"You got to ask my mother that. You wanna call her? Come on, let's call her." It's a rain-sodden Thanksgiving's eve and Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire's goddaughter has just turned up at his Crown Heights apartment. Her appearance prompts the question of what the rapper himself was like as a kid ... More >>
This is part two of our interview with Harlem rapper Donny Goines, commemorating the four-year anniversary of the suicide of friend and cohort Disco D (left), the producer behind beats for 50 Cent, Trick Daddy, Nina Sky, Kevin Federline (!), and others. Here's part one; for more, read our 200 ... More >>
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Lupe Fiasco's new "Shining Down," the hyper-lyrical first single destined for his forthcoming Lasers, leaked in full quality today, to some considerable controversy. In response to the song's rapid transit around the internet, Fiasco posted an outraged statement to the comments section of the LupE ... More >>
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