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Hopsin Bashes Mainstream Hip-Hop in Twitter Rant
Hopsin has a bone to pick with the hip-hop industry. The "Crown Me" rapper hopped on Twitter late last night (Aug. 12) and expressed concerns with the direction of the rap industry. The Funk Volume head honcho—who recently dropped his new album Pound Syndrome i…
Hopsin Feels Like He Has Something to Prove on His New Album
Hopsin is mid-sentence, talking about his plans to go out on tour with his Funk Volume labelmates Dizzy Wright and Jarren Benton later this year, when he stops himself and trails off. "My mom's calling me," he says, reaching into his pocket for his phone with a slightly embarr…
Hopsin Frees His Mind in “Fly” Video
Taking a stand against materialism and stereotypes, Hopsin enlightens a class on marketing schemes and big business in the video for "Fly." In the clip, Hopsin is called to the front of the class to give a lecture on marketing schemes and delves into raps about cigarettes, Kim Kard…
Hopsin Takes Over the Subway in “Crown Me” Video
Rap deals in archetypes. Plenty has been written about the paradigm shift away from gangsta rap in the commercial sphere--a shift that coincided with, and was largely caused by Kanye West's 2004 debut. In 50 Cent and DMX's place was a more vulnerable, more conventionally emotive rap star..…
Hopsin Racks Up $6,000 Phone Bill
Hopsin, who jokingly said he was going to retire and move to Australia in December, is back in the news again for ringing up a massive phone bill after giving out his number on his Facebook page. Hopsin just wanted to shoot the shit with his fans and after people called his bluff, the rapper posted …

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