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Dr. Seuss Birthday: Rappers Rhyming in the Spirit of the Literary Genius
Dr. Seuss Birthday: Rappers Rhyming in the Spirit of the Literary Genius
The prevailing voice for young readers during hip-hop's early years, several of Dr. Seuss' books sell enough copies to go gold annually, and while works like 'The Cat in the Hat' and 'Green Eggs and Ham' are generally referenced due to their simplicity, his impression on rap music, thanks to his employment of the repetitive, sing-song anapestic tetrameter, is undeniable...
Photosynthesis With D-Nice: A History of Hip-Hop Photography
Photosynthesis With D-Nice: A History of Hip-Hop Photography
Derrick Jones has never lost his appreciation for the music he has been a part of since he was a teen. Known to most as D-Nice, he's parlayed his trusted status as a lifelong member of the hip-hop community into a flourishing career in photography, finding exclusive opportunities to capture his subjects -- mainly fellow rappers and R&B stars -- at their most candid, and most at ease. ... Read
Rock the Bells Recruits Wu-Tang Clan, Slick Rick and Rakim for Full Album Sets
As has been the tradition for the previous two years, Rock the Bells organizers Guerilla Union and this year's headliners gathered at Los Angeles' Key Club to unfurl plans for hip-hop's biggest festival. The 2010 press conference, followed as always by a live show with several of the acts, found Guerilla Union head Chang Wesiberg flanked at a podium by the Wu-Tang Clan's GZA and RZA, DJ Muggs, and
Slick Rick’s Diamond Eye Patch Sold in London Auction
Slick Rick’s Diamond Eye Patch Sold in London Auction
Esteemed auction house Phillips de Pury auctioned off 231 lots of music-related memorabilia in London on Saturday (Nov. 21). Among the strange and random artwork, fashion and photography was a rhinestone painting of Donna Summer by Mickalene Thomas, a Technicolor couture dress worn by Bjork on her 2009 tour, a self-portrait painted in blood by troubled musician Pete Doherty and, most importantly,
De La Soul, Too Short Take Stage at 2008 Hip Hop Honors
De La Soul, Too Short, Slick Rick, Naughty By Nature and Cypress Hill couldn't just sit back while Eve, Fabolous, Scarface, Estelle, Busta Rhymes, Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Mos Def and others honored them by performing rousing renditions of their hits at the fifth annual VH1 Hip Honors show that took place on Thursday night at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom and aired last night...
Lil Wayne, Ghostface Killah to Perform at ‘Hip Hop Honors’
Lil Wayne, Ghostface Killah to Perform at ‘Hip Hop Honors’
Lil Wayne, Ghostface Killah, Bun B, Scarface, Wyclef Jean and Q-Tip, who was honored in 2006 along with A Tribe Called Quest, have been tapped to perform at VH1's fifth annual 'Hip Hop Honors' special. This year's concert will honor De La Soul, Too $hort, Naughty By Nature, Cypress Hill and Slick Rick with performances by the aforementioned artists as the network celebrates 30 plus years of hip-h

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