The big music industry news that broke earlier this month was the fact that Billboard and Nielsen are now including Youtube views/streams in their process in calculating the

OMB Peezy's rise and the recent release of the Cardo-produced Humble Beginnings cements his ability as a songwriter   [soundcloud url="" params="color=#10d2de&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /]   I've always been a huge fan of E-40's

Kanye West's 2016 was quite memorable for good and bad reasons. Despite all the personal troubles and questionable political stances, the focus was still on his album, The

Desiigner rose to fame in 2016 after the release of his debut single "Panda", which reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The song was apart of his

At the start of 2016, Future released his fourth studio album, Evol. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 with 100,000 copies sold in its

Lil B's release of the long-awaited Black Ken maintains his cultural relevancy in Hip Hop. When 'Vans' became a sleeper hit in 2006, nobody guessed Lil B would be considered an

2016 for Hip Hop was definitely a year of Drake. His multi-platinum number one album Views helped him completely dominate the charts. 2016 Accomplishments: Rihanna & Drake's "Work" goes No. 1 One

Boston / Delaware artist FreshfromDE has been highly productive since the start of the year, having released 3 singles, 2 videos, an international EP and performing nationwide shows, he's showing

Kamaiyah is an American rapper from Oakland, California. She released her acclaimed debut mixtape a Good Night in the Ghetto in 2016. She's come back with a flashy visual