Run-D.M.C.

How the death of the hip-hop DJ spawned the superstar rapper

Since the inception of hip-hop culture, the DJ has been its cornerstone. The culture’s starting point is widely accepted as the birthday party Kool …

Rap & Hip-Hop

SNL Recap: Chance the Rapper Woos Obama Back to the White House

Saturday Night Live<p>Chance the Rapper Season 43 Episode 6<p>Editor's Rating 3 stars<p>Until now, Chance the Rapper has been known to <i>SNL</i> audiences for his …

Entertainment

Chance the Rapper hosts SNL: Watch the sketches

When Chance the Rapper was first announced as the host of tonight’s episode of <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, it seemed like an opportunity to build on his …

Barack Obama

Netflix Orders Comedy Series Starring Run-D.M.C.'s Rev. Run

Streaming service gives Rock Hall rapper a 10-episode order for scripted comedy series<p>Run-D.M.C.'s Reverend Run is returning to television as Netflix …

Netflix

The fantasy matchup stats you need to know for Week 11

When it comes to making start/sit decisions in fantasy football, the advice is simple: Play the matchups, and you’ll win more often than you lose. …

Football (U.S.)

Harvey Weinstein Undercover Drinks with 2 Blondes ... Gets 'Starr' Treatment

Here's <b>Harvey Weinstein</b> -- or maybe a Blues Brother, or a long-lost member of Run DMC -- wining and dining 2 blondes in the desert.<p>TMZ obtained the …

Harvey Weinstein

DJ Tennessee on Grace Jones, Dean Johnson and Explicit Gogo Dancing

Kevin Tenn Nichols,aka DJ Tennessee, came to the big city from a small southern town with disco glitter balls in his eyes and quickly managed to penetrate the nightlife scene. Tenn DJ'd and also gogo danced at some of that period's best remembered places, and paused to tell me about it all.<p><b>Hi,</b> …

Dolly Parton

Hydrofunk Records on celebrating 20 years of going against the mainstream formula

For two decades, Hydrofunk Records has been the yardstick against which every independent label in Australia has measured themselves. Not only have …

Rap & Hip-Hop

BMW's many partnerships could prove to be difficult

Who doesn’t love unlikely mashups? Hulk and Thor, Run DMC and Aerosmith and that cheetah that’s friends with a dog. All of which are awesome mashups …

Autos

Can You Buy A Celeb’s Influence? No, But You Can Buy Their Sneakers

There’s just something about taking your shoes off.<p>When Virgil Abloh delivered his Harvard Design School lecture this October, sneakers were …

Shoes

Conan O'Brien Gets Styled by Harlem Fashion Icon Dapper Dan

Conan O’Brien may be a California man now, but he’ll always have a little piece of Harlem. The talk-show host brought <i>Conan</i> to N.Y.C. for a week of …

Conan O'Brien

Dear Filmmakers, Study More than Film

So, you eat, sleep, and breath cinema, huh?Okay, so you're an expert on Stanley Kubrick, Martin Scorsese, Andrei Tarkovsky, and Steven Spielberg. You …

Filmmaking

The Best New Menswear Pieces To Buy Right Now

BoohooMan Premium Suedette Jacket<p>Boohoo is known for its affordable fashion, but now the online retailer is turning its sights towards the premium …

Clothing

Internet in stitches after ‘cartoon character’ Carter Page dons bright red bucket hat for Capitol Hill jaunt

Former Donald Trump campaign adviser Carter Page delivered what he described as “irrelevant and unnecessary” subpoenaed documents to Congress on …

Liberal View

Rap Icon Opens Up About Chris Cornell & Chester Bennington: ‘I Was Gonna Jump’

Run DMC’s Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels discussed Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington, along with his own mental health struggles, in a new WAAF interview. …

Chester Bennington

DMC Relates His Struggles With Depression To Chris Cornell And Chester Bennington: ‘I Was Gonna Jump’

The old adage that you never know what someone is going through feels truer than ever today as Darryl McDaniels, better known as DMC of legendary rap pioneer trio Run DMC, revealed that at the height of the band’s success, his depressive thoughts almost led him to kill himself. In an interview with …

Music

6 types of remix explained

<b>What, exactly, is a remix? The concept is simple: transform an existing track into a new version somehow! Creatively speaking, this can range from</b> …

Dance Music

People Logo

1 of 10<p>TOM HANKS<p><b>Whose wedding was officiated?</b> Allison Williams and Ricky Van Veen<p>Williams and the CollegeHumor CEO topped off their dreamy wedding …

Weddings

Hip Hop Honors Jam Master Jay On 15th Anniversary Of Unsolved Murder

There is none higher.

Rap & Hip-Hop

Chance the Rapper to host, Eminem to perform on November 18th episode of SNL

Though his name suggests otherwise, Chance the Rapper is a multi-dimensional talent whose accomplishments transcend well beyond hip-hop. The tour …

Tiffany Haddish

Halloween 2017: See Cardi B, Usher, Adele's Wild Costumes

Courtney Love, Adam Levine, 2 Chainz and more went as everything from 'Game of Thrones' characters to Prince<p>The music industry's biggest names didn't …

Music

ABC News

Breaking News<p>NYC TERROR ATTACK<p>Play<p>ABCNews.com<p>Several dead, others injured after being hit by vehicle in New York City<p>Brendan McDermid/Reuters<p>8 dead …

The Beastie Boys’ Honorary Fourth Member Takes Us Through New York’s Golden Era Hip-Hop Haunts

New York City is known as much for its illustrious sense of history as it it for its colorful denizens. It’s the birthplace of hip-hop and the home …

Keith Haring

Jack White to Deliver Keynote Speech at Detroit Vinyl Event | Pitchfork

Jack White will deliver the keynote speech at this year’s Making Vinyl event at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel in Detroit. Bryan Ekus, producer of Making Vinyl, said in a statement, “Jack White is the perfect keynoter for Making Vinyl because he knows first-hand what it takes to set up a new vinyl …

Vinyl Records

Pull Up A Stool With Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware (Photo by Jeff Quinn)Off-centered goodness was already coming from the taps and the kitchen at …

Beer

UK music festival guide 2017 and how to get tickets - Mirror Online

Where will you be you taking your wellies this summer? Reading or Leeds, Isle of Wight, or Bestival?<p>If you're plotting and planning to see your …

Festivals

Interview // Jalen Rose Talks College Recruiting, Fab 5 Retros & NBA Season

The post Interview // Jalen Rose Talks College Recruiting, Fab 5 Retros & NBA Season appeared first on Nice Kicks.

Karl-Anthony Towns

Yung Joc 'Thought More Of' Tyrese Than to Take Shots Over A Photoshopped Picture Of His Hair

As a journalist person who writes words for a website to keep the lights on, you have to become a sleuth. With Photoshop masters springing up from …

Music

Eminem Was Voted 'Greatest Rapper of All Time,' and People Are Absolutely Livid

EminemEminem just turned 45, and the internet celebrated by gifting the legendary wordsmith with the extremely controversial title: "The Greatest …

Rap & Hip-Hop

1980s Style, Trends Revisited: Early Hip Hop, MTV Crowns Madonna, Michael Jackson

50 Years of Music and Style: from Material Girls to urban icons<p>Madonna, Run DMC, Duran Duran, Boy George, Cyndi Lauper, Prince, Michael Jackson and . …

Music