The Gods of Hip Hop in Brooklyn Seeing Jay Electronica at the 2014 Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival in full Fruit of Islam uniform took many back to a time when it was not uncommon to hear consciousness raising lyrics coming from the most prominent and popular rappers.
The station, which previously had an urban adult contemporary format, has changed to hip-hop and R&B. WEOA will have hip-hop and R&B music every day, around the clock, but its special programs such as Leadership Connection on Saturday mornings and church broadcasts on Sunday mornings will continue as normal.
"Bodak Yellow" by Cardi B is the no. 1 song in the country. Here's everything you wanted to know and probably weren't too afraid to ask. What is "Bodak Yellow"? "Bodak Yellow" just became the No. 1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It's a debut single from the 24-year-old rapper Cardi B. Have you heard it yet? You're going to hear it eventually.
"In da Club" is a hip hop song performed by American rapper 50 Cent from his debut studio album Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2003). The song was written by 50 Cent, Dr. Dre, and Mike Elizondo and produced by Dr. Dre with co-production credit from Elizondo.
Hip-hop, also spelled hip hop or hiphop is a rhythm focused popular music style, originating from New York in the 70s. The term rap is sometimes used synonymously with hip-hop music. Hip-hop arose when DJs began isolating the percussion break from funk or disco songs for audiences to dance to.
Hip hop is far more multi-instrumentational on average. Hip hop put more emphasis on the beat of a song, and a little less on the obvious melodic lead. The best hip hop can uplift you no matter what your mood. The worst hip hop is the worst of music, with repetitive unpleasant loops and unpleasant lyrics.
"Gin and Juice" is the second single by rapper Snoop Doggy Dogg from his debut album Doggystyle. It reached the top ten on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States, peaking at number eight. It earned a gold certification from the RIAA and sold 700,000 copies. "Gin and Juice" was nominated for the 1995 Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance. It was listed as number eight on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop.
"Lose Yourself" is a song by American rapper Eminem from the soundtrack to the 2002 motion picture 8 Mile. The song was written by Eminem and produced by Eminem along with longtime collaborator Jeff Bass, one half of the production duo Bass Brothers, and Luis Resto.
Diehard fans, music nerds and critics love lists. But in rap, greatest-of-all-time rankings like this take on a special level of import: aside from moving a crowd (shouts to Rakim), MC means proving you’re the best. In no other genre do artists so blatantly express their desire to outdo competition. That made Billboard's list a more high-stakes undertaking than usual.
Hip Hop: Fight the Power by Public Enemy Introduction. Hip hop or rap music is a genre of music that has been developed in the USA. Hip hop was developed by African Americans in the 1970’s (Chang, 2007). Hip hop includes many styles like DJ mixers, electro, rhymes and blues, disco and many more.
“Dear Mama” is the song that made it OK to admit: even if they kill people and sell drugs, deep down, thugs are all sensitive mama’s boys. It was the third hip-hop act ever (after Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five’s “The Message”“ and Public Enemy’s album, Fear of a Black Planet) to be placed in the Library of Congress.
As nouns the difference between hype and hip is that hype is promotion or propaganda; especially, exaggerated claims while hip is (anatomy) the outward-projecting parts of the pelvis and top of the femur and the overlying tissue or hip can be the fruit of a rose. As verbs the difference between hype and hip is that hype is to promote heavily; to advertise or build up while hip is (chiefly ...
Chinese hip hop group TriPoets wrote a song named "Used to Love Her" which alludes to "I Used to Love H.E.R.". The song was featured on Team Teamwork's mashup album, The Ocarina of Rhyme. The album featured several hip-hop songs remixed with music from Nintendo's Legend of Zelda video game series.
The 10 best sad hip hop songs cover a variety of topics including death, drugs, lost love and poverty. Many are rapped by males, but have a female singing the hook to make the song softer. The hip hop genre has experienced murders from top artists, and some of the saddest hip hop songs are written for them. "Brenda's Got a Baby" by 2Pac.
Love & Hip Hop is a media franchise that consists of several reality television series broadcast on VH1. The shows document the personal and professional lives of several hip hop and R&B musicians, performers, managers, and record producers residing in varying regions throughout the United States.
(Read more: We're rich again! We just can't feel it) And they don't plan to draw down their cash anytime soon. About two-thirds of investors feel they have the right amount of cash. As long as they take risk with some of their money in equities, they want a large pile of cash to balance the risk.
“Ex-Factor” was one of six hits from The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill that charted on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The track peaked at No. 7 on the tally dated March 13, 1999, and spent 31 weeks on the list -- the longest run of any of the Miseducation tunes.