Ray Manzarek, founder and keyboard player of iconic 1970s band The Doors, has passed away at the age of 74. While the band is primarily recognized by the as charismatic as he was infamous lead…
Hearing Snoop speak on how he moved away from the gangsta lifestyle he came up in, grew as a person, and the conflicts with Death Row that arose from this explain a lot, and are a great account of a pivotal point in both his life, and the history of the genre.
Fifteen years ago this week, DMX changed the face of hip-hop with the release of his debut album. MTV banned his videos, the record sold over a quarter of a million in its first week…
Jeff Hanneman, guitarist and founding member of Slayer, has passed away due to the lingering effects of a toxic spider bite.
Marley Marl sits down to reveal “the recipe” behind the classic Biz MArkie cutt ‘Make The Music With Your Mouth, Biz’.
18 Years ago, The Infamous dropped. Here’s the tape that planted the seed.
Usually the included albums tend to mostly lead to visuals of old white men hunched over huge mixing boards, but there’s actually a hip-hop album included in it this great series as well.
Old heads whine. I know, ’cause I’m one of them. Enough is enough though. Y’all kidding yourself by misrepresenting the past like that.
The law has gotten way out of hand when an entire style of art has basically become outlawed, but that’s what happened when Biz Markie sampled Gilbert O’Sullivan.
Albums weren’t always as disposable as they are nowadays, even if they were pretty bad. Here are ten records that reeked as a whole along with the jewels they hid among their dirt.
In ‘Lyrics of Fury’ we focus on the most classic verses in rap, joined by the key players themselves in trying to reconstruct the circumstances behind what has become rap history. In this first episode, we talk to Cappadonna about his 60-bar behemoth on ‘Winter Warz.’
There’s a lot of clutter in the timeline of the average twitter user, but sometimes you get hit with unexpected gems. Like B-Real of Cypress Hill setting the record straight on a rumor in hip-hop…