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MF DOOM maintained a legendary mystique throughout his storied career to his recently announced passing. Here's what we know about the Andy Kaufman of hip-hop and some of the greatest songs he's blessed us with.
Lockdown has been good for Blair Ferguson aka BLK Beats as the high schooler has been able to secure a major deal and a Top 10 hit, all while producing from his bedroom.
The plastic crown, worn by Notorious B.I.G. in the iconic 'King of New York' photoshoot, was originally bought for $6 and sold for substantially more at Sotheby's inaugural hip-hop auction along with memorabilia from Tupac, Slick Rick, Salt-N-Pepa, and more.
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The girls of Ettijah–along with roughly 17,000 other Palestinian refugees–reside in the Dheisheh refugee camp, and it was under these severe circumstances that their rap group was born. It's been through hip-hop that these fierce girls have been able to express their life circumstances and build an appreciative following.
The exhibition titled, 'Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop', was curated by Vikki Tobak and features intimate looks at some of the genre's most iconic images.
'Rhythm + Flow' will feature Chance the Rapper, Cardi B, and T.I., and is set to look for hip-hop talent throughout the United States.
As fast as "Old Town Road," which has over 16 million views on YouTube and over 35 million plays on Spotify, hit the country charts, Billboard decided to remove it, labeling the initial charting as “a mistake.”
In an attempt to take the cheese making process to another level, swiss scientists did thorough research on the influence of different types of music on the quality and taste of cheese, and the winner is...
'2009' was a disappointing next entry in Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y's storied history together. Instead of feeling like an amalgamation of the best of what they both bring to music it ends up feeling like just another Curren$y tape, but featuring Wiz.
While you can draw comparisons to many well-known rappers, J’Moris exhibits enough individuality and musical/lyrical capabilities to pique the interest of both hip-hop connoisseurs and those not that familiar with the genre.
It took two decades of meticulous planning to set up this institution dedicated to telling the 400-year story of the instruments and artists who've helped shape the culture today.
The program, titled Citizen DJ, is curated by Brian Foo and will allow users to have access to massive audio collections that date back over a hundred years, almost to the invention of the phonograph.
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In order to be distinguished from what’s not real, every movement needs its own distinctive traits and symbols; the hip-hop movement claimed its own identity through elements like fresh kicks and gold chains.
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We sat down for an interview with the Muslim American hip-hop artist Mona Haydar to talk about her unique position and perspective in the culture, her communities, and much more. Check out what she had to say.
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New York City honors the hip-hop giants by renaming the neighborhood where they originated to the Wu-Tang District.
Expectations were extremely high for the debut of Juice WRLD but he's still struggling to find a musical identity and the large bulk of songs are simply not interesting, leading to a frustratingly convoluted mess of an album.
2 Chainz has been on a roll and that continues with 'Rap Or Go To The League' which is easily his most content heavy and impactful project yet. He shows once again why he is arguably hip-hop's most versatile and underrated artists out there.
Slim Thug delivers a conceptual album that's full of slick production and his signature flows. It won't set the world on fire but it's a great vibe nonetheless.