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 »
Folks are happy in Los Angeles because as we reported late last week, KDAY has been sold to a company that’s keeping it alive! Earlier in the year, the station was close to being sold to RBC Communications, who were looking to give Hip-Hop the boot in favor of a Mandarin Chinese format. After that… Read more »
LeSHAUN: STILL “DOIN’ IT” WELL
Power 106 FM of Los Angeles held their annual Cali Christmas concert at The Honda Center in Anaheim on Saturday December 14th and brought out Hip-Hop’s brightest stars. The sold out event ran almost flawlessly with only slight delays here and there, which is pretty remarkable for an event of that magnitude. No fights and… Read more »
SON OF UGK AND MENTORED BY TALIB KWELI; CORY MO IS COUNTY RAP!
LIVE STREAM OF THE PHILLY HIP-HOP AWARDS
On a cold Wednesday night out on the off-skirts of Downtown Los Angeles, the Cashmere Agency group and Adidas put together a showcase of West Coast talent for tastemakers and fans called “Respect the West.” Hosted by the beautiful Rikki Martinez of Power 106 FM, Respect the West brought out some of L.A.’s top rising… Read more »
Robert Kelly is one of the most successful R&B artists of all-time. With over 50 million albums sold worldwide and numerous awards, he is both a critical and commercial powerhouse. In addition to his iconic career in the music industry though, he has also had many things happen that make for a checkered past. With… Read more »
Tyrone Griffin, better known as Ty Dolla $ign, started a fire in Los Angeles when he played a big role in ushering in a radio and club friendly sound which the streets called “Ratchet Music,” opening up doors for fellow hometown artists to break away from the traditional West Coast G-Funk and Gangster Rap, and… Read more »
As we’ve previously reported, King Tech, Sway and DJ Revolution have been dropping phenomenal videos of emerging artists over the last few weeks and this week is no exception! The World Famous Wake Up Show recently created a Hip Hop experience like none other. They took Grammy Award Winning musicians who had never played together before and paired them with emerging Hip Hop… Read more »
Compton rapper Problem brought his Separation Tour back home to the city of Angels on December 4 and made a huge statement on his status and where his career is heading. “Diamond Lane n*ggas is a different caliber than a lot of these n*ggas out here and we are going to set that sh*t straight… Read more »