Blog Archives

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in 9 Elements, elements, Hip Hop,, kurt nice, new jersey, Recent Posts, truth, wisdom, World

A Hip Hop Pilgrimage to the Mother Land

There is such a thing as Hip Hop Tourism. And that’s the practical business approach to looking at the recent trip by Switzerland born and raised Hiphoppas from Winterthur. On the other hand this was more like a Hip Hop

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in 5%, 9 Elements, afrika bambaataa, After Pac, After Tupac, brooklyn, five percenters, GRAFFITI, Hip Hop,, history, Kool Herc, kurt nice, Latest Issue, new york, Recent Posts, World

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in 9 Elements, big pun, canibus, Deejays, elements, emcee, GRAFFITI, Hip Hop,, history, jay-z, kurt nice, Latest Issue, mixtape, new jersey, Plainfield, Recent Posts, shades of hip hop CDS,, World

How media uses PR to prop up poor police work

PR Propaganda and Persuasion Appeals The controversial police shooting of an unarmed 18 year old in Ferguson Missouri has sparked days of protests and extensive news coverage almost around the clock for the past week. In cases like this, news

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in new world order, Recent Posts, World

Is Miley Cyrus Hip Hop?

If you ever doubted the influence of Hip Hop Kulture and hip-hop music after seeing how it’s spread over the entire globe, stop it. Hip Hop for better or worse has gone from an exclusive culture practiced by inner-city youth

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in 9 Elements, After Pac, After Tupac, fashion, Hip Hop,, industry, krs one, kurt nice, Latest Issue, lil kim, magazine, Recent Posts,, World

Hip Hop Think Tank 3 @ the Schomburg Center

Talking about establishing Hip Hop curriculum across the U.S. and the World at the third annual Hip Hop Think Tank 3 conference at the Schomburg Center in Harlem NY. Chairman Casey Wong and moderated by Martha Diaz Kurt NiceKurt Nice

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in 9 Elements, afrika bambaataa, elements, events, Hip Hop,, history, kurt nice,, wisdom, World

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,

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in After Pac, After Tupac, ARTISTS, big pun, canibus, dmx, Hip Hop,, industry, john forte, kurt nice, mic geronimo, mos def, new york, remember, truth, wisdom, World

Partner Subscription

Become a sustaining member and support our efforts to preserve Hip Hop archives like Shades of Hip Hop.
Member Options

Available now on

 photo HIPHOP_BookCVR_zps4c1c428c.jpg

Get PDF download on (webstore)

Buy now



Follow me on Twitter


%d bloggers like this: