TUD Exclusives

It’s been over 20 years since tragedy struck and took the young, promising life of one Tupac Shakur. He was fatally shot in Las Vegas on Sept. 13th, 1996. His music and messages have lived on through the years and continue to relay the tones of pain and struggle that as a nation we still deal […]

Drake has been altering the landscape of music since his first major release of Come Back Season. From production, to hooks, to the way rappers flow, can all be credited to Drake in many instances whether you like it or not. Here are 10 phrases that when you hear someone say out loud, your mind […]

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 […]

Bri has had a busy summer, she just dropped her official music video off for her new single “Summer’s Mine” (with a co-sign from DJ Jazzy Jeff), just performed at the TLA, and this seems to be only the beginning for this 21-year-old multifaceted artist! Follow her on social media @BriSteves and check her website out […]

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 […]

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 […]

According to Rolling Stone Magazine, John Berry, an original member of hip-hop group the Beastie Boys, died Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m. at a hospice in Danvers, Massachusetts. He was 52. Berry is credited with coming up with the name Beastie Boys when they were teenagers. Berry played on the Beastie Boys’ first seven-inch EP Polly Wog Stew, […]

DMX is expected to a father once again, this making number 13! DMX and his current girlfriend are expecting their first child and number 13 for X… His last child was born in 2013. X filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2013 citing his increasing child support obligations. His claim was later dismissed since child support […]

Today In Hip-Hop: The Roots Release “Things Fall Apart” On This Date In 1999 In our new web series “Paying Homage” it was only right that we showed love to the great Roots Crew! On this date in hip-hop history, The Roots released their critically acclaimed album Things Fall Apart, featuring the likes of Mos Def, […]

  Freeway Rick Ross went from making millions in the dope game to facing a lifetime behind bars. Fate lands his way and after winning an appeal he was released from prison. He stopped by the station to talk about his new book “Rick Ross the Untold Autobiography,” as well as his trials and tribulations […]

Eminem is one of the most influential and well know musicians of our life time. Millions of fans have reached out through letters, emails, social media, etc, but what are the chances Eminem actually receives any of these messages? Well, because of the power of content going viral in today’s world, Teejay Stainer’s message was […]