It goes without saying that New York is the mecca of Hip-Hop. From that “Back to School” party in the Bronx in 1973 to today, the genre is synonymous with the Empire State. When it comes to record labels dedicated to Hip-Hop, there are more than a few on the East Coast: Def Jam, Roc-A-Fella, […] The post Hip-Hop History Month: The House That Bad Boy Built appeared first on Black America Web.
A label known for its influence and infamy, Death Row Records continues to have a strong presence in the culture to this very day. The post Hip Hop History Month: The House That Death Row Built appeared first on Black America Web.
The film, (allegedly) intended as a vehicle to further propel the careers of Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff, went from an indie rap flick to cult classic. The post Hip Hop Goes 2 Hollywood: A Look Back At House Party appeared first on Black America Web.
New Orleans is known as one of the most culturally rich cities in the United States. From jazz and R&B to Dixieland and bounce, the music scene in the Big Easy is unmatched. Without a doubt, Cash Money Records is one of the city’s biggest success stories in the latter part of the 20th century, […] The post Hip Hop History Month: The House That Cash Money Built appeared first on Black America Web.
In a decade that saw Hip-Hop launched into sights unseen, here are ten albums that not only stood the test of time, but cemented rap's place as a global force. The post Gold School: The 10 Best Hip Hop Albums Of The 1990s appeared first on Black America Web.
In 1994, hip-hop was forever changed. Christopher Wallace, known professionally as The Notorious B.I.G., dropped his debut album “Ready to Die.” Straight out of the streets of Brooklyn, Biggie’s debut release was a game-changer that launched him to the top of the hip-hop game. Tracks on the album told his stories of a life led […]
Bizzy Bone, whose real name is Bryon Anthony McCane II was born today on September 12, 1976. He’s known to be an iconic rapper and member of the famous hip-hop group, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. Straight out of Cleveland, Ohio, Bizzy Bone’s unique style and rapid-fire lyrical delivery has left a mark on the rap community. Bizzy […]