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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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The from the shooting involving rapper Troy Ave. and Irving Plaza has casued ripples throughout the New York live entertainment ecosystem. From incendiery comments by New York Police Department commissioner William Bratton, to... more

This week, we attended a concert at SOBs featuring Wu-Tang icon, Raekwon. Among the openers, the buzzing Dave East, the Harlem spitter with the Nas co-sign. We'll discuss his rise, as well as the others on the bill, including Kris... more

Tonight, we'll preview the Downtown NYC release of Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives, the documentary film that looks at the duo's highly influential radio program that helped launch the careers of rap's most iconic artists, and... more

Genesis Be is a hard-working, talented, beloved member of the New York City independent artist community, and she is releasing her 7th full-legnth project, Poli Trap, with a Live Nation-backed show at Santos Party House on November 20.... more

Hey all! We're taking it from hip hop, back to the Blues, and kicking it with Beareather Reddy and Nadii about the upcoming Big Eyed Blues Festival. They are kicking the 10th annual event off with a discussion about the Blues and... more

As we do every week, we're here to bring you the best of New York's vast hip hop music and culture, in a talk radio format. Tune in to catch timely topics, and hear about new music, upcoming events and more. Tonight, we'll go over... more

Grammy award-winning artist Macklemore recently dropped a song, "Downtown," which featured hip hop pioneers including Grandmaster Caz of the Cold Crush Brothers, Melle Mel of Grandmasster Flash and the Furious Five, and Kool Moe... more

On tonight's episode, we welcome Ron Killings, also known as WWE wrestler R-Truth, to The NY Hip Hop Report. In town for the 2015 SummerSlam being held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Ron Killings is also promoting the release of... more

The hip hop world received another shock this weekend, as news spread about the passing of veteran rap artist Sean Price. The Brooklyn rap heavyweight has been making braggadocious, clever, hard-hitting music as a member of Boot... more

The hip hop music world has been abuzz for the last couple of weeks as explosive, divisive events have spurred conversation and controversey. Queens-bred upstart Action Bronson's flippant response to a question regarding... more