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Posted on July 2nd, 2018
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Lupe LLerenas
Northern California is well known for it's pioneers in hip-hop like E-40, Mac Dre, and Too $hort and most recently, Kehlani and G-Eazy. However, we live in an era in which rap and hip-hop music is continuously expanding and evolving. In fact, there's a new wave of North...
Posted on June 16th, 2018
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Lupe LLerenas
West Coast hip-hop is sometimes disparaged by hip-hop purists for it's perceived lack of lyricism and substance, but what it lacks in lyrical acrobatics and "message," it more than makes up for in personality. Throughout the years, we've had our very own share of California...
Posted on May 21st, 2018
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Lupe LLerenas
On March 9, 1997, the hip-hop world and the music industry as a whole lost one of it's pioneers and icons -- The Notorious B.I.G. Leaving this earth at the young age of 24, Biggie was able to give the universe two albums while he was here. With lyrics like "lyrically,...
Posted on May 17th, 2018
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Lupe LLerenas
Known for rapping about his struggles in the hood, his family problems, and chasing his dreams, J. Cole has a gift for storytelling. From his music to his interviews, J. Cole's fans connect with him on so many ways and what's even much more admirable about the "4 Your...
Posted on May 14th, 2018
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Lupe LLerenas
Some of hip-hop biggest stars came together for Power 106’s Powerhouse 2018 in Los Angeles this past weekend. The star-studded concert included performances from N.E.R.D, Nipsey Hussle, Logic, Miguel, Yo Gotti, A$AP Ferg, Tinashe, KYLE, and many more. Nipsey put on for...
Posted on May 12th, 2018
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Bri Stubbs
Rappers showing love to their mom is always heart-warming. In honor of Mother's Day, here’s a list of classic mom-loving songs that have transcended through the years and a few new additions. This Sunday, play these songs while your showering the women in your life with...
Posted on May 5th, 2018
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Lupe LLerenas
Time – it just keeps on happening, doesn’t it? While we’re already looking forward to upcoming dope albums in 2018, this is also the year where we celebrate the 10 year anniversary of some truly iconic projects. From Kanye West to Beyoncé, Adele and Lil Wayne,...
Posted on April 29th, 2018
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Christian Emiliano
The sixth annual Broccoli City Festival took place on April 28th, 2018 at RFK Stadium Festival Grounds in Washington, D.C and the Broccoli City Lifestyle Group made sure to stick to it's core values with it's pre-festival "Broccoli City Week".  According to bcfestival.com...
Posted on April 9th, 2018
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Lupe LLerenas
Cuban Doll aka Cuban Savage, is a 19-year-old model turned rapper, taking the industry by storm. She’s known for sharing her experiences through gritty lyrics over trap beats. In 2017, she released two mixtapes, “Cuban Link” and “Aaliyah Keef,” which features her...
Posted on April 8th, 2018
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Lupe LLerenas
In case you haven’t noticed, Drake is pretty amazing. From stopping a dude from groping girls at one of his concerts to donating the entire budget for his “God’s Plan” music video, he sets the bar pretty damn high. Over the weekend, the Canadian rapper released...
Posted on April 4th, 2018
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TreQuan Love
Ten years may seem like a long time when you think of sharing your love with someone. But for the last ten years, Beyonce and Jay-Z have made it look easy. The Carters have became 'relationship goals' to thousands of couples around the world. Both being the biggest...
Posted on March 20th, 2018
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Lupe LLerenas
Every March, hundreds of artists from all over the world come to SXSW, hoping to capture the attention of the thousands of music industry professionals and fans in attendance. While well-known Hip-Hop acts like T.I., YFN Lucci, and Dave East draw massive crowds this...
Posted on March 20th, 2018
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TreQuan Love
Happy 48th Birthday to the man behind majority of the early Cash Money production, Mannie Fresh. From 1993, Mannie Fresh has been the man behind the boards & even the microphone crafting a sound that helped the south become a heavy force in the music industry. In honor...
rihanna 30th birthday
Posted on February 20th, 2018
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Micia G
Happy 30th birthday to the iconic and beloved Robyn Rihanna Fenty! The beautiful superstar has succeeded well beyond music to become a global pop-star, fashion icon and cosmetics connoisseur. Fans have gotten the opportunity to watch Rihanna set many standards in the...
Posted on February 9th, 2018
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Micia G
During Black History Month, we celebrate the excellence, culture and beauty of Black people across the globe. An important element of Black History Month is recognizing those who have existed in previous generations that paved the way for social and political movements of...