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Seven Million Remix

Lafayette Stokely Attacks Lil Uzi’s Joint “Seven Million”

Eventually, you get tired of being looked over. That's the theme on new joint  "Seven Million" by Lafayette Stokely, the Southern spitter with New York...
Taylor J Homicide

Taylor J Battles With Infidelity On New Single “Homicide” [PREMIERE]

Taylor J wants no problems big fella. As the Minnesota native preps to release his mixtape Who Would've Thought next month, Taylor J makes an exciting...

Luxury Rap: Raekwon Talks “The Wild”, Preserving The Culture and Retirement....

"Anybody can be a rapper, but to be a star, you have to work.- Raekwon" IFood and alcohol decorated the popular Engine Room Audio. Sprinkled...
JID Dreamville

SXSW 2017 Recap: What You Missed From Austin’s Festival

From Urban Fetes to Fader Fort, South by Southwest (SXSW) 2017 was filled with rising stars and priceless industry gems. Each year, over 100,000 music...
Chaz French Way Out

Chaz French Signs Record Deal and Releases New Single “Way Out”

Congratulations are in order for DMV upstart Chaz French. The Maryland-born rapper has been climbing the Soundcloud ranks for years after the success of his 2015...
Casanova Tax Letter

Casanova Pens a Letter to Taxstone in New Video

Brooklyn-based rapper Casanova misses his friend. With a new song and video "Tax Letter", Casanova pens an ode to his friend and beloved podcaster Taxstone....
Akinyemi

Akinyemi Creates His Own Version Of “Eurydice” In New Single

From cyphers with HuffPo Black Voices to remixing classic Greek myths, Queens rapper, Akinyemi  comes to his listeners with one of many new singles. Gearing up...
Qu'ality ft Kris Kasanova

Qu’ality and Kris Kasanova run the city in new song “Marathon...

The internet celebrated a lot of Hip Hop wins this past weekend, and we have another one courtesy of hometown heroes Qu'ality and Kris Kasanova....
Smino Blk Oscars

Smino joins forces with Jay2 and Monte Booker for “Blkoscars”

Smino spotlights an increase in Black Oscar nominations with new single.   As Black History Month comes to a close, celebrations of African American culture are still...
J.I.D. Dreamville

Dreamville’s newest signee J.I.D. releases new video “NEVER”

Dreamville fans everywhere celebrated last night as the label announced the signing of their newest addition, J.I.D. of Spillage Village. The announcement came with...
Taylor J

Interview: Taylor J Crafts His Own Lane as a St. Paul...

The Midwest is taking over. When you think about Midwest hubs of hip-hop you are immediately drawn to longstanding power players like Chicago and Detroit,...
The Circuit: The TakeOvah x Shawn Granted

The Circuit: ReLxuise, Avery Wilson & Nick Grant

The Circuit is here to bring you the content of today’s rising stars. This section is designed to shed light on the up and...
Nick Grant Interview

Interview: Don’t Call Him Underrated, Nick Grant’s Luxury Raps Are His...

"Flow like a thing of the past, so vintage" The heads in the packed BK Circus clothing store bobbed in unison as headphones glowed a...

How Culture Republic’s Amir Boyd Made Hustling By Any Means, a...

For many, the entertainment industry is just a dream. A fantasy filled with parties with your favorite celebrities, cameos on DJ Khaled’s Snapchat, and glamour. The...
Midwest Artists to watch 2017

5 Midwest Artists Primed for a Big 2017

2016 came and Chicago proved to be one of the biggest hubs in hip-hop. But what you really need to know is the Midwest is...
Kris Kasanova- Mitch Knows

Premiere: Kris Kasanova | “Mitch Knows” [Official Music Video]

"I'd hate me too if I wasn't doing shit" Kris Kasanova's commitment to Brooklyn-bred bars is unwavering, and we've heard nothing but that with the MC's...
Rob Markman Interview

A real Rap Genius: How Rob Markman became the most coveted...

It was 2009 when Charles Hamilton graced the XXL Freshman cover. The rapper had the ears of many with his prose-like flow and his record...
B(LA)K. Latashas Alcindor

Latasha Alcindor debuts her surprise album ‘B(LA)K’: Premiere

"F*ck standards. This time, it's about spirit."- L.A.   Brooklyn-bred emcee Latasha Alcindor has been climbing the ranks of notable indie spitter for years, but juggling...
Nick Grant Return of the Cool

Nick Grant releases his debut album, Return of the Cool

2016 was a great year for South Carolina-born emcee Nick Grant. Under the tutelage of Grand Hustle/Culture Republic's Jason Geter, Grant's "'88" mixtape spotlighted...
Latasha Alcindor Revoke Thee

Latasha Alcindor addresses the girl code in new video “Revoke Thee”

"I don't f*ght for niggas but I wild for respect" Latasha LA Alcindor has returned with a new banger, in the form of a video...