Photo: XXL Mag UGK aka the Underground Kingz dropped their classic record "Use Me Up," November 10, 1992. The song samples Bill Withers' "Use Me" and highlights the group's use of deep bass and funk. "Use Me Up" is featured on the hip-hop duo's 1992 album release, Too Hard to Swallow.
Photo: Wegow In 2008, rap icon and actor Ice Cube sat down with Michael Eisner to discuss his success, business ventures, and his music video "Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It." The video illustrated the parallels between hip-hop and social events. Cube also discussed rap music being the blame for everything wrong
Photo: Very Smart Brothas - The Root What's his name? Snoop Doggy, Dogg (Dogg)! That's right CeeSoDope readers; I'm back for another Flashback Friday with everyone's favorite uncle, Snoop Dogg. The MC stepped on the hip-hop scene in 1992 appearing on Dr.Dre's debut solo album, The Chronic. On November 23, 1993,
Photo: Revolt TV Wu-Tang Clan stepped on the hip-hop scene in 1993. The Staten Island, New York hip-hop group wasn't your ordinary rap group with two to three members. Wu-Tang Clan consisted of RZA, GZA or Genius, the late great Ol' Dirty Bastard, U-God, Ghostface Killah, Masta Killa, Method Man, Raekwon,
Photo: Twitter Philadelphia hip-hop trio, Three Times Dope stepped on the music scene in the late 80s and made noise in hip-hop with their debut album Original Stylin' in 1988. Group members EST (Robert Waller), Chuck Nice (Walter Griggs) and Woody Wood (Duerwood Beale) were also a part of the Hilltop
Photo: Youtube Jay-Z (born Shawn Carter) is arguably considered one of the greatest rappers of all time; however, before Jay, there were a few greats that came before the MC including fellow New York native Biggie Smalls (born Christopher Wallace). Before we jump into the Flashback Friday interview with Jay-Z, let
Photo: Billboard The Fugees (coining their name from the term refugee) are undoubtedly one of the most significant hip-hop groups ever to form. The group combining their sound of soul and reggae released their first project Blunted On Reality in 1994 that failed to take off as the group hoped. However, on
Brian Hamilton Foundation is a beacon of hope for returning members of society. Hamilton and Reverend Robert J. Harris started working at prisons to teach inmates how to become entrepreneurs. Twenty-six years later, an act of service is now a national non-profit. On Saturday, January 26, Inmates to Entrepreneurs held a