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Northwest Music Scene
Billboard Names "Thrift Shop" #1 Rap Song of All Time
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Billboard's Hot Rap Songs chart, the magazine compiled a list of the top 100 chart performing rap songs ever, and the No.
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Sun Mar 16, 2014
New York City on JamBase
Omaha Diner features Charlie Hunter, Bobby Previte, Steven Bernstein and Skerik covering Top 40 hits as you've never heard them.
Happy Pharrell tops singles, albums chart
FOR the 10th week Pharrell Williams' Happy is top of the ARIA singles chart, becoming the equal longest running No.1 this decade.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
[News] Mekhi Phifer Says He Almost Turned Down Role In Eminem's "8...
In the 2002 film 8 Mile , actor Mekhi Phifer served as one of the film's main characters, but according to Phifer, it was a role he nearly passed on.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
'American Idol' 2014: What to expect from Top 11 on 'Songs From the Cinema'
AMERICAN IDOL XIII: Top 11: L-R Back Row: Jessica Meuse, Dexter Roberts, Ben Briley, Alex Preston, L-R Middle Row: Malaya Watson, Sam Woolf, Caleb Johnson, MK Nobillette, C.J. Harris, L-R Front Row: Majesty Rose and Jena Irene on AMERICAN IDOL XIII airing Thursday, March 6 on FOX.
Music Picks: St. Vincent, Tyler, the Creator and More
What superlatives can be employed to describe Annie Clark's mad genius that haven't already been used so many times in the recent past, let alone over the course of the past several years that Clark has recorded under the St. Vincent moniker? Whether she's still a local Dallas artist or not may be up for debate now that she lives in New York, but ... (more)
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Eminem tells XXL he's 'back in the studio,' addresses rap retirement speculation
A two-page, 10-question interview XXL Magazine had with Eminem hit newsstands Tuesday and addresses a few intriguing topics about the Detroit rapper's future.
Eminem's replacement for 'Southpaw' film: 'Brokeback Mountain' star Jake Gyllenhaal
Hollywood has reportedly found a replacement for Eminem to star in a new boxing-themed movie called "Southpaw."
Sat Mar 08, 2014
[Album Reviews] Black Milk - Glitches In The Break
"Glitches In The Break" adds another notch to Black Milk's belt as an equally talented emcee and producer across multiple genres.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Site of Eminem's Detroit rap hub The Hip Hop Shop up for rent;...
The site of the former Hip Hop Shop on Detroit's west side where Eminem earned street cred for his battle rapping skills is expected to be available for rent once a longtime business there closes at month's end.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Phoenix New Times
Sir Mix-A-Lot : 'I Wanted to Do More Than Rap About Women as Sex Objects'
Three decades is a long time to be involved in hip-hop. And many have tried to put an expiration date on the art form, believing that it's taboo to be in hip-hop after the age of 30. As time goes on, however, artists like Jay-Z, Eminem, and 2 Chainz have proven that age has no limits when it comes to creativity.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Action Bronson Returns to New Zealand This April
The ginger rap-genius of Albanian ancestry is set to return to New Zealand this April.
On the Charts: Schoolboy Q Rules, While U2, Karen O Get Oscar Bump
By my count, 2014 has had just three new album releases reliable enough to sell 100,000 copies or more and hit Number One - Bruce Springsteen's High Hopes , Eric Church's The Outsider and, this week, Schoolboy Q's Oxymoron .
Interview: Bizzy Crook Speaks On '84' Mixtape, Talking Fans Out Of Suicide
Like Master P, Bizzy Crook doesn't believe in limits. Bred in Miami, the 21-year-old rapper plans to take over the rap world in a short amount of time.
ScHoolboy Q's 'Oxymoron' Debuts at No. 1 On...
As forecast, ScHoolboy Q's major-label debut,"Oxymoron," bows at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 139,000 copies in the week ending March 2, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Young Guru featured in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Tri-C partnership on hip-hop
Cleveland's presence in the rap world is growing, thanks to artists like Bone Thugs-N-Harmony , Machine Gun Kelly and more.
[News] King Los Says He's Still Learning How To Make Songs
King Los is known for his ability to deliver lyrical ingenuity with an intricate rhyming technique, though he admits his song-making ability is still evolving.
Female Rapper Amber Glass Reaches For "Rap Goddess" Throne With Eminem's "My Name Is" Video Remake
Oklahoma City - When rapper Eminem made his 1999 debut with the ground breaking hit "My Name Is" from his "The Slim Shady LP" project, he turned the music scene upside down and positioned himself as the "Rap God" he is today.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
[News] Lord Jamar Says He Respects Eminem For "Worshipping Black Emcees"
Lord Jamar criticizes Macklemore and Yelawolf, says he doesn't know of any real Hip Hop fans who own Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' album.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
National Public Radio
First Listen: Raz Simone, 'Cognitive Dissonance'
Heavy psychological difficulty is a hot theme in chart-topping hip-hop these days, with artists like Eminem and Rihanna making Al-Anon worthy testimonies to codependency, and Macklemore vying for soberest man in all of pop.