Hip-Hop History

Today we remember the late, great Tupac Amaru Shakur, 20 years after his tragic death that shook the entire world. His impact is undeniable, his legacy lives on, and he will forever be cherished by millions of people who were impacted one way or another from Pac. Just ask Allen Iverson, who paid homage to […]

Today we celebrate the late, great Eazy-E! In an exclusive interview with Colby Colb in Philadelphia, Eazy-E had plenty to say about Dr. Dre, especially his new image and “lifestyle”. The date was 12/3/1993, click the audio player above to relive! Related: Ice Cube Reacts To Jerry Heller’s Death [VIDEO] Related: Ice Cube’s ‘Last Friday’ Might Hit […]

Oschino stops by Boom 107.9 and talks current state of hip-hop, rapping in front of Jay Z, Beanie Sigel beef, and drops a freestyle! Check it all out above. O talks the State Prop & Bean’s situation here (WATCH) Related: Oschino Talks State Property Fallout and Beanie Sigel Relationship {Exclusive} Related: Beanie Sigel Talks Tidal & Possible State Property […]

September 13th marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Tupac Shakur.      We want you to choose your TOP 3 FAVORITE Tupac song’s of all time, we are going to take the poll results, and play YOUR FAVORITES all day on Boom 107.9 in honor of the late great Tupac! Related: Tupac Talks About His […]

Diddy and Bad Boy Records have released a lot of hits over the last 20 years. But what are the best ones? Join me, Rio On The Radio and the Madd Hatta as we count down the Bad Boy Best 50 Saturday Sept 3rd at 9am and again Sunday Sept 4 at noon. You will […]

DJ Khaled reports that Nas’ rumored album is real and is complete. This album will mark Nas’ 11th solo album and the first since Life Is Good, released in July 2012. Khaled gave fans a snippet of a new song called “Nas Album Done,” which will be found on his upcoming Major Key album. Click here to hear the […]

We salute one of the greatest female emcees who was one of the most edgy performers in hip hop. Lil Kim! Born and raised Kimberly Denise Jones in Brooklyn, New York. Kim’s parents were concerned with giving their child a stable environment and decided to send her to catholic school. Kim’s home life was crumbling after Kim’s […]

Happy birthday to the great RZA of the Wu-Tang, today he turns 47! Let’s take a run back in history and go through all the past Wu members album covers, because according to some, a new Wu-Tang album is in the works, headed by Ghostface?!    5 Facts You May Not Have Known About RZA […]

20 years ago Jay Z debuted Reasonable Doubt to the world. 20 years later, Hov still is on the top of his game, and no letting up anytime soon. Even though it did not have initial success, the album is one of hip-hop’s greatest debut projects and launched the start of what we see today. […]

As far as beef goes, Fabolous has done a great job at keeping the drama at bay.

Wu Tang Clan “Da Mystery Of Chessboxin’” (1993) Taken from their debut album “Enter The Wu Tang” and released as the B-side of Wu Tang Clan‘s classic single C.R.E.A.M., this track defines exactly what the Wu stood for and did on the microphone! Notable Lyrics RZA’s signature flawless production combined with the straight bars from […]