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The State of Hip Hop in 2018

The year is now 2018 and it’s been 44 years since DJ Kool Herc gave birth to hip hop at a friend’s birthday party in the Bronx. The young man’s game is not the hip version it claims to be and the lyrics are suspect at best. Is this just an old man’s rant about Read the full article…

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The Interview: Donny Goines

PureStyle Magazine has been lucky enough to interview Donny Goines, with his album Successes Served Cold this Friday November 11, 2011. Donny had the album release party at SOB’s in lower Manhattan that could also be viewed online at livestreams.com. Donny came out with a backpack, black cap and Jeans with a classic NYC Hip-Hop look. Read the full article…

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The Interview: Kingpen Slim

Kingpen Slim is beaming up to the next level. Representing DC to the fullest, this up and coming hip hop artist is breaking through. “The Beam Up” set the stage, “The Beam Up 2: So Cinematic” takes him to the main event. You have been doing your thing for a while, but most of DC Read the full article…

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Champagne for Valentine’s Day

It is one of those weekends where champagne is an acceptable drink for anyone; yes Valentine’s Day makes it easy to enjoy it. This bubbly drink from France can make any moment special and with that in mind we are taking a look at Moet Nectar Imperial, Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin, and finally the big boy The Ace of Read the full article…

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The Top 10: Rappers of All-Time

Who’s the greatest MC of all time, who’s the best rapper of all time, best performer, everybody has their own opinion of the best and worst. If it’s about Image, it’s LL Cool J. If it’s about street cred, it’s Rick Ross. If it’s sales it’s Will Smith (Or Hammer!). Lyrics only Mos-Def. Relevance Common. If it was the Rapper Prototype Award Jadakiss (He just looks like he should Read the full article…

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The Interview: Brian Defiant

First, thanks for doing this interview… Being from Virginia, which isn’t really known for its hip-hop scene… Let me ask you how you feel about hip-hop and what does that term mean to you? Brian Defiant: Thanks for having me first and foremost. To me Hip Hop is what I want you to do when you Read the full article…

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The Interview: L.S.

I would like to first take time to say thanks to L.S. for this interview. Enjoy. Obviously, people are going to compare you to Jin because of your background and the incident. To those who don’t know you. What makes you and your style unique? LS: I think the most distinguishing thing that differentiates me and Read the full article…