Yesterday website moorizZLA Says posted the article ‘Use of the ‘n word’ in Hip Hop music – Does it perpetuate racism? The piece discussed the prevalence of the word “nigger’ in today’s Hip Hop music and it’s crossover in to the mainstream. Excerpt from the article: The prevalence of the use of the word in hip-hop music has arguably greatly increased over the years. And with the crossing over of hip hop culture into the mainstream, one in which the majority of its consumers are white, […]
“URBAN” music DJ and new Big Dawg over at BBC Radio Charlie Sloth gives some valuable advice on how to become a successful artist.
Produced by Last Resort This Is Black History features activist Jody McIntyre and rappers Logic, Big Ben, Jaja Soze, bigCAKES, Genesis Elijah, MC D, Cerose, Big Frizzle, Wordplay, Haze, USG, Rodney P, Akala. Wall Art: Steaz and Coza. The single has been released to coincide with Black History Month. Well done gentlemen. Your thoughts please….
Check out up and coming rapper Karl Nova and his impressive new single Translation. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?
Rapper AKS has finally released a video for the single House Called Home, which I am very pleased about. I am still loving this track! The Bus Stop EP is OUT NOW via Less Is More Music, available on iTunes and all good digital record stores with limited edition physical copies available via TheBusStopEP.com. …………………………………… Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?
ONE CULTURE CHANGED THE WORLD. ONE BOOK TELLS THE STORY. Launching this summer is Hip-Hop Culture’s first official luxury, large-format coffee table book, Hip-Hop: A Cultural Odyssey. The mammoth, 420-page tribute includes never-before-seen photos and interviews with the pioneers, players and legends of Hip-Hop bringing to life the birth, evolution and global impact of Hip-Hop Culture over the past four decades from Grandmaster Flash to Nicki Minaj. Hip-Hop: A Cultural Odyssey is beautifully Smyth sewn in bonded black leather, measuring an […]
Taken from his debut EP, The Bus Stop, emerging South London emcee AKS brings us the brilliant House Called Home. The track kicks off with an exert from Enoch Powell’s politically controversial “Rivers of Blood” speech, the Chemo-produced track explores AKS’ take on attitudes towards immigration, his identity as a British-Born African and a sense of belonging. I’ am loving this track. I’ve been following fellow South Londoner AKS’ career for a number of years now and AKS is one of the […]
Principal photography is scheduled to begin in late Spring/early Summer on the biopic “TUPAC,”and is currently being cast. The film chronicles the life and legacy of Tupac Shakur, including his rise to superstardom as a hip hop artist and actor, as well as his imprisonment and prolific, controversial time at Death Row Records, where he was steeped in the East coast/West coast rap war. In her support of the upcoming biopic of her late son, Afeni Shakur-Davis said, “I am confident that Morgan […]
HOT 97 DJ / Tim ‘Big Dawg’ Westwood best friend Funkmaster Flex (real name Aston George Taylor, Jr) was arrested on Friday for allegedly assaulting his wife. The Daily News reports a woman who identified herself as Flex’s wife told Greenburgh Town police that she and Flex got into a fight over threatening texts he sent Thursday night, police said. The fight escalated at the couple’s Ardsley, NY, home, and the hip-hop star pushed the woman to the ground, cops said. She […]
Website Soul Culture was the first to break the news and now North London rapper K.Koke has confirmed that he has signed a joint venture deal with Jay-Z’s label Roc Nation and RCA. Click HERE to read more… Up until two days ago I’d never even heard of this rapper. Good luck K.Koke.