The world is in a state of shock as a number of coordinated terrorists attacks happened throughout Paris tonight (Nov. 13). According to ABC News, over 100 people are dead in a series of assaults that included explosions, shootings and a hostage situation.
The Boombox decided to look back at the rappers and singers who made it to XXL’s prestigious Freshman Class. Find out where they are now and see what they have been doing in their careers since their recognition from the magazine.
One thing Ace Hood has developed a knack for is creating the decade's biggest come-up anthems in hip-hop or getting a guest verse on them. Those have, and will be, always in the demand. The Floridian has been quiet over the past year, but today (May 11) will be celebratory for him since it's his 27th birthday.
No matter how they like their chains -- gold, platinum or diamond-encrusted -- the jewelry has become a signature piece for many rhymers -- Rick Ross, Migos and French Montana, to name a few. But rather than opt for a look that goes under the radar, these guys choose to make a statement in a big way.
How do you top having the No. 1 urban song in the country? You drop a hot remix of course. DJ Khaled taps chart-topping artists Usher, Rick Ross, Fabolous and Ace Hood for the remix to 'Hold You Down.'
The 2013 year in hip-hop had a little bit of everything -- some expected and some not so much. Jay Z ruled the summer with a big hit while Drake ruled social media statuses with another smash. The genre's freshmen were the story of the year though, and the class hit heavy with club bangers while one rookie focused on lyricism. The competition for Hip-Hop Song of the Year for The Boombox Fan Choice