My Thoughts on Hip Hop History Month

The concept of Hip Hop History Month is lost on today’s society. There is not enough appreciation for the rich culture and economic opportunities afforded by the existence of Hip Hop to properly celebrate its success or awareness. At this point, modern-day mainstreamers think it’s OK to confuse music taste…

THE CYPHER WORDSEARCH (GAME)

This is an easy one. Just find the names associated with Shades of Hip Hop video mixtape volume #10: The Cypher recorded in December of 1997 and released as a feature in 2004. It was originally included in the video mixtape, Shades of Hip Hop vol. 4: Hot 2 Def…

Mos Def wears skirt but here’s two other things

You may have seen the picture of Mos Def (Yasin Bey) wearing what appears to be a skirt, although he prefers to call it a wrap from Ghana. In American Hip Hop Fashion sense, it’s not a good look. I’m sure the skirt is from Ghana and since the picture…

The Best Hip Hop Convo

After returning from participating in a panel discussion for Hip Hop Education Week at Essex County College in Newark, NJ today, I started to think. Some of the best conversations about Hip Hop have already happened. They happen in schools, back stage at shows, in bars, in back yards, or…

The Lies Hip Hop Told Me pt. 2 Ignorance is Cool

There are a number of myths and outright lies that have been perpetuated in Hip Hop Kulture that poison the minds of novices and old-timers alike. Some of these lies have mistakenly become part of the false identity ascribed to Hiphoppas. Lie #2 Ignorance is Cool Rap music, video and…

What are the best rap lyrics that involve math?

Hip Hop Music: Want to answer more questions? Related topic: Hip Hop Music 162 Open Questions    Sean Rose, 5 bank accounts, 3 oz, and 2 vehicles 4 votes by Aaron Ellis, Abu Amin, Tyler Courtenay, and Andrew Sass One Mic by Nas All I need is one blunt, one…

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Mos Def – Hip Hop Kinetic Typography

Watch live streaming video from hiphoplivesnet1 at livestream.com 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. Since touring the country with the Stop the…

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The Roots feat. Mos Def and Styles P

tsuwwc3 on livestream.com. 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. Since touring the country with the Stop the Violence Movement…

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Exclusive Cilp from the Cypher Roundtable

EXCLUSIVE!!!!!!!!!EXCLUSIVE!!!!!!!!!!!EXCLUSIVE!!!!!! Watch live streaming video from tsuwwc3 at livestream.com 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. Since touring the country with the Stop…

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