20 Dec
LIAS compiles the most thoughtful, unique sets of the year

As is the case almost every year, 2013 was loaded with amazing music put out by the most creative artists of our age. We posted mixtapes from some of the biggest names in hip-hop like Pusha T, Gucci Mane, Lil Wayne, J. Cole, Killer Mike x Big Boi, Jay-Z + 9th Wonder and then other tapes by […]


15 Oct
T.I., 2 Chains, Chance the Rapper, Future, The Weeknd & more

You know it’s gonna be a hot mixtape when it starts off with a Weeknd chorus dropping into a Lil Weezy verse. On Dedication 5 Wayne stomps his verbiage all over blockbuster tracks like Drake’s “Started from the Bottom,” Kanye’s “New Slaves” and the timeless Wu Tang track “C.R.E.A.M.”. Additional guest verses on the DJ […]


15 Oct
New Orleans' best vs. The Rap God

A good day for rap, as Marshall Mathers makes a comeback on his strongest track in about a half decade, while 2 Chains throws up a nostalgic homage to the best southern rap crew ever. “Rap God” is just that: Eminem staking his claim to the crown with a series of throwback versus that makes you […]


1 Apr
New collab from ex-Mos Def & the man behind Cash Money

Can’t think of a better way for the rapper formerly known as Mos Def, Yasiin Bey, to stage his comeback than by partnering up with Mannie Fresh, arguably the most under-rated hip hop producer of all time. The collaboration will mix Bey’s penchant for thoughtful, clever lyrics with Fresh’s genius in crafting the catchiest beat, a […]


10 Jan
New York bag maker releases three new styles for 2013

Designed for the Tourettes-afflicted consumer, Sprayground bags offer a solution for those who carry their lives in their backpacks. Their recently launched Holidaze Collection features Rogue Deluxe backpacks and Weekender duffel bags, each of which come in three new styles for 2013: the Wild, the Have a Nice Day (featured above) and the High Life. The backpacks offer […]


4 Sep
The return of The Best Rapper Alive...?

Lil Wayne made his name in the mixtape game, rising from Juvenile’s sidekick in Hot Boyz to establishing himself as the Best Rapper Alive by delivering a withering assault of free mixtapes that matched the epic prolificness only with the cleverness of his wordplay. Now after nearly half a decade since the last iteration, Lil […]


26 Mar
Lil Wayne, Cam’ron, Casey Veggies, Clams Casino & more

Pittsburgh emcee Mac Miller teams up with ah host of headliners and fellow new schoolers alike on his latest mixtape released this weekend. Macadelic features verses not only from hip hop heavyhitters like Lil Wayne, Cam’ron and Juicy J, but also dudes like Casey Veggies, Kendrick Lamar and Cool Kids’ Sir Michael Rocks — plus productions […]


24 Jan
Clams Casino, KiD Cudi, Florence & the Machine, Plump DJs, Skrillex, Major Lazer & Iggy Azalea's "Pu$$y"

The latest installment of Diplo’s Blow Your Head mix series, which is done in collaboration with SiriusXM radio (Channel 52), dropped this week. The hour-long January edition features Cubic Zirconia, Clams Casino, KiD Cudi feat. Florence & the Machine, Skrillex, 12th Planet & Kill the Noise, Lil Wayne and Iggy Azalea’s “Pu$$y”. Get ‘er cooking… […]