Hip-Hop has always been an accommodating and embracing culture. Lately, it seems like white women have been taking advantage of this trait, staking claims in the game and sparking debates about the motives behind they forays into the rap world. Miley Cyrus was no where near the beginning folks, this has been an ongoing trend.
While artists like Kendrick Lamar, Rick Ross, and Nas saw flourishing record sales in 2o12, by releasing damn good albums (the aforementioned made our Wired 25: The Top 25 Albums Of 2012 list), a host of rappers weren’t fortunate enough to enter the same winner’s circle. This year a notable amount of Hip-Hop’s well-marketed and name […]
The phenomenon of the elusive “Great White Hope” in Hip-Hop has been a lofty goal set ever since the breakout success of Michigan rap superstar Eminem. With that has come the inevitable search for a female rapper who could replicate Slim Shady’s success in a business that is overwhelmingly dominated by Black people (at least […]
Rhymes skill have nothing to do with skin color. Never have. However, the plight of the white rapper is a tricky one. For a myriad of reasons (curiosity, navel gazing critics, hypebeasting), any Caucasian rapper with the slightest bit of talent (or a great gimmick) will get gassed by the media as a “can’t miss […]
Try and contain your excitement here folks, Kreayshawn’s debut album is finally set to hit the stores. The “Gucci Gucci” star who sparked the white girl mob and was nominated for “Best New Artist” last year at the MTV Video Music Awards is dropping her album, Something About Kreay, on September 18th. Her viral accomplishments are nothing […]
New G.O.O.D. Music delegate, we think, 2 Chainz gets around to dropping the video for “Murder,” featuring that white girl rapper everyone loves to hate. As in Kreayshawn, not…never mind. In case you didn’t know, the song is off the ATL rapper’s T.R.U. REALigion mixtape from last year. Presented by Rocksmith, watch the Alex Nazari direceted […]
The Hip-Hop generation in 2012 is as gluttonous as any genre in music. Today’s successful MC is one who can stay relevant in all facets including great music, social media awareness, touring, and so on. However, the downside about that is one day you can be on top of the world and the next day we […]
Before Jackie Robinson became the first African-American major league baseball player, he was essentially screened by members of the Black community to make sure he was them most suitable representative to set the precedent. White peoples had no such committee and did no such screening when Vanilla Ice became the first mega-successful rapper to represent […]