How NY Hip-Hop Died On 9/11

 |  September 11, 2013
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what is cultural memory? news stories and internet videos are 3-minute clips. toddlers of the millennium can use a tablet before they know how to speak; instant fame has shrunk from the designated fifteen minutes to a few. the cycle goes: reality show star to porn debutante to burnt-out addict in 2 years. simply put, we’re tired of remembering so we gave up on it.
 
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There’s a saying about New York City: “If you can make here, then you can make it anywhere…”

That mentality has resonated with everyone who’s ever moved to the city that never sleeps in hopes of someday making it big.

But for lifelong residents of New York City such as Brooklyn MC, Skyzoo—he’s been making it since day one. Read More

Release Dates: 9/11/2012

 |  September 11, 2012
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As we remember those that we lost in the 9/11 attacks, some artists have helped to ease that journey by offering up some new music for us to listen to. Head down bottom to see what’s out today. Read More

Curren$y & Shaheem Reid

On Monday May 14, 2012, Curren$y took over Alife in NYC to hold an exclusive listening session for his upcoming album “The Stoned Immaculate.” The event was hosted by Shaheem Reid and numerous guests were in attendance including Stalley, Shiest Bubz, Skyzoo, Audra The Rapper and Miss Info. Click through this slideshow to see exclusive photos from the night’s event. All photos by Bernard Smalls.

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On Saturday April 28, 2012, EA Sports partnered with Virgin Gaming to celebrate the success of FIFA 12, Madden 12 and NHL 12 by hosting a tournament for dedicated gamers at Terminal 5 in New York City. The tournament was hosted by Gerard “HipHop Gamer” Williams. Following the tournament, Jadakiss and Just Blaze took the stage for a set of special live performances. Click through this exclusive slideshow to take a look at all of the action. All photos by Bernard Smalls.

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