Flashback Friday: Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five (1983)

    Photo: Medium   Do you know when hip-hop was born? Do you know the "Holy Trinity" of hip-hop? No? It's all good, here's a quick lesson. Hip-hop was born August 11, 1973, at 1520 Sedgewick Avenue in the Bronx.   A man named DJ Kool Herc hosted a back to school jam where he

Eight Throwback Looks for the B2K Millennium Tour

    Photo: Amazon   In the early 2000s, B2K was the boy band that every girl loved. I remember my collection of posters of the group when Word Up! Magazine was the hottest teen mag out. On April 5, fans will get to see B2K join forces for the first time in over a

My top 10 mood songs going into 2019

    Photo: WallPapers13   With three days left until the new year, I’ve been thinking about all that I want to accomplish this year. Some of my goals include taking writing classes, learning more about hip-hop, and much more. While writing down my goals for 2019, I was listening to Young Thug’s “Digits.”

Tynisha Keli Brings Real R&B Back With “I Got You Babe”

    Photo: @TynishaKeli Instagram   R&B/hip-hop is the most popular music genre to date. According to Nielsen Music's 2017 year-end report, R&B/hip-hop has surpassed rock. While R&B is considered the most popular genre, it seems as though the sounds of real R&B from the 90s has faded away.   Music from artists like R.Kelly, Total,

Twitter Goes Crazy Over Lil Wayne’s ‘Tha Carter V’ Release

    Photo: Hotnewhiphop.com   CeeSoDope readers it's finally here! Lil Wayne has finally dropped his anticipated album, Tha Carter V on Friday, Sep.28. The album comes the day after the rapper turns 36-years-old.     While the release of Tha Carter V is exciting for the die-hard hip-hop and Weezy fans, the road to release has

Flashback Friday: Discussion of Women in Hip-Hop

    Photo: YouTube   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

Flashback Friday: Celebrating The King of Pop

    Photo: YouTube   Do you remember the time? Yes, ladies and gentlemen this Flashback Friday, CeeSoDope would like to celebrate the life and legacy of Michael Jackson. The King of Pop's birthday (Aug.29) was the talk on Twitter and users reminisced and tweeted about the influence Jackson left on the world with his