The current logo for HipHopDX
(since June 2014)
Type of site
Online magazine
Available in English
Owner Cheri Media Group
Created by Sharath Cherian
Editor Justin "The Company Man" Hunte
Alexa rank
Launched 1999[1]
Current status Active

HipHopDX is an online magazine of hip hop music criticism and news.[2][3][4] The website's current president and publisher is Sharath Cherian and the editor-in-chief is Justin Hunte.[5] HipHopDX is the flagship publication of Cheri Media Group.[1]

HipHopDX was nominated for "Best Hip Hop Online Site" at the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards.[6] On September 3, 2013, The Source named HipHopDX, number three on their 2013 Digital Power 30 list, which ranks websites that are the most popular in the hip hop industry.[7]

Year-end awards


Emcee of the Year
Album of the Year
Producer of the Year
Verse of the Year
Mixtape of the Year

Rising Star of the Year
Non Hip Hop Album of the Year
Slept On Album of the Year/Underrated Album of the Year
Comeback of the Year
Tour of the Year



  1. 1 2 "Publications | Cheri Media". Cheri Media. Retrieved 24 Jun 2014.
  2. "Posthumous Aaliyah album to come from Drake?". latimes.
  3. Chris Walker. "Why Is This White Girl Allowed to Use the N-Word?". L.A. Weekly.
  4. Insanul Ahmed (10 July 2013). "HipHopDX". Complex.
  5. HipHopDX. "- HipHopDX". HipHopDX.
  6. "Best Hip Hop Online Site". 12 September 2012.
  7. Complex Magazine (3 September 2013). "WorldStarHipHop Tops The Source's 2013 Digital Power 30 List". Complex.
  8. 1 2 The following sources are to reference each of each year's awards:

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