It's hard to ignore the influence that Young Money and Maybach Music Group have on the game, and on Wednesday's "RapFix Live," we will have representatives from both crews on deck as Mack Maine and Wale join MTV News' Sway Calloway on the red couch.
Catch Wale and Mack Maine on "RapFix Live" on Wednesday at 4 p.m. ET on MTV.com and live on MTV Jams. Be sure to join the Twitter conversation using the hashtag #RapFixLive. Send your questions for the artists to @MTVRapFix!
Catch DJ Khaled, Vado, N.O.R.E and Ski Beatz on "RapFix Live" on Wednesday at 4 p.m. ET on MTV.com and live on MTV Jams. Be sure to join the Twitter conversation using the hashtag #RapFixLive. Send your questions for the artists to @MTVRapFix!
Back in 2000, Sisqo released his megahit "Thong Song." And while he provided enough sexual bravado and innuendo to keep spring breakers popping and locking all summer long, the Grammy-nominated smash almost featured Lil' Kim too. Almost. Read the full story at MTV News.
Young Jeezy has made a killing in the club his entire career. Several years into his musical run, the night life still excites the veteran rapper — maybe that's why his latest single, "R.I.P.," is such a fun ride. Why else would stars like 2 Chainz, Snoop Dogg, Trey Songz and Ludacris show up at a shoot for the track's video? Read the full story at MTV News.
Kanye West called into Hot 97 earlier this week to explain why he wasn't happy with his ranking on MTV News' 'Hottest MCs' list, and one of the highlights of that phone call was him declaring that he'd given roundtable moderator Sway Calloway his first TV! During Wednesday's (March 6) episode of "RapFix Live" Sway actually brought the TV to the set, and explained how the now infamous TV exchange happened in the first place. Watch him explain in the video above. Read More...
Lil' Kim is coming back to "RapFix Live" this Wednesday for a can't-miss episode. The Notorious K.I.M. will officially introduce her new artist Tiffany Foxx, plus Talib Kweli will join us in the studio and DJ Clark Kent will man the turntables. Our Hottest MCs debate has been causing quite a bit of controversy as well, and today it's bound to continue when we reveal the #4 and #3 picks. Tune in above,
Young Scooter and Vinny Cha$e helped "RapFix Live" to celebrate its' debut on MTV Jams today with a double dose of freestyles. Watch above. See the full episode at RapFixLive.MTV.Com. Tune in for a new episode every Wednesday at 4p.m. on RapFix.MTV.com or watch on MTV Jams.
Ab-Soul’s Control System isn’t by any means a light listen, but one of the most moving songs on the album is “The Book of Soul,” which addresses his struggle with Stevens-Johnson syndrome and the daunting loss of his former girlfriend, Alori Joh, last year. During his recent visit to “RapFix Live,” the Black Hippy rapper opened up about how difficult it was for him to pen the song, addressing his loss so publicly. Read More...
Delivering a freestyle is the traditional route for closing out an episode of "RapFix Live," but not every MC can do it like Black Hippy's Ab-Soul. If you're familiar with Control System, then you know what we mean. Hear his freestyle from Wednesday's (February 20) episode above.
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