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Recent articles by Riley:

Nas & Hit-Boy ‘MAGIC’ Ups The Ante Following A Stellar 2-Album Run

HipHopDX brings you the Nas & Hit-Boy 'MAGIC' album review which was released on December 24, 2021. The duo close the year with a choice offering. → Read More

Rick Hyde Delivers New Punchlines To Old Topics On BSF Album ‘Plates II’

HipHopDX heads to the kitchen to peep Rick Hyde's debut with BSF ‘Plates 2,’ where the Buffalo MC delivers a well made intro project after head turning guest spots. → Read More

Best R&B Artists of 2020

A handful of R&B artists stood out as the best R&B singers of 2020. These singers blessed us with soundtracks for the soul when the world needed it most. → Read More

12 Christmas Rap Songs You Absolutely CANNOT Play Around Children

Here at HipHopDX, we've rounded up a list of Christmas songs that you probably shouldn't blast when the kiddies are in the room. → Read More

Best Movies Within Hip Hop Culture 2020

While fans weren’t lining up to go see movies in the theater, Netflix and other streaming platforms still brought us the best Hip Hop movies of 2020. → Read More

Biggest Hip Hop Comebacks of 2020

2020 has been a rollercoaster that managed to some unexpected high notes from artists who were on the quiet. Here are our five most prominent comebacks of 2020. → Read More

The Origins Of Gucci Mane & Jeezy's Bad Blood Beef

Ahead of their November 19 Verzuz battle, HipHopDX takes a look back at the infamous single that caused the long-running feud between rapper's Gucci Mane and Young Jeezy. → Read More

Review: Westside Gunn's Shady Records Debut 'Who Made the Sunshine' Has Inklings Of A Creative Genius

When it comes to the newer independent wave of Hip Hop, the answer to the album's rhetorical question is, in fact, Gunn himself. → Read More

Boldy James' Unreleased Song Stash Includes A Dilla-Produced LP

In this #DXCLUSIVE, Detroit MC and Griselda signee Boldy James talks authenticity in Hip Hop, newfound focus and upcoming projects. → Read More

Review: 'King's Disease' Is Food For True Nas Fans' Soul

Twenty-seven years later, the now 46-year-old MC has managed to craft a body of work with the right ingredients to age into a personal classic. → Read More

20 Rap Songs Just As Filthy As Cardi B & Megan Thee Stallion's 'WAP'

Headphones highly suggested for this list of NSFW bangers from the likes of Lil Kim, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Ghostface Killah, Snoop Dogg and more. → Read More

Method Man & Math Hoffa Lyrically Spar In Epic Battle Rap

Though it may not be what fans arguing who would take the crown after three rounds (as it turns out there is only one) had envisioned, there is a lot to love about the polished battle battle between the two legends. → Read More

RZA & Ghostface Killah Get Political On' Fight For Equality' Duet

Ahead of the release of the RZA-directed drama Cut Throat City, the Abbot and fellow Wu-Tang Clan member Ghostface Killah blessed fans with a brand new collaboration titled "Fighting for Equality." → Read More

Now That The Joe Budden Smoke Has Cleared, Here's An Honest Look At Logic's Career

As 2020 keeps throwing a barrage of stuff at us, Logic has decided that he's going to retire from music — following the release of his album “No Pressure” — to focus on parenting and (judging by the seven-figure deal he signed with Twitch) gaming. → Read More

5 Songs That Showcase Juelz Santana's Greatness

To celebrate what we hope will be a lifetime of freedom for the rapper, we at DX decided to look back at five songs that truly exemplified his greatness — and have helped cement his legacy. → Read More

20 Near-Classic R&B Songs You Forgot Existed

Here at HipHopDX we've compiled a list of 20 tracks you may not have heard for a while (if at all) that arguably deserve their roses. → Read More

Che Noir Is That 2020 Rapper Giving Meaningful Lyricism It's Juice Back

In a present landscape where mainstream female MCs under 30 tend to (more often than not) focus on trends and songs that make their sexuality the focal point of their music, Buffalo MC Che Noir is excelling on the road less traveled. → Read More

20 MORE Near-Classic Rap Songs You Forgot Existed

With 50 Cent, T.I., Kanye West, Big Sean, Fabolous and more — how many of these near-classic cuts are still on your playlist? → Read More

20 Gems From 50 Cent's ‘Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter’ Book

Stories for days regarding G-Unit, Ja Rule, shady music industry execs and even the late, great Prodigy of Mobb Deep. → Read More

Bankrol Hayden Is The Next-Gen Post Malone

It's difficult not to draw a comparison between Bankrol Hayden and Post Malone. Not merely because of their fair complexion, but rather in their obvious crossover appeal. → Read More