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I’ve hustled across this great country of ours and even balled out in a few other countries.  One place I’ve gone to an absurd amount of time is New York (not Manhattan though…yuck).  I love the freedom of style, art and life in general.  One of my favorite spots to visit there was, the “graffiti mecca”, 5 […]

  Erykah Badu is one of those rare artists whose image and sound precede her name. Case in point: you can sense her vibrant bohemian aesthetic in Givenchy’s radical Spring 2014 campaign even before hearing that she styled it or seeing the ads in which she costars. Since the release of her 1997 neo-soul debut, […]

I’m not with all the glitz and glam when I’m on a trip.  It just doesn’t do anything for me.  Like most though, the first time you go to New York you will most likely stay in Manhattan; mostly because you don’t know any better.  I’m a victim of it myself.  My first actual vacation to […]

So, we can finally put this story to rest….Your Old Droog is a white dude from Brooklyn, like he said from the beginning, and Nas apparently has nothing to do with him.  He used the ominous gossip contrived by the media to push his career ahead a few steps; and rightfully so.  While Droog obviously digs […]

    Well what do we have here?? Your Old Droog is going to not only show his face, but he will also rap a taste. This has been one of the great mysteries of 2014, just who exactly is Droog? Many including myself swear up and down that it is Nasir Jones, while others […]

9th Wonder and Young Guru talks about what else……. Kendrick Lamar and the ramifications of the verse heard around the world. It is good however to hear the perspectives of two vets in the game. New York where you at??

Jay-Z just keeps cutting deals. The Brooklyn MC is set to drop his new video Picasso Baby on HBO this Friday night. The video was filmed at the Pace Gallery in New York City, and can be seen Aug. 2 at 10pm cst.

He is man known as “The Sound of New York” we’re proud to present our interview with Jay-Z’s Official DJ and recording engineer Young Guru. We caught up with Young Guru when he came to Canada for a mini DJ Tour and he was lecturing at Google Canada headquarters in Toronto. We touched on Piracy, […]

Probably the hottest father and son acting duo this year, Will and Jaden Smith bring their Cool to the summer issue of New York magazine. So, Jaden, you like spending the money you earn? Jaden: Well, when you say it like that, not really. There was a time in my life when I’d go to Cartier, […]

B.o.B. gets into an off the air discussion with Ebro and Peter Rosenberg of New York’s Hot 97 on the topic of crossing over and trying to come back home. What are your thoughts Moguls?

You know it is good whenever we can hear the god Rakim Allah speak to us. A jewel is bound to drop. Hip hop’s golden age began in 1986, the day Rakim stepped to a microphone to record “Eric B Is President.” Only 18 years old (though he sounded considerably more worldly), Rakim (real name […]

Pharrell Williams stopped by to see Angie Martinez at Hot 97.

They are really going full speed ahead with the promotion of the Brooklyn Nets. Marvel Comics and The Brooklyn Nets introduce The BrooklyKnight. According to both Marvel Entertainment and the Brooklyn Nets, the new mascot is the “protector of Brooklyn’s hometown team, defender of New York’s largest and most courageous borough, and ruler of Barclays Center.” The superhero […]

It’s the last days of the London Olympics and Nas is in town. Tomorrow he’ll witness the USA men’s basketball team win a gold medal. But today he’s in Hackney, Dalston, to be exact, explaining why 2012 was the right year for him to release an album. “It’s an interesting time,” he begins. “[Music] comes […]

With his eponymous store on 125th Street in Harlem, Dapper Dan pioneered streetwear in the early 1980s by co-opting luxury branding from the likes of Louis Vuitton and MCM and designing original menswear with high-end detail—including exquisite leathers, furs, and skins. First drawing neighborhood hustlers and friends, Dan eventually outfitted rappers and other celebs of […]

It sounds like 50 Cent has a license to promote boxing events by the state of New York? What does this all mean? Will Floyd Mayweather leave Golden Boy Promotions once he gets out of jail?

The premier episode of “The Butcher’s Block” hosted by Frank The Butcher features none other than legendary NYC rap veteran Prodigy of Mobb Deep. Frank chats it up with Prodigy about the future of Mobb Deep, the H.N.I.C. album series and the back-story on some of his most infamous lyrics. Check it out.

Get More: Nas, Behind The Music, Behind The Music, Behind The Music Nas, Nas Videos, Nas Just in case you missed it, here is the entire episode of VH1’s Behind The Music on Nas.

Remember when Jay-Z and Kanye West tore up that Maybach for their video Otis? Well it looks like the car was finally auctioned off for 60k in 5 minutes at the Phillips de Pury event in New York on Thursday. The lucky buyer won’t be able to drive the car, being that it is non-operational. […]

Jenna Lyons got the furry look going on during New York’s Fashion Week.

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