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Rick Ross Performs “Big Tyme” With an Assist From Swizz Beatz and The Roots
Rick Ross has been in the rap game for a while. To celebrate the release of his 10th album, Port of Miami 2, Ross performed his new single, “Big Tyme” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Ross gets an assist from Swizz Beatz, The Roots, and an orchestra... Read more
André 3000 Collaborates with Tretorn to Create New Sneaker Collection
As a member of the Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum rap duo, Outkast, André 3000 Benjamin has had a huge impact on hip-hop culture. Not only did he influence the music, but he also influenced the fashion and style. When you think of a modern day fashion icon, André 3000 immediately... Read more
Wu-Tang Drops New Album and Performs “My Only One”
Wu-Tang is back on the scene with a new album, The Saga Continues. Ghostface Killah, RZA, Cappadonna and DJ Mathematics perform joined Steven Latorre and The Roots to perform “My Only One” on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Tweet us @mochamanstyle or leave a comment on our Facebook Page to share... Read more
Prophets of Rage Shine a Light on Homelessness in Performance of “Living on the 110”
You drive by see the family camped out By the underpass You got your blinders on You want to hit the gas Prophets of Rage combines the sonic firepower of Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy, and Cypress Hill. In this video, the supergroup performs “Living on the 110,”... Read more
De La Soul Teams Up With Usher on New Song “Greyhounds”
When De La Soul first stepped on the scene, music fans were impressed by their quirky, thought-provoking brand of hip-hop. Over the years, they have continued to create music that is entertaining and engaging. Their latest release, “Greyhounds,” from their upcoming album, and the Anonymous Nobody… “We were taking a break... Read more
The Roots Release, “Bittersweet,” Music You Can Taste
“I started as a trendsetter and I’m still one” – Black Thought, The Roots The Roots are hip-hop pioneers. Not only have are they the premier hip-hop house band, but they are also risk-takers who aren’t afraid to try new things. Their latest release, “Bittersweet,” is multi-sensorial song that... Read more
Hip-Hop/Rock Supergroup Prophets of Rage Want to Make America Rage Again
What do you get when you combine elements of a revolutionary rock band and two iconic hip-hop acts? You get a supergroup of angry voices called Prophets of Rage. This newly formed band consists of Rage Against the Machine’s bassist and backing vocalist Tim Commerford, guitarist Tom Morello, and drummer Brad... Read more
All Hip-Hop Fans Must Watch This Short Film
Lecrae’s latest album, Church Clothes 3, is one of the most important hip-hop albums of the year. With relevant social commentary, sharp wordplay, and hard-hitting beats, Church Clothes 3 goes beyond the superficial topics that plague many to today’s hip-hop albums. Lecrae says what needs to be said in... Read more
5 Indie Artists You Should Hear – March 2016
Rock and Hip-Hop Converge on Elephant 12’s New Single “All Aboard on the Moon”
We recently featured indie rockers Elephant 12 in our monthly column, 5 Indie Artists You Should Hear. We were fascinated by the band’s blend of unapologetic punk rock and hip-hop. Since then, Elephant 12 has released their EP Hellophantastic featuring the new single, “All Aboard On the Moon.” Click the player... Read more