Hip Hop
Feb 10, 2015Music
Kendrick Lamar Debuts New Controversial Single ‘The Blacker The Berry’

Kendrick Lamar Debuts New Controversial Single ‘The Blacker The Berry’

Kendrick Lamar starts the year off with his new controversial single “The Blacker The Berry“. The outspoken rapper didn’t hold...

Aug 11, 2013Music
E-40 Talks About New Album And Love For Kendrick Lamar [VIDEO]

E-40 Talks About New Album And Love For Kendrick Lamar [VIDEO]

Every so often, here at COED we feel the need to cover some hip hop news. Not just news about...

Jul 8, 2013Music
Monday Mixtape: Summer Funk & Cool Pool Vibes

Monday Mixtape: Summer Funk & Cool Pool Vibes

Classic 1970s soul, R&B, hip hop and Motown will take you right from that office funk to funkytown.

Jun 15, 2013News
2 Chainz Got Robbed, Now Named 1 Chain [VIDEO]

2 Chainz Got Robbed, Now Named 1 Chain [VIDEO]

The rapper was held up at gunpoint in San Francisco with his posse and he ran like a bitch...

Jun 8, 2013Music
This Kid’s MC Name Should Be “Young Lil Honky” [VIDEO]

This Kid’s MC Name Should Be “Young Lil Honky” [VIDEO]

Yeah he can flow quick, but he has the same nonsense lyrics that have plagued white rappers since the Beastie...

May 19, 2013TV
Watch Reggie Watts’s Video For YouTube Comedy Week [VIDEO]

Watch Reggie Watts’s Video For YouTube Comedy Week [VIDEO]

YouTube’s Comedy Week kicked off today and is in full effect. This is Reggie Watts’s new video, a ridiculously spot-on...

May 12, 2013Music
Have You Met Lil Dicky Yet? [VIDEO]

Have You Met Lil Dicky Yet? [VIDEO]

Forget Macklemore, this dude is the future of white boy hip hop...

Apr 13, 2013News
Rick Ross Dices Pineapples, Reebok Dices His Contract [VIDEO]

Rick Ross Dices Pineapples, Reebok Dices His Contract [VIDEO]

We do love Rick Ross, but rapping about enjoying date rape is best left to comic book villains...

Mar 30, 2013Music
Hot Hula Hoop Girl Makes Macklemore Even Better [VIDEO]

Hot Hula Hoop Girl Makes Macklemore Even Better [VIDEO]

If you ever get sick of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, this will make you love them again....

Mar 29, 2013Music
Reddit’s Guide To The Wu-Tang Clan: The Classic Albums

Reddit’s Guide To The Wu-Tang Clan: The Classic Albums

It’s 2013, which means it’s been 20 years since Wu-Tang Clan dropped their seminal first record Enter the Wu-Tang (36...

Mar 26, 2013Music
NYC Rap Lyrics Posted On Signs At The Location Of The Lyric [24 PHOTOS]

NYC Rap Lyrics Posted On Signs At The Location Of The Lyric [24 PHOTOS]

Name checking specific locations in rap music is about as old a tradition as talking about bitches in rap music....

Feb 27, 2013Music
Hip-Hop Quotes Meet Peanuts Comics: An Art Exhibition [PHOTOS]

Hip-Hop Quotes Meet Peanuts Comics: An Art Exhibition [PHOTOS]

If you like both Snoopy, the cartoon dog, and Snoop Dogg, you’re going to love this. Artist Mark Drew recently...

Feb 26, 2013Music
[LIVESTREAM + PREGAME] Kendrick Lamar @ Roseland Ballroom, 10:30 PM EST

[LIVESTREAM + PREGAME] Kendrick Lamar @ Roseland Ballroom, 10:30 PM EST

UPDATE: IF THE STREAM ABOVE ISN’T SHOWING, CLICK HERE FOR WORKING LINK Tonight, the Compton-born MC is going to tear...

Feb 6, 2013Music
A Bluegrass Version Of Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg’s The Next Episode [VIDEO]

A Bluegrass Version Of Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg’s The Next Episode [VIDEO]

I don’t know whether to laugh my ass off or get up and do a hoedown....

Jan 28, 2013Music
The Top 5 Mac Miller Tracks

The Top 5 Mac Miller Tracks

Today, Complex announced that rapper Mac Miller will be the digital cover story for their “Man Of Next Year” Week....

Jan 6, 2013Entertainment
N.O.R.E. No More [VIDEO]

N.O.R.E. No More [VIDEO]

Don’t you f**king dare call P.A.P.I. “N.O.R.E.” ever again....

Dec 4, 2012Music
Celebrate Jay-Z’s Birthday By Watching This Documentary On The Opening Of The Barclays Center [VIDEO]

Celebrate Jay-Z’s Birthday By Watching This Documentary On The Opening Of The Barclays Center [VIDEO]

Today is Jay-Z’s birthday as I’m sure many of you are aware after the date was immortalized as the first...

Nov 29, 2012Music
5 Mixtapes That You Should Be Listening To Right Now

5 Mixtapes That You Should Be Listening To Right Now

It's been a great year for hip-hop mixtapes. Maybach Music Group had an especially strong showing with two of the biggest tapes of the year... With so much great free music out there, we've put together a list of the tapes you should be listening to right now...

Nov 23, 2012Music
The Samples Behind the 10 Greatest Hip-Hop Hits of the ’90s

The Samples Behind the 10 Greatest Hip-Hop Hits of the ’90s

The ‘90s are sometimes called the golden age of hip-hop, and it’s easy to understand why. Hip-hop achieved unimaginable mainstream...

Oct 12, 2012Music
Fat Joe Figures Out Instagram, Releases Song Titled ‘Instagram That Hoe’ [VIDEO]

Fat Joe Figures Out Instagram, Releases Song Titled ‘Instagram That Hoe’ [VIDEO]

Fat Joe's new song "Instagram That Hoe" leaves a lot of questions unanswered... For instance, what filter should we be Instagramming that hoe with? Do hoes look best in Amaro? Or is Sierra more or an appropriate hoe filter?? Help us, Fat Joe. You're our only hope!

Oct 2, 2012Funny
Has Ice Cube Completely Sold Out? We Investigate!

Has Ice Cube Completely Sold Out? We Investigate!

We – at the Comedy Vertical – are concerned with the career of Ice Cube. Gathering bits of information, we’ve...

Aug 8, 2012Music
The 10 Minute “WATCH THE THRONE” Documentary [VIDEO]

The 10 Minute “WATCH THE THRONE” Documentary [VIDEO]

Just when you had kind of forgotten about Hova and Kanye’s collaborative Watch The Throne album, this 10 minute documentary...

Jul 18, 2012Entertainment
It’s A Little Too Early To Call Rapper Hopsin The “Second Coming of Tupac” [VIDEO]

It’s A Little Too Early To Call Rapper Hopsin The “Second Coming of Tupac” [VIDEO]

As I was cruising some of the newest music videos to hit the web, I came across this new song...

Jul 16, 2012TV
20 Reasons Why This Week Won’t Suck [July 16–22]

20 Reasons Why This Week Won’t Suck [July 16–22]

You know what we could’ve done with the column this week? Just made it nothing but things about The Dark...

Jul 3, 2012TV
21 Reasons Why This Week Won’t Suck [July 3–8]

21 Reasons Why This Week Won’t Suck [July 3–8]

Is a national holiday enough to make sure a week doesn't suck? No. It is not. A national holiday like the Fourth of July is certainly good, but that's not the only thing getting COED employees through another week. We also need classic grindhouse sexploitation, and some good new metal and pop and hip-hop albums, along with a UFC championship and major-league poker playing. Good thing we have all that--and we want to share the stuff that keeps us going...

May 16, 2012Music
Chuck Brown, RIP: Some Go-Go Music from the Gone-Gone Godfather [VIDEO]

Chuck Brown, RIP: Some Go-Go Music from the Gone-Gone Godfather [VIDEO]

Go-go music was kind of a failed genre back in the '80s. Part of the problem was that everyone was trying to catch up to Chuck Brown. He was already the Godfather of Go-Go back then, thanks to his groundbreaking work with the Soul Searchers in the '70s. We're truly bummed to learn the 75-year-old soulster passed away today. Check out Brown's timeless sound now, and get out to a go-go tonight.

May 4, 2012Video Games
RIP MCA: Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys, 1964-2012

RIP MCA: Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys, 1964-2012

The Beastie Boys’ best music video was never seen. Adam Yauch–who also rocked the mic as MCA–had put together an...

May 2, 2012Music
COED Staff Survey: The Worst Concerts We Ever Attended

COED Staff Survey: The Worst Concerts We Ever Attended

Remember when you were a kid and you thought it’d be really cool to go to concerts? Maybe you even...

Nov 23, 2011Music
Fat Joe Says It’s OK For White Kids To Drop N-Bombs [VIDEO]

Fat Joe Says It’s OK For White Kids To Drop N-Bombs [VIDEO]

So it's been a "minute" since Fat Joe was in the news again but the dude has lost some weight. Granted, when your name is Fat Joe and you actually live up the namesake, the term "some weight" is relative. Joe's still a big dude, but he recently gave the "skinny" on VladTV about the N-Bomb. When asked about it's usage, Fat Joe responded that anyone [read: white kids] should be able to use the word. I know that makes a lot of suburbia happy, but I would be pretty careful about trying this one out in public. Does Fat Joe really feel this way or is he just trying to get publicity? Check the interview for his reasoning after the jump and leave your feelings in the comment section.

Mar 12, 2011TV
Saigon Tells Us The Greatest Story Never Told [INTERVIEW]

Saigon Tells Us The Greatest Story Never Told [INTERVIEW]

The journey from real-life street thug - with six years in the slammer - to reel-life rap gangsta - on HBO's Entourage - was a learning experience, not a glamorous fairy tale for the artist known as Saigon. His talent for hip-hop later garnered attention from Atlantic Records, plus helped land him a recurring role on the hit HBO series. But a disinterest in making pop records and a controversial physical altercation with another well known rapper would eventually grind the release of his touted debut full length record to a complete halt. Read our full interview the up-and-coming rap star after the jump!

Feb 13, 2011News
Songs Of The Week: Eminem Needs A Dr. Dre, Kanye H.A.M.s It up With Jay-Z

Songs Of The Week: Eminem Needs A Dr. Dre, Kanye H.A.M.s It up With Jay-Z

Last week, Wiz Khalifa's "Black and Yellow" crushed the competition as it garnered 72% of the total votes. This week's featured songs include joints by Destroyer, Guns N' Roses, Neon Trees and collaborations from Kanye & Jay-Z and Dr. Dre & Eminem with newcomer Skylar Grey. Read Al Jones' pics and see the videos after the jump!

Jan 23, 2011Funny
Wanksta + Treadmill = Fail[Video]

Wanksta + Treadmill = Fail[Video]

Next time you feel like flossin’ your street cred around an active treadmill, you might want to take your sandals...

Dec 3, 2010Music
BroBible Presents The Winter Elixir Concert Featuring Big Boi

BroBible Presents The Winter Elixir Concert Featuring Big Boi

BroBible.com is hosting a holiday event that's sure to cure those wintertime blues - the Winter Elixir concert. Side effects include Big Boi, a DJ set by Calvin Harris, LA Riots, and The Knocks. It all goes down Wednesday, December 22, 2010, at Terminal 5 in New York City. To buy your tickets now, go to Ticketmaster.com!

Nov 8, 2010Smoking
15 Best Songs About Getting F***ed Up

15 Best Songs About Getting F***ed Up

We all have our favorite songs to listen to while we put ourselves under the influence while we're out on the town. What is better than that, is when those songs are actually about getting messed up. It's the ever-impressive double whammy. These are the top fifteen songs from that category.

Oct 18, 2010News
5 Reasons Why Adrien Brody Is The Man

5 Reasons Why Adrien Brody Is The Man

Adrien Brody, 37, whose recent sci-fi film "Predators" will be released on DVD and Blu-ray this week, is not only a great actor, but he's a solid dude. We've compiled a brief list outlining reasons why he rocks the Kasbah.

Sep 29, 2010Music
7 Hip Hop Albums You Haven’t Listened To Yet

7 Hip Hop Albums You Haven’t Listened To Yet

Hip Hop, it's some of the best music on Earth. Not to be confused with rap, which dominates the airwaves and is rife with bad lyrics, dance instructions and outrageously lavish music videos (where most high priced items are rented and the money's fake). Here are seven albums that truly define how Hip Hop should sound. If you HAVE heard these albums, spread the love. Run and tell that!

Aug 20, 2010Music
Hot Summer Music: 5 Questions with the Dirty Heads

Hot Summer Music: 5 Questions with the Dirty Heads

When talking about the surf, sun, sand and sounds of summer - having plenty of smokin' hot tunes are absolutely necessary to solidify the perfect season. COED spoke with Jared Watson – a founding member of Huntington Beach based band The Dirty Heads -- and asked 5 quick questions that cover the basic necessities of being a super cool, red hot and wildly popular hybrid of rock, acoustic and hip-hop fun that is appreciated by everyone from coast to coast.

Aug 4, 2010Music
Listen Up: Matchstik

Listen Up: Matchstik

Rappers often tell first-person stories based on what they, or those around them, have experienced. Typically the case, and as any gangsta rap connoisseur would know, the tales involve violence, drugs, respect and once in a while... redemption.

Jul 21, 2010Music
When Did Rap Get So Dumb?

When Did Rap Get So Dumb?

It's hard to remember the days when rap used to actually be hardcore. Not only have the lyrics gotten increasingly stupid, but once-dangerous trigger-happy rappers are now just waiting to be beat up by some former fan who spends too much lifting weights at the gym. Undecided on whether rap has lost all credibily? Just watch this insanely lame video of the whitest kids ever trying to rap.

Jul 14, 2010News
14 Dumbest Rap Lyrics of All Time

14 Dumbest Rap Lyrics of All Time

Rappers all say or do pretty stupid things at times. Take a look at the picture above and that's idiocy in a nutshell. Millions of dollars are going out to these performers who come up with the gems we are about to discuss. While at first you may think to yourself, "wow I love this song." You soon start to ask yourself "but what the heck is he talking about?" We have listened to rap music for 30 years now and have narrowed the worst lyrics down to 14 biggest offenders.

Jun 8, 2010Music
Happy Daze: The Weirdest Music Tour You’ll See This Summer

Happy Daze: The Weirdest Music Tour You’ll See This Summer

Summer concert season is upon us, and the wildly diverse offerings extend from heavy metal to indie pop to country twang. Some are of the popular 'festival' format while others employ a more intimate club setting. The will be something for everyone's taste this year, but the one show you may want to check out - if for nothing more than twisted curiosity - is the Happy Daze Tour.

Apr 20, 2010Smoking
COED Interview’s 420 Flag-Wavers Cypress Hill

COED Interview’s 420 Flag-Wavers Cypress Hill

We've run down a list of must-have swag for a stoner's most revered date -- 420. And we've discussed some odd bits of pot culture news leading up to the big day. The time has come, so COED is out to get some insight from a member of the one of the most successful flag-waving cannabis progressive rap groups in history.

Sep 2, 2009
Pencil Drumming + Mad Skills = Awesome [Video]

Pencil Drumming + Mad Skills = Awesome [Video]

You know, I can't remember the last time I hear a rap song I gave a crap about. I'm sure it's out there, but after Kaye turned himself into an egomanical douchebag, I stopped listening to the radio, altogether. So when I came across this video of a kid tapping a bangin' beat with his pencils while spitting good rhymes,it was a breath of fresh air.

May 26, 2009Funny
Rapping: Know Your Limits [Video]

Rapping: Know Your Limits [Video]

In America, you're often told from a young age that you can be anything you want to be. What they don't tell you is that sometimes you might suck at what you want to be. And in that case, it's probably best to not make a video documenting exactly that.

Nov 7, 2008Entertainment
Is Jay-Z Turning Into Steve Urkel?

Is Jay-Z Turning Into Steve Urkel?

* Remember back in the day – you know, like ’97 – when Hip Hop used to be all about...

Jul 19, 2008Music
Video Flashback: Urban Dance Squad (1990)

Video Flashback: Urban Dance Squad (1990)

Urban Dance Squad: Deeper Shade of Soul (1990)...

Dec 21, 2007Music
Run D.M.C. – “Christmas In Hollis”

Run D.M.C. – “Christmas In Hollis”

There’s nothing like a classic Christmas jam to really make you feel in the holiday spirit. Check out “Christmas in...

Dec 18, 2007Stuff
Album Review: Lupe Fiasco’s “The Cool”

Album Review: Lupe Fiasco’s “The Cool”

Lupe Fiasco’s debut album Food and Liquor showcased the quick-witted rapper’s penchant for good vibes and G.O.O.D. beats, following in...

Nov 12, 2007Music
Top Hip-Hop Songs Honoring Moms

Top Hip-Hop Songs Honoring Moms

Donda West, mother of outspoken hip-hop auteur Kanye West, passed away over the weekend from complications during cosmetic surgery. With...

Nov 9, 2007Music
COED Music Video: Nas “Surviving the Times”

COED Music Video: Nas “Surviving the Times”

“Surviving the Times” is on Nas’ recently-released Greatest Hits compilation....

Oct 13, 2007Entertainment
80s Burger Rap

80s Burger Rap

This gem of a training video for cooking burgers was unearthed only recently on YouTube. If you have the urge...

Oct 9, 2007Entertainment
Video Trifecta: Lamest Rap Songs Ever

Video Trifecta: Lamest Rap Songs Ever

You think the emergence of bling-bling, misogyny, violence, Vanilla Ice and K-Fed are the worst things to ever happen to...

Aug 16, 2007News
50 Cent: 1, Kanye West: 0

50 Cent: 1, Kanye West: 0

Fiddy must be mighty happy to see his name above the College Dropout on Forbes’ Hip-Hop Cash Kings list for...

Aug 15, 2007News
Wu-Tang, Beatles Bring the Mother****ing Ruckus

Wu-Tang, Beatles Bring the Mother****ing Ruckus

It was bound to happen: a collaboration between Shaolin’s finest and Liverpool’s favorite lads. It has been confirmed that yes,...