The Privilege Of Being Black

So, I, like many others have heard the rambunctious ramblings of “Everyone’s Favorite Asshole” — Charlamagne tha God from Power 105.1’s the Breakfast Club. He lives up to the title, especially after making Lil Mama cry during a previous episode. So when it was announced that he was writing a book and promoted (ad nauseam) […]

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The “Legacy” of Wonda Woman

Wonda Woman aka Dyana Prinze hails from Brooklyn, NY where she grew up in a family with strong musical influences. Her father, Omatangu, was a grass-roots Reggae artist from St. Vincent and the Grenadines known for his song “Slave Driver”, and her cousin Alston “Becket” Cyrus (ABC) was also a Soca/Calypso artist who had a big hit […]

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The Building Blocks Of Boom Bap

Boom Bap is stronger than ever, despite opposing viewpoints. We are highlighting a few artists blazing the scene in the name of boom bap. It’s refreshing to hear artists preserving the hip-hop genre with gritty lyrics, prowess, substance, cadence and visuals that reflect the culture. They are truly legends in the making! First up, we bring […]

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How To Cripple A Giant

The issues that caused the watering down of Hip-Hop can be summed up into 4 distinct categories: Money Before Art: Rappers have decided that money is more important than the culture. There is a lack of “Hip-Hop integrity” — being true to the core values and principles of the culture. Therefore, “artists” routinely sell their […]

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