Tag: rap

November 16, 2017 /
September 15, 2016 /

You know what you need to learn? Old school artists don’t always burn. You’re just another rapper who’s had his turn, now it’s my turn, and I am concerned…

KRS-One was monumental to my come up as a hip-hop head.

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March 30, 2016 /

“You’re about to witness the strength of street knowledge.”

And with that, popular music changed forever.

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March 22, 2016 /

My first concert of 2016 is Pusha T, and it’s happening tomorrow night.

How stoked am I?

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March 10, 2016 /

Go on and let this one play for a minute. Sounds familiar? If you’re a hip-hop fan, you already know, but if you don’t?

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January 28, 2016 /

Little Brother, the North Carolina trio of PhonteBig Pooh and 9th Wonder were something of a revelation when they appeared on the scene in the early 2000s, heralded by many to be the torchbearers for meaningful hip-hop, the “little brother” to legendary groups from the past like A Tribe Called Quest.

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December 30, 2015 /

Public Enemy changed my life.

No, really, I’m serious.

Their arrival in the late ‘80s was epochal.

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August 13, 2015 /

This past week hip-hop lost Sean Price,  a legendary emcee well-known and revered by many underground rap fans and more than likely your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper.

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August 6, 2015 /

Okay, so there was no post last week because I was back in my homeland, the mythical, far-off land of Narnia Canada, and whenever I’m back in Toronto I’m always amazed by the bevy of cultures and peoples seen there.

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June 11, 2015 /

I’m convinced: In order to have a great album you need to have an electronic WHOOSH sound for the introduction.

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