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The History Of Hip-Hop, Ingeniously Mapped Like Turntable Circuitry

Hip-hop’s evolution is so rich that it makes the perfect subject for information designers. How better to prove, once and for all, who has the best vocabulary, who has the most unique lines, and which regions produce the most stars?<p>Dorothy–a London-based maker of music-inspired prints–just launched …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Method Man says he's never heard the Wu-Tang album Martin Shkreli bought for $2 million

The Wu-Tang Clan album, “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin,” may go down as one of the most puzzling chapters in the history of the legendary rap group.<p>Only one copy exists and the person who paid a reported $2 million to buy it, former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli, was convicted of securities …

Rap & Hip-Hop

YouTube views for songs will now count toward album sales...

2 weeks ago<p>'17 <b>#1</b><p>192 pageviews<br>9 comments<p>O1as 65<p><b>$3,708 | 7683</b><p>YouTube views for songs will now count toward album sales...<p>[video - click to view]<p>9 …

Why The Pros Use Compression (And How Simple It Can Be)

<b>Take a journey with me back almost 20 years ago when I was starting to record and mix my band in high school and let’s listen in to the mind of High</b> …

Guitar

The incredible record libraries where you can listen to vast archives for free

<b>Sonic treasure troves.</b><p>Vinyl might have a rep for being a notoriously expensive endeavour, but right now hundreds of thousands of records are sitting, …

Ableton Live Tutorial: Processing Your Beats

<b>In Part 2 of the Ultimate Live Guide we built a nice, clean MIDI beat with a few realistic variations, but now Martin Delaney explains how to dirty</b> …

Tutorials

Where did rap’s now-ubiquitous “Migos flow” come from?

Contemporary rap music has come to be dominated by a style called the “Migos flow” (after the group Migos, who made the style famous in a song called …

Rap & Hip-Hop

12 Tips for a Wider Stereo Mix

Do you mix your stereo field effectively? Learn to create space, control stereo width and get more emotional impact from your tracks with these …

How HennyPalooza Became America's Greatest Party

This Saturday, the epic HennyPalooza party returns home to New York City, bringing Hennessy-filled water guns, a full bar, and Ja Rule to Coney …

Master P: 5 Things To Know About Rapper Accused Of Cheating With T.I.’s Wife Tiny

You may have heard some rumors about T.I.’s wife Tiny stepping out with rapper Master P — allegations he’s totally shutting down. But who is this hip …

20 Facts Behind Wu-Tang Clan’s Classic ‘Wu-Tang Forever’

20 years ago, the Wu-Tang Clan released their second studio album, <i>Wu-Tang Forever</i>. It is no exaggeration to state that the double-disc release was …

Rhythm Roulette: DJ Jazzy Jeff (Serato Edition)

Moncler & Greg Lauren Unveil More Items From Its "COLLIDE" Collaborative Collection

Seriously distressed.<p>After announcing their team up a few months back, Moncler and artist/designer Greg Lauren recently unveiled more items from their “COLLIDE” collection. The collaborative range features Lauren’s signature juxtaposition of textures through the combination of old and new. …

Beauty

Rest In Power King known you since you were in HS. Your soul is in a better place now fly with the angels my friend (at New York, New York)

Rest In Power King known you since you were in HS. Your soul is in a better place now fly with the angels my friend (at New York, New York)

Apple Music quietly added a $99 annual subscription plan

If you’re an Apple Music subscriber, chances are that you’re paying $9.99 every month, $14.99 for a family plan, or $4.99 per month if you’re a student. But Apple quietly added another option as Tehnot spotted. You can now pay $99 for a 12-month subscription.<p>This setting is quite buried as Apple …

Apple Music

7 secrets Kendrick Lamar revealed about 'Damn.' in first on-record interview since release

It's been a week since Kendrick Lamar dropped <i>Damn.</i>, his fourth studio album, and many listeners began dissecting the lyrics to uncover the various …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The great podcast war of 2017 is here

What does Andy Bowers, Panoply Media’s chief content officer, do when someone asks him where to find good, new podcasts?<p>“I start with categories, …

Happy Birthday, Quavo (Migos)!

Moodelizer helps add epic soundtracks to your video efforts

When it comes to video, the audio is pretty damn important. Hell, they even give out some sort of award for getting it right on occasion. Moodelizer wants to put the power of suitable soundtracks in the hands of amateur filmmakers, by letting you add a delightfully over-the-top soundtrack to the …

Soundtracks

Migos & The Roots Sing "Bad and Boujee" on Jimmy Fallon

Migos & The Roots Sing “Bad and Boujee” on Jimmy Fallon<p>March 24,<p>0<p>Shares<p>000<p>en_US<p>article<p>Check Out The Hottest Hip Hop Videos Online! Migos & The Roots …

ROLI acquires software instrument maker FXpansion as it rolls-up music tech

ROLI, which makes the Seaboard (new type of keyboard musical instrument), has acquired FXpansion, a maker of software instruments, for an undisclosed sum.<p>London-based FXpansion already makes sounds and effects for ROLI’s growing collection of hardware and software products. FXpansion’s virtual …

Music Technology

The 6 best new monitor speakers of 2016

Tascam VL-S3<p>As 2016 draws to a close, we've been reflecting on the year in hi-tech music-making gear, asking you to vote for the best new hardware …

Waffle House Co-Founder Joe Rogers Sr. Dies At 97

Joe Rogers Sr. and Tom Forkner opened their first Waffle House in Avondale Estates, Ga., on Labor Day in 1955.<p>Rogers died on Friday at the age of 97. Forkner is 98 years old.<p>When the two met, Rogers worked for the Toddle House restaurant chain and Forkner worked in real estate.<p>Forkner was the …

Breakfast

Remy Vs. Nicki: Why This Is Healthy For Hip Hop

Unless you’ve been completely under a rock for the last week, Hip Hop finally has a lyrical beef again that’s newsworthy. At the end of last week, …

Listen To The Michael Eric Dyson Episode Of “The Combat Jack Show”

Listen To The Michael Eric Dyson Episode Of “The Combat Jack Show” | via SoundCloud<p>We got to sit down with one of our favorite people of the culture, …

25 Best Guest Verses In Hip Hop History

Hip Hop artists have always been unafraid of working together. No other form of music knows as many collaborations as Hip Hop does, and a lot of …

Someone From The Internet Dug Up The Original Samples Of Over 300 Of Your Favorite Hip-Hop Songs From 2010-2016 : Watch

Since the beginning of <b>hip-hop</b>, <b>samples</b> have always been a huge part of genre's culture. One YouTube channel has taken the time to highlight over 300 …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Jay Z Surprised Big Sean With A Coveted Roc-A-Fella Chain

Big Sean just got one step closer to being accepted as one of rap’s current great ones. Upon the release of his new album, <i>I Decided</i>, the MC received a gift from Jay Z that signifies just how far the Detroit native has come since his “People Mover” days as he’s now the owner of a Roc-A-Fella …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Apple is selling Final Cut, Logic, and other editing apps for $199 in new educational bundle

A $430 discount!<p>Professional creative apps cost hella money, but a new bundle from Apple could help alleviate the costs for students and educators. For $199, you can snag Logic Pro X, Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5, Compressor 4, and Main Stage 3 — a $430 savings versus buying each separately. …

Final Cut Pro