Flo Rida

Happy Birthday, Flo Rida!
Flo Rida is one of the most derided working rappers. To some, he's sold out the art form for money and doesn't make "real" music. Say what you will, but the man makes hits. Flo Rida, from Florida, turns 36 years old today (Sept. 16).
Once You Go Pop, Your Street Cred Drops
Describing their music and their own 'Buhloone Mindstate' on the 1993 album of the same name, De La Soul gave us the keep-it-real musical mantra “It might blow up, but it won’t go pop.” To the purist hip-hop community, the designation pop is an anathema. The assertion that an artist has compromised …

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