Lord Jamar has been in the news of late for a series of controversial statements, including saying that white rap acts are not part of Hip-Hop’s true lineage. Fellow veteran rapper Buckshot of Black Moon fame challenged Lord Jamar’s assertion that Hip-Hop is a strictly Black art form.
As the story goes, Eminem was almost a member of Duck Down Records prior to becoming the top artist on Dr. Dre’s Aftermath imprint. That said, it only made sense for the Detroit MC to take it back to the 90s on his MMLP2 bonus track, “Don’t Front,” featuring Buckshot of Black Moon.
Black Moon‘s seminal debut classic, Enta Da Stage, is 20 years old. If those words aren’t registering, we suggest you watch this six minute documentary called Black Moon: The Beginnings about the Brooklyn rap group’s inception.
Hip-Hop Wired caught up with Black Rob after his Apple Store performance in New York this week. Peep the interview as he speaks on MCs thinking they could crush his mic while on lock down, the generation gap in Hip-Hop and his thoughts on Diddy and the Bad Boy dynasty. Hip-Hop Wired: Do you […]
It’s always a treat for fan to see what happens when two legendary lyricists link up. “Black Republican” spawned from Nas and Jay-Z and Nas was even able to link up with AZ in his early career to create “Life’s A Bi*ch.” This time around New York’s elite class of lyricists brings KRS-One and Buckshot […]