Lupe Fiasco

You would never know what you could ever be. If you never try, you would never see.   In a previous post, I paid homage to one of my favorite lyrical scholars—Nas. Listening to his music always makes me appreciate the art form that is Hip Hop. Artists like Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, and Drake…

Just Because…

I felt like vibing to some 90’s Hip Hop. Until Next Time…

11/8/11

On November 8, 2011, the world lost a Hip Hop Icon. Dwight Arrington Myers, better known as Heavy D. My family (my mom especially) was a huge fan of his music, so it’s only right that I pay my respects on this day. Labeled Hip Hop’s original overweight lover, Heavy D’s career began in high…

Afrikan Insurrektion Muzik (A.I.M.)

In a previous post, I paid my respects to one of my favorite lyricists, Nas. Growing up in an era where commercialized Hip-Hop dominated the airwaves, conscious artists like him (along with a handful of others) really stood out to me. Their messages were necessary and, at times, they didn’t receive the same level of…

9/13/96

On September 13, 1996, the world lost a Hip Hop Legend. Tupac Amaru Shakur. I’ve been a fan of his music and talent since childhood, so it’s only right that I pay my respects on this day. 2pac was a rapper, actor, activist, poet, and revolutionary. His career started at age 17 when his family…

NAS

Ask me if I’m trying to kick knowledge? Nah, I’m trying to kick the sh*t you need to learn, though. That ether, that sh*t that make your soul burn slow.   Greetings All, I came across a YouTube video entitled Hip Hop vs. Mumble Rap, and I encourage everyone, particularly the connoisseurs of Hip Hop…