Rico Racks has been banned from using certain words in his music.
British rapper Kano has added more dates to his 'Hoodies All Summer' tour.
A$AP Rocky has been found guilty of assault by a Swedish court for his part in a fight that took place in Stockholm earlier this summer, resulting in a suspended sentence for him and two of his entourage.
The court has ruled that the assault was “not of such a serious nature that a prison sentence must be chosen”.
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 while it ages gives it a better flavour, with nine 22-pound wheels of Emmental put in wooden crates subjected to five different genres and three sine frequencies for 24 hours a day for six months.
As listeners to the best music in 2019, we’ve become used to the fact that the stuff we dig probably won’t find its way into the mainstream, or appear on radio, so that thrill of recognition when a track from our side of the tracks suddenly and rapturously pops into everyday life, has gone. Or has it?
Simz, born Simbi Ajikawo to Nigerian parents in North London in the mid-’90s, started early, rapping and singing from the age of nine, hooking up with the Space Age collective of musicians, photographers and artists, and creating her first two mixtapes, ‘Black Canvas’ and ‘X.Y.Z’d’ at home in-between college lessons.
The conflict between producers, rappers and promoters of UK drill and legal authorities continues as numerous videos that were removed from YouTube in May have resurfaced on Pornhub.
Following the fatal shooting of controversial rapper XXXTentation yesterday (18th June) Diplo has revealed that the 20 year-old had wanted to work with him and Skrillex on his next album.
XXXTentation – real name Jahseh Onfroy – was pronounced dead yesterday after being shot as he left a motorcycle shop in Pompano Beach, Florida.
The Beastie Boys, the pioneering, Grammy-winning American hip-hop group, are releasing a new book this fall that is set to tell their story in their own words.
John Ochoa is the editor-at-large of DJ Mag North America. You can find him living his best life on Twitter.