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Tiny house documentary highlights legal obstacles and solutions

The second installment of a three-part series is now streaming<p>Last December brought some big news for the tiny house world: For the first time ever, an appendix of health and safety standards specifically addressing micro dwellings under 400 square feet was approved for the newest International …

The Most Perfect Rap Song Ever Written: Respiration

People (including 19 year old me) slept on the Black Star duo of Mos Def (AKA Yasiin Bey) and Talib Kweli back in the day. Their music sounded …

Rap & Hip-Hop

808 The Movie has finally arrived and now available to download

“This is it! After nearly 5 years of work ‘808′ is coming out.” said Alex Noyer the man behind the project and CEO of You Know Films. <i>“Our audience’s</i> …

Twitter Completely Loses It After J Cole Drops '4 Your Eyez Only'

The rapper's fourth studio album was first announced last week.<p>Fans were shocked last week when rapper J. Cole announced that he'd be dropping a new …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The 808 Drum Machine Changed Music. These 10 Songs Prove It.

Music legends and producers of the 808 documentary explain the machine's legacy.<p>Even if you've never heard of the Roland TR-808 drum machine, you've definitely heard it. Developed in Japan as a user-friendly way to produce an electronic drum beat, the 808 grew into one of the foundational elements …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Weirdness: Fans Think They've Found Mario And Luigi's Father

Just who is "SR"?

Retrogaming

11 people who have gone to unbelievable lengths to save money

From making 713-mile commutes overseas to secretly living out of vans, people do crazy things to save money.<p>We aren't recommending you do the same (there are plenty of other, less extreme, tactics to save money) ... unless you're ready for a lifestyle change of the biggest kind.<p>Read on to see some …

Personal Finance

You've Never Heard Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Juicy' Sung Like This Before

Notorious B.I.G.'s "Juicy" just got a gorgeous vintage jazz makeover.<p>The late hip-hop star's 1994 hit has been beautifully reworked by Postmodern Jukebox, with the sensational guest singer Maiya Sykes on vocals.<p>"Biggie's 'Juicy' was one of the most iconic rap songs of the '90s, and even made its …

Rap & Hip-Hop

2016 Half Down... The Best Albums Of The Half Year

What’s happening folks?! It’s been a pretty nuts couple of weeks in Hip Hop. From the tragic shooting in NY at the T.I. concert to the phenomenal …

Industry Insider Deborah Mannis-Gardner Breaks Down The Process Of Securing Samples - Exclusive Hip Hop News, Interviews, Rumors, Rap & Music Videos

<b>(AllHipHop News)</b> Sampling has long been part of the creative process for making rap music. However, most fans are probably unaware of what it takes …

The Mystery of Madlib Revealed In His Most In-Depth Video Interview

Certain Hip-Hop artists go to an extreme to avoid the media. Dr. Dre and Eminem are two of the more selective artists, who often shun …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Yup, scientists have finally made wood that's transparent

<b>Researchers at the University of Maryland have been working on a new treatment that gives a regular piece of wood some rather interesting new</b> …

ScHoolboy Q and Kanye West Just Put Out a New Song Called "THat Part"

OK OK OK OK OK.<p>Kanye West wasn't just saying to get Top Dawg on the phone for shits and giggles when he tweeted it out earlier today. He also yells about it at the end of ScHoolboy Q's new song with him because, yeah, that's how this works. Oh yeah, Kanye and ScHoolboy Q have a new song together. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Does the Brain Filter out a Wider Awareness?

The human brain has amazing capacities. It contains billions of neurons, allowing it to process vast quantities of information so that we can function effectively. But can we have too much information? Yes, and, in fact, filtering information is one of the brain's most important functions. Brain …

Consciousness

Led Zeppelin's plagiarism lawsuit: a sign of the times in the music industry

In an age of declining revenue, suing over chord progressions and samples opens a new revenue stream for disgruntled artists – but such action is nothing new<p>It’s hard for musicians to make money these days, given the drain of file-sharing and the lousy wages of streaming. But an increasing number …

Guitar

How fasting helps fight fatty liver disease - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Neuherberg, Germany, May 9, 2016. Scientists at Helmholtz Zentrum München have new information on what happens at the molecular level when we go …

Rick Ross Responds To Birdman's Breakfast Club Interview, Sends Bottles To Charlamagne! - Exclusive Hip Hop News, Interviews, Rumors, Rap & Music Videos

<b>Rick Ross</b> took a page out of <b>Drake’s</b> book and a pinch of his petty as he decided to send <b>Charlamagne</b> six cases of Belaire Rose. When <b>Birdman</b> threw his …

Your Old Cell-Phone Batteries Could Power Solar Lamps For 3 Years

Better than recycling that old phone battery, it can be put to good use helping deliver kerosene-free lighting to the poor.<p>Reuse is always better than recycling, because it uses way fewer resources. And if the reusable item is an environmentally filthy cell-phone battery, all the better. That’s why …

Clean Energy

Ice Cube Reunites N.W.A, Brings Out Kendrick Lamar at Coachella

N.W.A is coming straight outta Coachella—once again. This time, however, the reunion felt much more complete.<p>In his second weekend at the Indio, …

We found a copy of Prince's 1994 video game. You're welcome.

Did you know Prince was the star of his very own (sort of) video game?<p><i>Prince Interactive</i> surfaced in 1994, right when the introduction of CD-ROMs was …

Prince & Big Daddy Kane’s 1989 “Batdance Remix” Is Finally Released (Audio)

In 1989, the <i>Batman</i> franchise relaunched with the title film starring Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, and Kim Basinger. For the soundtrack, Warner …

You can now listen to Beyoncé's Sorry on YouTube

If you haven't got Tidal, listen up! Beyonce has finally released one of her hits from <i>Lemonade</i> on Youtube.<p>You can now watch her and Serena Williams …

Serena Williams

With 'Lemonade,' Beyonce Has a Clear Message for Pop Music: Do Better

Finally, fans were introduced to Beyoncé's long awaited<i>Lemonade</i>on HBO Saturday night, opening up a multitude of layers to the singer's underlying …

Serena Williams

10 Hit Rap Songs That Sampled Music Icon Prince

(AllHipHop News) Over the last four decades, countless Hip Hop artists have tapped into the talent of the incomparable musical icon Prince Rogers …

Rap & Hip-Hop

BET Announces Documentary Series About Hip-Hop Labels

BET has announced a new documentary series called "Inside the Label," which will tell the stories behind some of the biggest labels in hip-hop, <i>Billboard</i> reports. The eight-week series kicks off on May 17 with an episode on Uptown Records. Future episodes will focus on Grand Hustle, Loud Records, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Need To Remix Your Creativity? Hip-Hop’s Go-To Music Engineer Has Some Sound Advice

Top recording engineer Young Guru on how he keeps things fresh.<p>Gimel “Young Guru” Keaton, one of the music industry’s best-known audio engineers, has helped craft tracks that have been recorded by the likes of Beyoncé, Drake, Rihanna, and Jay Z, whose hits he’s most closely associated with. As an …

Circuit Simulator Lets You Play Around with Electronics Components in Your Browser

GIF<p>Part of the fun of DIY electronics projects is tinkering with things to learn how they work, but that doesn’t mean planning ahead isn’t a smarter …

Watch 'Long Live the Pimp,' a Documentary on the Life and Legacy of Pimp C

Few artists were as authentic as <b>Pimp C</b>. Born Chad Butler, the rapper and producer earned his stripes with an unfiltered approach to music that, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Hip Hop Album Sales: Young Thug, K. Michelle & Kendrick Lamar

K. Michelle and Young Thug debut projects in the Top 10 of Billboard’s Top 200 albums chart this week. Rihanna and The Weeknd remain in the Top 10. …

With unlimited music choices, how do you discover new music?

Thanks to streaming and YouTube, you can listen to nearly any recorded music, at any time and anywhere -- but is that a good thing?<p>Back in the days before the interwebs turned the music business upside down, our musical vistas were limited to our own collection or whatever was on the radio. That …

New Music