For as many ill conceived hip-hop Christmas cuts that have been produced over the years, there have been as least as many that were great. While they're not all necessarily fun, feel good songs meant to get you in the spirit of the season, and some deal directly with the ills of the holiday or criti ... More >>
PriesThis week in rap, we have many dimensions of hip-hop for you. From Mcbig House and Gyp's stripped down video for "Prize" to Pries's more introspective take on Goapele's "Closer" titled "Closer to Nothing" to Solomon Words ode to an old school line with "Can I Kick It."
(Garrett W. Ellwood, NBAE, Getty Images) In the final minute of last night's Nuggets win over the visiting Thunder, Rocky the Mountain Lion was trying, again, to drain a half-court shot while facing the opposite hoop. He'd been doing it for two full time-outs and hit rim twice. A stunt, like ... More >>
Last time we checked in with Neil McIntyre, he had just realized a dream of trading verses with Kurtis Blow, a bona fied hip-hop legend if there ever was one, on a Littleleague track called "Magic Words." Tomorrow night at Cleo Parker Robinson, McIntyre will be get to perform alongside the re ... More >>
Undoubtedly, the biggest news this week was word that Jim Dalton had been asked to join Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, replacing his friend, departing guitarist Steve Larson. This was also the week that the Fray's new album hit stores, which made for a great photo opportunity for Locals Only host, ... More >>
It was all a dream. I used to read Word Up magazine... Right about now, Neil McIntyre can relate to the sentiments in the opening lines of "Juicy," as Biggie Smalls reflects on the framers/heroes that came before him. McIntyre, we just found out, traded verses with rap legend Kurtis Blow on a brand- ... More >>
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