7 days ago | Hip-Hop
Independent artists have it hard. They are not only competing with the pristine sounds of pop radio, they also have to handle burden of supporting a career. It can be a daunting task, especially in the crowded world of hip-hop. Some believe that t...
2 months ago | Hip-Hop
High-profile murderers often attract a fringe element that is, in the face of all evidence, convinced of the accused's innocence. Jodi Arias is no exception. Except, one of her fans is a rapper. Thirty-four-year-old Kareem Williams, a.k.a. Lefty, ...
5 months ago | Hip-Hop
View image | gettyimages.com On Wednesday, one of the most successful Arizona hip-hop artists, Random (a.k.a. Mega Ran), spent the better half of the day fielding phone calls in regard to the "diss track" he released as an April Fools' Day joke. T...
7 months ago | Hip-Hop
View image | gettyimages.com You might have heard by now that Kanye West had some things to say about Beck's Morning Phase winning the award for Album of The Year over Beyonce at last night's Grammy Awards. If you haven't heard yet, here's a recap...
1 year ago | Local Wire
Raheem Jarbo -- a.k.a. Mega-Ran, a.k.a. Random -- has managed to blur the lines between hip-hop and video games by delivering a unique blend of 8-bit and heavy hip-hop beats while managing to display a certain level of vulnerability and intelligen...
1 year ago | Hip-Hop
Things are going well for Phoenix rapper Futuristic. The video for the unsigned rapper's single, "I Guess I'll Smoke," from his released released album Traveling Local, has now surpassed one million views on YouTube. If you listen to him, it's cle...