Marysol Hernandez

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The Best Funk Flex Freestyles

Back in May of 2016, Flex the cracked mic by saying #MusicStillMatters, and did so by restarting his famous freestyle series. Many of hip-hop's …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How Donald Glover Charted His Own Path to Hip-Hop Stardom

"Is there room in the game for a lame who rhymes? Who wears short shorts and makes jokes sometimes?"<p>Related<p>Donald Glover's 'This Is America' Is a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

4 tips to increase your metabolism, from the experts

Don’t settle for a sluggish system.<p>You've all got that friend who can finish two Kit Kats and a large portion of Nachos for lunch and never have to …

Fitness

Eric B. & Rakim Talk Reunion, the Birth of Cool and Being the Greatest

Eric B. and Rakim – architects of some the funkiest, smoothest, slick-talkingest records of rap's Golden Era – are currently on their first tour …

5 Reasons to Travel Guatemala

<b>Bailey and Daniel of Destinationless Travel share their top five reasons to travel Guatemala after spending a month exploring the country.</b><p>Guatemala …

The 16 Most Beautiful Places in Europe Will Take Your Breath Away

Complete with fairy-tale castles, picturesque seaside retreats, otherworldly natural parks, and charming cities, Europe is full of striking places to …

23 Pasta Recipes That Take Only 30 Minutes to Make

Who doesn't love an amazing pasta dinner? When you're entertaining guests, the perfect dinner recipes are those that will impress your guests with …

7 Lessons I Learned From Trying a New Recipe Every Week for Two Months (and Counting)

As a food and nutrition editor, I own a lot of cookbooks. Yet, I always resorted to the same meals—until now.<p>When I make New Year’s resolutions, I try to be realistic about what’s actually sustainable. I generally eat healthy, and I have no desire to cut out my favorite treats like ice cream. But …

10 Method Man Facts You Might Not Know

March 2nd marks the birthday of Clifford Smith A.K.A. <b>Method Man</b> A.K.A Tical of the legendary <b>Wu-Tang Clan</b>. The raspy-voiced MC oozes charisma and has …

This one thing helps women beat the gender wage gap, according to new research

Iceland may have figured out how to close the gender wage gap (the country literally made it illegal), but most of the world, including the United …

6 Books By Woke AF Black Women Authors You Need To Read

There are so many amazing books that come out every month –– especially by Black women authors.<p>This Women's History Month (and beyond), it is …

Five Places to Go in Nashville

There’s a spark of energy that shows no sign of slowing down in Nashville’s Wedgewood- Houston neighborhood. Situated a few blocks south of the city’s downtown, the area was long a run-down part of town with warehouses, factories and garages. Today, artists, musicians and other creative types are …

Sculpture

The Story of Roxanne Shanté: How a Teenager From Queens Became Rap's First Female Star

At just before 2 a.m. one December night in 1984, the voice of a young but tenacious-sounding girl broke across the New York airwaves on Mr. Magic’s …

Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon': 10 Things You Didn't Know

There are hit albums, and then there's <i>Dark Side of the Moon</i>. Pink Floyd's eternally popular song cycle has sold more than 15 million copies in the …

Indie Music

This is how to “work smarter not harder”: 3 secrets from research

“Work smarter, not harder.” Sounds good. But how do you actually do that?<p><i>*crickets*</i><p>Well, luckily someone finally took up the challenge of finding a …

All of the Music Played During 'Atlanta' Season 1

FX's groundbreaking series <i>Atlanta</i> covered a lot of ground in its inaugural year. It helped propel Donald Glover into the mainstream, won two Golden …

'I bought a bottle just to soothe my soul': Confessions of a southern rap star

<b>(CNN) —</b> Big K.R.I.T.'s rise in hip-hop is a true come up story. After years of hard work, he got it all — the success, the fame, the respect, the parties, the money and the cars.<p>But when the lights went on and the music stopped, the Mississippi rapper was left alone to confront the pain that comes …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Steal These Genius Budget Travel Hacks From Redditors

Nothing breeds ingenuity like a tight budget.<p>The people of Reddit recently convened to discuss the “silliest” thing they’ve ever done to avoid paying …

Personal Finance

Eric B. and Rakim Say We Are Witnessing The Devolution of Rap Music

"You are now witnessing the devolution of rap music. The death of poetry and smoothness, they use this. The absence of a message," the first tweet …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Master the Basics With 13 Dishes to Learn by Heart

If you are anything like me, you forgo heavy cookbooks in favor of reading recipes on a lighter, more mobile screen. And maybe your laptop has also survived tomato sauce splatters, or your phone has narrowly dodged a dunk in dressing. It’s a challenge to juggle cooking and reading, all while …

Onions

Five hiking trails that will make you wish you lived in LA

Hiking is one of Los Angeles’ best-known activities, up there with movie-going, surfing, clubbing and taco-tasting. Angelenos are voracious hikers, and they have a lot of ground to work with. At 4,000 square miles, LA County is larger than some US states, and much of that is canyons filled with a …

5 Hip-Hop Albums You Slept On In 2017

Hip-hop music is thriving more than ever as the most consumed music genre in the country. Kendrick Lamar reigned supreme over nearly everybody once again (shout out to KRS-One) and Jay-Z added yet another classic to his catalog. There was so much floating about the hip-hop stratosphere in 2017 …

Rap & Hip-Hop

16 Rap Facts Most Hip-Hop Fans Don't Even Know

H/T OnlyHipHopFacts.

A Recipe to Calculate How Much You Spend Each Month | Investopedia

Most people entering retirement don’t have the slightest understanding of where their money goes each month. For many, it’s an uneducated guess. In …

9 Super-Fast Weeknight Dinner Recipes

<i>Use these clever shortcuts from Food52 to have dinner on the table in no time.</i><p>Genius Recipes aren’t <i>always</i> about quick and easy, lightweight, …

The Workflow Behind Photographing a Bottle of Wine

If there’s one thing photographer Dustin Dolby has mastered, it’s efficient workflow. His educational Youtube channel has accrued nearly 2 million …

Tutorials

6 of the strongest coffee blends available to humanity

So! Let’s call your bluff. “I can’t live without coffee” – that one. Or this one: “Two shots, please. Can't have anything else.” Or how about another? “God, I’m sorry I broke into your shop and stole those arabica beans. I’m mortified. It’s just – it’s just that I... Can’t. Do. Without. …

Coffee

Gorillaz: Humanz review – a party album for a world gone mad

It is easy to forget that, on arrival in 2000, Gorillaz looked suspiciously like a self-indulgent novelty turn, the kind of project record labels feel impelled to let rock stars do when they’ve shifted so much product that “no” isn’t really an option any more.<p>It was a Britpop frontman and his …

Gorillaz

Here's What Donald Trump Has Done For Women In His First 100 Days

Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office have been busy.<p>According to the White House press office, the president has signed 13 Congressional Review …

Kendrick Lamar - DAMN.

A seismic work that dares to tackle the biggest themes of all...What happens on Earth, stays on Earth, and our hero finds his home planet an almighty …

Rap & Hip-Hop