Swizz Beatz

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    Tech N9ne: I wouldn't take my face paint off for any amount of money

    Tech N9ne is the only rapper on the 2013 Forbes Hip-Hop Cash Kings list who wears face paint and has performed at the Gathering of the Juggalos six times. After raking in an impressive $7.5 million over the past 12 months, the Kansas City native appears on the list in between Swizz Beatz and 50 Cent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    Twin Cities rap mixtape roundup, Vol. 9

    ​Now that Megaupload has gone under and Kim Dotcom and Swizz Beats, perhaps two of the most ridiculous men in America, are fugitives holed up in the mountains in a 78 day standoff with the CIA, we're simply going to be streaming this month's mixtape. You can still download individual tracks below. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    5 most ridiculous lines on 'Watch the Throne'

    ​Kanye West and Jay-Z's collaborative effort Watch the Throne sees two of rap's hugest artists team up to become even more hugest-er. Prior to listening, I had mixed feelings about the whole concept: Both rappers are so gigantic and rich and bored that I figured the album would be like an episode ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    The Grammys: The good, the bad, and the really, really awkward

    ​Perhaps the biggest surprise from this year's Grammy Awards broadcast is that there are actually some honest-to-god surprises to report, the biggest of which was notoriously indie artists Arcade Fire coming out on top in the Album of the Year category.Here, we present a rundown of some of the mos ... More >>

  • News

    January 5, 2011

    DMX: Will the Ruff Ryder rise again?

    Hear exclusive new songs from the troubled rapper

  • Music

    December 8, 2010
  • Music

    October 6, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Aw Naw Hell Naw: An Open Letter to Ron Browz

    Jimmy2Times airs his grievances against Ron Browz.

  • Music

    August 29, 2007


    The Songs We Cant Escape

  • Music

    January 10, 2007

    Baby Talk

    The Alpha Harajuku Girl won't stop apologizing for her success

  • Music

    August 23, 2000

    3 Feet Underground

    De La Soul rise from the dead yet again to rally all hip hop's oddballs and misfits

  • Arts

    November 17, 1999

    Ebony and Ebony

    Mint Condition and Sounds of Blackness trace soul's tributaries to the cusp of the mainstreamMint Condition and Sounds of Blackness trace soul's tributaries to the cusp of the mainstream

  • Music

    October 13, 1999

    Ain't I an MC?

    Ruff Ryder Eve strikes a blow for hip-hop sisters; Solé merely comes to blows with them