Da Brat

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2014

    DJ Carisma: Santa Ana's Hometown Heroine

    When it comes to spinning hip-hop on the ones and twos, DJ Carisma is the sole woman you'll find on the FM dial in Los Angeles. Her distinctive platform on Power 106 didn't come easy. Deejaying, as with other elements of the culture, is all too often a man's world. Carisma, who grew up all over Or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    Snow Tha Product is the Complete Indie Rap Package

    Snow Tha Product knew exactly what she was doing when she threw a video for a song titled "Holy Shit" on You Tube back in 2011. Her 90-second clip showcased a blizzard of bars and similes that had the average hip-hop fan echoing the song title while staring slack jawed at their computer screen. With ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    Was Obama An Extra In The Video For "Whoomp (There It Is?)"

    ‚Äč[via Gawker]The biggest thing on the Interwebz this weekend was a story going around that President Obama was in Tag Team's 1993 hit song "Whoomp (There It Is)." According to Gawker, the whole conspiracy theory has appeared everywhere, from the hip hop message board Tha Corner, the message board ... More >>

  • Music

    December 23, 2004

    Ho, Ho, Ho

    Jermaine Dupri? Exactly

  • Music

    February 15, 2001

    A Jill Scott Hearin

    Hip-hop thats urban and urbane, full of love, and ready for butt-kicking