Category: Music

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White Woman Discovers Rap Music And Is Terrified

The video above is a spoof of a woman who was aghast when she heard Vince Staples’ “Norf Norf” off his Summertime ’06 album. This lady is hilarious. This is her ridiculous account: “This rap song comes on—and, guys I could not believe what I was hearing,” she said. “This...

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Top 15 Hip Hop And Rap Albums Mid 2016

Why even bother making a list? It’s usually albums you’ve never heard of, albums you don’t care about, or albums you either have heard or are intrigued enough by the writeup, album art, media buzz to give a chance. Still, if you’re behind on your new hip hop and/or rap...

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Chuck D Is Old But Not Wrong About Authentic Rap

Prophets of Rage rapper Chuck D says publications ignore the “Importance of the Group” in Hip-Hop. The rapper told Billboard that “the journals and blogs and everyone threw hip-hop down the stairs by praising the individual,” specifically citing the celebrity of Kanye West as an example. Chuck D Is Better...

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Phife Dawg Will Always Be Hip Hop For Me

Anyone who knows me knows that I love hip-hop and that my favorite hip-hop act is A Tribe Called Quest. While Q-Tip was always the commercial face and “leader” of the group, the lyrics that delighted my ears and remain etched into my brain belonged to Phife Dawg, born Malik...

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Top 30 Hip Hop and Rap Albums of 2015 Courtesy Of KTB

  27 of our 30 albums charted number one on Billboard’s Hip and R&B or Rap charts for atleast 1 week. Nicki Minaj dropped in 2014 despite appearing on the January 2015 charts. Our albums were ranked according to three criteria:   Attention Grabbing It’s not about whether we liked...

My Final Thoughts on the TomorrowWorld Disaster

This past weekend, Tomorrow World hosted it’s 3rd festival in upstate Georgia, tucked away in Chattahoochie Hills in the middle of nowhere. The prior years were nothing but success and a weekend of good vibes, but this year took a drastic plummet from a weekend of paradise to a weekend of...

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Book of Souls, Your Album of the Day

One thing cannot be stressed enough about Iron Maiden. They are a silly band. Like classic 70s and 80s metal relics, Dio (RIP) and Judas Priest, the joke was always best conveyed through a sincere indulgence. The best Maiden albums are when they went waayy over the top – The...

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Drill Time: Why Slim Jesus Isn’t Cultural Appropriation

In a phone interview with Complex, we learn Slim Jesus is an 18 year old rapper from Hamilton, Ohio. Apparently, he’s only been seriously rapping for the last couple of months, but has been making music for a few years now. He makes drill music now because that’s what he...