Tagged “hiphop”

10 Thoughts I Had While Watching VH1′s “ATL Rise” Rock Doc

VH1 debuted "ATL: The Untold Story of Atlanta's Rise in the Rap Game" last night. It took a brother back to those early days in Atlanta as it became the Motown of the South. And conjured up some other thoughts as well. Have a look see.

10 Ridiculous Rap Names From The Era We All Love

Somebody told me Bobby Shmurda had a wack rap name. So I reminded them that the 90s era happened and it was full of non-sense too. How so? Take a look.

REMINISCE | Independence Day Edition | Saturday, July 5

AMERICA, F*CK YEAH! Come celebrate the best of the 90s hip-hop, r&b, and dancehall at REMINISCE!...

REMINISCE | ONE MIC FESTIVAL EDITION | Special Guest DJ Beverly Bond!

This special edition of REMINISCE, recognized as part of the Kennedy Center One Mic Festival line up...

On Wondering If You Might Be Too Old — Or Too Smart, Too Responsible, Too Feminist, etc — To Still Love Rap

I took my fiancee’s nephew ("Derek") to the YMCA to play basketball. He’s 12. On the way to ...

“Put It In Your Mouth” and Gender Equality In Hip-Hop

I've always been somewhat baffled by just how "excited" everybody gets when "Put It In your Mouth"...

DC: Thursday, March 21, 2013: Re:Mix Live – The Motown Edition

  For those folks in DC, I'd like to invite you all out to new type of event. On Thu...

What Does Hip-Hop Look Like To You?

A couple of days ago I got a text message from one of my homies from way back. Somebody she knew rea...

Pete Rock vs. Lupe Fiasco: Out With The Old, Out With The New

If you follow Twitter and hip-hop sites over the past few days, you no doubt came across a new song ...

Is This What Growed Up Feels Like?

Personal growth is a motherlover. Especially when you don't see it coming. And in some ways it can...

The Poet & The Teacher: Hip Hop Classes I’d Like To See

So Dr. Michael Eric "I Use 100 Words When 1 Will Do" Dyson is teaching a class at Georgetown Uni...

Hands In The Concrete: 6 Surefire Ways To Impress A Man

Here at VSB we've spent an inordinate amount of time trying to offer women a glimpse into the minds ...

The Apology: 10 Things For Which Hip-Hop Should Apologize

(Ya know, aside from all the social ills that so many people erroneously attribute to hip-hop.) ...

10 Worst Hip-Hop Love Songs

Welcome to hip-hop week here at VSB.com. I decided that I might as well take a week to look at "lov...