Flashback Friday: Johnny Kemp X “Just Got Paid!”

    Photo: JetMag.com   Johnny Kemp made his mark on the R&B scene in 1986 with the single "Just Another Lover." In 1988, he owned the #1 spot for two weeks with his hit record "Just Got Paid," which also made it to #10 on the pop charts.   According to Billboard.com, that same year Kemp got a second top 5 hit with

Flashback Friday: Honoring The Late Great Eazy-E!

    Photo: Variety   Eazy-E (Eric Lynn Wright) was born on Sept.7, 1963 and passed away on March 26, 1995. The cause of death was due to complications of pneumonia associated with AIDS. Eazy-E is better known as "The Godfather of Gangsta Rap." He has contributed to hip-hop by bringing acts such as

Flashback Friday: Angela Davis Interviews Ice Cube In 1992 On Rap City!

    Photo: Shadow and Act   I've been gone for a minute, but I'm back with another Flashback Friday.   Political activist Angela Davis interviews the legendary hip-hop artist Ice Cube about his Death Certificate (1991) album. Cube also discusses the difference between his AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted (1990) album & Death Certificate.   Check it out

Flashback Friday: Ice Cube X “It Was A Good Day” Video!

    Photo: Rolling Stone   "It Was A Good Day" is a classic from Ice Cube. It's the second single from his third solo album, The Predator. The Predator debuted at #1 on the U.S. Billboard 200, selling 193,000 copies in its first week. The album was released on November 17, 1992.                     Source: genius.com

Flashback Friday: Unseen ‘Juice’ Interview In 1992!

    Photo: AllHipHop.Com   Check out the cast of Juice explain what the film was about in 1992. The main cast included Tupac Shakur (Bishop), Omar Epps (Q), Khalil Kain (Raheem), and Jermaine Hopkins (Steel). This is one of my favorite 90s movies that includes my favorite rapper of all time, Tupac Shakur.

Fresh Kid Ice From 2 Live Crew Dies At 53!

    Photo: Mirror   Hip-hop has lost another legend. Christopher Wong Won a.k.a. Fresh Kid Ice died Tuesday at the age of 53.   The group's longtime manager Debo confirmed the Asian rapper's death to Rolling Stone. According to Debo, the cause of death was a medical condition.   Fellow 2 Live Crew member Uncle Luke (born Luther

Flashback Friday: Grandmaster Flash & Jam Master Jay DJ Battle On MTV!

    Photos: AllMusic & Pinterest   Hip-hop's four main elements consist of rapping, graffiti writing, b-boying, and DJing. Grandmaster Flash and Jam Master Jay from Run DMC are well-respected hip-hop pioneers and have helped carved hip-hop into black culture. They inspired generations of hip-hop artists and DJ's to come. For Flashback Friday, take