Features
16
Jan 2008
 
16
Jan 2008
 
20
Dec 2007
 
19
Dec 2007
Story

Written by Sketch the Journalist   

 
Image
Photo by Rafael Alvez

“I still haven’t found / what I’m looking for…” 

U2’s Bono nailed the sentiment. In over 20 years of listening to holy hip hop (First purchase: 1986 / Stephen Wiley’s “Bible Break” single – on tape!), I have yet to run across The Perfect Christian Rap Album.



Talk About It
 
19
Dec 2007
 
19
Dec 2007
 
17
Dec 2007
 
17
Dec 2007
Story

Written by Wut Metaphysical   

Image
Photo by: s8

On December 17th, 1991, Judge Kevin Thomas of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York issued an injunction against Warner Bros. Records that changed the direction of Hip Hop music forever. The case was, of course, over sampling and copyright infringement. Biz Markie, a signed artist of Warner Bros. Records (and inventor of the slang “Oh, Snap!”) used a sample from the song “Alone Again (Naturally)” by singer-songwriter Gilbert O’Sullivan. The case set a precedent for the music industry and created a wave of legal woes still felt by Hip Hop producers to this day. It was ruled that 100% of all samples must be cleared first by the original copyright owners before any third party use.



Talk About It
 
01
Dec 2007
Story

Written by Tommy Kyllonen aka Urban D.   
Image
Photo by Paul Keleher

The days after Thanksgiving and before Christmas represent the busiest shopping season of the year. It’s shopping insanity. People getting up at 3am, waiting in long lines, arguing over the last video game system or the new Elmo…even stampedes and real fist fights. It seems each year it gets a little bit more intense and the retailers always try to push the envelope a little bit more in their marketing efforts to get us to spend more.

Talk About It
 
13
Nov 2007
Reviews

Written by LaRosa Johnson   

Image


with Bonus DVD



Talk About It
 
24
Oct 2007
Story

Written by Tommy Kyllonen aka Urban D.   

Image

Some of us reading this have visited someone behind bars before. Some of us may have even spent some time there ourselves. But all of us can at least somewhat imagine what it would be like as we’ve seen movies, TV shows, and even heard first hand descriptions about what it’s like on the inside. Getting locked up can be a badge of honor in the street. It’s often given props in hip-hop music and culture. But even still we all know it’s not good. It’s not a place we’d like to go for any amount of time. It’s ugly.



Talk About It
 
<< Start < Prev 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 Next > End >>

FEATURED DOWNLOAD




LISTENING SESSION

Royal Ezenwa - Misfit Vol.1 Releases 4/18

SPOTLIGHT VIDEO

US iTunes, App Store, iBookstore, and Mac App Store