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By Keys Open Doors | Mad Flava for ya Ears....! Magazine dedicated to the five elements of Hip Hop:BBoying, MC'ing, Graffiti, DJ'ing and Knowledge/Culture
The scene backstage last November at the American Music Awards, that annual gathering of pop perennials and idiosyncratic arrivistes, was carnivalesque: Niall and Liam of One Direction toddled about trying to snap a picture with a selfie stick, while Zayn, their bandmate at the time, smoked coolly …Ariana Grande
Some of your favorite MCs had help penning their songs.Rap Music
Long before he was a controversial and divisive Glastonbury headliner having his limelight stolen by prankster Lee Nelson, Kanye was a lesser known …Kanye West
'You're Playing for the World': Q-Tip Talks About His Beats 1 Radio Show 'Abstract Thought,' Working With Sonos
Anyone disappointed by the first day of broadcasting from Beats 1, the radio station centerpiece of Apple's newly launched Music platform, should …Apple Music
Hip-hop heavyweight Grandmaster Flash’s car has been given to someone else after he parked it at a Manhattan garage, prompting New York City police to launch an investigation.
A New York police spokesman said on Friday the incident happened on 16 July about 7.30pm.
Police said Grandmaster Flash, …Dodge
The open secret in hip-hop is that the emperor wears no clothes. Lyrics, appearances, material success are all a gambit, part of misdirection on the part of the MC to get people listening to the words within a story. That means poets are masquerading as kingpins, sensitive thugs as tough guys and, …Hip Hop
Recently, Meek Mill put Drake on blast for hiring a ghostwriter, Quentin Miller, to write his verse on “R.I.C.O.” off Meek’s recent album Dreams Are …Rap Music
13. Negash Ali
Negash Ali is an extra prolific and outspoken MC, originally from Eritrea but now based in London, England. He already has a …Entertainment (Australia)
The one and only, the legendary and iconic, Janet Jackson, is back! Today Janet returns to the game as she drops off her “No Sleeep (Remix)” with J. …Janet Jackson
Approaching Public Enemy’s 13th studio Man Plans, GOD Laughs (slated for July release), Chuck D is in the midst of a press campaign. An affiliate of …Hip Hop
That there is a far reaching connection between fashion and rap we all know and that rappers love talking about their latest purchases in the worlds …Statistics
An Exhibition Of Never Before Seen Photographs of The Notorious B.I.G.
Conscious rap is a sub-genre of hip hop that seeks to create awareness about social injustices and inspire activism and progress. Conscious rappers …Rap Music
Technology continues to move a mile a minute. In the process, the way we indulge in our favorite pastimes evolves as well. Even though hip-hop is one of the youngest genres, the way fans have absorbed their favorite rap tunes over the past two decades has changed tremendously.
Earlier in the week, …Rap Music
Becoming a star in the world of hip-hop is all about earning respect, and part of earning respect is going head-to-head with those who disrespect …Hip Hop
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Hip-Hop is the most listened to genre in the world, according to Spotify. The music streaming website has put together a live …Hip Hop
Some days, a WWE Superstar gets in a rap battle with an NFL Hall of Famer. It happens.
On Tuesday's episode of Live with Kelly and Michael, John Cena stopped by to give a normal, humble interview ... until he was called on to battle rap against Michael Strahan. Strahan is, uh ... not a rapper. He …Michael Strahan
Tech N9ne, Special Effects
Label: Strange Music
Release Date: May 4
Tech N9ne took his biggest leap yet into the mainstream limelight with his latest …Hip Hop
Marvel can't leave rap alone; the fans need it. In addition to rebooting its entire slate of comics after the end of Secret Wars this fall, the House of Ideas now plans on releasing a collection of hip-hop-inspired variant covers that riff on some of the greatest rap albums of the last 30 …Comics
(AllHipHop News) Tupac Shakur is one of the most respected icons in Hip Hop history. Even other rap artists are fans of 2Pac, including Detroit emcee …Eminem
“One of the greatest of all time, goes by the name of Chuck D from the most important HipHop group of all time, Public Enemy. Catch the…”Chuck D
Me too Drake, me too. pic.twitter.com/OM4VmnBGEa
Srinagar: After a quarter century of turmoil in Jammu and Kashmir, a section of the new generation is taking to music, writing and other art forms to …Art