2016 News Stories (So Far)

Future’s “Purple Reign” Pop-Up Shop: Trap Chic & Fandom Overload

Some notable fan pieces include a representation of the ultra-popular “If Young Metro don’t trust you,” producer tag in the style of Ricky’s murders from John Singleton’s classic film Boyz N The Hood and an oil painting featuring Gucci flip flops. Those who remember Sergio Garcia’s Future tribute from Art Basel in Miami can get an up-close look at the original pieces, as well. Then there are small touches like doubled-up styrofoam cups adorning the bathroom door.


2016 Editorials (So Far)

Hip Hop’s Presence In The 2016 Democratic Primaries Is More Than Politics As Usual

A common criticism of Sanders revolves around if whether or not his policies of a more socialized take on Obama care and free junior college are even feasible. This in contrast to Clinton’s more establishment tone. Right now, both represent two very different approaches to liberal politics and their endorsements as well. Yes, Donald Trump had some rap co-signs as he leads the polls for the Republican party. Ben Carson failed in capturing the black vote through rap as well or Mark Rubio confessing his love for West Coast Hip Hop. How will history see rap endorsements for The GOP? The answer is currently in the air at the moment unless one cares about the thoughts of the “Right Thurr” guy or Kanye West’s manic self.


2016 HipHopDX Interviews (So Far)

A-F-R-O: The Future Of Vintage Hip Hop Is In Safe Hands

Sitting down with DX, A-F-R-O discusses how R.A. The Rugged Man changed the trajectory of his career and breakout role inVH1’s The Breaks.


HipHopDX Presents Gaming With: Migos


HipHopDX: Top Five DX Daily So Far

J Prince Threatens Cash Money Over Drake, Suge Knight’s Lawyers Says He Was Ambushed


HipHopDX: Top Reviews So Far

Hiatus Kaiyote – Choose Your Weapon

People either appreciated their eccentric take on funk and soul as pretty phenomenal, especially on their debut Tawk Tomahawk. Or, not enough even noticed them. This is what makes their follow-up Choose Your Weapon such a triumph. It retains the dense, sonically progressive elements of Tawk Tomahawk while being an incredibly easier listen.

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HipHopDX: Top Profiles So Far

The Emotional Journey Of Boogie From Gang Life To “Oh My”

Avoiding complacency has been a lifelong objective for Boogie.  He’s helped break the mobius ring of gang violence and absent fatherhood by changing himself. His next goal, ensuring he doesn’t implode on the hype.

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HipHopDX: Top Six Interviews So Far

Kutt Calhoun Confesses Not Being Bitter About Leaving Strange Music & Hopes To Work With Tech N9ne Again

Speaking with DX, Calhoun discusses the process of leaving Strange Music, how much he made before and after his time with the label and his own venture Black Gold.

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HipHopDX: Top Six Features So Far

Tru Story: 5 Reasons 2 Chainz Outsmarted Nancy Grace During The #Pot2Blame Face Off

While many MCs of various levels celebrate the mighty fine herb, most fail to inform the fans on a systemic level. Hopefully this could lead toward more becoming more proactive. In the mean time, here are HipHopDX’s  five reasons the man who only wanted a big booty hoe for his birthday outsmarted the former prosecutor and television host.  

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HipHopDX: The First Six Months

It’s been a while since I’ve updated this site because HipHopDX has me oh so busy. With that in mind, I’ll be making some best off so far list of everything I’ve done with the online publication.