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TC is to The Smoking Section like trees are to branches and cliffs are to avalanches. He lives for the funk as well as ensuring Hip-Hop culture always has a definitive voice. Or something like that. Sounded good though, right?

Dominique Wilkins

6 Other Players Not Named Isiah Thomas Who Could’ve Made The Dream Team

By TC | 38 Comments

In light of the 90-minute marvel that was NBA TV's "Dream Team" documentary, Isiah Thomas took to Twitter and stated: "Today, like all Americans, I congratulate the Dream Team on their anniversary.


“A Rebellion” – Review Of Ab-Soul’s Control System

By TC | 16 Comments

The borderline genius that is Ab-Soul begins at the core foundation of simply.


Big K.R.I.T. – “I Got This”

By TC | 44 Comments

Heavy is the crown but K.R.I.T. continues to show he can take the weight.

A Sucker For Pumps

Coming Attractions: The #ASUCKERFORPUMPS Experience With TiRon & Ayomari

By TC | 3 Comments

Great music can be heard, dissected and studied but to experience it is a whole 'nother landscape of emotions that can be indulged within one's eardrum.


Coming Attractions: Pac Div & Thurz Live In L.A.

By TC | 3 Comments

Since it's no secret there are power in numbers, fans of the highly credible movement that's coming out of Los Angeles can get their collective asses out to the El Rey Theatre on Friday, March 9th to see some of the best Hip-Hop in real time.


Luck-One & Dekk – Beautiful Music Part II Mixtape


To paraphrase Webster's, the word "beautiful" is used to describe something that is pleasant or appealing.

Marcus Manchild

Marcus Manchild Feat. Bun B – “Problems”


Stress can be found in every aspect of life, whether you're on the come up or blistering through a storm.

Diggy Simmons

Diggy Feat. Jadakiss – “88″ Video

By TC | 7 Comments

In 1988, Reverend Run released "Run's House" which would be the eventual moniker for his family sitcom which became the launching pad for Diggy's celebrity spotlight.

Dre Films

Rick Ross – “High Definition” Video

By TC | 7 Comments

While I personally still think Rich Forever is a gaudy project of meh in a Maybach, the one thing that is agreeable is that Rozay definitely knows how to step on a package and make it look there's a show worth shelling gold ducats out for.

ABC News Nightline

Rappers Doing Good: 50 Cent Visits Somalia

By TC | 8 Comments

ABC News Nightline was recently on hand to witness a Hip-Hop humanitarian mission for the ages.

Carl Jr's/Hardee's

Kate Upton Makes Out With The Southwest Patty Melt In The New Carl Jr.’s Commercial

By TC | 14 Comments

In case you haven't been keeping up with your model Wire Report, Kate Upton is the newest girl-next-door that's giving half of America's populations wet dreams -- in the middle of the day.

CJ Wallis

Curren$y – “Livin” Video


As usual, Spitta's music grind is going every which way.

2012 NBA All Star Weekend

Nicki Minaj Continues Her Reign Of Primetime TV Terror At The 2012 NBA All-Star Game

By TC | 10 Comments

In the grand scheme of things, the Oscars were the biggest stage of entertainment last night.


¬°MAYDAY! – “Death March” Video

By TC | 5 Comments

There's those infamous movie scenes where the moment of tranquility is ruined by increased ripples in the standstill glass of water.

Jim Jones

2 Chainz Feat. Jadakiss – “One Day At A Time” Video

By TC | 6 Comments

The artist formally known as Tity Boi's grind has been grooming him to become some sort of underground king, and if you ask him what he cares about, the answer would probably be simply "rap and b*tches, b*tches and rap" in either order.

Amber Browning

Too $hort – “Magazine Girl” x “I Got Caught” x “Hog Ridin’” Videos


Should $hort Dog let the cat out of the bag and state that he's coming out with a video for every song on No Trespassing, no surprise should be found on the faces on anyone who's been paying attention as of late.

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