With the A3C right around the corner, I've been focusing on the topic of women in hip-hop. The festival dedicated to hip-hop will host a Women In Charge conference connecting, inspiring, and educating women in the music industry.
The event will take place on Oct.4 at the Loudermilk Center and
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The world lost an iconic, legendary, multi-talented musician, the Queen of Soul. Aretha Franklin passed away Thursday, Aug.16 at 76-years-old following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Franklin's family announced that they would have a public viewing and private funeral in her native hometown, Detroit.
The public viewing for Franklin will
With The Bobby Brown Story set to premiere on BET in September, let's take it back to Brown's "Every Little Step." The original bad boy of R&B released the record in 1988 on Geffen Records. The music video highlights Brown hollering at some fly ladies and showing off his smooth dance
It's safe to say that Andre 3000 help put Atlanta on the hip-hop scene along with Big Boi. The two formed a group and became known to the world as Outkast.
Born May 27, 1975, the rapper celebrated his 43rd birthday in Oakland that day by attending multiple BBQ events
“Po Pimp” by Do or Die served as the debut lead single from the group's debut album, Picture This. The record was produced by Traxster and features Twista and R&B artist Johnny P.
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"One, two, three and to the fo, Snoop Doggy Dogg and Dr. Dre is at the do." It's Flashback Friday and were back at it with Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg's "Nothin' But a G Thang." This classic is the lead single off of Dr. Dre's debut solo album,
“It's all good baby baby...It was all a dream...I used to read Word Up magazine.” These are the lyrics from the legendary Biggie Smalls’ hit record, “Juicy.” Released in 1994 on Ready To Die, “Juicy” is one of hip-hop’s top classic records.
Also known as Christopher Wallace and The Notorious
One of Salt-N-Pepa's hit classics, "Push It" is an all-time favorite among hip-hop fans everywhere. Released in 1986 on their album Hot, Cool, & Vicious, Cheryl "Salt" James and Sandy "Pepa" Denton's "Push It" will remain a party starter for years to come.
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Public Enemy's "Fight The Power" is one of the most controversial, conscious, and influential hip-hop song's ever recorded. Big S/O to Public Enemy for a classic record with revolutionary vibes.
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Fab 5 Freddy interviews Queen Latifah, A Tribe Called Quest, and MC Lyte backstage on a tour for a segment on "Yo! MTV Raps" in 1991. The hip-hop legends discuss their singles, videos, and the tour.
Check out the interview below.