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EXCLUSIVE: Twista Talks MC's 'Responsibility' & Turmoil Plaguing Chicago

With over twenty years invested into Hip-Hop, Twista, has forged a respected niche within the culture. With passion, pride, and pain–lyricism delivered from a sincere stance–he has transformed ordinary words into poignant prose. To create immortal art music and memory collide; this a signature of artistic journey. On a quest to manipulate metaphors while controlling the mic,… Read more »

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10 Hip-Hop Songs About Police Brutality & Misconduct To Vent To

Eric Garner.  John Crawford.  Michael Brown.  Ezell Ford.  All these recent news stories about police brutality are heart-breaking and a painful reminder that, despite how far this country has come in terms of race relations, law enforcement and the justice system still have African-American males in their cross hairs. Moreover, there’s no damn good reason… Read more »

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EXCLUSIVE: Twista’s N.Y.C.'s 'Dark Horse' Album Release

Twista, Chi-Town’s expeditious wordsmith, visited the heart of New York City’s Midtown to celebrate! The occasion– the official release of the Tung Twista’s ninth studio album, Dark Horse. The world-renowned, LQ New York, hosted the event. Boasting everything from Air Maxes to ascots, from Dom Perignon to Dancehall,  an eclectic array of people came out to show… Read more »

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AllHipHop.com Shows Up And Shows Out At The Lincoln Park Music Festival

On Sunday July 27th the city of Newark, NJ came out to the Lincoln Park Music Festival to hear some dope artists spit fire bars and they were not disappointed! The Breeding Ground portion of the show was hosted by AllHipHop.com‘s own CEO Chuck Creekmur and BG Editor Skyyhook. Newark residents who are known for… Read more »

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AllHipHop Exclusive: Cormega Talks Growth and Empowerment

A resounding proponent of the Hip-Hop culture, Cormega, continues the journey that he started in Queens, NY. Chronicling everything from his pains to his pleasures, he transforms mere sentences into sincere sixteens. Having created  a lauded discography from The Realness to the recent release of Mega Philosophy, Mega’s voice  still possesses a classic pitch. In a… Read more »

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Catch Total Slaughter on Saturday July 12th – Joe Budden vs. Hollow Da Don

Only 6 months after the biggest battle rap event of all time (UW’s High Stakes), Eminem and Slaughterhouse up the ante with an even larger scale event “Total Slaughter” going down this Saturday at the Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC.   Last month Shady Films premiered their new reality show on FuseTv “Road To Total Slaughter”… Read more »

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The 20th Anniversary 2014 Essence Festival Brings Out The Stars! Prince and More Headline

Photo Credit: Maya Washington Essence hit it big again this year for their 20th anniversary. The Essence Festival’s 20th anniversary set a record for annual attendance, with more than 550,000 participants celebrating four days of R&B music, community, and black culture between the New Orleans’ convention center and the Mercedes Benz Superdome. The festival attracted… Read more »

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ALLHIPHOP EXCLUSIVE: Torae Dishes on New York Hip-Hop

Powerful, heavy, yet delicate—words weld unlimited possibility. Within Hip-Hop, competitive MCs are challenged to use their words to reflect the human condition. To learn the of art of balancing humility and hubris, an MC must believe in his inherent talent while constantly maintaining a student mentality. Representing the city that birthed the genre, New York… Read more »

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ALLHIPHOP EXCLUSIVE: Skyzoo & Torae Talk Creative Process

Cultivating creativity is a seasoned skill. Metaphors communicate memories;  our adept MCs invest life into their sixteens. Poetically conveying the human condition, these practitioners continue to polish their work-ethic in order to create enduring art. Recently, AllHipHop spoke with Skyzoo & Torae. Their anticipated Barrel Brothers LP is now available! When discussing creativity the duo were asked: To… Read more »

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