Tag: hip hop

Hip hop leaders form partnership with NNPA

Hip hop leaders form partnership with NNPA

| May 16, 2014

By Jimmie Davis Jr. Special to the NNPA from the Miami Times MIAMI BEACH, Fla.—Upcoming hip-hop artists may find it challenging to get a DJ to play their songs or a mainstream media critic to review their music, but if they belong to Core DJs World Wide, they have nothing to worry about. Recently, leaders […]

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Mobb Deep makes stunning return

Mobb Deep makes stunning return

| April 23, 2014

Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News Almost 20 years after the New York City-based, dark, underground hip-hop duo Mobb Deep released their sophomore full-length album, “The Infamous,” the group is taking a full circle approach to their 2014 album, “The Infamous Mobb Deep.” Although Mobb Deep did not receive as much […]

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Life is ‘Bigger than Hip-hop’

Life is ‘Bigger than Hip-hop’

| April 8, 2014

By Chasiti Falls I was going through my “news feed” on Facebook when I noticed a World Star Hip Hop video titled SMDH Clip Of The Week: All That In Front Of Your Kids?! I was in shock and curious all at the same time. So I played the video to learn how in two […]

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‘House music’ legend Frankie Knuckles gone at 59

‘House music’ legend Frankie Knuckles gone at 59

| April 2, 2014

If you aren’t a big fan of some genres of music, you might not know much about the legendary Frankie Knuckles but he was an innovator. Perhaps you’ve heard “The Whistle Song.” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIdimVDuSEU&feature=kp) Knuckles concepts about created infectious beats and memorable melodies among a relentless, but smooth electronic rhythm section forever changed the urban musical […]

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Lord Jamar Praises Eminem In Interview With Vlad TV : TheSource

Lord Jamar Praises Eminem In Interview With Vlad TV : TheSource

| March 7, 2014

Lord Jamar Praises Eminem In Interview With Vlad TV pologod | The Lord gives respect due to the Shady CEO on Vlad interview By Tamara El Lord Jamar, one fourth of the dynamic hip-hop group Brand Nubian, praises Detroit rapper Eminem for worshipping black rappers; only months ago criticizing him after he took home a […]

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Rosie Perez Talks Life And Hip Hop : TheSource

Rosie Perez Talks Life And Hip Hop : TheSource

| March 4, 2014

Rosie Perez Talks Life And Hip Hop matthewwhitlock | March 3, 2014 | Actress and ultimate beauty queen, Rosie Perez, stopped by Hot 97 to catch up with her longtime friend Angie Martinez. the two discussed beef, childhood memories and Rosie’s current relationship with Hip Hop. Rosie recently released a new book,  Handbook For An […]

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Chrome Cats “Best Life” music video

Chrome Cats “Best Life” music video

| January 27, 2014

Chrome Cats officially entered Billboard’s Top 40 Indicator Charts a second time after hundreds of thousands of views this highly anticipated single “Best Life.”

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Local hip hop/pop duo, Chrome Cats, hit Billboard charts

Local hip hop/pop duo, Chrome Cats, hit Billboard charts

| January 27, 2014

Fort Wayne-based siblings, hip-hop/pop duo Chrome Cats, have officially entered Billboard’s Top 40 Indicator Charts a second time with their highly anticipated single “Best Life.”

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Three 6 Mafia co-founder Lord Infamous dead at 40

Three 6 Mafia co-founder Lord Infamous dead at 40

| January 16, 2014

Three 6 Mafia has lost one of its founding members. HiphopDX confirmed that Lord Infamous passed away Dec. 20 at his mother’s home in Memphis, Tenn. He was 40.

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Nas introduces Hip-Hop fellowship

Nas introduces Hip-Hop fellowship

| November 24, 2013

Legendary hip-hop lyricist and poet Nas has been chosen to become the face of a new Hip-Hop Fellowship that was founded and developed at Harvard University earlier this year.

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