Friday, May 29, 2020

Tag: rap

Diddy Doubles Down On Hip-Hop Comments After...

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bfx5Q89BDtc/?utm_source=ig_embed After Diddy spoke out about his fears about the music industry diluting hip-hop culture, some fans quickly dragged the "Bad Boy For Life" musician...

A Tribe Called Quest’s ‘Five Foot Assassin,’...

Rapper Phife Dawg, a member of the pioneer hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest, died Monday night at the age of 45, after a...

KISS Bassist Gene Simmons Says Rap Is...

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, 66-year-old KISS bassist Gene Simmons said rap music is on its way out, and his controversial statements...

RZA Makes Donation to Hip-Hop Chess Federation,...

RZA, a member of the legendary hip-hop group the Wu-Tang Clan, has made a donation to Hip-Hop Chess Federation to help develop programs for...

Black Violin Hopes to Challenge Stereotypes with...

Black Violin, a Florida duo made up of two classically-trained violinists, hopes to get people to think outside the box with their new album,...

50 Cent Files Bankruptcy After Court Orders...

Several media outlets are reporting hip-hop star Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson has filed for bankruptcy. The Wall Street Journal said 50 Cent filed for Chapter...

Enough Already! Discussing Lil Wayne's Offensive Emmett...

Lil Wayne offends...once again. The Louisiana-born rapper made a highly offensive and sexually explicit lyric on his track 'Karate Chop.' You might be saying,...

Freddie Gibbs And The Next Wave of...

Two years ago, during a Freddie Gibbs show at Bottom Lounge, Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy made an onstage appearance to announce that he was...

White Christians Make Rap Using N-Word

Elderly white Christian rappers try to relate to younger, urban generation with rap. Is this hilarity for real or simply a supreme leg pull? For...

Nas: Greatest Lyricist of All Time?

Let's begin with a disclaimer: Nas doesn't endorse the following sentence. But he's the greatest lyricist of all time. Those words were carefully chosen: "lyricist"...

Azealia Banks, Rap’s 2012 ‘It Girl’, Calls...

Azealia Banks wants to stop rapping in the future in order to focus on other musical styles, because she thinks rapping is 'kind of...

Ranking Trevor, Pioneer in Hip Hop, Dies...

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Ranking Trevor, a pioneer of rap reggae during the 1970s, has died in a traffic accident in Jamaica. He was...

Is the Rage Behind Ice Cube’s Rodney-King...

This past Sunday, Rodney King died at age 47, closing the book on a troubled life burdened by one of the more tragic cases...

‘Art Of Rap’ Documentary By Ice-T Brings...

Hip-Hop Legend Ice-T’s documentary, From Nothing To Something: The Art of Rap, hits theaters nationwide Friday and promises to be not only information, but...

Serena Williams Serves Up A Verse

Get ready folks, another athlete has decided to take their shot at the rap game. The unlikely emcee is Serena Williams, who threw down...