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Asher Roth Laments Being Typecast With "I Love College"
Exclusive: Asher Roth says, "There is no relationship with Def Jam," and details how his artistic intuition led him to go the independent route.
Schott Free Revisits Jay Z's Demo & 5 More Unforgettable Loud Records Stories
From grabbing a copy of Wu-Tang Clan's "C.R.E.A.M." fresh off the recording reels to digging up samples for Mobb Deep, Schott Free shares rare stories from Loud Records.
Pusha T Stresses Patience On "King Push;" Calls The Term "Coke Rap" Annoying
Exclusive: As Pusha T continues work on "King Push," he details why OutKast is his favorite group, and says he's thankful fans still want a Clipse reunion.
Instagram Flexin: Top Instagram Posts For The Week Of April 13, 2014
Drake takes a light jab at Jay Z on TV, Common pays tribute to Nas' "Illmatic" and Macklemore takes a selfie with Michael Jordan in this week's Hip Hop Instagrams.
Tweets Is Watching: Top Tweets For The Week Of April 13, 2014
9th Wonder reminds DJs to play "Illmatic," DJ Premier remembers Guru and Jay Electronica drunk tweets in this week's Twitter roundup.
Erik Parker & One9 Chronicle Documenting Nas With "Time Is Illmatic"
Exclusive: From their initial 10-year tribute to "Illmatic," to talking to Nas' grade school teachers, Erik Parker and One9 detail their work on "Time Is Illmatic."
Nas' "Illmatic" Reviewed By Fashawn For Its 20-Year Anniversary
Fashawn, who once crafted an "Ode To Illmatic," provides a track-by-track breakdown of Nas' 1994 debut album.
Large Professor Confirms Refusing "Illmatic" Executive Producer Credit
Exclusive: Large Professor looks back on meeting Nas outside of John Brown High School, cutting his demo tape and details from the "Illmatic" recording sessions.
DJ Jazzy Jeff Says Mac Miller's "'92 Til Infinity" Is Pretty Much Done
Exclusive: DJ Jazzy Jeff details the transition from vinyl to Serato and says he's talked with Will Smith about the possibility of a tour together.
Memory Lane: 5 Lesser-Known Stories From The Creation Of Nas' "Illmatic"
From alternate versions of "Represent" and "Memory Lane" to Pete Rock's 10-minute wizardry, here are some lesser-known stories from the creators of Nas' "Illmatic."
Pete Rock Recalls Making "The World Is Yours" In Under 10 Minutes
Exclusive: Pete Rock looks back on his work with Roy Ayers, Heavy D and reveals how close Notorious B.I.G. came to rhyming over "The Main Ingredient."
AZ On "Illmatic": "I Helped Build That House"
AZ reflects on his 20-year career following his guest appearance on Nas' "Illmatic." He also explains why The Firm failed, and chooses between "Takeover" & "Ether."
The Genesis: Why "Illmatic" Still Matters 20 Years Later
In embodying everything missing from modern Rap, without sounding dated or anachronistic in doing so, "Illmatic" could easily be the best rap release of 2014
Instagram Flexin: Top Instagram Posts For The Week Of April 6, 2014
Game and Nipsey Hussle perform at the DUB show, Outkast links up with Busta Rhymes and Too $hort for a Coachella flick and Kanye West announces his new shoe line release date in this week's Hip Hop Instagrams.
Tweets Is Watching: Top Tweets For The Week Of April 6, 2014
ScHoolboy Q criticizes his magazine cover, Drake goes undercover and Outkast finally reunites at Coachella in this week's Twitter roundup.
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