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More Contemporary Rap Should Sample Black Electronic Dance Music
This post was originally published on this site “WAP” is the latest instance of a rap song sampling the Baltimore house classic “Whores In This House,” and shows the value in repurposing Black electronic dance music as its contributions to the genre as a whole continues to be erased.... Read more
Amir ‘Loon’ Muhadith Talks Relationship With Diddy, Prison Reform & More
This post was originally published on this site Loon made his first public appearance after his release on The Breakfast Club. Former Bad Boy Records member Loon recently made his first post-prison interview on The Breakfast Club. Loon, who legally changed his name to Amir Muhadith during his eight-year... Read more
Cee-Lo Green Faces Backlash After Misguided Critique of “Salacious” Female Rappers
This post was originally published on this site Cee-Lo Green is under fire after a controversial interview with Far Out Magazine. Cee-Lo Green has sparked some backlash online following a recent interview. The Grammy-winning vocalist recently spoke with the United Kingdom’s Far Out Magazine about the modern music industry. In... Read more
Could a Nas and Hit-Boy Joint Album Be On the Way?
This post was originally published on this site Nas posted a montage of in-studio footage on Instagram Monday. Fans of Nas and Hit-Boy should mark their calendars for August 21. On Monday, the Queens MC posted a short video of the two in the studio working on new music.... Read more
Diddy, Timbaland, and More Urge Joe Biden to Pick Black Woman as…
This post was originally published on this site Over 100 Black athletes, lawyers, and celebrities signed the letter to Joe Biden. Last week, a group of nearly 700 Black women sent a letter to media outlets preparing for racist and sexist attacks against the field of vice-presidential candidates. On... Read more
Trump Denies White House Asking If He Could Be Added To Mount…
This post was originally published on this site However, Trump did say that adding his face to Mount Rushmore “sounds like a good idea.” Donald Trump has denied that White House aides reached out to South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem last year about the process of adding additional presidents to... Read more
Azealia Banks Releases Statement After Fans Show Concern For Her Mental Health
This post was originally published on this site Fans took to Twitter to express their thoughts on her needing support rather than negative call-outs that could impact her mental health. Azealia Banks has released an Instagram post updating her fans on her well-being. Alongside a selfie, the caption to... Read more
Mixtape Monday: Marlowe, Vince Ash, SANGO, Chris Crack, Jaga Jazzist + More
This post was originally published on this site Marlowe, Vince Ash, SANGO, Chris Crack, Jaga Jazzist and more wreck shop this Mixtape Monday. L’Orange and Solemn Brigham are up first as Marlowe with Marlowe 2, Vince Ash makes the cut with Vito, SANGO is back with Sangozinho, Chris Crack... Read more
Rakim is Campaigning for a ‘Verzuz’ Battle with Big Daddy Kane
This post was originally published on this site “Do it for Hip-Hop???” Rakim is putting out the call for a Verzuz matchup with fellow hip-hop legend Big Daddy Kane. The God MC began his campaign for the proposed showdown with an Instagram post yesterday (see below,) sharing a mock-up banner of... Read more
‘Judas and The Black Messiah’ Director Defends Casting British Actor as Black…
This post was originally published on this site “Kidnapped Africans ended up all around the world. We have a lot more in common than people think, in terms of our experience and trying to overthrow white supremacy.” Though it’s unclear whether there’s been any actual criticism of the decision,... Read more