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Picking the right thumbnail and song title

A lot of work may have gone in to your last music project. You may have taken time to come up with concepts and constructed a well put-together song. It may have taken numerous hours in the studio to get

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Posted in 9 Elements, advice, After Pac, After Tupac, ARTISTS, elements, Hip Hop, hiphoplives.net, industry, kurt nice, Recent Posts, shadesradio.com

Hip Hop Appreciation Week 2013

Happy Hip Hop Appreciation Week! Take time to observe the principles of True Hip Hop Kulture; Peace, Love, Unity and Safely Having Fun. Watch an old-school movie like Beat Street, Wildstyle, or Krush Groove. Check out a classic episode of

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Posted in 9 Elements, afrika bambaataa, bboy, beatbox, Chuck D, de la soul, dead prez, Deejays, emcee, GRAFFITI, grand puba, guru, Hip Hop, hiphoplives.net, history, jeru the damaja, kool g rap, Kool Herc, krs one, pete rock, Public Enenemy, rap, rapper, shades of hip hop CDS, shadesradio.com, wise intelligent

Trinidad James: Comedy vs Cooning

    coon (koon): Offensive Slang (1.) Used as a disparaging term for a so-called Black person popularized by ignorant, so-called Whites in colonial America. (2.) An actor who portrays offensive stereotypical roles for entertainment. If it was meant as

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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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Posted in advice, Deejays, dj, Hip Hop, hiphoplives.net, illuminati, music, rap, rapper, Recent Posts, shadesradio.com, swag, truth

Chuck D: We got Everything

It’s simple, sparse, slow,  blues inspired, Hiphop consciousness by Chuck D. The Public Enemy Founder, released the video in a tweet today, saying. “This RAP record will Move YOU! PublicEnemy presents .Everything to the Planet Earth. Now on VIDEO!” The

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Posted in Hip Hop, hiphoplives.net, Public Enenemy, rap, rapper, Recent Posts, shadesradio.com, swag, truth

What’s the message for 2012? part 1

As a new year begins in the world of rap music, what have we learned from 2012? Many promoters of the rap industry will have you believe that everything was all good. In an effort not to knock the next

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Posted in emcee, Hip Hop, hiphoplives.net, rap, rapper, Recent Posts, shadesradio.com, swag, truth, tyt

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