The white, legally blind, albino Muslim convert Brother Ali is currently one of the most unique underground independent artists in hip-hop. On his sixth full-length ... charged social commentary with soul-baring lyrics that smack you in the face with.
Judges for the showcase included Brian Kennedy, who’s written for Rihanna; Floyd “A1” Bentley , who’s collaborated with Drake, Tyga and Big Sean; as well as his wife Lyrica Anderson, from the VH1 show “Love &Hip Hop Hollywood.” Other producers.
One day this past spring, Duke University’s “History of Hip ... hip-hop. Black Sheep, the New York duo that originally formed in Sanford, had a hit single and gold album in the early 1990s with “The Choice Is Yours.” And Lords of the Underground.
The year was 1992. It was a time when Yo! MTV Raps would broadcast its irreverent brand of an early ... Featuring a remarkably agile and sincere vocal delivery from C.L. Smooth, and Pete Rock dropping haunting strands of interweaving horn melodies.
His theme of soul searching rather than boasting clearly separated him from his peers in hip-hop. From effortlessly combining two ... artists such as Gucci Mane and My Chemical Romance, to underground legends like Bones and Rozz Dyliams, Lil Peep curated.
For the second edition in 2015, Samuel and his company, local hip-hop promoter and label Respect the Underground, partnered with rap superstar ... along Adams Street north of the venue. Options like soul food, street tacos, kettle corn, chicken wings.
Beginning her career in hip hop's underground beatbox battle scene ... Since then she has rocked stages around the world with a blend of jazz, soul, hip hop, and R&B. Born of mixed heritage (African American/Native American/Asian/German) and a proud.
Rakim), hip-hop collective Native Tongues (De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest ... Mobb Deep), Southern rap (Lil Wayne, T.I., Outkast) underground hip-hop (Company Flow, MF Doom, Aesop Rock), turntablism (Invisibl Scratch Piklz, The X-Ecutioners), trip.
Nicole: “I choose Philadelphia because I want people to know … ‘Hey, that’s Philly’s own, she’s providing soul to the city, she’s providing hip-hop to the city ... to be a lot more united in the underground local community … if we.
There's so much soul in D.C. -- it's just untapped ... soon no longer be confined to the underground, but commercially taking over as a crucial part of mainstream rap. Logic and GoldLink have lifted DMV hip-hop to a new pinnacle of success, but they.