Greatness Hip-Hop

Jay-Z’s “Dead Presidents” Video Shoot [1995]


On the set of Jay-Z’s “Dead Presidents” video, they drank Cristal and played Monopoly with real money. Along with Jay and his crew were AZ, Smoothe Da Hustla, and The Notorious B.I.G.

Books Hip-Hop Rap

My Five Favorite Hip-Hop Books


Over the past thirty years, there have been a lot of books written about hip-hop. It seems that any idiot with a laptop has not only written a book on the subject, but also a sequel.

The Musical Outcast

Rap Voltron: Building the Ultimate MC


For my first guest post on England’s The Musical Outcast, I chose a dream team of rappers that would form Voltron to create the perfect MC.

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