Music

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: Da YoungFellaz

Years ago I was hanging out with friends drinking, talking having a good time; when my attention over and over was drawn to the music playing. I asked someone who album was playing and I was told it was Da YoungFellaz Jay Strom and Sho-Biz. This has happened before it is how I became aware 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…