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Tracy talks about the nasty car accident that threatened his life and career, his recovery process, his time as a drug dealer, and more.

On this day (November 10th) in 1992, UGK released their debut album, “Too Hard To Swallow.” Press play to take a trip down memory lane:

Experts are now questioning what levels of solitary confinement are appropriate for inmates and whether this type of punishment is constitutional.

The breakfast eatery received major backlash on Sunday evening after tweeting, "Flat but has a GREAT personality," with a photo of a stack of their famous pancakes. The tweet wasn't well received by its fans who normally enjoy the company's humor.

Kurtis Blow releases his Self-Titled debut album on Mercury Records on this day in 1980. The album includes one of hip-hop’s first smash hits, “The Breaks”, which has been sampled by dozens of rap artists over the years. Blow was a trailblazer for rap acts to come as he was the first hip-hop artist to […]

Best known for his lyrical abilities and a smooth style that the ladies loved, Hip-Hop icon, Big Daddy Kane celebrates his 47th birthday today (September 10th). Here’s a couple of my favorite BDK videos from back in the day: SMOOTH OPERATOR I GET THE JOB DONE AIN’T NO HALF STEPPIN

Marion ‘Suge’ Knight, former CEO of Death Row Records, is under fire again as attention is redirected towards a HIV/AIDS joke he made over a decade ago about N.W.A…

In 1995 I was entering my senior year in high school. One of the most nostalgic records from that time is the Fugees, “Ready or Not,” released on August 29th, 1995.  The beat was hypnotic and the hook was catchy. Today the song is still a classic and was actually the top song on President […]

Two of the original members of the controversial rap group N.W.A., Ice Cube and DJ Yella sat down with NewsOne Now host Roland Martin to…

NewsOne Now host Roland Martin recently spoke with Jason Mitchell (Easy-E), Corey Hawkins (Dr. Dre) and O’Shea Jackson, Jr. (Ice Cube) about their experiences channeling…

If you are a fan of hip-hop you know that the genre has a long-lasting love affair with comic books. Hip-hop artists for years have…