“Every time I stepped into madness of the crowds, I longed for the wisdom of the loneliness.“ — Mehmet Murat Ildan “Why don’t you write about rap anymore?”
He was the soul of G-Funk.
“Who had the last verse you was always waitin’ for?” Every time you heard an Onyx song, you knew it was coming.
Dr. Dre is the king of hip-hop.
A few weeks ago, Marshall Mathers III, known to the world as Eminem, released an eight-minute track titled “Campaign Speech,” in which he takes aim at all sorts of individuals, most especially Donald Trump.
Technically speaking, Dr. Dre and Snoop Doggy Dogg have never made an album together.
Tha Dogg Pound are hip-hop legends.
Back in 2009, I wrote a blog post for XXL in which I wondered if mixtapes were becoming better – and more important – than albums. My contention was that there are certain artists – Jadakiss, for example – that are better suited for the mixtape circuit, so they should really be judged on theirContinue reading “Does the Album Still Have a Place in Music?”
Let us all bow our heads and take a moment to remember the hip-hop soundtrack.
Kendrick has been releasing music since the age of 16, back when he was still known as K-Dot, so there is a quite a bit of material of his out there that was not released on any of his studio projects and I decided to put together a list of some of my favorites.