TRAY CHANEY DISCUSSES HIS “FATHERHOOD MOVEMENT”, THE WIRE’S BEST SEASON & THE STATE OF HIP HOP
Leading a cultish existence, Deniro Farrar, transforms his thoughts into art. Never hesitating to spit legitimate lyrics, Farrar’s, growing musical family appreciates the unfaltering depth of an expanding perspective. A message, which originated in North Carolina, continues to resonate with a growing global audience. The MC’s natural gift, organic showmanship, and pure humanity helped to… Read more »
In 2013 we heard a ton of producers that grabbed us and shook us by the shoulders with their choices of high hats and bass, horns or keys…samples of songs we never knew and ones that we’ve loved forever. A few stand out to us specifically for various reasons. Some had songs that were super… Read more »
THE AHH COMMUNITY WEIGHS IN ON THE BIGGEST WINNERS OF 2013
un·der·ground Existing, situated, operating, or taking place beneath the surface of the ground, hidden or secret; not open, published or produced by political or social radicals or nonconformists:avant-garde; experimental. In other words, unique, different, something special that is not like everything else. The Underground. We are back with our picks for the Top 50 Underground/Independent/Emerging… Read more »
RIP JAMES AVERY: THE BEST MOMENTS WITH “UNCLE PHIL”
DICE RAW REPS FOR THE DISENFRANCHISED
“I think that all my music is classic and timeless. It’s stuff that people can listen to forever. I make that type of music,” the South’s Young Scooter shares his truth. Born in South Carolina and bred in Georgia, Kenneth Bailey, became baptized in rhyme and began to craft street scriptures. Periods of an incarcerated… Read more »
No story about KDAY can be complete without going back to the beginning of where it all started and to do that you have to talk to the man responsible for putting together the format that would alter radio to this very day – Mr. Greg Mack. In the early to mid-80’s on an AM… Read more »
BRANDY GARCIA KEEPS IT HOT FOR REAL HIP-HOP
KURTIS BLOW EXPLAINS HOW HE CO-CREATED ONE OF HIP-HOP’S MOST ENDURING SONGS…”CHRISTMAS RAPPIN’”!!!!
HERE ARE THE BEST CHRISTMAS HIP-HOP SONGS OUT THERE!
AKIL THE MC GIVES DETAILS ABOUT NEW JURASSIC 5 PROJECTS & HIS OWN SOLO WORK
HAVE A GOOFY LIL HIP-HOP CHRISTMAS WITH ALL THESE PICS!
From beat-boxing to Grand Wizzard Theodore developing scratching, it became clear early on that Hip-Hop music was being created by unconventional means. With Hip-Hop continually reinventing sounds from samples and various DJ techniques, it was inevitable that production would evolve to the point where beats could be made by incorporating entirely non-musical elements. Rap is… Read more »