Dana Scott

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news

Eminem Producing Battle Rap Comedy Film "Bodied"

Tenured music video director Joseph Kahn is on board as well.

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review

Review: Cousin Stizz's "One Night Only" A Boston Trap Cocktail w/ A Twist Of L.A. Party Life

An ambitious and disjointed effort that captures the Beantown trap rapper tasting the highs (and more highs) of success in the City of Angels.

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editorial

How Linkin Park Shredded Rap-Rock Stigmas For Hip Hop Purists

And Chester Bennington was the voice of the movement.

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news

Cormega Posts Eulogy For Mobb Deep's Prodigy

"Love him or hate him you will never replace him for he was the HNIC."

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interview

Money B Goes From Sharing Stage With Tupac To Playing Himself In "All Eyez On Me" Biopic

Money B remembers making Tupac's "I Get Around " video, "Brenda's Got a Baby" and why "All Eyez on Me" is worth your two hours.

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review

Review: KRS-One's "The World Is Mind" Does His Catalog Little Justice

The Blastmaster brings his raw energy and commanding presence on the mic and boom-bap, but has some missteps along the way to the inner mind’s eye.

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editorial

The L.A. Riots At 25 & Its Burning Effect On The Hip Hop Generation

How the acquittal of four white cops in the Rodney King trial propelled gangsta rap to momentarily become most powerful music in the nation.

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review

Review: The Faze Impresses With Cali Spin On GZA's "Liquid Swords" Album

Who's says there's no hope for today's Hip Hop youngsters?

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editorial

"Nas Is Like" Just May Be Nas' Most Important Record

Eighteen years after the release of "i am…," Nas fans need to let go of hoping for the 2nd Coming of "Nasty Nas" but pay homage to the clear fork in the road of his artistic career.

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review

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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news

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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news

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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news

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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interview

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.

news

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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news

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

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

Kick this drug habit for me and my DJ.

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