By: David Thorpe Since the birth of hip-hop, male rappers have been bringing their unique viewpoint to the art of rhyme. Today, we're shining some long overdue light on their important contributions to rap. We're proud to present our list of the 10 finest male rappers, from the smoking-hot hardbodie ... More >>
Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day where we celebrate the birth and countless contributions the good Reverend Doctor made in the name of civil rights and equality in this country. Among Dr. King's most memorable works were his inspiring speeches. It's easy to forget that in a pre-internet/mass med ... More >>
In his dedication to the culture, Jorge Soria had been involved for many years on the local Los Angeles scene helping hip-hop artists by doing promotions, putting shows together and recording music all before taking a break. He returned last year offering his skills in music video production when an ... More >>
Adam Yauch, better known as MCA of legendary hip-hop trio Beastie Boys, has died at 47. For the past few years, Yauch has been battling cancer. News of his passing was reported less than an hour ago by TMZ. More details as they are made available.
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LA-based mag URB has included Orange County MC/producer Sol-T in its notorious Next 1000 feature. Sol puts a fresh, funny and raunchy spin on old-school hip-hop, both on the mic and the MPC2000. You can read the blurb (as well as the recent OC Weekly feature on him) on his MySpace page. Sol-T plays ... More >>
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