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David 'Disco D' Shayman found dead in New York...

David 'Disco D' Shayman, an up and coming hip hop producer who
worked with 50 Cent on his 2005 album 'The Massacre', has been found...

The Mau5 teams up with Shotty Horroh...

Deadmau5's new album may only be just over a week away, but that's not going to stop the Canadian superstar from sharing some even fresher...

On the eve of their Miami gig for DJ Mag at the Surfcomber, the French G-house duo talk inspirational beats and rhymes...

“When I was young, I loved Notorious B.I.G, Mary J. Blige, R Kelly and A Tribe Called Quest,” says DANCE, one half of French...

Cuts from Method Man, Cypress Hill and Raekwon...

The Martinez Brothers have shared a Spotify playlist of some of their favourite hip hop jams including cuts from Method Man, Cypress Hill and Raekwon...

His collective, Injury Reserve, released their debut album in 2019

Hip hop MC Jordan Groggs has died, aged 32.

Jordan Groggs, also known as Stepa J. Groggs, was a member of Arizona hip-hop trio, Injury...

Missy Elliot, Lauryn Hill and Nicki Minaj all feature in The Motherlode

A new book celebrating pioneering women in hip hop has been published.

The Motherlode: 100+ Women Who Made Hip-Hop, penned by Brooklyn-based writer Clover...

New York street named after '90s hip-hop artist Big L

A street in East Harlem, New York has been named after the late '90s hip-hop artist known as Big L.


Big L, real name Lamont...

Season one of Aotearoa Hip Hop: The Music, The People, The History is out now

A new podcast exploring New Zealand's hip hop scene is available now.

Titled Aotearoa Hip Hop: The Music, The People, The History, the 11-part podcast — presented by...

Nine essential documentaries, focused on the classic '80s and '90s hip-hop that laid the foundation for rappers to build a world-conquering movement

Hip-hop has been with us for almost half a century. In that time it’s touched almost every aspect of society, influencing everything from fashion to...

‘Beat Bop’ has long been sought after as the “holy grail” of hip-hop vinyl

A legendary hip-hop record has sold for $126k at auction.

In a recent auction at Sotheby's, ‘Beat Bop’, a record which has long been sought after...

Across South-East Asia, a new generation of rappers is emerging. Drawing on the explosion of US trap and contemporary hip-hop sonics, and creating new flows...

Indonesian rapper and producer Ramengvrl makes trap music with a twist. Her skeletal beats feel alive, somehow: squishing, chiming, and bouncing around, as her staccato...

Cheese exposed to rap gives it "a discernibly stronger smell and stronger, fruitier taste"...

Hip-hop helps maturing cheese taste richer, a study has found.

A Swiss experiment delightfully called Cheese in Surround Sound has found exposing cheese to music...

The in-house Bad Boy Records producer was responsible for classics such as Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Big Poppa' and Nas' 'One Mic'

Carl E. "Chucky" Thompson, the hip-hop and R&B producer best known for his work with Bad Boy Records, has died, aged 53.

As a member...

'Yo! The Early Days Of Hip-Hop 1982-84' features over 300 pages of photographs charting the genre's rise

A new book, set to be published by Soul Jazz Books/Records, will explore the very earliest days of hip hop.

'Yo! The Early Days Of...

Dorothy Classic Hip Hop Stamp Collection

A new stamp card-style print has been released paying tribute to 40 hip-hop albums, tracing the genre back to its early-1980s roots and celebrating its...