Of all the conversations and debates surrounding the best of the best in hip-hop — MC’s, groups, producers, labels — perhaps the most difficult to ascertain is what is the greatest year in hip-hop history. Let’s answer it with a 16-slot bracket tournament.
He was the soul of G-Funk.
Although he’s known to an entire generation as an actor whose menacing snarl is hilarious, at one time Ice Cube wrote the controversial lyrics for the “world’s most dangerous group.”
Documentaries – unfairly – have long been seen as a snob’s film of choice.
Let us all bow our heads and take a moment to remember the hip-hop soundtrack.
For my latest piece on The Musical Outcast, I look at hip-hop enemies that reconciled and worked together. Continue reading… Christopher Pierznik is the author of eight books, all of which can be purchased in paperback and Kindle. His work has appeared on XXL, Cuepoint, Business Insider, The Cauldron, and many more. He has been quotedContinue reading “Rap Foes Turned Friends”