By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Early this morning, Hip Hop Vibe reflected on the good times with the original version of the Big Tymers. Seeing how many classics Mannie Fresh and Birdman put out, it is bittersweet to see how things turned out. Insisting it was just
More and more, the film world has realized the power of hip hop. Movie executives have turned to hip hop for their soundtracks and rappers are now directing mainstream films without giving up their essence. The Bullits recently provided an assist to the film They Die by Dawn with a song
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer During the final days of 2011, Mos Def revealed he would be changing his stage name to Yasiin Bey. Coming with the name change came much new music. There was immediate talk of Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli reunion as Black Star.
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Radio and hip hop media, as a whole, was dominated by 2 Chainz and Rick Ross in 2012; but conscious hip hop also had a good year. In 2012, both Lupe Fiasco and Saigon released albums. While conscious hip hop dominated, its