FEATURED: Vashtie’s Five Essential Tracks For Memorial Day Weekend

The weather in New York City is now full of sun and comfortable warmth, making it a breeze to enjoy this Memorial Weekend to the fullest. While we all are sure to resort to the usual classic throwbacks and caribbean


FLASHBACK: Directing Jadakiss Video for “Letter To Big” 2009

It was all a dream. In 2009, I had the honor of directing a video for the Notorious soundtrack. Biggie has been a huge influence on my life and work and having the chance to direct a Jadakiss video for a song about him was monumental

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LISTEN: Gucci Mane Is Home & Drops New Track With Mike WiLL Made It

After serving a bid since February 2013, Gucci Mane is officially home and has already shared his first post prison track within 24 hours of freedom. The Mike WiLL Made It-produced offering showcases Gucci’s beloved one-of-a-kind essence as he reflects family

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LISTEN: R&B Summer Jams That We Should Appreciate

We’re towards the end of May now, it’s becoming cumbersome to dress in layers and tote around that beloved leather jacket. Which could only mean one thing, summer is here! While everyone is skinning out (as my Jamaican grandparents would

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LISTEN: Fat Joe & Remy Ma – “All The Way Up” (Remix) (Feat. Jay Z)

Earlier this week, Fat Joe and Remy Ma stopped by Yankee stadium during one of their games to premier the remix of their hit single “All The Way Up” — featuring a verse from Jay Z that has everyone talking.

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STYLE: Rihanna x Dior Tease Eyewear Collaboration

Following her incredible performance at this year’s Billboard Music Awards show, Rihanna stepped out in New York City rocking futuristic-looking shades that are part of a yet another one of her fashion collaborations. The “Work” singer has been seen in many

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LISTEN: Kanye West Beat Tape From ’97 Surfaces

A set of Kanye West beats from circa September 1997 has made their way onto the internet and they are a must listen. Every ‘Ye fan has had a moment where they yearned for the artist of yesteryear. Though his genius amazes

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CULTURE: Steez Day Festival Announces 2016 Lineup Featuring Joey Badass, A$AP Mob & Danny Brown

Pro Era presents the second annual STEEZ Day Festival, taking place in Los Angeles at The Novo on July 7th. The full day event will honor the late rapper Capital STTEZ with feature performances from the whole Pro Era, as

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CULTURE: Celebrating & Learning More About The Lives of Malcolm X and Yuri Kochiyama

May 19th marks the birth of two impressively influential revolutionaries that are no longer with us, Malcolm X and Yuri Kochiyama. Most of us are familiar with the teachings of Malcolm X, but Yuri’s activism and involvement in the civil

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LISTEN: Cam’Ron – “Oh Yeah” (Feat. Juelz Santana)

Before heading out on the Smokers Club Tour, Cam’Ron shares a fire new track featuring a heavy brass-loops and a noteworthy verse from ol’ protege, Juelz Santana. What a way to reunite. A sure treat for all Dipset fans. The

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