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Melle Mel Teases Response Diss to Eminem on Instagram

Melle Mel Calls Nicki Minaj Being Ranked Ahead of Rakim 'Blaspehmy' and 'BS'

Melle Mel is getting ready to unleash his response to Eminem. All Hip Hop reports Melle Mel has a “full-blown diss track” ready for Slim Shady. You can hear a clip of what’s to come below. View this post on Instagram A post shared by mellemelglover (@mellemelglover) Visit for more information In case you […]

[WATCH] Melle Mel Says Street Culture Ruined Hip Hop Music

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Hip Hop pioneer Melle Mel has gone viral after making the statement that Eminem wouldn’t be ranked in Billboard’s Top 5 of their Top 50 Rappers of All Time if he wasn’t white. Mel has doubled down on his stance and now believes that the street culture in Hip Hop’s current landscape has contributed to […]

[WATCH] Melle Mel: Biggie Didn’t Influence or Impact Hip Hop Like 2Pac Did

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Grandmaster Melle Mel of the iconic Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five spoke with The Art Of Dialogue about two of the most revered emcees of the 20th century, Tupac Shakur and Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace. As one of Hip Hop’s most respected lyrical pioneers, Melle Mel had some very unpopular opinions about who has […]

MTV Reboots ‘Yo! MTV Raps’ with League of Golden Era Legends for 30th Anniversary Concert in Brooklyn

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Treasured hip-hop music video show Yo! MTV Raps will celebrate a milestone with a strictly nostalgic tribute concert at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on June 1 as the Yo! MTV Raps: 30th Anniversary Experience, an ode to hip-hop’s most defining era amplified with performances by the Golden Era’s most legendary lyricists and collectives. Visit for […]

The History Behind Hip-Hop Grammy Categories

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Hip-hop’s presence in what was once called the Gramophone Award now known as the exalted Grammy Award is one founded in an adventure. Presented by the Recording Academy in 1958, the Grammy Award honors musicians whose craft is primarily done in the English language and have achieved mass popular appeal. Such analysis appears to be […]

Behind The Scenes: Rap Legends Come Out to The Art Of Rap at Kings Theater in Brooklyn

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Photos by Stella Magloire Visit for more information November 4th, Kings Theater hosted the Art of Rap concert showcasing some of Hip-Hops legends. Brooklyn’s own Big Daddy Kane and Strong Island’s god-emcee, Rakim touched the stage and created pure magic. But they weren’t the only show stoppers: Raekwon and Ghostface Killah from The Wu-Tang […]

A Look At Last Year’s Top 10 Selling “Urban” Singles In Australia

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The Top 10 Selling “Urban” Singles in Australia last year were split between Canada, UK, Australia. Visit for more information Like the Top 10 Selling “Urban” Albums in Australia for 2015, American artists dominated. The Weeknd, Mark Ronson, Drake and A$AP Rocky made the Top 10 Urban Singles as they did for Top 10 […]

Upcoming Indie Film ‘Vamp Bikers Tres’ Features Cast of Hip Hop Legends


In 2012 independent film director Eric Rivas won Coney Island Film Festival for Lost In Coney Island, a remake of the the 1979 film The Warriors, using actual bikers from New York as actors. The work with the bikers eventually lead him to making the 2013 film Vamp Bikers and 2015’s Vamp Bikers Dos that starred rap […]