Friday Mar 14
Watch: GoldLink's "The God Complex (When I Die)"
The title track for his upcoming project has a distorted yet soulful bounce via producer McCallaman .
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Vixen Vent: Hip Hop is Officially Dead
I think it's safe to say that hip hop is officially dead. Although Macklemore appeared to have made a sincere gesture by openly admitting that he did not deserve his '"Best Rap Song" Grammy, it seems the spotlight is still on him as 'Thrift Stop" was recently named as one of Billboard's best rap songs of all time.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Listen to This Common-Inspired Beat Tape
Common 's evolution is tricky to navigate. On his 1992 debut, Can I Borrow A Dollar? , he was the beer-guzzling, weed-smoking, hood dude.
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But the in last couple years his stay in the public conscious, and tabloid headlines, has revolved around increasingly outlandish actions.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Sat Mar 08, 2014
This Game of Thrones-Themed Mixtape is Awesome
We never thought such a thing could be possible. But now that it's here, this Game of Thrones rap mixtape is something we want and NEED in our collection of CDs.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Maimouna Youssef Has a Song With J Dilla and James Poyser
You know the story if you know Maimouna Youssef : She performed with rap duo dead prez at Dave Chappelle 's block party.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Listen to 'Game of Thrones' mixtape tracks by Wale, Big Boi
Popular culture doesn't normally associate hip-hop with medieval-fantasy television shows about dragons.
Common To Appear On CNN's "Chicagoland" Docu-Series
Emcee/actor Lonnie Rashid "Common" Lynn has always strongly represented his hometown of Chicago.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The HBO/GoT promo machine is in full gear, folks
HBO has just announced "The Epic Fan Experience", a Season 4 premiere screening event to be held March 20th in Brooklyn.
Music Are We About To See Justin Bieber's Naughty Bits?
We didn't know the Lannister clan was into hip-hop, but it looks that way. Big Boi , Common , and other rap stars are making a mixtape inspired by Game Of Thrones , and it's set to hit the internet later this week.
HBO Using Rap to Promote Game of Thrones to 'Multicultural' Audience
HBO knows white people love Game of Thrones . HBO thinks black people love hip-hop.
Rapper Common Heading to Broadway?
According to The New York Post' s Michael Riedel, rapper Common may be heading to the Broadway stage as boxer Jack Jefferson, a role made famous by actor James Earl Jones in Howard Sackler's 1967 play "The Great White Hope."
Tue Mar 04, 2014
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Spectacular Oscar Moments - This Oscars 2014 Review Will Get You...
The Trend Hunter Oscars 2014 review reveals some of the most memorable pieces and moments of, and pertaining to, the show.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Rapper Common lands cameo in Entourage film
Hip-hop artist Common arrives at the 2012 BET Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on July 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Oscars: John Williams, Jill Scott Spotlight Song and Score Nominees...
The nominated composers -- from Steven Price to John Williams -- were on hand as this year's songs and scores took center stage Thursday night at UCLA's Royce Hall.
First-Ever Oscars Concert Shines With Music From 'Gravity,' 'Frozen'
Like Zorro victoriously raising his sword toward the sky, violinists in the Academy Awards orchestra whipped their bows in the air Thursday night after finishing playing a breathtaking score from Gravity at the first-ever Oscars Concert.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Whitlock: NFL should ban N-word
Recording artist and actor Common examines the N-word and details the 1963 church bombing in Birmingham, Ala., that left four young black girls dead.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Bilal Performs One-Night-Only Concert Uptown Nights at Harlem Stage Tonight
Genre-defying singing sensation Bilal performs an intimate concert at the Harlem Stage Gatehouse tonight, February 21, backed by musical powerhouse the Revive Big Band.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Smart bet web extra: CrazyHorse & Colston
Local hip hop duo CrazyHorse & Colston will release a video for their new song, "Makeshift Spaceships," at Asheville Music Hall on Thursday, Feb. 20. According to their bio, both MC's have been "heavily influenced not only by hip hop music, but also by rock, blues, folk, and bluegrass and have blended many of these genres together to make their ... (more)