Hip Hop History Month

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Fifty years is a long time, and that means a legion of important contributors to Hip-Hop culture. Some have been more involved than others, and out of that batch is a smaller fraternity of game-changing artists. Covering all of them for a 50 year anniversary tribute is nearly impossible. But it’s with the mission of […]

As the 50th anniversary of hip-hop comes to a close, we look back at 25 albums released in 2023 that showed what rap sounds like right now. The post Hip-Hop 50 Finale: 25 Best Rap Albums Of 2023 appeared first on Black America Web.

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The Game's lists of Hip-Hop feuds are pretty extensive, as he has been known to be a controversial figure in the music industry

We wrap up our series honoring the women of Hip-Hop with Missy Elliott, a woman who thrives in pushing the sonic and visual boundaries in the culture. The post Ladies Of Hip-Hop: Missy Elliott appeared first on Black America Web.

As we continue to celebrate Hip Hop's 50th birthday, we'll look at one of the most fundamental elements of the culture: Emceeing.  The post Pillars of Hip Hop: The Emcee appeared first on Black America Web.

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These classic rap albums will all be 20 years old this year. Click inside to take a trip down memory lane!

As we celebrate the women who helped shaped Hip-Hop, we cannot forget about the genre’s first female solo MC to go platinum…who also just so happens to be a member of the Radio One/Reach Media family! Hailing from the Windy City, Shawntae Harris-Dupart, better known as Da Brat, has blown the rap game away for over […] The post Ladies of Hip-Hop: Da Brat appeared first on Black America Web.

From the streets to global stages, the role of DJ remains a quintessential element to the genre of Hip-Hop. The post Pillars of Hip Hop: The DJ appeared first on Black America Web.

It goes without saying that New York is the mecca of Hip-Hop. From that “Back to School” party in the Bronx in 1973 to today, the genre is synonymous with the Empire State. When it comes to record labels dedicated to Hip-Hop, there are more than a few on the East Coast: Def Jam, Roc-A-Fella, […] The post Hip-Hop History Month: The House That Bad Boy Built appeared first on Black America Web.

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Not all artists need to spark the 'bud' to produce fire vocals on the beat. Check Out Ten Rappers Who Don't Smoke Below!

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Hip-Hop has always had a fond love for Marijuana. Check out this list with 25 of Hip-Hop's hottest Cannabis Connoisseurs!

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A 2023 List Of Hip-Hop’s Leading Ladies As we celebrate the 50th year of hip-hop, it’s the perfect time to recognize women in music who are ruling the charts and beating the odds. Hip-hop has historically been a male-dominated genre, largely built on the stories of strife of growing up as a young Black man […]