Hip-Hop

7 Artists Who Prove Millennials Are Destroying Hip-Hop

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Each generation has its own unique cultural musical style. For Black kids raised in the 80s and 90s, hip-hop was that culture and rap was that music. Birthed in the streets of The Bronx, rap was characterized by sampling and mixing other beats and adding...

Isn’t It Funny How Rappers Will Jump On Every Bandwagon But Black Lives Matter?

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Have you peeped all the black men walking around with half-shaven heads and two cornrow braids that meet at the top? The trendy hairstyle seen on men like The Game and Chris Brown is a personal pet peeve of mine, but, pettiness aside, the look...

Watch MC Lyte Explain Why Fetty Wap is the Most Feminist Rapper In the Game

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Friday, the White House Council on Women and Girls hosted an all-day summit to examine ways to improve the lives of women and girls of color. Prior to the event, the Obama Administration announced $118 million in assistance from public and private groups to improve the lives of women...

Iggy Azalea Says She Doesn’t Get ‘Enough’ Respect From the Hip-Hop Community

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Iggy, Iggy, Iggy. Once again the Australian rapper with the blaccent is complaining about how the hip-hop community doesn’t embrace her with open arms. In a recent radio interview, Azalea said that people know she’s good, but they just don’t want to admit it. “They...

8 Reasons Why Hip-Hop / R&B Is Dead

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The phrase “Hip-Hop is dead” often elicits strong emotion: people either vehemently agree or disagree with the opinion. As a child of the 90’s, for a long time I refused to accept the reality that the music I grew up listening to and loving could...

When White Boys Rap: Daniel Radcliffe Performs on The Tonight Show

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Last night, my friend was watching The Tonight Show while he and I chatted on the phone. All of a sudden he got a little excited because Daniel Radcliffe of Harry Potter fame was rapping some hip-hop alphabet song. “Ohhh gosh. This will be on...