Rudy Ray Moore

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2014

    Hip-Hop Did Not Start the Way You Think it Did

    To hear most people tell it, the history of rap goes like this: MCs were originally rapping primarily to showcase their DJs. That is, until Sugar Hill Gang put out "Rapper's Delight" in 1979. It was the second rap record of all time and an enormous hit, proving there was a market for rapping on wax. ... More >>

  • Film

    November 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (10/25/08-10/31/08)

    Prepare yourself for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Rock Band Here's a user-friendly guide to all the great content you may have missed this week while you were busy practicing singing along to all your favorite Beatles' tunes in anticipation of the just-announced Beatles version of the popular R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2008
  • Music

    August 17, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    October 31, 2002

    Attitude Check

    Four discs trace the development of the original gangstas.

  • Music

    July 25, 2002

    Playing It Cool

    When it comes to hip-hop career longevity, LL Cool J knows that size matters.

  • Music

    April 25, 2002

    Dolemite Makes Right

    Rudy Ray Moore, the self-described King of Party Records, is looking for a little respect.

  • Music

    December 26, 1996

    The Prize Patrol

    The biggest musical winners from 1996.

  • Music

    August 22, 1996

    Rhymes Pays

    It's not easy being as wild as Busta Rhymes.

  • Music

    March 14, 1996