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Hip Hop Weekly Newsletter

Chuck D, member of Public Enemy, has asked Kendrick Lamar to reunite with his former rap group, Black Hippy, now that his beef with Drake is over.

Common recently revealed that he turned down approximately ten iconic Kanye West beats during the mid-2000s, including hits like "Dreams" and "Wouldn't Get Far."

While Common acknowledged the quality of the beats, he felt they didn't match his vision for his own music.

A new documentary called "As We Speak" examines the practice of using rap lyrics as evidence in criminal trials.

The film explores the historical context of this practice and the impact it has on artists, particularly young Black and Latino men.

Photographer T. Eric Monroe has released a visually-captivating photo book titled "Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's HipHop, Collector's Edition," which captures iconic moments from the golden era of hip-hop in the '90s.

The book showcases rare and candid photographs of artists such as Biggie, The Roots, Mos Def, and Ghostface.

Big Daddy Kane, a legendary rapper, blames Drake's fans for ruining hip-hop battles.

He believes that fact-checking and overanalysing lyrics takes away from the enjoyment and competitive spirit of rap battles.

Join Joker Starr in the latest episode of Rapper/Presenter Blade's 05:21 Show, where he reveals how he wasn't given credit for his featured recordings.

The rapper also discusses early life, passion for music and his journey through different music colleges. Tune in for an eye-opening discussion.

Rapsody is back with her fourth studio album, 'Please Don't Cry.'

The album is her most personal work yet, featuring 22 songs and collaborations with artists like Lil Wayne and Erykah Badu.

From Kool Moe Dee to Kendrick Lamar.

This article explores the history of rap beefs, highlighting the tension, drama, and lyrical sparring that define the genre.

While emphasising the deep ties to the borough of Brooklyn.

Superstar producer Madlib has announced that he is working on a new collaborative album with rapper Freddie Gibbs, following their critically acclaimed projects "Pinata" and "Bandana."

Fans are eagerly anticipating the release.