The Most Important Bassists in Hip Hop

Hip Hop wouldn’t be what it is without the bass guitar. Since the earliest, sample-driven days of hip hop, the bass guitar has been a crucial part of hip hop’s evolution. From veteran effects pedal-hogging luminaries like Pino Palladino to contemporary producer-musicians like Brady Watt, let’s dive into the world of the most important bassists in […]

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Blood Before Pride Covers Beastie Boys’ “Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun” with Some Help from Rock [Heltah Skeltah] & Lil Fame [M.O.P.] (Music)

Blood Before Pride pay homage to rap royalty in the new video for their debut single, “Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun”. It’s a head-banging, rap-meets-rock cover of one of the Beastie Boys’ hardest tracks, and it features guest vocals from Brownsville representatives Rock (of Heltah Skeltah) and Lil Fame (of M.O.P.). The band is fronted by Staten […]

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