "The Gospel" short film was…
Collin Robinson | November 11, 2016 - 11:20 am

Watch Beyoncé, Chance, Rihanna, Bono, & More In “23 Ways You Could Be Killed If You Are Black In America” Video

The recent killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile are still rightly receiving an outpour of reaction from celebrities, artists, and citizens alike. In the…
Collin Robinson | July 13, 2016 - 3:55 pm

Swizz Beatz – “Sad News” (Feat. Scarface)

We're all processing some heavy shit this morning, and all of it has to do with race and guns in America. Plenty of rappers are…
Tom Breihan | July 8, 2016 - 10:50 am

Comment Party: Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 3 Fashion Show & The Life Of Pablo Premiere

Yeezy Season 3 at MSG is finally upon us. The hype machine has been working overtime to the point of explosion on this one --…
Collin Robinson | February 11, 2016 - 3:48 pm

A$AP Ferg’s Always Strive And Prosper Out Next Month, Features Missy Elliott & Chris Brown

It looks like A$AP Ferg's follow-up to 2013's Trap Lord is coming out next month: He said as much in a new interview with Revolt,…
James Rettig | January 22, 2016 - 4:00 pm

The Game – “Don’t Shoot” (Feat. Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Diddy, Fabolous, Wale, DJ Khaled, Swizz Beatz, Yo Gotti, Curren$y, Problem, King Pharaoh, & TGT)

That list of rappers and musicians up top is an all-star team and they've all gotten together for the 6-minute anthem "Don't Shoot" to address…
James Rettig | August 27, 2014 - 6:44 pm

Swizz Beatz – “Street Knock” Video (Feat. ASAP Rocky)

Swizz Beatz and ASAP Rocky are both magnetic music-video screen presences, and both of them show dangerous amounts of charisma in the video for "Street
Tom Breihan | May 9, 2012 - 9:58 am

Swizz Beatz – “Street Knock” (Feat. ASAP Rocky)

Earlier today, Hot 97 DJ Angie Martinez premiered a track from Swizz Beatz' forthcoming mixtape called "Street Knock," a cut featuring ASAP Rocky and produced…
Corban Goble | March 23, 2012 - 9:49 am

Download Kanye’s “Lord Lord Lord,” Meet His Yale Life Coach

Kanye West's series of weekly digital singles (G.O.O.D. Fridays) was slightly late last week, with "Lord Lord Lord" appearing Saturday morning. It's another easygoing track…
jessica | September 20, 2010 - 10:11 am

Kanye West – “Power (Remix)” (Feat. Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz)

Kanye West's official "Power" remix has Jay-Z and Swizz Beatz, and takes a nice detour for the second half, when Jocelyn Brown's "Love's Gonna Get…
jessica | August 20, 2010 - 10:37 am

Jay-Z – “Ultra” (Feat. Swizz Beatz)

Jay-Z does this Swizz Beatz-made track from the upcoming Evil Empire mixtape Trending Topics (as in, #trendingtopics). If you can get past the numerous Evil…
jessica | June 3, 2010 - 4:03 pm