Tag Archives | Rap

Lil Wayne Arrested

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 […]

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Jay-Z Readies Second Post-Retirement Release

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 […]

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Merles & Rap

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.

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Ali Invented Rap?

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 […]

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