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Pete Rock’s Five Favorite Beats Of All Time

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22 Rappers Who Sampled James Brown’s “Funky Drummer”

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Today In Hip-Hop: Run DMC Releases “Walk This Way” Featuring Aerosmith

On this day, July 4, in hip-hop history… 

1986: Up and coming record producer, Rick Rubin, pulledout a vinyl record of a semi popular rock band named Aerosmith, and showed this to his then loosely managed musical colleagues, Joseph “Run” Simmons, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, and Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell and recommended they do a rendition of their critically acclaimed song “Walk This Way...

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Diggy Simmons On The 30th Anniversary Of Run-DMC’s Debut Album

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Celebrate Black History Month With These 20 Songs

One of the greatest artistic products to derive from the African American culture is its music. And of that music, no category is as distinct as hip-hop, with its ability to raise awareness by telling stories of social injustice and oppression, but also of heritage and pride...

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50 Rappers Snubbed By The Grammys

XXL lists 50 rappers who were cheated by the prestigious award ceremony...

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Rick Rubin Reflects On Being White In The Early Days Of Hip-Hop

When Rick Rubin first came on the scene, things were a lot different in hip-hop especially in terms of racial barriers. As Rick assisted in taking the genre to new levels alongside Russell Simmons and other hip-hop heavy weights, the renowned producer recently spoke on his earlier days telling that at first his skin color caught many by surprise...

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Today In Hip-Hop: RIP Jam Master Jay

On this day, October 30, in hip-hop history...

2002: Jam Master Jay, legendary DJ for Run-DMC, was shot and killed while in a Queens recording studio on October 30, 2002...

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Today In Hip-Hop: VH1 Holds First-Ever Hip-Hop Honors Award Show

On this day, October 3, in hip-hop history…

2004: Hip-hop has often been neglected at mainstream award shows. Hip-hop categories had often been historically neglected during the televised show...

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