Dana Scott

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Review: Westside Gunn's "Riots On Fashion Avenue" Hints His Best Is Yet To Come

The Flygod goes out with guns blazing like Larry Davis, but curbs your enthusiasm like Larry David.

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Tajai Of Souls Of Mischief Talks Mahershala Ali's Days As A Rapper Signed To Hiero Imperium

EXCLUSIVE: The Oscar-winning "Moonlight" actor used to moonlight as rapper Prince Ali.

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Chuck D Reflects On Clyde Stubblefield's Impact As Hip Hop's Most Sampled Drummer

EXCLUSIVE: The Public Enemy MC reflects on the drummer's legacy.

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Trapademics: Georgia Tech Now Has Course Dedicated To Trap Music

EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Joycelyn Wilson explains how she reaches a new generation by analyzing the work of Migos and Gucci Mane.

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Contradiction? Pharoahe Monch Remembers Being Told He Killed Hip Hop Just Like Mumble Rappers

The never ending generational rap gap conversation continues but according to Troy Jamerson, it doesn't have to. After all, he's one of the most respected lyricists of all time. What does he know?

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editorial

Remember What Happened Last Time Mike Tyson Made A Diss Song?

The year was 1998 and the odds heavily favored the underdog. And yet and still, Iron Mike watched his understudy fall flat on the canvas. Could history repeat itself?

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review

Review: After "RTJ3," Run The Jewels' Reign May Have Run Its Course

Rap’s grinches set out to steal Christmas and ran off with a few new gifts.

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Veteran Comedian & Memorable Hip Hop Skit Personality Ricky Harris Passes Away

Harris appeared in many of Snoop Dogg's skits and videos.

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editorial

Hoopin' At 125: 10 Greatest Basketball Rap Songs of All Time

The game of basketball is 125.

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Chicago R&B Singer Johnny P of "Po Pimp" & "Smile" Fame Dies

The Chicago Hip Hop world reacts to the sad news of Chicago R&B singer Johnny P’s death.

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Review: Hi-Tone Finds Clarity With "No Xanax Needed" Despite Somberness

Kick this drug habit for me and my DJ.

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interview

Russell Simmons, Chuck D, DMC & More Examine Beastie Boys' "License To Ill" Impact

Thirty years later, all that stands is a Great American Rap Album.

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Rejoice & Listen To A Tribe Called Quest's New LP "We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service”

The group's swan song features André 3000 and Kendrick Lamar.

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Riot Ensues At Desiigner Massachusetts Meet & Greet, Police Put Entire Mall on Lockdown

Timmy Turner been wishing for... glass and bricks?

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interview

"The Source" & "Hip Hop Weekly" Founder Dave Mays Vets How Corporations Hurt Rap Journalism & Award Shows

An undeniable trendsetter in rap journalism, Dave Mays has seen his fair share of wins and controversy. As his publication Hip Hop Weekly approaches 10 years on shelves, DX contributor Dana Scott gauges his fellow Bostonian's thoughts on the transitions Hip Hop journalism and award shows have endured over the years and what to expect

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Chris "Kid" Reid Reveals Kid 'n Play's Dumbest Career Mistake & Talks Narrating NFL Show "Undrafted"

EXCLUSIVE: Since his Kid 'n Play days, Chris Reid has been keeping busy doing stand-up comedy and voiceover work.

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Screw What You Think, Torae Is Down To Defend R. Kelly's Legacy

Exclusive: The microphone controlling host of Sirius XM's "The Tor Guide" runs down his favorite guests from his impressive Hip Hop show.

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interview

Even As A Raiders Fan, Too $hort Has The Perfect Opinion Of Colin Kaepernick's Protests

On his 30th year in the game, Short Dog catches up with DX contributor Dana Scott to give his take on 510 history in the past (Freddy B and those early albums) and current (such as the Raiders leaving for Vegas and anyone who's sitting for the National Anthem). It's an Oakland thang, baby.

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editorial

Hip Hop Lives: Top 8 Moments Of The 2016 A3C Festival

Outkast "ATLiens" gets a ceremonial rendition, Bone Thugs are back, CeeLo Green and Killer Kill from Adamsville get honored big time.

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review

Kool Keith's Unpredictability Triumphs On "Feature Magnetic"

The Bronx maverick once again demonstrates neurosis is bliss, and anything less would be unmagnetized.

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