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Brooklyn MC, Skyzoo has a new project. His third solo album is called "Music For My Friends". I like the album title. It's simple and hit's the heart of all artists. Don't we all just want to make1 music for our friends? It starts out with a young kid talking about this being a story about him and his friends. He's...
Las Vegas MC Dizzy Wright is coming out with an 8 song EP called "Wisdom and Good Vibes". It's coming out Feb 5th. Dizzy Wright is one of the younger MCs holding it down and rep'n that real Hip Hop. I'll be checking this out when it drops. Here's the cover art and tracklist: Wisdom and Good Vibes (intro) (Prod. by...
Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def has announced his retirement from Hip Hop music. The Mighty Mos Def has been hitting us with real Hip Hop gems for years. His unique style and lyrics that leans towards the socially conscious and activism is a breath of fresh air in a culture that seems to be full of materialism. From...

Freestyle Friday: Logic

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Happy Friday Hip Hop Authority fam! What better way to start off the weekend than with a freestyle. I'll be posting freestyles every Friday to get you amped as weekend starts. Young, up and coming Maryland MC Logic was at Sway in the Morning a while back. He took a stab at "The Five Fingers of Death" on Sway in...
Have you been wondering when Hip Hop big guns Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar were going to get on a track together? Well the wait is over. Kendrick and Kanye have teamed up on the track "No More Parties in L.A." Madlib blesses us with the beat in true Madlib fashion. The songs touches on a timeless and always relevant...
Talib Kweli and 9th Wonder have a new video for one of the songs on their bangin album "Indie 500". The song is called "Pay Ya Dues" with Kweli of course, and features Problem and Bad Lucc, and produced by Eric G. These MCs speak on what it takes to make it in Hip Hop and the grind that is...
Welcome to the first installment of the "Waaay Back Wednesday series. Every Wednesday I'll be turning back the hands of time and bringing you back to some Hip Hop gold. Albums, videos and other content that you may have forgotten about will be brought to light. Time to kick things off with "The Coming" by Hip Hop veteran Busta Rhymes....
Pusha T is back and he's grinded another album out. He's following his last album "My Name is My Name" up with "King Push - Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude" This is his second solo studio album. He's no newcomer to the game. He was one half of the group Clipse, where his popularity grew and his rep as...
Canadian MC K-os is at it again with his new album "Can't Fly Without Gravity". He's enlisted the help of Canadian heavy hitters Saukrates, Kardinal Offishall, Choclair, King Reign and Shad on "Boyz II Men. The beat, produced by KHV is a true Hip Hop beat. Once those drum hit, you can't help but nod your head. This is a...
The music world has been shaken by the recent loss of David Bowie. This musical legend did his thing, creating trends and pushing the limits musically. He's done his fair share for Hip Hop as well. His music has been sampled.  You may have forgotten about "Been Around the World" by Puff Daddy. Canadian DJ Skratch Basdid decided to put together a little...