Category Archives: Hip Hop News

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Rolling down Rosecrans in Compton, L.A. hip-hop’s Main Street – LA … – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Rolling down Rosecrans in Compton, L.A. hip-hop’s Main Street – LA …Los Angeles TimesLike Sunset Boulevard and rock or Beale Street and the blues, Compton’s Rosecrans Avenue — described in song by producer-rapper DJ Quik as “a long-ass avenue that goes from the beach to the streets” — conjures a musical essence beyond the pavement … and more » , Catch the SMR Hip Hop Stop – Wednesdays 10:30PM ET Powered by WPeMatico

Lyor Cohen Says Hip-Hop Should Dominate 2018 Grammys – Billboard

Billboard Lyor Cohen Says Hip-Hop Should Dominate 2018 GrammysBillboardMusic executive Lyor Cohen says hip-hop should dominate the top categories at the upcoming Grammys. Cohen spoke with The Associated Press on Thursday about the Recording Academy giving rap a “deserving” chance. Both JAY-Z and Kendrick Lamar are …Lyor Cohen says hip-hop should dominate at upcoming GrammysBoston Herald all 5 news articles » , Catch the SMR Hip Hop Stop – Wednesdays 10:30PM ET Powered by WPeMatico

Report: China to ban tattoos and ‘hip-hop culture’ from TV shows – SupChina

SupChina Report: China to ban tattoos and ‘hip-hop culture’ from TV showsSupChinaChina’s top media regulator, the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People’s Republic of China (SAPPRFT), reportedly wants new regulations that will order all TV shows to stop inviting entertainers with … , Catch the SMR Hip Hop Stop – Wednesdays 10:30PM ET Powered by WPeMatico

Violent Brawl Sends Panicked Fans Running At Hip Hop Tribute Concert In The Bronx – CBS New York

CBS New York Violent Brawl Sends Panicked Fans Running At Hip Hop Tribute Concert In The BronxCBS New YorkNEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Fans were sent running for the exits after a violent brawl broke out during a tribute concert in the Bronx on Thursday night. The #YAMSDAY concert ends abruptly in Bronx last night as security issue had concert goers fleeing …Brawl Causes Chaos, Breaks Up Annual A$AP Yams Day Concert in BronxBillboard all 30 news articles » , Catch the SMR Hip Hop Stop – Read More +

Rolling down Rosecrans in Compton, LA hip-hop’s Main Street – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Rolling down Rosecrans in Compton, LA hip-hop’s Main StreetLos Angeles Times“This is where I seen my second murder, actually,” Lamar told Rolling Stone at Tam’s Burgers in 2015. “Eight years old, walking home from McNair Elementary. Dude was in the drive-thru ordering his food, and homey ran up, boom boom — smoked him … and more » , Catch the SMR Hip Hop Stop – Wednesdays 10:30PM ET Powered by WPeMatico