Rapper Bun B and music critic Shea Serrano teamed up for Bun B’s Jumbo Coloring and Rap Activity Tumblr, a collection of rap coloring and activity pages you can print out and color. The actual book will be out this fall. Start the kids young, we say.
So, this is it: ‘The wisdom of rappers quantified’. These mini-infographics by Srahhh will get you guessing the song origins from whence they sprung. Hint: there’s a bit of BIG, a bit of MC Hammer, a bit of Nelly and a bit of Coolio.
Wow. This video is awesome. Well, if you like incredibly sexy girls and a super hot beats. Nah, probably not for you. Props to director Ryan Staake. Please make a part two and let us audition for the role of the pole.
The Retar Crew is a Chicago-based hip hop group comprised of MCs/actors J.Q., G.Q., P.O. and Jackson. The Crew has built a rabid following via their YouTube channel and by offering regular free music downloads via their Website. Their most recent download is entitled Lake Effect.
The Rap Board is one of those gifts from the internet that, in theory, you think you don’t need or want. But before you go digging for the receipt whilst fantasising about your exchange gift, I strongly urge you to give it a go. Quite simply, The Rap Board is a soundboard of rapper catch-phrases [...]
I’m not a hip-hop expert. I’m just a suburban kid who listened to a fair share of it growing up. I loved ’90s hip-hop. It seemed grittier and more interesting than the materialistic top-40 rap of the early Aughts. I sort of gave up on hip-hop for a while. Recently, though, I’ve been hearing some really great stuff. Lil Boosie is a dude from Baton Rouge. He’s in prison awaiting trial for murder.
Get Em Mamis is a fantastic Baltimore rap duo that played the Whartscape Festival this past weekend. I fed them tacos. Check out their latest album, TerAwesome, especially the single, Work, or this older track, Cold Summer. [audio:http://www.gramotunes.com/Get_Em_Mamis_Cold_Summer.mp3]