Hip Hop Lives on Earth

(Originally published Feb. 28, 2013) I just started taking some formal classes that might be informative to share with you from time to time. If I come across any relevant information that concerns the everyday life of a Hiphoppa, I will be sure to drop a new post. One of…

How my suburban town changed Hip Hop forvever

Introduction In this essay, the importance of our action or inaction as human beings in society, is discussed to remind us that even if we think that we are insignificant, the things we do or don’t do in life have ramifications that we can’t possibly foresee. In this discussion, we…

New video uploads

Just in case you missed it, here are some new uploads to the shadesradio channel on YouTube. To get notification in your email, please subscribe or connect with me on Twitter (@KurtNiceHHL) to receive updates from the blog.   Kurt NiceKurt Nice aka Kurtiss Jackson is a behind the scenes…

New uploads this week

Here are some new uploads to the Shadesradio YouTube channel this week. I went back on Spreaker.com to do some commentary on the Hip Hop Business course that I have been putting off for a long time. I still have much more detail to talk about but this is a…

Remembering Shades of Hip Hop: CDS

For those unfamiliar with the Golden Era of Hip Hop in the 1990’s, here is some more background about that time period which fixates most Hiphoppas. One thing that really epitomized the time was something called Shades of Hip Hop video mixtapes. Now to some, that might sound self-serving, but…

Kool Herc and Queen Pep join Get Healthy Hip Hop

The Positive Community joined with True School University to initiate an awareness campaign focused on educating the aging Hip Hop generation to get healthy.  Organizer Jah Jah Shakur also spoke about the necessity of preventive care provided by the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and healthcare insurance in general. The program…

Shades of Hip Hop: Undaground Seen

When you hear a Rasta say ‘seen’ it has a certain meaning. It means understood or understand. As a statement it means ‘ I understand’ or ‘I overstand’, ‘I agree with that’, ‘I see’. As a question it means, ‘do you understand?’ like, “This is the for real shit, seen?”…

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Lauryn Hill to Serve 3 Months in Jail for Taxes

Lauryn Hill was sentenced to three months in jail for tax evasion Monday. NEWARK, N.J. — Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill stood in federal court Monday and compared her experience in the music business to the slavery her ancestors endured before a judge sentenced her to three months in prison for…

Who’s the best Emcee of All Times?

The question comes up over and again. Who is the best emcee of all time? Is it Tupac, or Eminem, or Jay-Z or maybe someone else? What does it mean to be an emcee or a rapper? Is there a difference? In private conversation across the World, people love hip-hop…

Disaster 101

In light of the 2012 super-storm Hurricane Sandy, we are taking this time to remind you that shit does really get serious in a whole other way when the power goes out all around you for miles. Especially when its winter and its cold outside and inside.  Here is a…

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Order A CD for “The Name Is Tag” LP

Nametag Alexander January 31 at 10:28am Reply  Report For those of you who highly prefer to have the physical copy of “The Name Is Tag” album rather than the digital version, you can order the hard copy at www.itsnametag.com with a debit or credit card. For those of you who…

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RICK ROSS , DIDDY & PHARRELL SPEND A MILLION BUCKS ON STRIPPERS IN 1 NIGHT!

D.j. Green January 31 at 11:00am Reply  Report NEW VIDEO POST – @RICKYROZAY @IAMDIDDY & PHARRELL SPEND 1 MILLION DOLLARS IN DA STRIP CLUB IN ONE NIGHT!!!?—>http://iamdjgreen.com/?p=2213 Kurt NiceKurt Nice aka Kurtiss Jackson is a behind the scenes pioneer in the Hip Hop Kulture, creating the first nationally distributed video…

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DJ KOOL HERC NEEDS OUR HELP

Igi Boev January 31 at 1:32pm Reply  Report DJ KOOL HERC IS IN HOSPITAL AND NEEDS FINANCIAL HELP! PLEASE READ THE DESCRIPTION AND DONATE SOME MONEY!!http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=160318167351192 Kurt NiceKurt Nice aka Kurtiss Jackson is a behind the scenes pioneer in the Hip Hop Kulture, creating the first nationally distributed video mix…

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NEWS FLASH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!MARCH 5TH GRAND SLAM BANQUET HALL GOOOVERNMENT

Raysean Simpson January 31 at 5:49pm Reply • Report ITS BACK THE MOST ANTICIPATED DANCE FINALLY RETURN BELLEVUE FAMILY PRESENTS GOOOOOOVERNMENT 7.5 THE SYMPHONY DANCE BLACK & ANYTHING EDITION!!! Saturday March 5th 2011 Who Brings THE MOST VIBES??? Doors Open At 11pm Free Panel For The Best & Sexiest Female…

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Brokers Winter Grown Folks Special Discount, 50% off Advanced Ticket Price

Andrei Djdre Francis January 31 at 6:03pm Reply • Report Brokers Winter Grown Folks Special Discount, 50% off Advanced Ticket price if tickets are purchased at The Suite Spot on Thursday FEB 3rd between the hours of 6-8pm 18 Microlab Rd Livingston, NJ. YOU MUST PURCHASE AT LEAST 5 tix,…

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NEW ((LOUD)) MIX FOR U

D.j. Green February 1 at 12:16pm Reply • Report ARE U TIRED OF THE RADIO PLAYING THE SAME 5 SONGS? DOWNLOAD DJ GREEN’S (LOUD)) MIX OF THE WEEK VOL 17 HERE->http://iamdjgreen.com/?p=2207 Kurt NiceKurt Nice aka Kurtiss Jackson is a behind the scenes pioneer in the Hip Hop Kulture, creating the…

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Goin Way Back Show With Money B- Episode 97 (Facebook Fan Firsts 4)

Moneyb Of-Mask February 1 at 3:31pm Reply • Report EPISODE 97 (FACEBOOK FAN FIRSTS 4) EVERY FIRST SHOW OF THE MONTH FANS PICK ENTIRE PLAYLIST FOR THATWEEK. CLASSIC BATTLE SEGMENT FEATURES FRUITKWAN OF STETSESONIC VS.ROXANNE SHANTE. If you want to help one of the founding fathers of HIPHOP in his…

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Heineken’s Black History Month Program starts today!

Mazi Mutafa February 1 at 4:09pm Reply • Report Heineken’s Black History Month Program starts today! You have until the 21st of February, 2011 to submit your artwork for a chance to have your art featured in next year’s Black History Month promotion and to win $5,000.00. The competition is…

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Artist submission

Djhandzsolo Williams February 1 at 7:22pm Reply • Report Artist: Attention For consideration for play on Chop Squad Radio. Please submit Clean versions of your music to chopsquadradio@msn.com . Include your contact info, Bio and a Picture of you and your band Members. If we at Chop Squad Radio think…

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LOL look what I found on youtube…

Agents of Desinformation? (David Icke, Alex Jones, Zeitgeist….?) www.youtube.com Source of the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jP2UjaO0Re0&feature=related THE FOOLOWING COMMENTS WERE FOUND IN THE SAME LINK GIVEN ABOVE. THESE COMMENTS ARE NOT MINE: ¿Por qué individuos como Icked, Alex Jones, Tsarion, Maxwell, Alan Watt, Project Camelot siguen pululando por ahí y no p…

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