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Hollis (New York)

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    World Star Hip-Hop's Founder Tells Us Which Web Videos Are Too Vulgar, Even For His Site

    Lee "Q" O'Denat, founder of World Star HipHop.com, is an unlikely figure in the canon of modern hip-hop success stories. The reserved, 40 year-old Hollis,Queens native of Haitian descent is probably one of the first and most controversial examples of hip-hop's ability to create moguls out of tech wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Five Awesome Murals Honoring Dead Musicians

    By: Rae AlexandraThe Los Angeles mural that has served as a site for Elliot Smith fans to pay tribute to the much beloved singer-songwriter has just been given a recent revamp, by Punk Rock Marthas -- an art-minded group of charitable folk -- who felt the mural needed a pick-me-up in honor of the ni ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 8, 2012

    Nameberry Is a Baby Name-Pedia

    [Trendzilla] The website that has every possible baby name known to man—even Fitzwilliam

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    "Merry Christmas, Motherfuckers!": Seven Favorite Hip-Hop Holiday Songs

    ​While it doesn't happen too much anymore these days, the hip-hop world has been known to put out a holiday album or two--and sometimes the  too-bright cheerfulness of Christmas carols pairs up extra nicely with the often humorous and/or the sometimes, uh, adult content of the lyrics.After th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2009

    Christmas Video Classics: 'Christmas in Hollis,' Run-D.M.C.

    Run D.M.C. dropped this chestnut back in 1987 on the must-own A Very Special Christmas, which also features choice tracks by U2, Bruce Springsteen, Madonna and others. Two decades later, "Christmas in Hollis" remains the definitive hip-hop track to play during the holidays. Dig the golden-era-of-MTV ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2007

    10 Songs About Christmas

    Jeff Shaw at our sister paper City Pages goes off the beaten sleigh path to bring his readership 10 songs for the season. Ever generous, Jeff's allowed us to share 'em with you: 10 and 9: Two from Tom Lehrer My uncle would never forgive me if I didn't mention Tom Lehrer's scathing, brilliant "Chri ... More >>

  • Music

    October 7, 1999

    Jon Halperin

    Owner of Newport Beach-based Indie Label Vegas Records

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