Tagged “hiphop”

“Who’s Your Top Five Rappers?” Is One Of The Best Questions Ever

Almost everything you need to know about a Black man's character can be deduced by asking him who makes his list of top five rappers of all time. Almost everything.

10 Rap Songs That Would Be As Big (Or Bigger) Today As When They Came Out

VSB drops a list of songs that would be as big today as they were when they were released. What songs? DID YOU GUESSED IT? WERE YOU RIGHT? Have a look see and drop your gems.

2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards Recap

The 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards came on tonight. We watched so you didn't have to, even though we know you probably did. Hey, we can't all love ourselves the way we should now can we?

REMINISCE | Saturday, October 4th

Oooooooooooooooh, on the R&B tip!

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!...


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...