Posts tagged ‘Hip-Hop’

May 13, 2011

Fox News’ Double Standards Exposed

by Vince

This wouldn’t be the first time, but check out what John Stewart has to say on the recent blowup surrounding Common coming to the White House.

May 12, 2011

Spoken Word of the Day

by Vince

Rapper Common at the White House, regardless of the allegations he was asked not to come:

March 28, 2011

Hot Boyz

by Vince

Another banger: Missy Elliot – Hot Boyz

March 28, 2011

Cop That Disk

by Vince

What other song could be hotter?

March 4, 2011

Friday Night in Rap City

by Vince

Pharoahe Monch, Mos Def, Nate Dogg – Oh No

A classic from my hey day.

January 29, 2011

The History of Hip-Hop Through Beat Boxing

by Vince
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November 30, 2010

I Want to Turn Away But I Can’t

by Vince

Wow.

This guy’s intro shouting out to Tupac and other American’s rappers is funny, too.

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October 19, 2010

Song of the Day

by Vince

I am still slippin’ with this.

October 14, 2010

Song of the Day

by Vince

Kid Cudi ft. Kanye West – Erase Me

October 13, 2010

G.O.O.D. stays Jiggy

by Vince

Kanye West, Common, Big Sean, Pusha T, DJ Premier.

Truth.

September 23, 2010

Song of the Day

by Vince

Travis Barker (feat. The Cool Kids) – “Jump Down”

Lead single off the blink-182 skin slapper’s solo debut, Give the Drummer Some, which drops later this year.

September 20, 2010

The Taxonomy of Hip-Hop Names

by Vince

Click on the image to view the full size. I had to minimize its size to fit the page.

H/T: World Famous Design Junkies

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September 17, 2010

Look at Hip-Hop’s Homophobic Tendencies

by Vince
September 16, 2010

The Roots and John Legend: Stream Here

by Vince

NPR provides here a full stream of the new album between John Legend and the Roots. It sounds awesome!

September 15, 2010

Lyrical Spread

by Vince
September 4, 2010

This is HIP-HOP

by Vince

By Airwave Ranger. I wonder if Dre took note from this video.

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July 12, 2010

Power by Yeezy

by Vince

New single by Kanye West titled Power.

July 8, 2010

XPN Reviews the new Roots Album

by Vince

I am looking forward to buying it sometime soon:

The Roots’ experimental adventurousness has earned them love from rock critics, they are a hip-hop band at the core, and the most effective collaborations on How I Got Over are with the rap and R&B names that might be new to some listeners. The sieze-the-moment groover “Now Or Never” has a tremendous showing from Phonte, an MC from Durham, NC crew Little Brother, and “Web 20/20” spotlights Peddi Peddi from Philly underground group State Property.

How I Got Over could be how The Roots themselves got over the brooding lyrical frustration of Rising Down and Game Theory, how they got over the disappointments of a rap game that rewards instant celebrity rather than artistic longevity. It’s about how they got their groove back and proved they remain catchy, inspiring and sonically relevant, two decades and some into their career.

June 28, 2010

The Roots: New Album!

by Vince

I am previewing this now on iTunes. It may be calling my name to purchase it!

June 28, 2010

Big Willy for ya Summer

by Vince

Beyond all of the tracks on this album that you have heard at least 400 times, the whole CD is off the chain!