Yo! MTV Raps Concert Lines Up Big Daddy Kane, Eric B. And Rakim, Doug E. Fresh, KRS-One, EPMD, Onyx, Black Sheep, Das EFX, & More

Since MTV had so much success with its TRL reboot, the network has apparently decided to bring another classic property back: Yo! MTV Raps. And,…
Peter Helman | April 18, 2018 - 2:17 pm

KRS-One Apologizes To Ad-Rock For Song That Said He’d Died

KRS-One accidentally memorialized the wrong Beastie Boy named Adam on "Hip Hop Speaks From Heaven," a song off of his new album The World Is
Peter Helman | May 13, 2017 - 12:58 pm

KRS-One Included The Wrong Beastie Boy In His Tribute Song To Dead Rappers

On his new album The World Is MIND, veteran Bronx rapper KRS-One has a song called "Hip Hop Speaks From Heaven" in which he pays…
James Rettig | May 11, 2017 - 3:35 pm

Watch A Tribe Called Quest, Kanye West, D’Angelo, André 3000, & More Pay Tribute To Phife Dawg In NYC

Last night, a week and a half after the passing of the beloved Tribe Called Quest member Phife Dawg, a number of musical luminaries gathered…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2016 - 9:04 am

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – “Buckshot” (Feat. KRS-One) (Prod. DJ Premier)

Mere days ago, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis gave us "Spoons," the worst song in the entire history of recorded music. But even after foisting an…
Tom Breihan | February 18, 2016 - 10:57 am

A Lot Of Really Fantastic Artists Agreed To Be On Macklemore’s New Album

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have released the tracklist for their imminent new album This Unruly Mess I've Made, and the guest list is extremely impressive.
Chris DeVille | February 15, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Crystal Stilts, High Places, Vivian Girls, KRS-One Helped East Village Radio Celebrate Five Years

NYC online music institution East Village Radio turns five this year, and after a day's delay due to tropical storm Hanna, a party…
Amrit Singh | September 8, 2008 - 4:43 pm

Boris To Play FREE East Village Radio Music Festival

That's right, it's free. And, yes, Boris was just added to the bill. If you're in the NYC area on Saturday, 9/6, you can head…
Brandon Stosuy | August 15, 2008 - 4:24 pm

New Kanye, Nas & KRS-One – “Better Than I’ve Ever Been”

Has it been 25 years since we bought that first pair of Nike Air Force 1s already? Time flies when you're running game on the…
Stereogum | February 15, 2007 - 1:02 pm