Kemet High

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Yvngxchris Has the New Energy Hip-Hop Needs, According to Pusha T

Show & ProveWords: Kemet HighEditor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Fall 2022 issue of XXL Magazine, on stands now.After changing the game in the mid-to-late...

Rappers Humbled in Public

Life has a funny way of humbling people. Hip-hop often seems like an untouchable genre, but rappers experience their fair share of unavoidable Ls,...

Saucy Santana Thinks He Was Ahead of His Time With Viral Hit Song

Define MeInterview: Kemet HighEditor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Spring 2022 issue of XXL Magazine, on stands now.When it comes to the rap...

Best Hip-Hop Reality TV Shows Ranked

Rappers are responsible for some of the greatest moments in reality TV history. Whether these shows ran for two seasons or 12, esteemed faces...

Best Mixtapes From 10 Years Ago Ranked

2011 was a lucrative year for rap music. Artists like Drake, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Nicki Minaj and Tyler, The Creator all had freshly...

50 Cent and His New Crop of Acting Stars on XXL Digital Cover

The power of 50 Cent has yet to expire. Nearly two decades past his entrance into rap domination, the Queens-bred hip-hop legend, entrepreneur, actor...

Hip-Hop Moments That Would Go Viral If Twitter Was Popular Back T

At the height of social media access and participation, Twitter has been able to rival prestigious publications and news outlets since its inception in...

Best Guest Verses Between Certified Lover Boy and Donda Albums

Hip-hop fans are eating right now. Over the last two weeks—and following what felt like an infinite limbo of mid-pandemic releases that got delayed—rap...

Pop Smoke's Most Essential Songs You Need to Hear

Pop Smoke was emerging as a superstar when his life was cut short on Feb. 19, 2020. Though it was early in the game for him,...

Blxst and Toosii's 2021 XXL Freshman Roundtable Interview

The XXL Freshman process is an extensive one. It starts with months of artists pitches that includes interviews and listening sessions. Next comes the...

These Rappers Have the Longest Gaps Since Their Last Albums

Good things take time, especially when there’s a creative component attached to it. And if you’re a genuine fan of hip-hop, you already know...

A Look Into Hidden Features on Hip-Hop Songs

Making music is a communal thing. Most artists double as A&Rs who take on the task of recruiting the right people to animate their...

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