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I am not a hip-hop fan. I'm more in to hippie acid rock and blues. But I couldn't miss the recent news out of that community which erupted last week and has been burning up the gossip pages. Not ...
by rserven
Comment Count 61 comments on Tue Sep 17, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 135 Recommends
Hip Hop is the regurgitation of emotion. The purging of impulses from the limbic system through verbal explosion. As an MC, Hip Hop is a universal code. A vernacular ...
by SulleeJ
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Sep 16, 2013 at 11:28 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Grammy award-winning musician, DJ, and writer, Ahmir Questlove Thompson ,* sat down with Democracy Now! to talk about his career, his first book, and painful incidents of racial profiling. He ...
by LilithGardener
Comment Count 120 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 02:00 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
With Elisabeth Hasselbeck leaving The View, and the American media talking about how irreplaceable she is, it’s worth taking a few moments to acknowledge why the sentiment actually bears some truth.
by Ryan Brooke
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Jul 13, 2013 at 10:47 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Best. Endorsement. Ever. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/19/roy-cho-ghostface-killah-_n_3469423.html?utm_hp_ref=politics If you weren't expecting any exciting news out of the 2014 race for ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jun 20, 2013 at 06:00 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Iranian Hip Hop underground sensation MC Hichkas Secretary of State John Kerry's first official speech introduced to the foreign policy establishment a vision of an America that is more reticent to ...
by brooklynbadboy
Comment Count 94 comments on Sun Apr 14, 2013 at 06:00 PM PDT with 67 Recommends
On today'...
by Elon James White
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
I was shot six times,” he said and rolled up his sleeve. When Frankie peeled back the gauze, I saw holes in his forearm as if he had been stung by a giant metal insect. “What the hell,” I ...
by Nicholas Powers
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 07:26 AM PST with 65 Recommends
I'm gonna write a more substantial piece about how the Idle No More movement is profoundly different than the Occupy movement. Still, I simply wanted to share these videos and put some images in ...
by Gyasi Ross
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 05:12 PM PST with 8 Recommends
The very first thing that struck me as exceptionally odd in this George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin fiasco came almost immediately after the news broke that he had shot a teenage boy dead. It had ...
by Marinade Dave
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Oct 12, 2012 at 03:34 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
According to Scott Gold of the Los Angeles Times, struggling hip-hop artist Adair Lion had run through the money his grandmother had lent him (a big chunk of her savings) to help establish his ...
by Williston Barrett
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Aug 22, 2012 at 05:42 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
2012: A Space Odyssey ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Aug 15, 2012 at 09:20 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
I made a music video envisioning Mitt Romney as a rapper named R Money who likes to rap about how wealthy he is. There is an interesting synchronicity between some aspects of hip hop culture and ...
by mroben
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Jul 30, 2012 at 08:14 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
In the face of the horrific news from Colorado today, I wanted to offer this diary as a counterpoint with the simple idea that Love is Patient and Love is Kind . These words from the Bible (1Cor 13:...
by chipoliwog
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jul 20, 2012 at 09:44 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
  This post comes from my nephew. He writes: Blockhead is an instrumental-hip hop/trip hop producer from Manhattan. His songs are made exclusively from samples, of which appropriately reflects ...
by cweinsch
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jul 20, 2012 at 06:29 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
That's famed Pittsburgh hip hop artist Jasiri X in the video above rapping the #10FRISKCOMMANDMENTS, a video that is debuting today at http://10friskcommandments.com in affiliation with Brooklyn ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 08:59 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
I was checking out the Five on Fixed News, to see what the enemy was thinking about Sunnunu's "learn to be an American" line. And I found myself watching the generally pointless 4th block of the ...
by nklein
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 03:08 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
In case you don't know, Frank Ocean is the young, successful, up-and-coming hip hop singer-songwriter who made headlines when he included three songs about unrequited love for a man on his first ...
by Williston Barrett
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Jul 12, 2012 at 06:59 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I'm utterly at a loss. http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/beastie-boys-co-founder-adam-yauch-dead-at-48-20120504 Adam Yauch, one-third of the pioneering hip-hop group the Beastie Boys, has ...
by TarantinoDork
Comment Count 116 comments on Fri May 04, 2012 at 10:23 AM PDT with 109 Recommends
With May Day upon us and the semi-official Occupy! Spring Offensive starting. the two of us--Detroit Red and DJ D--have teamed up to crank out this overview of the music of OWS! Occupy! has no ...
by lao hong han
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Apr 30, 2012 at 12:59 PM PDT with 8 Recommends