“There’s not many artists that beat a life sentence on surveillance camera in front of the world…I’m the first and probably the last to do that,” remarks Gunplay while explaining why he is worthy of the title “Living Legend.”
As the legend goes, on December 4, 1969, Gloria Carter and Adnes Reeves (who made love under the sycamore tree) brought Shawn Corey Carter into the world. Their lives and the lives of millions around the world would never be the same from that point forward. (more…)
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praise White Jesus! finally! i’m elated to see that marshall mathers is using affirmative action in the way it was intended: to give white men the voice they had long been denied in American History. it espouses a sense of ultimate relief that things are right with the world, flowers can bloom again, and hip-hop does make sense.
I don’t know if you heard King Los before his “Control” freestlye. Congratulations if you did, because I hadn’t. Anyway, I caught up. This kid is one of the best doing it, hands down. He needs no introductions but here is a complete list (compiled by Reddit users) of every King Los freestyle murder.
With MMLP2′s release to an adoring public, even as it earned uneven marks, Eminem’s perceived maturity has emerged as a red herring in terms of ways to evaluate this clumsily-conceived sequel. Like many of Hollywood’s clunkers, it is necessarily weighed against and down by the success of the first.
Countless rappers have made it big on the silver screen including LL Cool J, T.I and Ice T. Others have made cameos on sitcoms, dramas and the occasional sci-fi show. Here is a list of some of our favorite hip hop artists t.v. cameos. (more…)
If you’re in the New York area, you are not going to want to miss this one! Trademark Da Skydiver, Young Roddy, Cannibal Ox (performing their classic album, “The Cold Vein”) and Ken Rebel.
i can’t front like i ain’t say ‘white ghostface‘ dismissively when i first heard action bronson. first off, that’s a great idea, ghostfaces of all colors and weight classes. second, the only way the King Of Opulence could be rendered more intriguing is to tell that tale from the perspective of someone really familiar with fine living: a white dude.
On the surface, “The Monster” seems like a felicitous title for yet another collaboration from Rihanna and Eminem; a match made in hip-hop hell that we first encountered three summers ago. (more…)
Looking for a good read? Here are ten critically acclaimed books about hip hop culture that you must find.