RealStreetRadio – This week in Hip Hop, outrage flared across the nation as yet another unarmed black man, George Floyd, was killed in police custody. Trae Tha Truth, Lil Keke and more mourned Floyd’s death on social media and revealed his Houston rap roots and connection to DJ Screw. Also, Hip Hop leaders like T.I., Ice-T […]


Los Angeles, CA – Like a dark moon revolving in a 20-year orbit, Roc Marciano’s has deservedly earned his status as one of Hip Hop’s most industrious artists and producers. He’s released eight albums, including five since 2017, and his latest Marcielago in December. When the Southern rap snap and trap movements ruled in 2010, Marciano […]


Eminem is acutely aware of his privilege as a white man in America — and a wealthy celebrity at that. Shortly after former Minnesota police officer was arrested for the murder of George Floyd, Slim Shady resurrected an overlooked track from 2017’s Revival called “Untouchable” and turned it into a call-to-action on Twitter. “Speak up,” he […]


Minneapolis, MN – [UPDATE: Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman just announced Derek Chauvin has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter.] White Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been arrested for the killing of 46-year-old black man George Floyd, according to CBSN Minnesota.  On Friday (May 29), commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety John […]


To celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Marshall Mathers EP, Eminem participated in a live chat with his fans Spotify on Wednesday (May 27). As he fielded the hundreds, maybe thousands, of questions that scrolled by, he made it a point to answer at least one. When asked who he thought the most underrated rapper […]


KXNG Crooked and Eminem have always been friends, but it’s abundantly clear Em also respects Crooked as an MC. During a live chat with his fans on Wednesday (May 27), Slim Shady was asked who he thought is the most underrated rapper. His answer? The former Shady Records artist himself. Upon hearing about the ultimate […]


When 46-year-old George Floyd died in police custody on May 25, the Houston hip-hop community lost one of their own. Before moving to Minneapolis in 2018, Floyd lived in Houston, where he was active in the rap scene, the Houston Chronicle reports. Most notably, he worked with the Screwed Up Click, the collective led by […]


Fans wishing for a J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar collaborative album are getting a consolation prize from their respective labels. Dreamville’s Cozz confirmed he’s teaming up with Top Dawg Entertainment’s REASON for a joint project on Monday (May 25). “Man this project between me and reason gon be something special,” Cozz wrote Twitter. “Just wait […]


During a chat with RealStreetRadio, TM88 touched on all his projects: past, present, and future. The seasoned beat-maker has worked with dozens of Hip Hop’s biggest names, including Drake,Lil Uzi Vert, Gunna, Lil Yachty, and many more. Unsurprisingly, he had the first-hand intel on what the stars’ personalities are actually like in the studio. When […]