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10 Scariest Rap Feuds in Hip-Hop History

What’s beef? Well, it’s one of the most synonymous occurrences in Hip-Hop that, regardless of how much people try to protest it, gets factored into the culture on a level of near entertainment. Basically, we really can’t just all get along. Sometimes though, rap wars can get a little scary. Some of you may be […]

Happy Birthday To BDP’s DJ Scott La Rock: Gone But Not Forgotten

Along with living legend Blastmaster KRS-1 and and then teenaged D-Nice, DJ Scott La Rock helped pioneer the legendary Boogie Down Productions crew to iconic status within the Hip Hop world. He contributed to one of Hip Hop’s most revered and analyzed projects, the Criminal Minded album and was viewed as one of the top […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Menace II Society Sountrack Released 24 Years Ago

On this date in 1993, Jive Eecords released the soundtrack to the blockbuster hood classic Menace II Society featuring various artists. The sixteen track Hip Hop assortment peaked at the pole position on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip Hop albums. Along with singles, music videos were produced for the songs: “Streiht Up Menace” by MC Eiht, and […]

Happy Birthday DJ Scott La Rock: Gone But Not Forgotten

On this day in Hip Hop history, Scott Monroe Sterling known widely as DJ Scott La Rock of the famous Boogie Down Productions was born in the Bronx borough of New York City. Scott La Rock was the producer for rap icon KRS-One until his untimely death on August 27th, 1987. La Rock was born […]

Top 5 Hip Hop Tracks That Sampled Speeches From MLK

As we observe and celebrate the life and acomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the date of his birth, we must recognize the posthumous impact Dr .King on the minds of those generations that succeeded him, including that of the Hip Hop community. His cultural influence, the cohesive force of his voice and […]

Happy 50th Birthday To The Legendary Juice Crew’s MC Shan!

Sean Moltke aka MC Shan of QB’s Juice Crew turns a half a century today The first solo MC with major release out of the “infamous” Queensbridge Projects celebrates his 50th birthday today. MC Shan was at the top of his game during Hip Hop’s “Golden Era”, along with crew mates Roxanne Shante, Craig G, […]