Tagged “hip-hop”

Master P Didn’t Ruin Hip Hop, Jay-Z Did

People often blame the South's rise for the demise of hip-hop. The truth is, one of NYC's own helped usher in that demise that New York hates so much.

5 Interesting and Useful Facts I Learned From Hip-Hop

Hip-Hop is one of the most educational tools running amuck in these streets. And to prove it, Panama explains a few things he learned from listening to hip-hop!

ELLE Magazine “Discovers” Timberland Trend; The Entire 1990s Says “Discover Deez”

Social media was all aflutter when ELLE Magazine's (Blackity Black Black Black ya'll) fashion ed...

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...