ARTICLE CREDITS : CUEPOINT By : GZA Rap lyrics sure ain’t what they used to be Music is forever changing. Hip-hop is not going to be what it was 15 or 20 years ago. Everything changes. There are different sounds, different dances. But at the end of the day, to me it’s all about … Continue reading GZA Speaks: The Lost Art of Lyricism
The SP1200 Project Deluxe Redux.. Lord Finesse & Slice of Spice.. The finally piece to the SP1200 Project is here.. Thanks to Everyone that supported the SP1200 Project..We’re shipping out Pre-orders for those who managed to grab the #SOS Collector set containing this insane splatter vinyl version in a hot pressed silver foil jacket on … Continue reading Lord Finesse & Slice of Spice .. The SP1200 Project Deluxe Redux..
Like nearly everything in life, Rap is co-ed. From the beginning, women have been among the world’s most innovative MCs. They have the ability to offer fresh perspectives to a field often dominated by men. However, rarely, in the debates surrounding the greatest MCs in Hip-Hop history do women get their just due. In fact, … Continue reading MultiHop.TV Highlights “Why Are Women Excluded From Hip-Hop’s Greatest MCs?”
Released earlier this month, the surprisingly comprehensive database makes it easy to check out what your block looked like at various points in history. Check out these photos of New York City locations name-checked by rappers as they looked decades before anyone ever spit a verse. In “Empire State of Mind,” New York’s favorite hip-hop … Continue reading MultiHop.TV Highlights Historical Hip-Hop Locations Via NY Public Library’s Mapping System
It’s 1990, and ”Gus’s Fashions & Shoes” is the hippest clothing store downtown. Gangstas, cops, everybody shops at Gus’s. With a crazy cast of characters, including Gus, his son Matty, a narcotics detective, an aspiring rapper, and Jimmy, the little person with a big old imagination — GUS’S FASHIONS & SHOES is as hilarious as … Continue reading MultiHop.TV Highlights New Play “Gus’s Fashions & Shoes”
Frank Waln is an award-winning Sicangu Lakota hip-hop artist. Waln is inspiring an entire generation of Native American youth to rise up in response to historical injustice. He has been featured on MTV’s Rebel Music and WBEZ’s Vocalo, and profiled in dozens of outlets, including Native Peoples Magazine, Indian Country Today, Cultural Survival, the Chicago Tribune, and USA Today. Check … Continue reading MultiHop.TV Highlights Native American Hip-Hop Artist Frank Waln
Hip-hop is a male-dominated arena. In California, a hip-hop collective of Muslim women are challenging stereotypes about being Muslim, and women, through their lyrics. , a collective of female artists of the Muslim faith, launched via their first event at La Peña Cultural Center in Berkeley, California. It is said to be the first … Continue reading MultiHop.TV Highlights Muslim Women’s Hip-Hop Music Videos
Federal Way, Washington-based promoter Keith Tucker is getting national recognition for his youth dinners. Keith Tucker has launched the “Hip Hop is Green” tour in which he serves young people vegan meals while bringing in the hip hop culture. check the link below and “stay healthy” : http://www.king5.com/story/news/health/childrens-healthlink/2015/04/28/hip-hop-vegan-tour/26498317/
Big Puns wife Liza Rios wants to know “where the money is” from Big Puns music. Is Fat Joe Robbing Big Pun’s Family? (Part 1 of 2)
Years later questions need to be answered about whether or not Big Puns album sales, profits from this new digital format anything from music streaming to ( I tunes ) + spins on the radio all create money. The question at hand is ” Where is the money ” Did Big puns family get what … Continue reading Big Puns wife Liza Rios wants to know “where the money is” from Big Puns music. Is Fat Joe Robbing Big Pun’s Family? (Part 1 of 2)
Rap duo Killer Mike and El-P new video illustrates the lyrics to their song called “Early.” “Early” was written after the murders of Michael Brown & Eric Garner.