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Today In Hip Hop History: BDP’s ‘Edutainment’ LP Turns 30 Years Old!

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Produced primarily by the Blastmaster KRS himself along with the Human 808 D-Nice, Edutainment is arguably one of BDP’s best albums before KRS began to venture into solo projects. The title was definitive of its contents; education through the entertainment of Hip-Hop music. This album was also the most populated in terms of members of […]

Malcolm X’s Top 10 Influences In Hip Hop Music

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TheSource.com has put together a classic list honoring the legacy and works of the man who made intelligence cool in Hip Hop music Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little also known to many as El-Hajj Malik El Shabazz, was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist born in Omaha, Nebraska, on May 19, 1925. He […]

Malcolm X’s Top 10 Influences In Hip Hop Music

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TheSource.com has put together a classic list honoring the legacy and works of the man who made intelligence cool in Hip Hop music Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little also known to many as El-Hajj Malik El Shabazz, was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist born in Omaha, Nebraska, on May 19, 1925. He […]

10 Underrated Songs To Spark Up 4/20

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Historically, hip-hop has never been short on a classic marijuana-based anthem; anyone that owns a Dr. Dre album can attest to that. Over the years, you’d be hard-pressed to find a mixtape or playlist that didn’t include “I Got 5 On It” by the Luniz, Redman & Method Man’s “How High”, “Good Times” by Styles […]

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

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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: KRS-1’s ‘Sex And Violence’ LP Turns 25!

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On this date in 1993, KRS-One and the rest of the Boogie Down Productions crew dropped the Sex And Violence album, which was the fifth and last album put out by the pioneering Bronx-based Hip Hop collective. The album produced less than lackluster sales, partially, according to KRS, because of his incident where he threw […]

Is Ma$e Open to Battling On URLtv?

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Ayo Beasley… holla at Smack and set this jawn up! From Harlem USA to Anytown, East Jablip, the streets are talking about the beef between Ma$e and Cam’ron.   And while we NEVER want anything to trickle over into real rap rumble, we must admit hearing rap battles on “wax” gives us a bit of nostalgia. […]

Today in Hip Hop History: KRS-One Releases ‘KRS-One’ 21 Years Ago

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Today in Hip Hop history prolific South Bronx philosopher KRS-One released his second solo LP KRS-One (an acronym for Knowledge Reigns Supreme Over Nearly Everyone). With this album, the former Boogie Down Productions MC makes an attempt to reconnect with the younger scene in New York. The tone and style of this album fit more into the fold […]

KRS-One: Anyone That Has A Problem With Afrika Bambaataa Should “Quit Hip Hop”

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Even as the Zulu Nation and affiliated leaders have seperated themselves from Afrika Bambaataa, rap icon KRS-One is still backing the accused child molester. During an interview in England, the “Blastmaster” continued his support of Zulu Nation founder Bambaataa. He said the accusations were “accusations and gossip,” saying that any allegations should be dealt in […]