Mike Will Made It, Future, Lil Wayne, and Kendrick Lamar

Here is the thing about hip-hop… just like other music genres, some of it is great and some of it is terrible.  This writer does enjoy listening to the likes of Future, Lil Wayne, and Kendrick Lamar on occasion and has listened to hip-hop and rap since childhood.  Think Tupac, Ice Cube, A Tribe Called …

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Aceyalone – Draft Day

If you enjoy rap music, and if you have never heard of Freestyle Fellowship or double-time rap used by rappers such as Busta Rhymes and Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, then you are in for a treat today. Aceyalone has been active and rapping since 1988. He is no longer a young buck, but with that being said …

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People Under The Stairs – 12 Step Program

Back in 2001, this writer was a college radio disc jockey.  Finding “underground” hip-hop was a passion and it was an honor to help promote it.  Back then, college radio pushed music that was independent and free from large corporate labels.  Nowadays, the music world this writer knows has changed… no longer are musicians forced …

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Grieves – Winter and the Wolves

Seattle based rapper Grieves, born Benjamin Laub, just turned 30 years old, and he’s been rapping for over a decade now.  When a person has that much time to focus on a craft, they learn and grow, and he has done just that.  His recently released album Winter and the Wolves is a bit simple …

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YAS – Sound of Unity (SEDAYE ETTEHAD) ft. Tech N9ne

Tech N9ne is skilled at his craft for sure.  And so is this rapper never heard of before, Yas.  They recently teamed up for this song called Sound of Unity (SEDAY ETTEHAD).  Yas was recently the first rapper authorized to perform rap by the Iranian government.  He raps in Persian and was heavily influenced by …

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The Evolution of Hip-Hop Dancing

The Evolution of Hip-Hop Dancing You’ve probably seen this already, but if you haven’t, do yourself a favor and click on the link.  Will Smith visited Jimmy Fallon on his Tonight Show debut, and what ensued was nothing short of fun.  This is a throwback to most popular hip-hop dances over the last 30 years.  …

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Atmosphere Releases Video for “Bob Seger”

In celebration of the Welcome to Minnesota Tour starting today in Mankato, MN, Atmosphere has released a new video for the song, “Bob Seger”. “it’s about how the legend of paul bunyan began. it wasn’t really a blue ox. it was a blue axe. but the accent made it sound like ox. blue from the …

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