Happy Birthday, Marley Marl!

Scott Gries, Getty s Happy Birthday, Marley Marl! The legendary superproducer is celebrating his 55th birthday today (Sept. 30). The production guru got his feet wet alongside his cousin, the legendary Mr. Magic. He was the turntablist alongside Magic on Magic’s hit radio show Rapp Attack on WBLS in New York. Magic’s nickname was “Sir… Read More »

Happy Birthday, Wale!

Christopher Polk, Getty s Happy Birthday, Wale. The D.C-bred star turns 33 years old today (Sept. 21). The Wale and MMG team up wasn’t supposed to work. He was a conscientious rapper who got props from the alternative hip-hop crowd instead a rhymer who fits into MMG’s streets to nouveau riche formula. The rapper’s first… Read More »

20 Best R&B Albums of 1992

1992 was an amazing year for R&B. The year started with the debut album from the hottest new act in the game: a trio out Atlanta called TLC. T-Boz, Left Eye and Chilli were draped in baggy clothes, playfully raunchy lyrics and bigger-than-life personalities–and they showed that the influence hip-hop on R&B acts wasn’t limited… Read More »

Size? x New Balance 597

Size? We haven’t covered a Size? collaboration in a while but this upcoming model more than makes up for it. They’ve teamed up with New Balance for a sneaker that is meant to make this season feel a little less chilly. The Size? x New Balance 597 release is a two shoe drop that is… Read More »

TOKiMONSTA shares inspiring story about regaining the ability to comprehend music after brain surgery

Only recently did TOKiMONSTA publicly share her story about undergoing two brain surgeries at the start 2016 due to a rare brain condition. Fast forward to late 2017, and she is soon releasing her newest album, Lune Rouge. Judging from the already released singles, the 11-track body work (out October 3rd) is sounding much more… Read More »