YOUNG GURU

Watch Just Blaze & Young Guru Reminisce On Roc-A-Fella, Jay & Dame, Constructing “Song Cry,” The Influx Of EDM & More

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If there are two non-rapping but infinitely important people to Hip-Hop, they're Just Blaze and Young Guru.

SMOKE BREAK

Scarface Wonders “Who Stole The Soul” Of Hip-Hop, Compares It To A “Drive-Thru”

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Scarface started a huge, but necessary discussion across the web recently, including in our comments section on Saturday.

SMOKE BREAK

Is Scarface Wrong For Believing Black Culture Is Being Driven Out Of Hip-Hop?

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Ask the oldest of old heads and they'll tell you someone like Chuck Berry or Fats Domino created Rock & Roll.

Videos

Lupe Fiasco Talks New Album, Admiration For New Artists, Early Retirement & More With HardknockTV

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Lupe Fiasco has become a firestarter as much for his words off than mic as on it lately, so when Hardknock TV got a chance to chat with him ahead of the September release of Food & Liquor 2, they got Lupe to open up about a number of topics, including: -- His interesting perspective on why he isn't in a rush to do music with talented young rappers like Kendrick Lamar and Blu.

Young Roddy

The Second Annual Hoop & Hang Recap

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For the second year in a row, Hoop & Hang was a resounding success and our personal highlight for SXSW.

SXSW 2012

Kicks On Court: The Hoop & Hang Edition

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Nice Kicks: "As this week unravels, we continue our recap coverage of the fun-filled SXSW week.

SXSW 2012

#HoopxHang 2012

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We had so much fun last year, we decided to do it again like Cosby and Poitier.

#Drake

Waka Flocka, Drake & Draya Michele Make It Rain On The “Round Of Applause” Set

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People say what they will about Waka Flocka's presence in the rap game, not that he cares good or bad, but he always finds a way to associate his name with a hit amidst any ongoing drama.

VIDEOS

Behind The Scenes: Common’s “Blue Sky” Video

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A quick behind-the-scenes look at the video shoot for Common's latest single, "Blue Sky," for his upcoming The Dreamer, The Believer.

VIDEOS

Kendrick Lamar: Compton’s Most Wanted

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What started off as watching a kid from Compton's YouTube video of him rhyming over Jay-Z and Alicia Keys "Empire State Of Mind" has turned into something I never saw coming.

SXSW 2011

On The First Annual Hoop & Hang Presented By Hardknock TV, The Smoking Section & Nike Basketball

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What started as an offbeat conversation in June came to fruition this past Saturday at SXSW in Austin, TX.

SXSW 2011

On Mistah F.A.B., SXSW & Freestyling

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Nick from HardKnock, April Bombai, Devi Dev and I were starving after all the crap ended on Friday night in Austin.


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