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When Rap Ruled The World: A White Boy MC's Photo Album, 1986-1991 by Pete Nice (3rd Bass)

SOURCE: deadspin.com Ed. note: Inside, you'll find some of Peter Nash's (formerly Prime Minister Pete Nice) personal memory box from his e…

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The Real Reason Why They Repeat the Same 20 Songs on the Radio & TV Nationwide

Ever wonder why you see and hear the same 20 artists on the rotation on radio & television? No, it's not because people are calling the…

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Uprising: Hip Hop and The L.A. Riots (VH1 Roc Docs) | Full Episode

"Hip Hop and The L.A. Riots" highlights the relationship between Hip-Hop music and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots. Executive produced and narr…

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Serato 20th Anniversary Documentary | Pt. 1

Lace-up your best trainers and crack the champagne - this year we’re celebrating 20 years of Serato and ‘The Power of Music’. On the eve…

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See The Evolution Of Hip-Hop From 1979 To The Present In 30 Minutes (Video)

This Timeline shows how Hip-Hop has changed from 1979 up to 2017. Which Hip-Hop era do you prefer? Part 1

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0 Nov 20, 2017

WATCH: Uncle Jamm's Army: Pioneers of the Modern Party

At the birth of hip-hop and electro in Los Angeles, Uncle Jamm's Army became LA's most popular promoters for over a decade. This is their…

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0 Oct 30, 2017

This Mix Salutes 1987’s Def Jam Tour With LL Cool J, P.E., Eric B. & Rakim and Whodini

Grown Man Rap Show (Episode 138) celebrating the 1987 Def Jam Tour - originally aired on October 15, 2017 playlists at: www.facebook.com/G

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0 Oct 25, 2017

Watch Dave Chappelle: Killin' Them Softly [FULL VIDEO]

Dave Chappelle returns to D.C. and riffs on politics, police, race relations, drugs, Sesame Street and more.

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0 Oct 4, 2017

Watch "My Mic Sounds Nice", A Truth about Women and Hip Hop (Documentary)

A documentary covering rap's most successful women in hip hop and the woman's place in the culture, where it stands, and where it's going…

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0 Oct 4, 2017

Large Professor & Craig G Put Hip-Hop On A Pedestal & Celebrate H.E.R. (Audio)

PUBLISHED BY MS. BENZO • SEPTEMBER 6, 2017 Hip-Hop is something that literally has taken over the world when it comes to music, movies, fa…

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0 Sep 12, 2017

See The Full Historic Conversation & Cypher Between Mos Def, Big Pun, Canibus & DMX (Video)

PUBLISHED BY BANDINI •AUGUST 28, 2017  Twenty years ago, Hip-Hop was in crosswinds. Microphones were grabbed by emerging voices from acros…

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Redman, Erick Sermon & Keith Murray Freestyle To The Def Over “Who Shot Ya” (Audio)

PUBLISHED BY DANA SCOTT AUGUST 10, 2017  1998 was arguably the strongest year of the East Coast’s resurgence during the West Coast Gangsta…

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0 Aug 15, 2017

Mary J. Blige & Grand Puba Gave Us The 411 On The Real Meaning Of Hip-Hop Soul (Video)

BY AMANDA MESTER JULY 28, 2017  On July 28, 1992, Mary J. Blige released a debut album that would alter the course of contemporary R&B…

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0 Aug 10, 2017

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Unsung: The Story Of Mtume [FULL DOCUMENTARY]

James Mtume, and the group named after him, broke out in the 80s with the hit song “Juicy Fruit”. The group combined jazz, funk and R&B into Top 10 hits like “You, Me and He” and “Breathless”. But with the pressure to crossover, they struggled to…
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DILLA FEST at The Midway

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THURSDAY, FEB 3In honor of the late great record producer and rapper James Dewitt Yancey (aka J. Dilla), Dilla Fest 2022 brings together a line-up of hip-hop artists sure to make him proud. Headlining 2022’s event are Imani from the Pharcyde joined by Fatlip & Slimkid3 and Talib Kweli & Live Trio…See More
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 Despite the Title, JonPaul Wallace’s Single, “Love’s Not for Everyone,” Defines Contemporary PopDETROIT – After going viral with his rewrite of Lukas Graham’s “7 Years,” JonPaul Wallace has…See More
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