Darryl Robertson

Darryl Robertson is a senior at the University of Southern Mississippi with dual majors in History and Mass Communications. He has published work in Vibe, XXL and Liberator magazines, to name a few. Robertson is a self proclaimed history and hip hop nerd. After graduating from USM Robertson plans to attend grad school to pursue a Ph.D. in history. Follow him on Instagram @bookhop and Twitter @darry_robertson

Listen To Scarface’s New Track, ‘The Exit Plan,’ Featuring Akon

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  Scarface has dropped another gem for the streets with his Akon-assisted, “The Exit Plan.” Over a backdrop provided by Cardiak, the former Rap-A-Lot MC  gives out the blueprint to the G-Code. Recently, ‘Face announced that he’s recording his twelfth studio album, Deeply Rooted, but hasn’t set a definite date.     Advertisement   Darryl used to […]

Listen To PARTYNEXTDOOR’s New Song Featuring Drake, ‘Recognize’

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Canadian playboy, PARTYNEXTDOOR released the Drake-assisted, “Recognize.”  Over a slow and seductive backdrop, PND–in his Future sounding crooning–and Drizzy Drake flex on the ladies with their raunchy lyrics such as “I turn ‘f***king you into a habit’ and “I make that bad p***y behave.”  OVO will probably have the strip clubs and bedrooms on lock […]

Watch Nas Perform At Dave Chappelle’s Radio City Music Hall Show

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Comedian and hip-hop head Dave Chappelle delivered another hilarious show last night (June 3) at New York’s Radio City Music Hall. And, the show was capitalized with a crowd pleasing performance by Queens rapper Nas, who was backed by the live orchestra as he performed his classic song “NY State of Mind.” Check out a clip […]

Stream Ab-Soul’s ‘These Days’

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In case you’ve been slipping like lames do, Carson, California rapper Ab-Soul’s highly-anticipated These Days album dropped today. But, don’t fret,  Soulo made it available to stream from his Soundcloud account. The album features TDE label mates SZA, ScHooolBoy Q, Jay Rock and K-Dot. These Days also features, Lupe Fiasco, Rick Ross, Danny Brown, Action Bronson […]

Watch 50 Cent’s New Video,’You Know’

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  Queens rapper 50 Cent has had all ten toes planted in his grind in 2014. And, today the G-Unit general released the visual to “You Know,” a single from his critically-acclaimed Animal Ambition album, which was released on June 3. The video finds Fif” flexing on haters while surrounded by eye candies and a exotic whip. […]

Stream Trey Songz’s New Album, ‘Trigga’

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Don’t Feel Like Waiting For Next Week, We Got You Covered  Keeping the momentum going from his steamy single, “NaNa,” Trey Songz dropped an exclusive stream to his highly-anticipated Trigga album, which is slated for July 1 release date. The 17-track album features Juicy J, Ty Dollar $ign, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.   Stream it […]

Listen To Ice Cube’s Son, OMG’s Song, ‘OMG’

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Ice Cube’s son, OMG appeared out of nowhere and dropped a new track today. Over the Foreign Allegiance -produced track, OMG flows in and out of the up-tempo track. And, although he drops the usual bravado about girls, mic skills and money, OMG shows that he has the potential to be a relevant MC. Recently, it […]

DMX Ordered To Pay $15,000 In Child Support

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DMX isn’t the only one who barks and bites.  X’s ex-wife Tashera Simmons bite’s also, but her’s may be more vicious. New York State granted the former Mrs. Simmons DMX’s royalty checks for child support, according to TMZ. New York State documents show that Universal Music Group will pay Simmons $15,000 a month.  The papers show that […]

Was The Game Paid To Diss Lil’ Durk on ‘Chiraq To LA?’

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Chicago rapper Lil’ Durk stopped by the office of Thisis50 TV to chat about about his beef with YMCMB rapper Tyga and Compton rapper The Game. The Game was featured on Tyga’s diss track–“Chiraq to LA”–aimed at Lil’ Durk. However, it may have been the dead presidents that  inspired The Game to diss Durk. “I don’t […]

Charlamange Tha God Gives Out Advice On Being Real

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Half of my ni*** got time/ We done real things, by ’94 became the subject of half y’all n**** rhymes- Jay Z  It may seem like there isn’t one iota of love in the heart of New York’s Hot 97’s host of The Breakfast Club, Charlamange Tha God. Despite his cold-natured image, The South Carolina native has […]

Kevin Liles Clears Up Young Thug’s Label Situation

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Music mogul Kevin Liles has confirmed that Atlanta artist Young Thug is signed to his 300 imprint, during an interview with Revolt TV. Thug’s label situation hasn’t been clear since he arrived on the hip-hop scene. The Atlanta rapper has been tied to 1017 Brick Squad and YMCMB. “We have a deal with Young Thug that I’m excited […]

Parents Name Twins After Wu-Tang Clan Members, Ghostface And Raekwon

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No disrespect, but Wu-Tang is for the kids, man. The unrefined rap group Wu-Tang Clan has contributed to the hip-hop culture in a major way. But their profound messages and deep intellect have reached beyond hip-hop.  They inspired one to ante-up  his/her thought process. And, today, Wu’s legacy has been passed down to another generation. Wu-Tang […]

Cassidy Says Beef With Meek Mill Was Good For Hip Hop

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Get back to rapping you T Painin’ too much Philly MC Cassidy addressed his on wax beef with fellow Philly rapper Meek Mill during an interview with Vlad TV. The former Ruff Ryder MC said that the media made it seem as if their beef was rooted in the streets. “The media try to make […]

These Baltimore Fathers Are Learning How To Be Dads

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Poppa was a playa Unfortunately, many fathers don’t know how to be dads because they many were faithless themselves. But, thanks to Baltimore’s Center for Urban Family in West Baltimore, about two dozen determined fathers attend a fatherhood specialist class, so they can ante-up on their daddy skills. Fatherhood specialist Edward Pitchford discusses topics such […]

Pioneering Actress Ruby Dee Has Passed

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Actress and poet Ruby Dee died of natural causes in her home Wednesday night, according to ABC news.com.  The Grammy and Emmy winner was surrounded by family members when she passed. The iconic Ruby is mostly known for her roles in Spike Lee movies Do The Right Thing and Jungle Fever.  She also played in the critically […]

Joe Budden Credits His Distinct Voice To Drug Use

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Dope lyrics and clever metaphors aren’t the only ingredients that make a nice MC. Things like delivery, content and voice can give an MC elite hip-hop status. And, Jersey rapper Joe Budden has been blessed with all of the above. During an interview on the Ricky Smiley Morning Show, Mousey (Budden’s nickname) credits his distinct voice to […]