Many will write about the 15th anniversary of the last great release date in Rap history. But few truly overstand why it earned that designation and why after it there may never be another great day on par. Since they can’t, I will. Not only do I remember the day well and what it signified […]
Lord Jamar of Brand Nubian fame has never been one to hold his opinion close, especially after recently checking Kanye West on his fashion choices. Now, the veteran rapper has unleashed slander on Macklemore, and another rapper, Hospin – adding that the “Same Love” rapper is pushing a gay agenda through Hip-Hop.
Pete Rock and CL Smooth let the horns blow on their classic track “T.R.O.Y.” at New York City’s Central Park Sunday, July 28. Their performance was one of the highlights during Rock Steady’s 36 Anniversary concert, which banded together a list of notable veteran MCs.
Lord Jamar, a member of pioneering rap group Brand Nubian, turned heads after aiming hom0phobic words in the direction Kanye West via Twitter a week ago. The rap veteran makes a questionable move and ramps up the anti-gay sentiment with the release of a new diss track titled “Lift Up Your Skirt.”
Two of Hip-Hops most lyrical, and often underrated MCs Sadat X and Pharoahe Monche join forces on the lead single from X’s forthcoming project, Love, Hell Or Right. “This is Our Thing” has a soulful, but triumphant feel that fits both MCs’ styles. Feel free to thank producer Grant Park for that.
In Hip-Hop music and culture, the terms “Peace, God,” “Word Is Bond,” and “Cipher,” among others, all pepper the language of the participants and proponents within the culture. While the phrases and terms have flair, the sayings have origins that were established just as Hip-Hop was forming as a known entity. The Nation of Gods […]