Jake Rohn

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Mannie Fresh Talks Nixed Jay Z Deal, Upcoming Mos Def Project & No Limit Vs. Cash Money & More

EXCLUSIVE: In two of his DX sitdown, the Cash Money legend also reveals a funny story about the first time he met Dr. Dre.

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Here's How Mannie Fresh Is Trying To Squash Lil Wayne & Birdman's Beef

Fans want the "Cash Money taking over for the '99" days back but for obvious reasons, the back to the future mission is on hold. Superproducer Mannie Fresh is trying to change all that however.

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LL Cool J & Dr. Dre Have A Slew Of Songs In The Vault

Exclusive: The venerable DJ/Producer Z-Trip also recalls building “Rock The Bells” instrumental from scratch.

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Adrien Broner Makes His Pick On Soulja Boy Vs. Chris Brown Fight

Exclusive: The Problem also gives his expert opinion on the victor should Drake and Meek Mill ever throw hands.

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CJ Fly Explains Joey Badass Absence On New Album, "Fly Trap"

Exclusive: Apparently it's all for the greater good.

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Listen To Previously Unheard 2Pac Verse From “How Long Will They Mourn Me?”

Exclusive: DJ King Assassin breaks down the five w's for the never-before-heard verse.

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Scrilla King Revisits Beef With Chet Hanks: "Fuck That Nigga"

Exclusive: The Haitian rapper and social media maven reveals he was willing to pay money to fight Hanks during his #DXLive segment.

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Deniro Farrar & The Rebirth of Hip Hop Healthiness

Eating and living healthy all but comes with the territory of being a rap star these days but for Deniro Farrar, he knew a change had to come and this is how it altered his mentality and his music.

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BZZY & Raury Also Credit Kid Cudi For Saving Their Lives

Now that the fanfare for Cudi's ComplexCon comeback has resided, here's a look at some of the greater good he's done for the rap community.

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For Strange Music's Big Scoob, Breaking His Hiatus Was Divine Intervention

Exclusive: The soldier in Tech N9ne's army reveals why the release of his "Hand of God" project was an on-time affair even after being away after four years.

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E-40 & Seaside Stretch Remember Mac Dre For The Legend He Was

It's been twelve years since the West Coast rap pioneer departed from this life. As his former manager speculates on what could have been (a.k.a. the "Tupac Effect"), E-40 clears up any misconceptions of any unresolved beef.

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5 Reasons Why Tech N9ne's "The Storm" Could Be His Most Important Album

Live from the Facebook offices, the legendary chopper didn't mince his words when discussing the dark clouds that surrounded him leading up to this new release.

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Nelly Inks Deal To Join Skip Bayless & Shannon Sharpe On FS1

The new role marks Derrty Mo's third show this year.

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Nelly Prepping Collab Florida Georgia Line Mixtape

Exclusive: The creator of "Country Grammar" also divulged the remaining name on his guest feature bucket list and of course, the old vs. new Hip Hop great debate.

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Skylar Grey On Eminem's Inspiration For New Album: "He Told Me To Keep Rapping"

Exclusive: One of Marshall Mathers favorite collaborators is back with her third studio album, "Natural Causes" and she reveals how he gave her the confidence to finally spit some bars and which members of TDE she'd like to work with.

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Deon Cole On Today's Rappers Having Gluten-Free Bars & Stevie Wonder Stealing His Girl

Ahead of his first Comedy Central stand-up special, Deon Cole talks exclusively with HipHopDX about the difference between a rapper and an MC, paying dues and getting epically cockblocked by a blind legend.

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Timbaland & SubPac Aim To Change the World of Sound

The accessory includes headphones and a lightweight backpack that serves as a targeted subwoofer, allowing the listener to feel the music literally while they listen to the adjoining headphones.

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Ugly Heroes Work Regular Jobs To Keep Supplying Fans With Undiluted Hip Hop

Exclusive: Apollo Brown, Verbal Kent and Red Pill continue to represent the blue collar.

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Marcellus Wiley Almost Got Beatdown By Suge Knight

A choice was made and obviously it was the right one because Wiley is still with us.

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Unbreakable: Mr. Lif On A Career Resurrected

Seven years after his last album, HipHopDX checks in with the prolific lyricist on how a near-death experience made him more alive than ever.

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