Category Archives: Hip Hop News

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Lovebug Starski, Rapper And DJ Who Stood At The Vanguard Of Hip-Hop, Dead At 57 – NPR

NPR Lovebug Starski, Rapper And DJ Who Stood At The Vanguard Of Hip-Hop, Dead At 57NPRPioneering DJ and rapper Lovebug Starski, who helped develop the nascent form of hip-hop in the Bronx in the late ’70s, died Thursday afternoon of a heart attack at his Las Vegas home, his manager has confirmed to NPR. He was 57. In a genre built on …Lovebug Starski, Rap Pioneer Who Popularized Term ‘Hip-Hop,’ Dead at 57RollingStone.comLovebug Starski, Hip-Hop Pioneer, Dead at 57PitchforkHip-hop pioneer Lovebug Starski has died, aged Read More +

Report: Luv Bug Starski, Hip Hop Pioneer, Has Died – BET.com – BET

BET Report: Luv Bug Starski, Hip Hop Pioneer, Has Died – BET.comBETLove Bug Starski, the pioneering rapper who is credited by coining the phrase “hip hop,” has died. According to Forbes, he was 57 at the time of his death, though other sources claim he was 60. While his cause of death was not known, it’s confirmed …Lovebug Starski, Hip-Hop Pioneer, Reportedly Dies at 57BillboardHip Hop Mourns Lovebug Starski’s Sudden Death | HipHopDXHipHopDXLovebug Starski, Hip Hop Pioneer, Passes Away At 57HotNewHipHopThe Shadow League (blog) –Hip-Hop Wired –The Read More +

YouTube’s most popular ‘Lofi Hip Hop’ livestream may return soon – Polygon

YouTube’s most popular ‘Lofi Hip Hop‘ livestream may return soonPolygonFans of “Lofi Hip Hop Radio 24/7 Chill Gaming / Study Beats,” one of YouTube’s most popular 24/7 livestreams, were disappointed last week when their favorite video was gone. “Lofi Hip Hop” refers to a genre of music that mashes up traditional hip-hop … , Catch the SMR Hip Hop Stop – Wednesdays 10:30PM ET Powered by WPeMatico

Alum teaches vocabulary through hip-hop – The Brown Daily Herald

The Brown Daily Herald Alum teaches vocabulary through hip-hopThe Brown Daily Herald“Rhymes with Reason,” an educational platform founded and created by Austin Martin ’17, provides exactly this experience for students. The web-based learning tool teaches students vocabulary and academic concepts through popular hip-hop music. The idea … , Catch the SMR Hip Hop Stop – Wednesdays 10:30PM ET Powered by WPeMatico