DMX Brings HipHop Redux To SOB's

DMX Brings HipHop Redux To SOB's
24 2012 at 10:00 AM Shot in grainy black-and-white in NYC's notorious Tunnel nightclub, the 1998 music video for DMX's first single "Get At Me Dog" was pure, unadulterated hip-hop; it set X apart as a raw, menacing rapper at a time when the genre was …
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Chiddy Bang, <em>Breakfast</em>
A hip-hop twist on MGMT's “Kids” took Philadelphia-based duo Chiddy Bang from general obscurity, to the buzz of a strong UK fanbase, to being the hottest thing on US college campuses since Asher Roth. With an distinct sound, courtesy of Xaphoon Jones' …
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HipHop's Evolution: Forsaking Political and Social Awareness for Material Gain
by Natalie Meade The assassination of Tupac Amaru Shakur on September 13, 1996 also stunned the hip-hop community. Arguably, he was the voice of inner-city youth spreading the message and reality of the Thug Life during the '90s.
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