NEW MUSIC ALERT: Download The Neptunes’ Full Production Discography

Only for the most devout Neptunes fans alive. Cory Townes and ESSNSE have dropped The Neptunes: The Other Side Of The Planet (Neptunes Production Discography). Originally dropped in 2012 (but removed two years later), the discography has returned with an updated catalog that now includes four bonus discs with 120 songs on each one, as… continue reading →

Jay-Z and His Mother Reveal She’s a Lesbian on ‘4:44’ Duet, ‘Smile’

As you’ve probably heard, Jay-Z’s new album ‘4:44’ is out — and now so is his mother! On the album’s song “Smile,” Jay-Z duets with his mother Gloria and reveals to the world that she’s a lesbian. It’s the first time Jay or his mother have addressed her sexual orientation public. “Mama had four kids, but she’s… continue reading →

NEW MUSIC ALERT: CHUCK D ANNOUNCES NEW PUBLIC ENEMY ALBUM FOR JULY 4TH!

Over the weekend, Spanish publication Binaural leaked news of a secret Public Enemy record in the works, causing fans of the group to go wild with speculation. Although founding member Chuck D is overseas in Croatia touring with his new rap/rock supergroup group Prophets of Rage, HipHopDX reached out to the legendary rapper who confirmed… continue reading →

JAY-Z TEASES UNRELEASED SONG “ADNIS” AND ANNOUNCES HIS NEW ALBUM “4:44”

JAY-Z confirmed that the mysterious 4:44 project he’s been teasing in advertisements is his new album, and fans finally got to hear the first bit of new music from the Brooklyn rapper’s upcoming project. He previously dropped a trailer for the album, but the latest cut also features lyrics from an unreleased song titled “Adnis.”… continue reading →

SOLANGE ON ASSERTING BLACKNESS IN WHITE SPACES: “TEAR THE GOT DAMN WALLS DOWN”

This past Thursday, Solange performed two intimate shows at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum as part of the Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York. The performance, titled “An Ode To”, was conceptualized, choreographed, directed and composed by Solange, whose Saint Heron platform will also be curating a stage at AFROPUNK Brooklyn 2017. “An Ode… continue reading →