Hashtag Rap Explained

July 17, 2013

Welcome back to Know Your History, your monthly dose of hip-hop knowledge. Today we are exploring the poetic device known as the simile. More aptly, we are looking at instances where rappers have taken the word “like” out of the comparison in a [Keep Reading]

Know Your History – Hashtag Rap

July 15, 2013

Rap is poetry. I know a lot of people would disagree with that succinct statement but if you really think about it, where in modern society do we such wordplay, such poetic expression, such commentary, such emotion and feeling, and a wealth of [Keep Reading]

The History of Women in Hip-Hop

April 6, 2013

Women have been involved in rap music before hip-hop even had a name, before it was a recorded music phenomenon, and before we had superstars such as Queen Latifah crossover from musician to actor to author to model. She is one of hip-hop’s [Keep Reading]

Hip-Hop’s Better Half

April 4, 2013

Welcome to our third annual Women in Hip-Hop Spectacular on DOPEfm. We’re an overnight hip-hop radio show and every year at this time, we dedicate all seven hours of our programming to the Women in Hip-Hop. We do this to celebrate International [Keep Reading]

Know Your History 36 – The First Rap Record

February 21, 2013

Welcome to Know Your History, your monthly dose of hip-hop knowledge. I’m your host Chase March and today I want to look at the first rap song ever. This is the transcript of the radio show. You can download the podcast or stream it with the [Keep Reading]

Know Your History – The Complete Third Season

January 14, 2013

Know Your History is a documentary radio show that I produce each and every month. The show is subtitled “Your Monthly Dose of Hip-Hop Knowledge” I try my best to deliver content that educates and entertains. I am a hip-hop historian and [Keep Reading]

DOPEfm – Hip-Hop Radio at Its Finest

November 10, 2012

DOPEfm is an overnight hip-hop radio show that can be heard on 93.3 fm each and every Saturday night. If you don’t live in the Hamilton, Ontario, Canada area and can’t tune in the signal, you can stream us live on the station website. If [Keep Reading]
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