While the holiday season may saturated with Christmas advertisements and jingles, Santa Claus has little clout when it comes to Hip Hop (at least Eazy-E wasn’t too fond of him). So leave to Complex to show some Hip Hop love to the Chosen People this season. ItsTheReal’s Eric and Jeff Rosenthal teamed up with Complex to celebrate Hanukkah by running down the 25 best references to Judaism in Hip Hop music. So grab yourself some Manischewitz, because like Hova once said, “It’s a celebration, bitches/L’chaim!”
It’s been a long year for Hip Hop, one that’s seen commercial kings take the Throne, tempers flare over Baby’s money and Tyler, the Creator spaz out on just about everybody in the industry. But it wasn’t all insults and underhanded attacks this year. To celebrate the past twelve months in Hip Hop, Complex came up with a list of the 25 best lines of the year. Check out their website to see who made the cut.
Sure, Christmas is only a few days a way, but that doesn’t mean Hip Hops hoping for nice threads need to worry. Now, Karmaloop’s got the skinny on what some of Hip Hop’s hottest stars are looking to nab from the clothing website with their iKon Gift Guide. Featuring 36 different artists, actors and athletes, including A$AP Rocky, Talib Kweli, Bun B andKarmaloop’s Creative Director Pharrell, head over to Karmaloop to see what the stars are looking to scoop.