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Ten years ago at WrestleMania 21, wrestling star John Cena celebrated his first WWE Championship victory at a sold-out Staples Center as the sound of …John Cena
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Bobby Shmurda’s Attorney Howard Greenberg: “The Government Hates Rap”
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To celebrate the release of Kendrick's new album To Pimp A Butterfly we're looking back at Semtex's 2009 interview with him, as well as playing out some of his brand new tracks.Kendrick Lamar
Kendrick Lamar's excellent new album To Pimp a Butterfly is a complex and reflective album that uses samples to highlight the context in which it was created. It works bits of Sly and the Family Stone, Michael Jackson, the Isley Brothers, and James Brown into its narrative. A staticky flutter from …James Brown
GZA Teams With Tom Morello for “The Mexican” (AUDIO) GZA has teamed up with Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello to make a new version of Babe …
Hip-hop mixtapes have taken a few different forms over the years. First, they were actual cassettes, and were usually used by DJs as a kind of beat portfolio. Then, rappers began to spit bars over bootleg versions of other rappers' songs. Now, mixtapes can be all of those things, but in many cases …Mixtapes
NEW YORK: Hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons announced plans Thursday for a Broadway musical that aims to span the history of the rap musical …Rap Music
What the musical genre reveals about America’s racially charged times and how it can serve as a valuable teaching tool
Hip hop has always been in my classroom as have other forms of figurative expression. Its most recent appearance was unplanned and surfaced last Wednesday during a discussion of "A …Hip Hop
The US rapper has been announced as the Saturday headline act for this year's Glastonbury Festival
Kanye West will headline this year's Glastonbury Festival. The news was broken in tweets from the official Glastonbury Twitter account, and from Emily Eavis, daughter of Glastonbury founder Michael …Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar’s third studio album, To Pimp A Butterfly, was released on iTunes and Spotify without fanfare on Sunday night, a week earlier than slated. Its iTunes store release was quickly recalled and then reinstated; currently it is available for purchase on iTunes and Google Play, while the …Kendrick Lamar
On this day, March 15th, in hip-hop history…
2011: Legendary G-funk singer Nate Dogg passed away at the age of 41 from complications due to suffering …Hip Hop
• Three photographers Janette Beckman, Joe Conzo and Martha Cooper charted 1987-1990 in New York•
Experimental rappers, breakdancers, DJs, and graffiti …
Kendrick raps over Biggie beats and Kanye's "Awesome" leaks.
This week's Top 10 singles list is helmed by a Kendrick Lamar radio appearance in which …Hip Hop
Following in the footsteps of Grizzly Bear, Rick Rubin, and many others, A-Trak has taken to Genius to annotate some of the most famous tracks he's worked on. It includes his annotations of songs he worked on with Kanye West ("Gold Digger", "Stronger", "Robocop"), plus records with Cam'ron, Juicy …Kanye West
Growing up in a Jamaican household, if anyone had told me that when I was older I would be a Muslim, I would have laughed. Witnessing Islam in urban Britain, it felt so Asian, so male and so backward.
So now when people ask me and my hip-hop group, Poetic Pilgrimage, what made us convert to Islam, …Religion
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The 21-year-old from Islington has attracted interest from Snoop Dogg and Jay-Z. Just don’t call her a female rapper
Who is she?
Simbi Ajikawo is a hip hop artist whose self-released, provocative mixtapes have lent a breath of fresh air to London’s urban music scene. She gained attention after her …Rap Music
14 rappers from 14 different countries express their love for Hip Hop in their own languages and styles.
14 rappers from 14 different countries express their love for Hip Hop in their own languages and styles. #HIPHOPISHIPHOP is a movement initiated to …Hip Hop
Today is Harry Belafonte’s birthday!It is hard to put in words what Harry Belafonte aka Mr. B means to us all. He’s an international treasure that …Hip Hop
Kanye’s debut performance of his new single “All Day” at the recent BRIT Awards was kind of epic. Replete with flame throwers, an entourage of what …Kanye West