BIG PUN LIVES THROUGH HIP-HOP!
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(AllHipHop Features) George Ramirez was born in Atlanta’s Grady Memorial Hospital and raised in the mostly African-American section of College Park, Georgia. The young Mexican-American grew up playing basketball at the local Boys & Girls Club, and he often spent time at the homes of those same neighborhood kids. It was that Hispanic heritage mixed… Read more »
(AllHipHop Features) Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky, Mike, Ralph, and Johnny are getting the biopic treatment. BET announced the members of the Boston-bred R&B group New Edition will be the subject of an upcoming miniseries about their careers, and Empire star Bryshere “Yazz” Gray was tapped to play New Jack Swing pioneer Michael Bivins. [ALSO READ: BET… Read more »
Hip Hop was the center of attention at the first ever National Cannibus Festival in Washington, DC. Legendary rap group De La Soul was the headline for the event, and performed a plethora of singles from their catalogue, including some new music from their upcoming project that’s dropping in August. Plug One (also known as Posdnuos)… Read more »
As the saying goes, “You don’t know where you’re going until you know where you’ve been.” Here is a look at notable events that took place in Hip-Hop this week from years past. If you’re having trouble viewing this Stackerdecks post: Click Here
FANS ARE GATHERING TO CELEBRATE THE LIFE OF HIS PURPLE HIGHNESS
(AllHipHop Features) The stars of Fox’s hit series Empire have once again lent their voices to an upcoming album centered around the smash hit. Empire: Original Soundtrack, Season 2 Volume 2 – set to arrive in stores on April 29 – includes appearances by Serayah (Tiana Brown), Bre-Z (Freda Gatz), Jussie Smollett (Jamal Lyon), and Bryshere… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Over the last four decades, countless Hip Hop artists have tapped into the talent of the incomparable musical icon Prince Rogers Nelson for their own work. The funky, soulful, and vibrant compositions created by Prince served as ideal soundscapes for rappers to spit their lyrics over. It seems as if everyone from Ultramagnetic MCs… Read more »
(AllHipHop Features) Earlier this month Atlanta rapper Issa dropped his latest project Blue Moon. The 7-track EP was produced entirely by fellow ATL representative Cassius Jay. The album’s title is reflective of the two creators’ experience recording together. [ALSO READ: #ATLRiseUp: Issa Is Looking To Use His “Trap Conscious” Movement To Be The Voice Of… Read more »
(AllHipHop Features) The city of Toronto has birthed some of the biggest hit makers over the last several years. With a new breed of artists such as Drake, The Weeknd, and Tory Lanez leading the way, “The 6” has become a hotbed for finding acts likely to takeover playlists throughout North America. It is from… Read more »
(AllHipHop Features) Any up-and-coming producer would value the chance to have their work be the first thing listeners hear on a major label performer’s debut album. HighDefRazjah was able to experience that rare opportunity when RCA recording artist A$AP Ferg opened his Trap Lord LP with the Razjah produced “Let It Go.” Having a breakout… Read more »
As the saying goes, “You don’t know where you’re going until you know where you’ve been.” Here is a look at notable events that took place in Hip-Hop culture this week from years past. If you’re having trouble viewing this Stackerdecks post: Click Here
REMEMBER WHEN KOBE DROPPED A RAP SONG?
(AllHipHop Features) Last August, promising Hip Hop artist Jason “Jay IDK” Mills let loose his latest music collection. Subtrap is a 15-track excursion through the mind of several characters created by the Maryland-raised wordsmith. The world was introduced to King Trappy III, Jon Jon, Matt, Ed, and Chris as each fictional individual offered his own tales… Read more »