Future talks ‘Future Hndrxx Presents: The WIZRD’ project with Genius

    Photo: Pitchfork.com   Future is one of the most talked about MC’s today whether it involves his music or personal drama with ex-fiancee R&B singer, Ciara. The Atlanta rapper recently called out her husband NFL player Russell Wilson for “not being a man" in their relationship.   Despite his comment putting a sour taste

Flashback Friday: Willie Dee X “5th Ward” (1989)

    Photo: Genius   What's good CeeSoDope readers?   Ok, let me be the first to say that I'm embarrassed that I've never heard of Willie Dee. While watching the Hip-Hop Evolution series on Netflix, his name was brought up in "The Southern Way" episode. I learned that Willie Dee is a member of the

Founders of the Rap Plug app talk entrepreneurship and technology

    Photo: Lighthouse Entertainment LLC   Rap Plug is an online platform that provides networking and resources to the members of the hip-hop community. With over 11,000 downloads and 200 users daily, the app consists of artists, labels, producers, entrepreneurs, and more.   Founded by Rico Morton, Branden Criss, and Craig King, the businessmen wanted

Flashback Friday: Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five (1983)

    Photo: Medium   Do you know when hip-hop was born? Do you know the "Holy Trinity" of hip-hop? No? It's all good, here's a quick lesson. Hip-hop was born August 11, 1973, at 1520 Sedgewick Avenue in the Bronx.   A man named DJ Kool Herc hosted a back to school jam where he

Eight Throwback Looks for the B2K Millennium Tour

    Photo: Amazon   In the early 2000s, B2K was the boy band that every girl loved. I remember my collection of posters of the group when Word Up! Magazine was the hottest teen mag out. On April 5, fans will get to see B2K join forces for the first time in over a

Four Times Cardi B Paid Homage to Lil Kim & Beyoncé

    Photo: The Source   Ever since Cardi B crossed over from reality television into the mainstream rap game, her force has been unstoppable. The MC’s hit single “Bodak Yellow” skyrocketed her music career to new heights.   Now, the Bronx native has been doing deals with companies such as Tom Ford, Fashion Nova,featured on

My top 10 mood songs going into 2019

    Photo: WallPapers13   With three days left until the new year, I’ve been thinking about all that I want to accomplish this year. Some of my goals include taking writing classes, learning more about hip-hop, and much more. While writing down my goals for 2019, I was listening to Young Thug’s “Digits.”

Stream 21 Savage’s ‘I Am > I Was’ Album

    Photo:  The Fader   What's up CeeSoDope readers?   It’s exciting to see 21 Savage's consistent growth in the hip-hop game. After his 2017 releases of Issa Album and his collaborative project with Metro Boomin and Migos’ Offset, With Warning, 21 Savage is back with his latest project. After visiting his Motel 21 listening