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  • Kid Ink

    Kid Ink Give him a rat-tat-tat-tat beat and the tattooed rapper goes off. kidinkmusic.com It seemed too cute and too expected for INKED to cover an unknown rapper just signed to a major label simply because his moniker coincides with… [ read more ]

    07/17/13
  • Terry Kennedy

    For this street skateboarder, it’s all about the shoes. There are six million reasons to get into skateboarding, and for Terry Kennedy it was fashion. “I played basketball at school with this kid who skated and I’d keep checking out… [ read more ]

    02/28/13
  • Ricky Hil (Web Exclusive)

    Ricky Hil (@rickyhil) may be the son of famous fashion mogul Tommy Hilfiger, but he’s worked his ass off to overcome a lot of adversity and make a name for himself in hip-hop. The rising rapper has been in music… [ read more ]

    02/05/13
  • Q+A: Stevie Williams

    “A LOT OF MY TATTOOS ARE RANDOM—KIND OF WRETCHED, REALLY—BUT THEY ALL HAVE MEANINGS TO ME. AT THE END OF THE DAY IT’S MY BODY AND I’LL PUT ON IT WHAT EVER I WANT TO.” – Stevie Williams “Professional skater”… [ read more ]

    11/13/12
  • Future

    Future’s career in hip-hop is about as long as his history with ink. While getting his feet wet in the rap game during the mid-’00s, the Atlanta native sharpened his lyrical tongue under the guidance of Dungeon Family members, including… [ read more ]

    09/20/12
  • Tyga

    Tyga is off the leash and off the chain. With the release of his second studio album, Careless World: Rise of the Last King, the rapper’s label, Young Money Entertainment—Lil Wayne’s imprint of Cash Money Records that has launched the… [ read more ]

    02/15/12
  • The Knux

    From left: Kentrell “Krispy” Lindsey and Alvin “Joey” Lindsey. Old-school rockers often gripe that hip-hop is a bland blend of boisterous beats, empty bravado, and melodies cribbed from other people’s albums. But there is one group they can appreciate: The… [ read more ]

    12/01/11