hip hop

Whoever thought Hip Hop music would make it into the classroom? Sure, pioneering MC KRS-One calls himself “The Teacha”, but no one could foresee a…

MTV looked to the underground talent in the District and compiled a list of lyricists they deem worthy of attention outside of the DMV. Check out their list below. 1.Phil Adé 2.Uptown X.O. 3.RAtheMC 4.Kingpen Slim 5.Lyriciss Did they miss anybody? Let us know in the comments below!  Read their article here. Like us on […]

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One thing is for sure, Def Jam and 2 Chainz knowws how to promote. Just hours after his performance with his G.O.O.D. Music family at the 2012 BET Awards, the cover art for his ‘Based On A T.R.U. Story’ has been released. For the cover art, 2 Chainz kept it simple……just 2 Chainz. Are you […]


Rozay is giving us the visuals for his latest single, Touch N You, featuring Usher. Rick Ross album, God Forgives I Don’t, hits stores July 31, 2012. Watch: Usher feat. Rick Ross ‘Lemme See’ Omarion and Rick Ross Perform ‘Let’s Talk’  

Rodney King’s death on Sunday (June 17, 2012) was a tragic and unfitting ending for the man who was at the center of one of…

We just paid our respects on the 15th anniversary of the illest MC ever–The Notorious B.I.G. on March 10th. Although a lot can be said about the controversy that took the rapper way before his time he left an inevitable mark not only in his music but with his children. T’Yanna Wallace was only 3-years-old […]

Via NewsOne Written by D.L. Chandler “The greatest rapper of all time died on March 9th” – Canibus, “2nd Round Knockout” Fifteen years ago today, hip-hop lost one of its most-towering and talented figures in Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace. The tragic murder of the Brooklyn-raised rhyme slinger in Los Angeles still remains an unsolved mystery, even as […]

Hot Damn! The dopest of the Simmons sisters is stepping out from doing “pastry” to showcase them “cakes!” Well, not exactly but it sounded good in my mind! The entrepreneurial spirit has hit Vanessa Simmons once again and this time ladies it to help you show-off your sexy side. She just recently announced the launch […]

Ok, we are used to seeing the Top Songs list at the end of the year, but what about The Top Verses List?  Check out  MTV’s Best 5 Hip Hop Verses List of 2011.   Email me and let me know if you agree with the list or if the list is missing a few COKAKYS@gmail.com […]

As many Old School Hip Hop heads are continuing to mourn the recent sudden passing of Hip Hop Pioneer Heavy D., the L.A. coroner has revealed his cause of death.   Heavy D. suffered from a fatal pulmonary embolism caused by a deep leg vein thrombosis, a clot which can form due to prolonged immobility.  Sources […]

KYSDC.com recently gathered informed music writers to make a list of DMV’s hottest rappers for 2011. Our panel was asked to vote on which local rap artists they felt had that had the hottest year. Think of it as an all star game for local rappers picked by the media. The criteria included voting for […]