For the second year in a row, Playboy and C3 put on a late night party at SXSW, and for the second year in a row, I was lucky enough to attend. While last year, the party was housed in a giant warehouse-type thing in the middle of nowhere, this year’s event was right downtown […]
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Proving there’s no such thing as bad press and that face and neck tattoos make for a killer mug shot, rapper Lil’ Wayne (born Dwayne Michael Carter) was arrested by border patrol at a US Border checkpoint on Interstate 8 in Dateland, AZ, on Tuesday night around 11:30 PM. Drug-sniffing dogs alerted officers that something […]
In case you’re a fool, Shala from Qualo is one of the hottest rappers out of Chicago. Here’s the “The Great Chicago Winter” remixed by Zebo. And here’s the original with acapellas and instrumentals. Enjoy, ears!
Much like the death of a comic book character, the retirement of a rapper is rarely permanent. It wasn’t long after Jay-Z called it quits that a new song popped up on a Budweiser commercial, leading to his first “comeback” album, Kingdom Come, which was pretty much a dud. Now, the New York Times is […]
Our homie, the venerable MC Oroville, has recently stepped his game up to blog level, with Oroville’s Merles & Rap. Bookmark this shit because there WILL be some real talk goin down.
From ESPN.com The ESPN documentary “Ali Rap” (airing Saturday at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN) is built loosely on the premise that Muhammad Ali unknowingly invented rap music, simply by being himself in public. If true, this would mean that rap did not originate (as commonly believed) in the South Bronx during the ’70s; it […]