hip-hop

Stealing Lines

June 6, 2008

I swear, if I hear one more rap artist stealing the line, “Cash Rules Everything Around Me, C.R.E.A.M. Get the money,” I am going to scream. Now this is in now way disrespectful to the Wu-Tang Clan. “Cream” is a brilliant song and that is [Keep Reading]

Wisdom Hiding in the Art

May 22, 2008

All the world’s a stage,And all the men and women merely players:They have their exits and their entrances;And one man in his time plays many parts,His acts being seven ages. At first the infant,Mewling and puking in the nurse’s arms.And [Keep Reading]

Why Do You Throw Bottles?

April 30, 2008

I have been to lots of concerts. I really enjoy live music and I respect the musicians who tour around to give us a good show. The one thing I don’t understand at these shows is the audience. There are always a few people in the audience who seem [Keep Reading]

Ladies First

April 28, 2008

Hip-hop is a culture that everyone can participate in. But where are the ladies? They are severely underrepresented in this genre. Why is that? XM radio 65 explored this topic all weekend. The extended the Ladies First radio program to celebrate [Keep Reading]

Juno Canadians

April 7, 2008

The Juno Awards were on last night to celebrate great Canadian music. It was a pretty good show. The talent that we have in this country is amazing. I enjoyed all of the live performances. Russell Peters did a pretty good job as host. He admitted to [Keep Reading]

Too Attached to Image

March 19, 2008

I find a lot of people are taken aback or surprised by the fact that I am so passionate about hip-hop. I don’t seem to fit the typical audience. It throws people off. I love hip-hop music and culture but I try to remain open to other forms and [Keep Reading]

Album Spotlight # 6

March 18, 2008

2Pacalypse Now by 2Pac This is the debut album from “the greatest emcee to ever touch a mic,” at least I have been proclaiming that ever since I was first introduced to this amazing artist. There is something intangible about his music. It could [Keep Reading]
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