1. Frank Ocean Coming Out Makes Him a Black Pioneer

    Hip-hop giant Frank Ocean of Odd Future has come out of the closet, revealing that his first love was a man.

    July 4, 2012
  2. Numbers Not Names “Numbers Not Names”

    Not a lot of info about these guys out there, but the track is pretty cool – dark and twisted production with lyrics that match.

    July 2, 2012
  3. Das Racist “Brand New Dance”

    Brooklyn hip-hop oddballs Das Racist have a new single and clip for you. But don’t be fooled; you will not be learning any choreography.

    July 1, 2012
  4. Kreayshawn “Gucci Gucci”

    Don’t even fight it. White-girl rapper / DJ Kreasyshawn went viral with this one. Multiple listens are in order, starting now.

    June 30, 2012
  5. ASAP Ferg “A Hundred Million Roses”

    ASAP Ferg is making moves to put trillwave on the map and so far he and rest of the ASAP crew have our attention.

    June 29, 2012
  6. Suff Daddy & Vertual Vertigo “Twisted”

    Producer Suff Daddy has a new album, Suff Sells dropping in May. Here’s the first single featuring Chicago MCs Vertual Vertigo (Ezekiel 38 & Cerebral Vortex) on mic duties. Sounds very 90s, which is to say, good.

    June 28, 2012
  7. Best of 2Pac Mixtape

    DJ M-Rock rolls out some West Coast love with the ultimate 2Pac tribute. The mixtape features 80 minutes of everything from original samples to his first cuts with Digital Underground. Don’t think, just download.

    June 27, 2012
  8. Rick Ross: Rich Forever Mixtape

    Since the new Rick Ross album has been pushed back due to his health issues, Mr. Maybach Music gifts you a mixtape with some A-listers for guests: Drake, Nas, Diddy and Pharrell.

    June 26, 2012
  9. A$AP Rocky “Goldie”

    Harlem’s A$AP Rocky and crew hit Paris in the clip for incredibly catchy “Goldie”. There’s the usual: cars, women, gold fronts and blunts, but the Eiffel Tower backdrop adds some serious swagger.

    June 22, 2012
  10. Tyler, The Creator “Yonkers”

    I’m not certain where the “next level” exists, but this guy lives on it. Behold the wacked out brilliance that is Tyler, The Creator, half of the duo Odd Future. This clip got him the coveted MTV VMA Best New Artist award.

    June 21, 2012
  11. Ryan Gosling: the Best 11-year-old Mormon Hip-Hop Dancer of All Time

    11-year-old Ryan Gosling already had a chiseled jaw and an oozing ego, and lord could that boy dance. Watch him dominate this Mormon talent show when he breaks it down to C+C Music Factory.

    June 20, 2012
  12. Snoop Dogg “Knocc ‘Em Down”

    Snoop sits in for a little bit of Tekken Tag Tournament 2 glory, reveling in his in-game appearance that has the Doggfather perched on a golden throne surrounded by adoring ladies. It’s standard Snoop to the fullest.

    June 20, 2012
  13. Action Bronson & Statik Selektah “Not Enough Words”

    From 2011′s Well Done a great track with Bronson talking about his plans to make it big. But that’s after he smokes a few and gets with a lady or two, of course.

    June 19, 2012