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Updated Articles and Resources

By Henry Adaso

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • The History of Hip-Hop: 1925 - Present Created: Thursday, February 23, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Who invented hip-hop? Where did it all start? And what does Flavor Flav have to do with fried chicken? Here's a comprehensive history of hip-hop.
    • Review: Common - Nobody's Smiling Created: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Common's Nobody's Smiling captures the zeitgeist of a city nicknamed Chi-raq.
    • Busta Rhymes Leaves Cash Money Records Created: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Busta Rhymes has severed ties with Cash Money Records. But it's all love, he says.
    • Top 50 Summer Rap Songs of the 90s Created: Thursday, July 06, 2006 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Whether you plan to party hard or hit the beach this summer, these vintage tunes will help you set the mood right.
    • What's the Real Cost of a Major Deal? Created: Friday, March 19, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Major labels offer few benefits beyond the spoils of fame and visibility.
    • A Brief History of Hip-Hop Created: Friday, February 17, 2006 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      The question of who invented hip-hop is a complicated one.
    • 100 Greatest Rap Songs of All Time Created: Saturday, April 15, 2006 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      The greatest rap songs of all time are those songs that make us smile, laugh, cry, think, move and shake what our mama gave us.
    • 100 Greatest Hip-Hop Albums Created: Friday, May 26, 2006 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      The greatest hip-hop albums of all time
    • Hip-Hop's Ageism Problem Created: Thursday, September 10, 2009 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Are young rappers really better than old rappers?
    • 50 Best Summer Rap Songs of the 2000s Created: Wednesday, July 28, 2010 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Counting down the best summer rap songs of the 2000s.
    • Top 10 White Rappers Not Named Eminem Created: Friday, July 25, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      There's Eminem. Then there's everyone else. Here are the 10 best white rappers not named Eminem.
    • Get to Know Common Created: Friday, February 02, 2007 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Common is one of Chicago's greatest rappers. Get to know the man born Rashid Lynn.
    • 20 Best Hip-Hop Dance Songs Created: Sunday, March 02, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      House party? Office dance off? Bedroom boogie? Here's a playlist of the best hip-hop dance songs to get you moving and grooving.
    • 20 Hip-Hop Songs You Can't Help But Dance To Created: Sunday, March 02, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      House party? Office dance off? Bedroom boogie? Here are 20 hip-hop songs to dance to.
    • Nicki Minaj Unveils Steamy "Anaconda" Cover Created: Thursday, July 24, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Nicki Minaj turns up the heat with her "Anaconda" cover.
    • The 25 Worst Hip-Hop Trends Created: Sunday, September 27, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Here are the most annoying hip-hop trends of all time.
    • Top 10 Rap Albums for July 2014 Created: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      New albums from Common, Shabazz Palaces and Illa Ghee ensure a busy start to the summer. Here are 10 new hip-hop albums worth checking out this month.
    • 13 Great Hip-Hop Albums You've Never Heard Created: Wednesday, July 02, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      The 13 best hip-hop albums you've never heard.
    • 100 Ways to Make it in Hip-Hop Created: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014
      So you want to be a rap star? Here are 100 things you can do to make it in hip-hop.
    • 10 Best Rappers of 2014 Created: Saturday, July 05, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014
      Here are the 10 best rappers of 2014.
    • Summer BBQ Hip-Hop Playlist Created: Sunday, May 25, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      A good summer BBQ hip-hop playlist will entertain your guests and have them going "Ooooh, that's my jam!" Here are 25 songs for your summer BBQ party.
    • 7 Best Rap Albums of 2014 Created: Saturday, June 28, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      From Isaiah Rashad's Cilvia Demo to Open Mike Eagle's Dark Comedy, here are the best rap albums of 2014.
    • Ab-Soul - 'These Days' Review Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      A review of Ab-Soul's These Days.
    • 11 Best Rap Songs of 2014 Created: Monday, June 23, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Future moved that dope down south. Troy Ave bigged up the Big Apple. These are best rap songs of 2014 so far.
    • Jay Z vs. Nas Beef Timeline Created: Saturday, April 26, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      The Jay Z vs. Nas beef was a gladiatorial event between two rap titans. Here's a historical timeline of the feud that dates back to 1996.
    • 2014 BET Awards Winners Created: Sunday, June 29, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Here are the winners of the 2014 BET Awards.
    • Biography: Dr. Dre Created: Friday, February 23, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Dr. Dre's bio. Learn more about one of the most important figures in hip-hop history.
    • Top 10 Brooklyn Rap Songs Created: Saturday, June 28, 2014 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      Brooklyn. Crooklyn. Whatever you call it, BK is home to many rap greats. Celebrate the birthplace of Biggie with the 10 best rap songs about Brooklyn.
    • The 10 Most Fashionable Rappers Created: Saturday, June 14, 2014 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      The 10 most fashionable hip-hop artists of all time.
    • Review: Open Mike Eagle - Dark Comedy Created: Monday, June 23, 2014 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      Open Mike Eagle's Dark Comedy is like Eminem meets Dave Chappelle. Mostly.
    • Who Is Gnarls Barkley? Created: Tuesday, May 16, 2006 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Get the 411 on Gnarls Barkley. Rap / Hip-Hop.
    • How To Breakdance - Windmills Created: Sunday, July 09, 2006 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      A step-by-step guide to windmills.

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