Featured Blog Posts – April 2009 Archive (23)

HIP-HOP TIMELINE PT.4 fwd by about.com

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* The Score, a fusion of conscious lyrics with reggae-tinged soulsonics, becomes The Fugees' biggest album. The album debuts at No.1 and grabs two Grammys, thus, breathing a new life into socially aware hip-hop.

* The Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards are launched in the U.K. The Fugees walk away with two trophies.

* Jay-Z drops his highly-lauded debut, Reasonable Doubt. His "charismatic rapper" approach would later spawn… Continue

Added by mistro on April 30, 2009 at 9:29pm — No Comments

Was President Obama Right To Publicize Torture Memo?



I mean he the President so I mean who really can stop anything that he has his mind set on doing. Democrats runnin' the whole White House right now, but I still think its a fair question.

President Obama claims its important to make those previously classified policies public in effort to offer full disclosure to the American people, our allies and enemies alike that the US no longer subscribes to such extreme measures of interrogation. In doing so, President Obama…
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Added by RapHead.com (@RapHead) on April 28, 2009 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Beyoncé Knowles’ ‘Obsessed” packs theaters nationwide to land the Box Office #1 spot

Despite being slammed by most critics Beyoncé Knowles’ "Obsessed” still got folks to pack theaters nationwide to land the Box Office #1 spot. The movie raked in $28.5 Million over the past weekend at exceeded studio expectations of $17 –$20M. The film only took $20 Million to make and should make an excellent profit in revenue.



I had the chance to check out the movie this weekend and I have to say it was alot better than I thought it was going to be.…
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Added by RapHead.com (@RapHead) on April 27, 2009 at 1:00pm — No Comments

SO, WHAT ABOUT R&B?



"24 inches from the ground will do, as long as you lock the door"/"Cuz me and you bout to get down if you 24 inches from the ground"





These are lyrics from the first verse of RICHGIRL's smash single "24 inches", but these aren't the worste things they said in there roughly three minutes of persuading you that they want to have sex with you if your rims are a minimum of 24' from the… Continue

Added by mistro on April 25, 2009 at 12:16pm — 1 Comment

Playaz Circle (Feat. Oj Da Juiceman) - Stupid?



The song is titled "Stupid". Do you think its "Stupid" literally.…
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Added by RapHead.com (@RapHead) on April 22, 2009 at 1:32am — 1 Comment

MOVIE TRAILER: ‘More Than A Game’ (The Lebron James HS Documentary)



“More Than a Game” tells the true story of five talented young basketball players, including future NBA superstar LeBron James, and their remarkable journey from Akron, Ohio to the national high school championship series.



Five talented young basketball players from Akron, Ohio star in “More Than a Game,” a remarkable true-life coming of age story about friendship and loyalty in the face of great adversity. Coached by a charismatic but inexperienced…
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Added by RapHead.com (@RapHead) on April 20, 2009 at 10:51pm — No Comments

Behind the Music: Jim Jones Documentary

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Added by RapHead.com (@RapHead) on April 20, 2009 at 1:33am — No Comments

My Interview With 88-Keys

Below is my interview with 88-Keys. We discuss his new CD, a concept album called "The Death Of Adam," which Kanye West executive-produced. We also talk about how Kanye came to be involved in the project, 88's obsession with Polo by Ralph Lauren, his inspiration, his family, and so-called "conscious rap." 88 also debunks my theory of "the two Kanyes."… Continue

Added by Damien Willis on April 17, 2009 at 1:04pm — 1 Comment

Kese Soprano - Never Say Goodbye

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This is a track I did for my lil ladies Brianna & Brooklyn, just letting them know that I will ALWAYS be here for them no matter what the circumstances are, and whoever may be in the way. It doesn't matter, because GOD will eventually give us OUR WAY!

The song was…
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Added by Kese Soprano - Promo - (F.A.M) on April 13, 2009 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Drink'in tea with arab honey.....(Therm&SouL)

What's good people, DjThermos is "Therm" and DocStrangeLuv is "SouL", are first video is right here like.......





UNIBOMBER from Balfun Dyngusdae on Vimeo. Hello, this is SouL, this is SouL on sunday. Remembering something very beautiful, special even. This one goes out to my true love, that bitch that always been there for me with nothing but hugs… Continue

Added by DocStrangeLuv on April 12, 2009 at 2:30am — No Comments

True Hip Hop Stories: Sadat X (Brand Nubian)



True Hip-Hop Stories: Sadat X of Brand Nubian from D-Nice on Vimeo.

Sadat X (born Derek Murphy) is an American rapper, most famed as a member of Alternative hip hop group Brand Nubian. Originally known as Derek X, Sadat takes his name from former Egyptian president Anwar Sadat. The X is taken from the Nation of Islam practice of members…
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Added by RapHead.com (@RapHead) on April 11, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Swag Check: Hare Jordans

Check out the new “Hare Jordans” available at most retailers for $120 like Foot Action.

Added by RapHead.com (@RapHead) on April 11, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Interview: @RapHead Catches up with Bizzy Bone of Legendary Group Bone Thugz-N-Harmony [Video]



RapHead.com - First let me apologize for the quality of video. This interview was unexpected and I had to use the quickest thing I could get my hands on. I got this on Bizzy while out in…

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Added by RapHead.com (@RapHead) on April 5, 2009 at 3:30pm — 14 Comments

CNN: Hip Hop Gives Cuba A Voice

Cuban Rap Legends Doble Fio (English: “Double Edged”)



Posted By: Juan (HybridNation.com)



Among many things currently wrong with Hip Hop is the lack of awareness for the global movement and following. Like most Americans, the domestic rap culture has failed to study and recognize the exploding following abroad nor has it embraced it as part of the hip hop diaspora.



As a student of Hip Hop, I’ve seen and…

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Added by RapHead.com (@RapHead) on April 5, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Ultimate Hustler: Jay Z Even Sends Rocawear Clothing on Tour!

The “Roc Pop Shop” (a mobile shopping environment) will pass through NYC April 3rd - April 6th, where you can purchase limited edition Roc clothes that you wouldn’t find in stores. From the 3rd - 5th the Roc Shop will be at Gansevort Square next to the Gansevort Hotel in Manhattan, then on April 6th it will be in Brooklyn at Atlantic Yard at Flatbush and 6th…
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Added by RapHead.com (@RapHead) on April 5, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

My Interview With Mike Jones

Here is my interview with Mike Jones. We talk about what Mike's been up to in the 4 years since "Who Is Mike Jones" dropped, his success in the mixtape game, and his life and work before becoming a professional rapper. He debuts his new single, "Next To You," for us, and Mike talks about the record. He also tells us what we can expect from "The Voice," his new CD which is… Continue

Added by Damien Willis on April 1, 2009 at 11:05pm — No Comments

My Interview With Bow Wow

Below is my interview with Bow Wow. We discuss Snoop Dogg, his acting career, play his new single, "You Can Get It All," talk about Hype Williams, his wheels, and the possiblilty of retirement. In part two, hear Bow Wow's thoughts on Chris Brown, his source of inspiration, and the highlight of his… Continue

Added by Damien Willis on April 1, 2009 at 11:05pm — No Comments

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