Among those enlisted were Sean “Puffy Combs, Missy Elliott, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Ma$e, Trackmasters, Stevie J, and other hip - hop luminaries, resulting in an album that was steeped in the glossy, big-budget sound of hip - hop soul of that time. The album.
We've drafted in Greg Wilson, the former electro-funk pioneer, nowadays a leading figure in the global disco/re-edits movement and respected commentator on dance music and popular culture, to bring us four random nuggets of history; highlighting a.
Rap went pop in China this summer—but the good stuff is still underground ... such as hip-hop band In3’s “Beijing Evening News,” which touches on subjects like bar brawls, drunk driving, and government corruption, made the top of the banned.
Southern hip - hop was rapidly rising when Master P released 1996s Ice Cream Man and started a rap takeover that would be amplified with his 1997 album , Ghetto D. The Geto Boys had established Houston's scene–and landed mainstream attention back in .
But for those who are willing to stick around and really parse out what milo is saying here, he touches on a variety of interesting topics, ranging from race relations in the United States to what it actually means to be a rapper, criticizing other.
If you're old enough, you can recollect that in the '90s, baby-boomers wouldn't stop boasting how old-time rock 'n' roll was best. "Bob Dylan ... Now the fetishizing has begun all over again with '90s hip-hop. Any head over 35 with Sirius in the car.
and Strand of Oaks, are both acclaimed artists with cult followings, but neither have yet notched an LP on the Billboard 200 albums chart -- the depth and variety is highly impressive for an all-Philly roster, anchored in alt-rock but also.
At 23, Wiki doesn't look like he's astonished by much; there's more hushed confidence than nervy anticipation when I meet him, even though we're a few days away from the release of No Mountains in Manhattan, his debut solo album . A reason for his.
NEW YORK, NY) – VH1 today announced that legendary songstress Mariah Carey will be an honoree at HIP HOP HONORS: THE 90’S GAME CHANGERS ... chart topping albums and the creative elevation of music videos. The special will also recognize the.
The Doug Fir patio hosts one of the finest free stand-up showcases in town, paired perfectly with some of our city's best singer/songwriters. This time, Laryssa Birdseye provides the sounds while Shain Brendan, Jason Traeger, and Joann Schinderle bring.
Ultimately, though, it's been hip - hop that's had the greatest pull on him. Obsessed with music from the time he was 10, the MC first surfaced at the tail end of the ' 90s , at a time when hip - hop was considered a dangerous but temporary trend in South.