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Anchorage Daily News
Rapper Kendrick Lamar and rocker Bret Michaels to perform Alaska State Fair
The Alaska State Fair announced two more concerts to round out the 2013 concert series at the Borealis Theatre in Palmer, with tickets for rising rap star Kendrick Lamar and Poison front man Bret Michaels on sale now on the fair's website.
The West Coast Rap All Stars' 'We're All In The Same Gang' Is 23 Years Old Today
This song, produced by one Dr. Dre , featured the rhymes of King Tee , Body & Soul , Def Jef , Michel'le , Tone-Loc , Above the Law , Ice-T , NWA 's Dre, MC Ren and Eazy-E , J.J. Fad , Young MC , Digital Underground , Oaktown's 3.5.7 and MC Hammer .
Thu May 16, 2013
For those of us who came of age during the early years of hip-hop, AVA at Casino del Sol has quite a show hitting the stage this week, as four of the biggest and bestest rap acts of the era have combined to tour as Kings of the Mic .
Is Killer Mike the Perfect Link Between Dr. Dre and MLK?
For Atlanta rapper Killer Mike, it has never been just about hip-hop. It has never been about preaching rhetoric over a beat.
S & D Entertainment Group is Proud to Announce the Signing of Hip Hop Producer Jelly Roll
IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2013 MAY 15, 2013 - S & D Entertainment Group, LLC is proud to announce the signing one of the industry's hottest hip hop producers, JELLY ROLL The Game Xzibit, Busta Rhymes and Method Man among numerous others.
Wed May 15, 2013
Hologram rap stars to appear at Rock the Bells hip hop festival
Deceased rapper Tupac Shakur's hologram appearance alongside Dr Dre and Snoop Dogg at the Cochella music festival in 2012 made headlines, and now late rappers Eazy-E and Ol' Dirty Bastard will follow in his holographic footsteps.
Dr. Dre, Iovine donate $70M: Rapper and producer give $70 million USC donation
Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine teamed up and dropped a $70 million donation on an educational project, reports sfgate.com on May 15 .
Tue May 14, 2013
[News] Problem Reveals He Met Dr. Dre & T.I. On The Same Day
Exclusive: California-based emcee Problem met the rap icons on the same day and worked on a record with them.
Thu May 09, 2013
15 Current Rap Acts That Would've Thrived In The '90s
There's no way you could've missed the memo: 2013 is the new 1993. Bucket hats and rap "crews" are popping up again.
Tue May 07, 2013
Falling In Reverse Announce New Album - Fashionably Late - June 18th Release
Voted as Alternative Press magazine's 2012 "Artist of the Year," one of Revolver's "100 Greatest Living Rock Stars" and Kerrang's "50 Greatest Rock Stars In The World," Radke's band Falling In Reverse will release their second album Fashionably Late on June 18th on Epitaph Records.
Forgot About Dre
More than any other rapper, Dr. Dre was responsible for moving away from the avant-noise and political stance of Public Enemy and Boogie Down Productions as well as the party vibes of old-school rap.
Mon May 06, 2013
Emerging in 1993, when Dr. Dre's G-funk had overtaken the hip-hop world, the Staten Island, New York-based Wu-Tang Clan proved to be the most revolutionary rap group of the mid-'90s -- and only partially because of their music.
Mac Miller Versus Kendrick Lamar: SunFest MC Battle 2013
The skies cleared for the last day of the 31st annual SunFest, finally allowing the summer-kickoff waterfront jam to live up to its name.
Thu May 02, 2013
10 Young Rappers We'd Love To See In The Studio With Eminem
Eminem has never shied away from collaborating with other rappers. From Shady Records artists to OGs , Slim Shady has guested on tons of rap songs and invited plenty of rappers to make guest appearances on his own tracks as well.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Eminem New Album & Tour 2013, Producing Protege Skylar Grey's New Debut Album 2013
Eminem surfaced at the end of last year appearing on 50 Cent's song "My Life". Then he also had a rap and cameo in Skylar Grey's video, "C'mon Let Me Ride". Eminem has been executive producing for his female singing protege Skylar Grey on her debut full length album called Don't Look Down on July 9th.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
The Papillion Times
New date for Kendrick Lamar's Lincoln show
The "good kid, m.A.A.d city" artist will perform at the Pershing Center on May 28, about two months after he postponed a previous tour stop there.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
April 27: Shotgun Wedding Quintet at Hopmonk Sebastopol
Last week's media shitshow over the Boston bombings brought us at least one moment of greatness: Fox News' Megyn Kelly quoting lyrics to Eminem's Forgot About Dre live on the air.
[News] Ice Cube Provides Update On N.W.A. Movie, Current Relationship With Dr. Dre
As he prepares to release his tenth solo full-length, Everythang's Corrupt , Ice Cube spoke about his music, film and endorsement career with The L.A. Weekly .
YG is Young LA's Post-N.W.A. Party Music
Compton's YG burst onto the charts with his catchy, disrespectful pop-rap hit "Toot It and Boot It" in 2009, but in the years since, he and his Pu$haz Ink label crew have blown up with their stripped-down-yet-turnt-up "ratchet music" sound.
Watch 22-Year-Old Snoop Talk Doggystyle Before Today's 'RapFix Live'
With so much drama in the L-B-C, it used to be that Snoop Dogg only concentrated his music on the community around him, but now that the Long Beach, California, native has grown, changed his moniker to Snoop Lion and has released a reggae album, he's expanded his reach beyond his hometown.