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BirthplaceMag.com presents a weekly roundup of NY-area hip hop music, news and opinion, with interviews and call-ins. New York hip hop talk radio.

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Hip hop 's legendary smooth operator, Big Daddy Kane speaks on his career, hip hop in 2013, the NY rap scene and Las Supper, his new live band, soul/hip-hop fusion group set to shake up the game. Birthplace Magazine, the award-winning... more

Tonight, we'll begin to explore the relationship between NY hip hop and politics, particularly in the wake of the swift and furious closing of the Rebel Diaz Arts Collective (RDACBX). While not necessarily related to politics, we'll talk with the... more

In anticipation of several hip hop-related events planned in conjunction with Women's History Month, The NY Hip Hop Report will revisit the topic of women in New York hip hop, a subject that is being discussed and celebrated by events... more

The diversity of New York hip hop is what continues to make our City the Mecca of the music and culture. Tonight, we'll talk about a variety of artists and styles, highlighting some recent songs, videos events and projects that celebrate the... more

The latest XXL cover features NY rappers A$AP Rocky and French Montana, with the exclamation, "NY's BACK." We think they're kinda right, but mostly for the wrong reasons.. Tonight we discuss this bandwagon style of hip hop... more

Please enjoy this encore broadcast of our interview with TV pioneer Ralph McDaniels reflecting on 30 years of the iconic show, Video Music Box. Birthplace Magazine, the award-winning publication covering New York-area hip hop music... more

To kick off the 30 year anniversary of iconic New York music video show Video Music Box, we are honored to have music and television pioneer Ralph McDaniels on the show. The Emmy-nominated "Uncle Ralph" will speak to us about the... more

With the recent backlash against how hip hop is portrayed in the media, we'll be taalking about it a bit... Birthplace Magazine, the award-winning publication covering New York-area hip hop music and culture, presents The NY Hip Hop... more

As New York hip hop fans, typically, our taste in rap music can follow certain styles... But tonight, we'll explore what some of our hip hop heads listen to when they're not listening to New York hip hop. Birthplace Magazine, the... more

For our first show of the year, we spoke on Nas' place in hip hop history, LL Cooly J, N.O.R.E., Kay Slay, Papoose and "grown man hip hop," NY-area hip hop events and much more while welcoming callers and touching on many side... more