Mexican rappers from California are usually put into two groups: cholo rappers that rap over lowrider funk or oldies samples and dark underground types ... s acceptable from a Latin West Coast artist. Chicano rappers are put in a stereotype and kept.
Rap legends Lauryn Hill and Nas are both known for creating ... “White Iverson” became such a massive underground sensation that A-list music producers and vocalists come calling. The song went to number 14 on Billboard’s Hot 100, and Malone dropped.
Even their name is unforgettable: Chicano Batman. NPR's Kelly McEvers met up with two members of ... one of the inspirations for the sound of the group is what we would call "low-rider oldies" music, and that's a really Southwest thing.
Music-listening rules eased and Elisha was able to listen to one Oldies ... a hip hop phase and then went off into all kinds of alternative rock,” Elisha said. “Then I got into punk rock and origins such as The Stooges and The Velvet Underground.
Starting at 10:30 p.m. on September 7, the weekly party is set to include the Ruby Reynolds Show for drag fans, and DJ Jesus for those looking forward to a night of Tex-Mex, norteña, salsa, cumbia, old school, country, oldies, hip-hop, and R&B.
A new Velvet Underground documentary from director Todd Haynes is currently in the works. The as-yet-untitled documentary will "rely certainly on Warhol films but also a rich culture of experimental film," Haynes said. "They're the most influential of.
Think again, as LA Opera stages an eye- and ear-opening experience Hip-hop and R&B will mix when Ashanti and Ja Rule ... If Santana is the state of Latin rock, the future might well be Chicano Batman, the Los Angeles band that opened the night.
Best known for his work with fellow Philadelphia rap rockstar Lil Uzi Vert ... and the current rising star of the city’s underground, Kur. Over the phone from a studio in West Philly, and just a few days after the release of LIR 2, the 22-year-old.
A classic hip-hop revue ... On July 17, The New York Times Magazine profiled WRWM in its report “How hip-hop is becoming the oldies.” Digital Underground thrived in the “golden age,” an era from the late-1980s to mid-’90s in which Run-DMC.
But step inside Wyno Records in Oxnard--where Chicano rappers come to lay down rhymes and chase big-money dreams--and watch the college student-turned-street-poet, diving deep into an underground scene quietly emerging in Ventura County and starting to.