Breakdancing in the Olympics?

Could an element of Hip Hop be an olympic sport? It might just happen in 2024. Paris’s local organizing committee submitted a list of sports to add to the four year event, which included breakdancing. Breakdancing, or b-boying, is acrobatic street dance done while Hip Hop is played in the background. The International Olympic Committee […]

Big L Remembered on Twitter 21 yrs. Since Death

Twenty one years ago today, Harlem lost one of its well-known hip hop artists. Lamont Coleman, aka Big L, was becoming one of the top lyrical rappers in the game. He became a big staple in the genre with his lyrical skill and his involvement with pioneering genres like Horrorcore. On this day, he was […]

21 Savage: ICE arrest was ‘premeditated’

21 Savage claims that the Immigration Customs Enforcement purposefully targeted him and arrested him. In his first TV interview since being released from jail, the rapper explained to ABC news that his arrest was planned due to his immigration status. He talked about how he was surrounded by helicopters, and multiple agents. Savage was originally […]

Twitter Pays Tribute to J Dilla

Yesterday, February 7th, was a special day for hip hop fans worldwide because that’s the birthday of notable producer James Yancey. Some of you know him as J Dilla. If you followed his work, you know he produced cuts for many artists such as De La Soul, Slum Village, and A Tribe Called Quest.  A […]

PETA aren’t fans of Big Boi right now

When Big Boi performed at the Super Bowl halftime show, last Sunday, not too many people impressed….especially PETA. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wrote a scathing tweet to Big Boi, criticizing the fur coat he was wearing during his performance. Hey, @BigBoi! The way you move is horrifying when animals have to […]