Tagged “hip-hop”

My Bobby Shmurda Problem (Hint: HE CAN’T F*CKING RAP!!!)

You do have to wonder why the answer to "Who's the next big thing in rap?" often seems to be "a rapper who can't actually rap."

Think Like A Stan: The Four Stages Of Meeting Fellow Music Snobs

***Hello, everyone. This is your Champ here, and I'd like to welcome my homie Nat Lavender to the...

Rappers Do Dumb-Ass Things, And Say Dumb-Ass Sh*t. Why Is This News Now?

On the strength of his Ether-related "comeback," there are few albums I anticipated more than...

Save The Date: Re:Mix Live – Motown – Thursday, March 21, 2013 – Liv Nightclub – DC

For the hip-hop lover in you, come to Liv Nightclub on March 21st and check out the DJ and produ...

Lil Wayne Spoke, Stevie Wonder Listened, And A Dandelion Died

For the vast majority of us, no matter what we try to do, Lil Wayne manages to be there for all ...

Why Nas’ “Daughters” Is 100% Right And 100% Wrong At The Same Time

Full disclosure: I'm a "Nas guy."  What this basically means is that even though I recogni...

Hova Speaks, Will Hip-Hop Follow (Again)?: Will Jay-Z’s Support of Gay Marriage Help Hip-Hop Become Less Homophobic?

Although it was a forgettable song (well, forgettable sans for Pharrell's hook) on an even more ...

Believe Half Of What You Hear and None Of What You See?

I realized something a few days ago. And I’m not quite sure how to say this so I might as...

Why Ashley Judd Was 100% Right…And 100% Wrong

Unless you've been hiding under a rock or one of Big Baby Davis's boobs, you've undoubtedly been...

the best hip-hop love song ever

so, while driving back to pittsburgh after last week's matchmaker event, my (the wire-loving) friend...

When Keeping It Rap Goes Wrong: Bangs

I was reading XXLmag.com yesterday, and the homey Byron Crawford wrote a post about Bangs ascendence...

can’t knock the hustle?

my parents love to impress me with their contemporary urban (heh) music knowledge. there isn't a...

The Gangsta’s Guide To Grocery Shopping

I’m not a deep thinker. Rather I’m one of those people who sees things a little, oh I don’t kn...

playing the dozens: the 12 best hip-hop videos of all-time

***in no particular order*** 1. "today was a good day", ice cube (directed by f. gary gray) ...

The Pandering Files: Croutons, Lettuce, and the Third Eye.

Do you all remember the dead prez song “Hip-Hop”? When that song dropped EVERYBODY who had even ...