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The next Big Rapper Talks

The next Big Rapper Talks

Sep. 18 | Today’s Hip-Hop Today’s hip hop has made a change not just in style but in culture also artist no longer seem to have any direction unless it is set forth by them by some other lost rapper. I almost gave up on rap music all together being...

Urban Jam – Hip Hop Dance with Laya Barak (2007)

Urban Jam – Hip Hop Dance with Laya Barak (2007)

Sep. 17 | About the Actor Laya Barak began her training in her hometown of Detroit, studying modern, jazz, ballet, and tap but found her greatest inspiration in the dance style of hip hop. Spending summers at The Edge Performing Arts Center and Millennium...

NEW KANYE STRONGER SHUTTER SHADES HIP HOP SUNGLASSES WHITE

NEW KANYE STRONGER SHUTTER SHADES HIP HOP SUNGLASSES WHITE

Sep. 17 | Has anyone ever told you that you are going through life with blinders on? Well, now you can tell them “They are not blinders, they are shutters!” These shutter shades have been made one of the hottest MUST HAVES this year by Kanye West...

Hip Hop Matters: Politics, Pop Culture, and the Struggle for the Soul of a Movement (Paperback)

Hip Hop Matters: Politics, Pop Culture, and the Struggle for the Soul of a Movement (Paperback)

Sep. 17 | From Publishers Weekly Beneath the glitz and glut of mainstream hip-hop, there’s an underground movement of “conscious rap,” political angst and an anticapitalist ethos that would make even Bill Gates throw his hands in the...

Millennium Hip-Hop Party

Millennium Hip-Hop Party

Sep. 17 | Amazon.com The hip-hop entry in Rhino’s Millennium Party compilation series doesn’t so much capture the sound of the year 2000 as it does that of 1989. In the wake of “Walk This Way,” Top 40 radio realized that its listeners...

Independent Rapper N.k. Unleashes a New Album

Independent Rapper N.k. Unleashes a New Album

Sep. 17 | [ad] Battling with years of constant negativity, N.K. will release his newest CD, Oct. 31, Branded By The Struggle, which is filled with tracks of the indie rapper trying to overcome his negative experiences. “I was always in the streets...

Why New Musicians (Rappers) Fail: Three Reasons and Solutions

Why New Musicians (Rappers) Fail: Three Reasons and Solutions

Sep. 17 | [ad] Despite the title of this article, the purpose of it is actually to HELP new emcees AVOID some common traps on their journey to learning how to rap better. You can come up with a million reasons why new rappers fail…or why any artist fails...

Kanye is an Ass

Kanye is an Ass

Sep. 15 | So Kanye West was a real ass to Taylor Swift the other day at the VMAs, bitching about her when it was supposed to be HER moment. Needless to say, that shit hasn’t gone down too well with most other rappers and singers, all of whom have come out...

Lady Gaga – Just Dance Video

Lady Gaga – Just Dance Video

Sep. 14 | [ad] See, I don’t care whether Lady Gaga (or is it Daddy Gaga. Get it??) is a girl or a dude, all that I do know is that she makes some damn nice music. Here’s the Just Dance Video. Damn good song to play at your next party.. Get this song’s...

Playaz Circle – Yeah We Gettin' Rich

Playaz Circle – Yeah We Gettin' Rich

Sep. 14 | [ad] So douchebag hip hop is back, apparently. Just take a look at this video: Get this song’s ringtone on your mobile phone! Join now to get 15 complimentary ringtones just for signing up!