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November: Hip Hop History Month

Since November is Hip Hop History month, a time in the folklore of Hip Hop when we celebrate the intricate history of the culture we all dwell in, let us reflect on the past. Many Hiphoppas talk about old-school vs

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Rappers just look like emcees

Rapper Mac Miller was quoted on Vlad TV as having said Golden era music is similar to 2013. His full quote from stated; “Artists right now are making some of my favorite music in Hip Hop that’s ever been made,

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What has Deejayin come to?

Is this what some deejays will do to get attention? Who knew that the professions of deejayin had gotten so theatrical. It’s one thing for deejays to be talentless, no skill-having, top 20 playing sell-outs. We don’t even expect deejays

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Highest paid Deejays in the World

Where is the art of deejayin today. There’s turntablists who have deejay skills and can perform tricks and professional transitions. Then you have mixtape deejays who promote unsigned rappers. Next you have radio deejays who play popular music. But most

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Do you consider Trinidad James Hip Hop?

Artists like Trinidad James aren’t the real problem at all. It’s program directors who play his music as if it is comparable to real Hip Hop, that are the problem. The confusion about whether his lack of mic skillz or

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INTERNET MEETS MUSIC BUSINESS You are invited to attend: The Internet Meets Music Business Workshop 101 Friday, February 22, 2013 9:00 AM until Sunday, February 24, 2013 4:00 PM Calling ALL Independent Artist, Independent Record Labels, Producers, Entrepreneurs, Physical and

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Dj Xaniels – Dj Mataskaupas Freestyle

hiphoplivesnet1 on Broadcast Live Free Kurt NiceKurt Nice aka Kurtiss Jackson is a behind the scenes pioneer in the Hip Hop Kulture, creating the first nationally distributed video mix tape series, Shades of Hip Hop, in the late 1990s.

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