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Ladies First: 10 Old-School Videos Feat. Female Rappers
If Nicki Minaj is the only female rapper on your radar, then Houston, we have a problem. Sure, the animated rhymer has saturated videos alongside Diddy, DJ Khaled and Trey Songz as of late, but a slew of femcees commanded the spotlight in clips way before she donned an orange wig...
Hip Hop Honors Shines Light on the South in Two-Hour Tribute
The Dirty South was shown a little hospitality at the 2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors, which aired last night (June 7). The two hour show paid homage to some of the music industry's musical innovators from the southern region, including Organized Noize, Jermaine Dupri, Timbaland, Luther "Uncle…
Name That Tune: Songs Notorious for Their Use of Sampling
Once controversial, the practice of sampling is now generally regarded as a viable artistic method of production and a mostly legitimate commercial endeavor. Good public reception of a sample-use often depends on a combination of factors including what is sampled, who is sampled, and how that sample…
Monica Dedicates New Video to Alexander McQueen
R&B singer Monica is honoring the late British fashion designer Alexander McQueen in her latest video, 'Everything to Me.' The track was produced by Missy Elliott and is the first single from her upcoming album, 'Still Standing,' due on March 23.
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Artists of the 2000’s
The last 10 years saw the rise of a producer-turned rapper who not only put his stamp on the industry due to his remarkable ability to blend and contort soul music to fit perfectly behind rap lyrics , but also managed to create an astounding buzz that's sometimes bigger than his hits ...
Best Songs of the 2000’s
Some critics choose to complain about the current state of hip-hop. As this decade comes to an end, we decided to take a different route and celebrate the best songs that have kept the genre alive. OutKast kicked off the decade with the frenetic 'B...
Missy Elliott Gearing Up For Upcoming ‘Block Party’
Missy Elliott is putting the finishing touches on her much-delayed upcoming album dubbed 'Block Party. "It's one of those albums you can play out in the streets," Elliott said in a recent interview when explaining the inspiration for the album's title...
Miss Rap Supreme: All’s Well That Ends…
To begin the season finale, the talented Miss Cherry made an early exit when she lost a street battle in a parking lot full of bumping lowriders. Though she got her licks in, calling Rece "Wonderwoman" and saying "Rece, this is gone with the wind/Sorta like your mom's career," Se…
Missy Elliott Asks Fans to Name Upcoming Album
Missy Elliott is putting the power in the hands of her fans. The five-time Grammy-winning rapper is offering fans an opportunity to name her upcoming album via her official website, www.missy-elliott.com. Submissions are due by February 20, and a winner will be announced on March 2...

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