WATCH: Break Machine's "Street Dance" Video From 1984

One of the biggest mainstream break-throughs hits for hip-hop called from the group Break Machine.

Watch Break Machine's "Street Dance" video from 1984 below:

Kurtis Blow Performs "Christmas Rappin" On TOTP [VIDEO]

Kurtis Blow became the first rapper to be signed by the major label "Mercury" and released "Christmas Rappin."

Christmas Rappin' sold over 500,000 copies and became one of the first commercially successful hip hop singles.

Watch Kurtis Blow perform Christmas Rappin live on Top of the Pops below:

[LISTEN] Ghostface Killah and Czarface (Inspectah Deck) Announce New Album & Song

Ghostface Killah and Czarface (Inspectah Deck and 7L & Esoteric) announced a new joint album called Czarface Meets Ghostface.

The album is set to release next year on February 15, 2019.

Listen to the new song “Iron Claw" below and check out the new album's tracklist.

Czarface Meets Ghostface:
01 Back at Ringside
02 Face Off
03 Iron Claw
04 Czarrcade ’87
05 Powers and Stuff
06 Masked Superstars
07 Morning Ritual
08 Super Soldier Serum
09 The King Heard Voices
10 Listen to the Color
11 Mongolian Beef
12 (Post Credits Scene)
via: Pitchfork

Happy Birthday HOV! [VIDEOS]

Celebrate Jay-Z's birthday today with a few Klassic Joints below:

Pimp C - Knockin Doorz Down [VIDEO]

Rest in peace to the legendary Pimp C. Watch Pimp's "Knockin Doorz Down" video below:

Fat Pat - Tops Drop [VIDEO]

Rest in peace to the legendary Fat Pat. Watch the long version of his hit "Tops Drop" below:

Jay Z Ranks His Own Albums

In honor of Jay Z's birthday, remember the time HOV ranked his own albums in 2013?

Peep Hov's picks of his own Klassic Joints in order of best to worst.

Read Jay's reasoning below:

1. Reasonable Doubt (Classic)
2. The Blueprint (Classic)
3. The Black Album (Classic)
4. Vol. 2 (Classic)
5. American Gangster (4 1/2, cohesive)
6. Magna Carta (Fuckwit, Tom Ford, Oceans, Beach, On the Run, Grail)
7. Vol. 1 (Sunshine kills this album…fuck… Streets, Where I’m from, You Must Love Me…)
8. BP3 (Sorry critics, it’s good. Empire (Gave Frank a run for his money))
9. Dynasty (Intro alone…)
10. Vol. 3 (Pimp C verse alone… oh, So Ghetto)
11. BP2 (Too many songs. Fucking Guru and Hip Hop, ha)
12. Kingdom Come (First game back, don’t shoot me)