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Where hip-hop lives

Ever since rappers got wind of the title of Nas’s recent Hip Hop Is Dead, they’ve been calling up radio stations, printing T-shirts, doing whatever they have to do to get the message across: “No it’s not!”
Rappers on the Web
By RICHARD BECK  |  February 20, 2007

Bay Area beats

Although Oakland’s hyphy movement got its name from a bastardization of the word “hyper,” at this point that could just as easily stand for “hype.”
Is hyphy hip-hop’s next big thing?
By MATTHEW GASTEIER  |  February 19, 2007

Top 10 Hyphy Videos of all time

With Warner Bros. snapping up  the cream of the Yay Area rap scene , TVT capitalizing on  Hyphy Hitz , and even indie-rock geeks learning how  to  ghost ride the whip , we figured it's high time to take a quick look back at how we got here. So get yo
Ghost riding 'til we die
By CARLY CARIOLI  |  February 15, 2007