The NY Hip Hop Report

The NY Hip Hop Report


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Tough week for local hip hop collectives. J Arch, affiliated with several movements including End of the Weak and Team HOMI, lost his life while Brooklyn's Pro Era-based crew suffered another untimely death, as Joey Badass cousin and... more

Lots going on in hip hop music and culture, in and out of our New York area. Call in and speak your mind! This week, we'll respond to a critic of our coverage on our mothership site, Birthplace Magazine. While most of the NY-area hip hop... more

We're back with another NY Hip Hop Report. This week, we'll talk a mix of mainstream and underground, music and events, recapping an interesting week in both lanes in and around New York City. Expected topics:... more

After a couple weeks hiatus, we're back to keep the conversation about New York hip hop music and culture going, as only we can. In fact, we're going to open it up a bit tonight, have one of our occasional, "State of NY Hip Hop" talks.... more

As usual, there are a ton of hip hop happenings in and around the Mecca of hip hop music and culture. The South Bronx, the birthplace, was just featured on an episode of Anthony Bourdain's CNN series, Parts Unknown, and many of the... more

The Source360 weekend "festival" hit Brooklyn this weekend, and the big highlight was the Wu-Tang reunion concert at Barclays Center. Not sure what else it might have accomplished, but we'll be discussing festivals, and the influence of... more

We saw it, but we still kinda don't believe it. Your Old Droog made his first major public appearance at New York's Webster Hall, clearly proving himself to not be Nas, which conspiracy theorists had suspected for months.... more

Well, the mystery of Your Old Droog has come to a close. Or has it? The mysterious MC, who many have insisted is a personification of an intricate wool-over-your-eyes plot by legendary lyricist Nas, has seemingly emerged as... more

It's one of those times in America when it's hard to just act like everything is normal. So while we are going to have our show, and continue with the normal things we do (reviewing and previewing NY hip hop events, delivering a few new... more

If you've been listening to The NY Hip Hop Report for any of the past 99 episodes, you'll know that we have been discussing all of the hot button issues that are currently the talk of hip hop music and culture. The balance of... more