Tag Archives: rap music

  • Sebastien Elkouby: Rap Music, Censorship and a Real Life Conspiracy

    Apr 9, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Ever since I began publicly speaking out against the mainstream music industry, its corrupt practices and deliberate dumbing down of rap music, I’ve been told by many, including industry insiders, that my claims are unfounded, unverifiable and the stuff of paranoid conspiracy theorists. But what is a conspiracy? Does it always have to be hatched […]

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: The Not-So Invisible Man

    Dec 3, 12 by riversteff Leave a comment

    *Thirty-five years ago when I grew up in east Tennessee the only people I saw with tattoos were members of a motorcycle gang. I had to go to school on the other side of town to see white people, because only black people went to my church and lived in my neighborhood. When my teacher, […]

  • Kim K. Says Don’t Sleep on the Reality Television Game

    Dec 1, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *Maybe by now everyone is pretty much over the fact that Kim Kardashian is famous for no reason, which gives her room to explain why her ‘career’ is a legitimate pursuit. In an interview with V magazine, the socialite attempted to justify her celebrity status by comparing reality television to the rap game. “It’s always […]

  • Lauryn Hill and Nas Continue with ‘Black Rage’ Tour (Video)

    Nov 6, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment

    *Is Lauryn Hill really back? No, really back with those soul tingeing lyrics and political messages? The songstress kicked off her “Life is Good/Black Rage” tour with Nas on October 29th and it looks like it’s been a hit. The next stop on the tour is Dallas. Although she hasn’t released any new music since […]

  • Jam Master Jay Murder Still Unsolved; Reward Offered

    Oct 24, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment

    *It’s been ten years since beloved Hip Hop pioneer, Jason (Jam Master Jay) Mizell, was laid to rest after being murdered in the Hall of Fame Music store. For the first time since his untimely death riddled with mystery, Run DMC is on tour without their beatman. The group kicked off a tour last month, despite […]

  • D.L. Hughley Goes Hard on Lupe Fiasco

    Sep 18, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 3 Comments

    *Lupe Fiasco is like the rapper with a heart in the industry; the man who keeps the moral compass of the industry. But comedian and political commentator D.L. Hughley criticized the rapper for being out of touch with reality. “He’s bright as hell, but dumb in the ways of the world,” Hughley told Hot 93.7/Hartford. […]