Rapsody is just getting started. Fresh off her BET Hip Hop Award win, she discusses working with Stevie Wonder and releasing the video to her "12 Problems" single.

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Rapsody is in the building! It’s been a good minute since the Carolina rapper was in Houston (try 2011 with Phonte & 9th Wonder) but she’s BACK and we’ve got a lot to talk about. From Kooley High days (1:23), rapping while scared (2:40), leading the way in the same mold of Queen Latifah (5:18), […]

Jamla MC Rapsody had one of the best albums in 2019, but apparently the Grammy board doesn’t agree. On Wednesday (Nov. 20), the “Power” rapper took to Twitter to express her disappointment for being overlooked as one of this year’s Grammy nominee. Both Rapsody and Freddie Gibbs were noticeably missing from the “Best Rap Album” […]

Depending on when one hopped on the Rapsody train, during her time with her former group Kooley High or during her solo career mixtape run, you are well aware of her rhyming abilities. The North Carolina rapper is back with Eve, a collection of songs that embody the very spirit of Black Girl Magic, salute […]

The intergender collaboration that Hip-Hop purists have been waiting for has finally come to fruition! No, we’re not talking about Bhad Bhabie and Tekashi 6ix9ine, we mean that long awaited Rapsody and J. Cole collabo, fam. After years of carving out their own niches in the game, the North Carolinians have finally laid down a […]

After dropping “Huey Knew,” “Braille,” and “Threatening Nature,” Ab-Soul has revealed the official tracklist for his forthcoming album, DWTW (Do What Thou Wilt). The TDE rapper announced the album’s release earlier this week after multiple push-backs. From VIBE: “Of course it was only right that Ab-Soul  bring in some of his label mates on the record.  According to the […]

John Legend Feat. Chance the Rapper – “Penthouse Floor” John Legend taps Chance the Rapper for his soulful new single, “Penthouse Floor.” The track finds Legend delicately addressing race and society. “They see us reaching for the sky, just in order to survive,”  he sings. “I wanna get there babe, I wanna elevate/ Oh my […]

  It’s been 20 years since Gerald Maxwell  Rivera graced us with his critically acclaimed debut album, Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite. Released during neo-soul’s rise…

After what’s seemed like a much longer wait than usual, the XXL team revealed their picks for the coveted annual “Freshman Class” issue, and the Internet is…