Two Years of Greatness. The two best years in Hip Hop history. 1988-1989

By Chucky Oldskool Much of what is released today that sells is a hybrid of Rap and R&B. It is sometimes hard to distinguish if it is a Rap song or R&B song. The other issue that resonates is the term “classic” Most of the albums that come out now if 5-6 of the songsContinue reading “Two Years of Greatness. The two best years in Hip Hop history. 1988-1989”

  Raised by Hip Hop vs Raised by Hip Hop By Chucky Oldskool    ‘It’s working It’s working…” If you rhythmically say that to someone 45 years old or older, they will likely know that is “Double K” from the 1984 movie Beat Street. If you say that to someone who is younger than that, theyContinue reading

Children’s And Youth Hip-Hop Booklist…

This article was sent to us and we are so excited to share this post. Hip Hop books go Kids! The article was written by Desiree Thomas Who is currently the teen librarian at Old Worthington (OH) Library. “These fiction, poetry, and nonfiction titles will engage casual readers and hip-hop aficionados alike.” Elementary Nonfiction Weatherford,Continue reading “Children’s And Youth Hip-Hop Booklist…”

“Charm City Kings” Starring “Meek Mill” Produced By “Will Smith ”Movie Trailer Released…

Shoutout to Jada Pinkett Smith and our Philly Hip Hop natives, Will Smith, Meek Mill, and J.L. The trailer to the  Overbrook Entertainment project  “Charm City Kings,” was released yesterday Wednesday January 15, 2020.  Although the movie is based on the Maryland  biker life, the bike lifers in Philly are going to love this. Meek actuallyContinue reading ““Charm City Kings” Starring “Meek Mill” Produced By “Will Smith ”Movie Trailer Released…”

Rapsody Pins A Love Letter To All Black Women

Rapsody’s latest project titled “Eve”,…”celebrated inspirational black women that helped break down barriers for the North Carolina MC to pursue her rap dreams…

Shoutout to “Hip-Hop” Educational  Usage Of The Genre Spark’s Students’ Creativity and Learning

Looks like our culture acredits hip-hop as one of her earliest influences.nd music continues soar to new heights. For the past two years, rap has been the top-selling genre of music in the United States. According to children’s author of several  books, Carole Boston Weatherford,“It’s the language of global youth culture,” … The website  reportsContinue reading “Shoutout to “Hip-Hop” Educational  Usage Of The Genre Spark’s Students’ Creativity and Learning”

“The Coldest Winter Ever” by Sister Souljah

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’sThe Great American Read. Renowned hip-hop artist, writer, and activist Sister Souljah brings the streets of New York to life in a powerful and utterly unforgettable first novel. Click here to purchase from Amazon  

The Most Memorable Love Songs By Rappers This Decade…

    Source: Judy Eddy/ / WENN While it may not be the most obvious thread in their lyrics, the fact is rappers spend their whole lives looking for love just like everyone else. Whether telling stories that position them as being betrayed or stepping out on the people they’ve loved, our faves have heartfeltContinue reading “The Most Memorable Love Songs By Rappers This Decade…”

🚨NEW HIP HOP BOOK ALERT 🚨 “Hip Hop Raised Me”

The definitive volume on the massive and enduring impact of hip hop over the last forty years, now in a compact paperback edition. In 2008, with help from Jay-Z and Puff, Barack Obama got the hip hop vote, and became the first African American to be elected president. For a brief moment, the “Audacity ofContinue reading “🚨NEW HIP HOP BOOK ALERT 🚨 “Hip Hop Raised Me””

🚨NEW HIP HOP BOOK ALER🚨 “Dapper Dan: Made In Harlem”

With his now-legendary store on 125th Street in Harlem, Dapper Dan pioneered high-end streetwear in the 1980s, remixing classic luxury-brand logos into his own innovative, glamorous designs. But before he reinvented haute couture, he was a hungry boy with holes in his shoes, a teen who daringly gambled drug dealers out of their money, andContinue reading “🚨NEW HIP HOP BOOK ALER🚨 “Dapper Dan: Made In Harlem””

Meek Mill Seems To Have Grown Up..

  In this exclusive interview wth Charlemagne, Meek talks about mistakes,    revelations,     and the personal growth on his journey and keeping family first in his life. Watch as he speaks, it’s clear the young millionaire takes great pride In providing homes, cars, opportunities , and much more for family members and closeContinue reading “Meek Mill Seems To Have Grown Up..”