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"Hip-hop is a way of life," according to rapper Busta Rhymes. Encompassing so much more than music, hip-hop is a culture, a style, a society, an art form. During the 1970s, New York City led the country down a musical road... [more]

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MUSIC
10.25.09
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In this post, I would like to expand upon one of the artists I cited in my previous ’10 for 2010’ entry. Defending Kanye It’s fascinating how the perception of contemporary mainstream artists can change so quickly. Despite rave critical reviews and three Grammy awards for Best Rap Album, the general public is now declaring that Kanye West is terrible. He has made some outlandish comments – commandeering the stage at the Video Music Awards is perhaps his most egregious gaffe – but his oeuvre really speaks for itself. Except for Eminem, I cannot name another hip-hop artist emerging in the past decade who has been so consistently interesting in terms of both music and persona. Persona, of course, is
MUSIC
09.27.09
This post is part of a series we are calling “10 for 2010” in which we list 10 influential or favorite artists. This list is a personal, idiosyncratic list of 10 major musicians active in the first decade of the 21st
Hip Hop/Rap
05.15.09
Breaking down the beats : the Essentials of Culture Shock Camp CSC was founded by in 1997 by DJ Shock B and Quese IMC, of the Pawnee/Seminole tribes. Their contemporary beats and DJ sets, mixed with traditional singing and drumming
Hip Hop/Rap
05.20.09
Beyonce – “I Am… Sasha Fierce” Album Review Here is my very own review of the legendary Beyonce’s current album called “I Am Sasha Fierce”. It is definitely recommended by me! Now it is not the most perfect album in

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