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Happy 52nd Birthday to Brand Nubian’s Lord Jamar!

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Born Lorenzo Dechalus on this day in the Bronx in 1968, Hip Hop legend and critic Lord Jamar of the legendary Brand Nubian crew has maintained his relevance in the game by not just dropping gems on the mic in the booth, but he keeps artists and notables on their toes when stepping into the […]

Happy Birthday to Brand Nubian Founder Grand Puba!

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On this day in Hip-Hop history, Brand Nubian founder, Maxwell Dixon a.k.a. Grand Puba was born today in 1966. Grand Puba made his debut with the group Masters of Ceremony. The group’s first album Dynamite was released in 1988 and had an amazing critical reception. However, due to the lack of sales, the group disbanded […]

Lord Jamar Has More Words for Eminem: “He’s Dreaming About Men”

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Ring the bell on Lord Jamar vs. Eminem round 8? Who can keep count anymore? The Brand Nubian emcee has taken aim at Shady quite often this year, sometimes receiving a response, other times not. Recently a response was launched back, with Em throwing some shade at Jamar while on stage in Abu Dhabi. Jamar […]

Happy 53rd Birthday To Brand Nubian Founder Grand Puba!

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On this day in Hip Hop history, Brand Nubian founder, Maxwell Dixon a.k.a. Grand Puba was born today in 1966. Grand Puba made his debut with the group Masters of Ceremony. The group’s first album Dynamite was released in 1988 and had an amazing critical reception. However, due to the lack of sales, the group […]

Happy 50th Birthday To Brand Nubian’s Lord Jamar!

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Born Lorenzo Dechalus on this day in the Bronx in 1968, Hip Hop legend and critic Lord Jamar of the legendary Brand Nubian crew has maintained his relevance in the game by not just dropping gems on the mic in the booth, but he keeps artists and notables on their toes when stepping into the […]

Will Lord Jamar Respond to Eminem on Record?

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Lord Jamar of Brand Nubian is pleased that Eminem is finally addressing him. After five years of discussion from Jamar regarding Eminem and his place in hip-hop amongst much more. With Em not really engaging in the debate until now, it had been left largely to Royce da 5’9” to speak on the topic. Eminem […]

TV One Premieres Brand Nubian ‘Unsung’ Episode Tonight

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All for one and one for all! TV One has put together an in-depth episode of Hip Hop’s icons of consciousness, Brand Nubian, for Unsung premieres tonight 9PM EST and 8PM Central Time. Featuring all four members of the New Rochelle, NY-based group founded by Grand Puba Maxwell, Unsung attempted to uncover the truth of […]

Is Flipmode First Lady Rah Digga Joining Lord Jamar’s Godcast?

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Actor, producer and legendary Brand Nubian emcee Lord Jamar finally launched his highly requested own podcast titled the Yanadameen Godcast with Lord Jamar on 7 January 2018. After a series of memorable, no-holds-barred interviews with STAR and solo on VladTV on a whole multitude of controversial topics, Jamar has further developed his cult-like status as […]

Lord Jamar Launches His New Podcast ‘Yanadameen Godcast’

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Over the past five years, Lord Jamar became one of the most notably outspoken rappers to brew out of hip-hop culture due to his vivid presence on the couch of DJ Vlad. His commentary on Macklemore‘s act of promoting the gay agenda and mostly recalled commentary on Kanye West‘s fashion sense (as he was known […]

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

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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 […]

9-Year-Old DJ Kool Flash is “The Youngest DJ in Charge”

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Hip Hop is evolving and there’s no way around. The Golden Era days of graffiti and B-Boys have been replaced by trends popularized online. Social media has swallowed the once intimate culture turning into and the blueprint for international pop culture. Although the changes are rapid, there are a few who have decided to stray […]