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Rappers – How to Hone Your Voice to Become a Great MC

Rappers – How to Hone Your Voice to Become a Great MC

Oct. 5 | Any debate about the “best rapper” ever is bound to turn into a battle of contrasting opinions motivated not by reason but by loyalty and love for one’s favorite artist. After all, the “best rapper” as a term, is vague and...

5 Tips For Aspiring Rappers

5 Tips For Aspiring Rappers

Sep. 29 | If you are reading this, chances are, you are either a rapper, or aspiring to become one. A lot of people make the mistake of thinking that rapping is easy (which it is not). The flow and rhythm involved in rapping can take years to master, and that too...

The Exploding Business of Hip Hop Accessories

The Exploding Business of Hip Hop Accessories

Sep. 27 | Hip hop culture has spread across the world and in terms of its cultural impact, rivaling rock n roll. Some commentator rightly said that hip hop has become the world’s “local” culture. Just listen to the songs by artists from across...

How Mobile Carriers Are Ripping Off Their Customers

How Mobile Carriers Are Ripping Off Their Customers

Sep. 21 | There has been a big conflict brewing up lately ever since the launch of the iPhone. iPhone users can get a song through iTunes for $.99, add on a few pennies, and eventually get a ringtone for under $2. This is great because iTunes has tons of songs...

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...

Jacko, His Rise and Fall: One of My Favorite MJ Books

Jacko, His Rise and Fall: One of My Favorite MJ Books

Sep. 11 | [ad] That last post about MJ’s September 26 tribute concert made a bit nostalgic. So I pulled out one of my favorite books on a musician and browsed through it. Jacko, His Rise and Fall: The Social and Sexual History of Michael Jackson is just...

The 2010 Entertainment Book Is Here

The 2010 Entertainment Book Is Here

Sep. 8 | The Entertainment Book is an anually released digest/catalog/massive tome of discounts and coupons for restaurants, cinemas, sporting events, and music concerts. I’ve been buying this book for the past two years. Sure, it costs a few pennies, but...