Music legend Dr. Dre announced on social media that his daughter got accepted into the University of Southern California. The proud dad posted a picture of himself alongside his daughter, Truly Young, who was holding her acceptance letter. His proud dad post wasn’t without a little shade as his caption read “My daughter got accepted […]

Hip-hop is reeling over the loss over the death of legendary emcee, Phife Dawg from A Tribe Called Quest.

Don’t call it a comeback? According to Complex, LL is the newest Twitter Troll. Yesterday, Uncle L gave millions of his fans a twitter scare announcing that he is officially retiring from music, and “thanks for the love”. And then, on the same day he tweeted this : So LL Cool J fans can breathe […]

I really hope you got your Be Expo tickets! If not, hurry up before they sell out! Rakim is going to light the stage on fire and leave the microphone smokin’ on March 12th! Lets throw it back to the 2012 Roots Picnic when The Roots brought Rakim out for a super dope performance : […]

Swizz Beatz has revealed that his five-year-old son lent his production assistance on Kendrick Lamar’s album “Untitled Unmastered” (Track 7). Swizz posted a clip on Instagram with the caption : “This is the best Dad moment everrrrr!!! Congrats to my son Egypt for producing his 1st track on this amazing Kendrick Album he’s only 5yrs old […]

Let’s throw it back to 2012 when VH1 “Hip-Hop Honors” did an incredible tribute to Slick Rick the Ruler, featuring Mc Lyte, Busta Rhymes, Ghostface Killah, Biz Markie, Fabulous, Dana Dane, and Philly’s own Eve.   Get ready for Be Expo where Slick Rick, Rakim, Da Brat, Lil Mo and more will TEAR DOWN THE STAGE! […]

Cassidy got his start right here on WPHI, I used to DJ on the night show that gave him his first taste of local fame on the radio.  We had a rap battle contest called “The Cipher” and two listeners would call in every night and battle each other live on the air.  The winner […]

When Kanye West initially released “Stronger”, he heard it on the radio and didn’t like the way the drums sounded. Watch Timbaland assisting a young Kanye “Beef Up” the drums, becoming the final version that you hear on Boom 107.9!    

It’s looking like Hip Hop Pioneer Dr. Dre might not be a Billionaire just yet! According to Forbes, Dre owns a 25 percent of Beats. When you calculate the taxes for the Doctor, the transaction comes out to be around $480 Million dollars! Add Dre’s current net worth to that & it brings the mogul to aaround $800 million […]

Courtesy of SOHH Dot Com “I don’t bop, I do the money dance!”- Rick Ross And that’s exactly the dance music moguls Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine are doing right now as they have secured a minority investor in their company Beats Electronics, which distributes the Beats headphones as well as other products.  The Carlyle group, which is […]

  Hip-Hop used to be all about originality and celebrating individuality. However, somewhere along the line, rappers starting coveting beats and flows that were hotter…