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8 Rappers Who Have Lived Out MLK’s Dream Through Music & Charity

They have a dream, too

Underground Report: 7 Songs From December You Need To Hear

Some indie gems from the end of 2017.

Instagram Flexin': Mozzy Gives Back To Sacramento

Also, Yams Day 2018, 50 Cent goes after Joe Budden and Safaree misses Nicki Minaj.

Tweets Is Watching: Joey Bada$$ Preps New Podcast & D12's Bizarre Goes Off On Joe Budden

Also, H&M backlash, Machine Gun Kelly preps new album and movie, Dr. Dre breathes new life into "Detox," and Rick Ross gets labeled a hypocrite.

It's Time To Stop Glorifying Prescription Drug Abuse — Now

Until the rappers who routinely glamorize drug use start truly walking the walk, the "anti-lean" or anti-pill movements won't make a difference.

All Eyez On Memes: Hip Hop Meets Harry Potter With #BlackHogwarts

Black Twitter turns into J.K. Rowling.

Classic Blueprint: 5 Ways The Game Can Win With His New Album

We already know the world wants less name-dropping. What else? We'd love nothing more than for Game to earn a DX perfect rating.

Kendrick Lamar's "Control" Verse Prophecy Comes Full Circle With Cortez Kenny 1 Unveiling

Manifesting one dream after another.

Strep Throat: Eminem's "Chloraseptic (Remix)" Lyrics Prove He's Naive To Valid Criticism

Shady needs to check his knee-jerk reactions and f-o-c-u-s.

Instagram Flexin': Childish Gambino Locks In Grammy Performance

Also, Bow Wow is up to his usual antics and Lil Pump says "Fuck Xanax."

5 Rappers Who Have Every Reason To Blow Up In 2018

Year of the (under)dog.

Tweets Is Watching: Marvel Recruits TDE For "Black Panther" Soundtrack

Plus, 9th Wonder shares a Kanye West story, Joey Bada$$ promises new music, Atlantic Records is under fire and Hip Hop celebrates the new year.

The China Anniversary: 18 Great Hip Hop & R&B Albums That Turn 20 In 2018

Time to take a trip down memory lane with Outkast, L-Boogie and more. Do you feel old yet?

The 18 Most Anticipated Rap Albums Of 2018

These albums will surely bring the buzz in the next 365 days.

The Best Rap Battles Of 2017

Our picks for Battler Of The Year, as well as the Top 10 battles, featuring Dizaster, Oxxxymiron, Rum Nitty, Bigg K, JC, Iron Solomon, Hollow Da Don, Tay Roc and more.

The 2017 HipHopDX Year End Awards

Check out all of our awards, including Best Rap Album, Rapper Of The Year, Best Song, Most Slept-On Album, Verse Of The Year, Best R&B Album, Best Video and much more.

Instagram Flexin': Kevin Hart Slides Into 2018 With Some Good Advice

Plus, Papoose and Remy spark baby rumors, "Dedication 6" arrives, TDE delivers more heat, and Anderson .Paak heads to South Africa.

The Top DX Breakdowns Of 2017

From diving into age-old arguments to putting forth new Hip Hop hypotheses, here are our picks for the best episodes of DX's YouTube show.

Poet Laureate: Black Thought's All-Time Top 5 Verses

So much heat. This wasn't easy to compile.

Tweets Is Watching: Chance The Rapper Feels "Cheated" By "Bright" Movie

Plus, JAY-Z drops "Family Feud" music video teaser, Cardi B denies Instagram Live sex and Gucci Mane teases a new solo album.

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