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Color-Coded in Hip-Hop
February is more than just Black History Month -- it's a time of remembrance and a period to reflect on just how far the struggle for equality has come since the darkest days of America's Civil Rights Movement. And while the commercialization and digitization of music has caused hip-hop to lose some…
Understanding Hip-Hop’s Beef With the Grammys
"You think I give a damn about a Grammy?" Eminem spitefully rapped on 2000's 'The Real Slim Shady,' a surprisingly ironic quip from a rapper who's won (and accepted) nine Grammy Awards throughout his career. Such is the contradiction that underscores the uneasy …
LL Cool J Denied Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Honor
LL Cool J has a number of accolades to brag about, but unfortunately he won't be able to add the Rock Roll Hall of fame to the list just yet. The self-proclaimed 'G.O.A.T' (Greatest of All Time) failed to make the cut this time around and although he meets the criteria to be an honore…
DMC Bikes 100 Miles for Charity
Darryl "DMC" McDaniels of seminal rap group Run-DMC just competed in a 100-mile charity bike race, this past weekend. The race, which took place on September 12, is called 'City to the Sand,' and challenges 100 participants to ride 100 miles from muggy end-of-summer heat …
Rev. Run’s Son JoJo Arrested for Marijuana Possession
The eldest son of rap legend Rev. Run of seminal Queens, N.Y., group Run-DMC, was arrested for possession of marijuana Friday night.
The 19-year-old 'Run's House' co-star, Joseph "JoJo" Simmons Jr., was seen purchasing marijuana and rolling a joint inside a car on Ma…
‘Notorious’ Screenwriter to Pen Run-DMC Flick
Cheo Hadari Coker, the journalist turned screenwriter of the 'Notorious' biopic is in talks to do the same for hip-hop legends and 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Run-DMC. Written by Bill Adler, Coker will adapt the book 'Tougher Than Leather: The Rise Of Run-DMC: The Author…