By Fio Borrelli Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer When Kendrick Lamar took over headlines for his boasting of being king of New York, a lot of people took offense. Since Kendrick Lamar is a native of Compton, a lot of arguments centered around him not being the king of his own city.
Miami is the focal point of South Florida and a lot of people forget about Broward County. Ace Hood is one solid representative, but there is much more to the scene. Robb Bank$ represents Broward County and he recently returned with his new mixtape hosted by DJ Sean Bang, which
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer It appears as if Kendrick Lamar is finally fading into the background. He has been in the spotlight non-stop since the summer of 2011. During this time, the entire rap game has had the chance to see Kendrick Lamar's talent up close
Kendrick Lamar first rose to fame through his collaboration with Game. Appearing on "The City," Kendrick Lamar stole the show. Soon there was a show of his own in the form of good kid, m.A.A.d. city. With everybody else jumping on his "Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe" track, Game also jumped
Mase said it best, the faces and names change, but the game remains the same. One year ago, Future was still making himself known, Kendrick Lamar's fame came from his appearance on Game's "The City," and Trinidad James was unknown. A year later, the trio are the biggest names in
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer One person notably missing in 2012 was J. Cole in a year that was full of unexpected comebacks and major debuts. In the spring, J. Cole made a brief return when he brought fellow Southerner, Missy Elliott, back. Aside from "Nobody's Perfect"
By Hardcore Critic Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Until early 2012, Kendrick Lamar's primary fan base was on the internet. A native of Compton, Kendrick Lamar had been on Game's radar for some time. Building an incredible buzz in 2011, Game decided to capitalize and feature him on The R.E.D. Album. Featured on "The