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Hip-hop in the English classroom
You've got 15 more to go to reach the next level! The point of an education in English Home Language is to educate the student in Language and Literature - being able to read, speak and write fluent English, as well as being able to say things without having to say them, and being able to understand the deeper side to written material.
E-40 Talks About Collaborating With Tupac
Arguably the Bay Area's biggest rapper and hyphy's largest catalyst, E-40 recently stopped by Sirus XM's Hip Hop Nation to discuss another West Coast legend, 2Pac.
TDIM - Michael Jackson, Tupac and 50 Cent have something in common - 30th Nov
Three important events, Michael Jackson's thriller was released, Tupac Shakur was shot five times during a robbery outside a New York City recording studio, and 50 Cent created a vibrator to celebrate his manhood, all of which happened on this very day in music.
Nostalgia runs wild in Eminem's new video for 'Rap God'
Keeping in tune with the throw back theme of his latest album, the clip for Eminem 's newest single " Rap God " finds the rapper channeling 80's TV character Max Headroom.
Kanye West Says He's Dropping Nike For Adidas
" Hold up, I ain't trying to stunt, man, but these new Yeezys jumped over the jump man," rapped Kanye West on s "New God Flow."
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Meet Black Girls Rock! Award winner Ty-Licia Hooker
Ty-Licia Hooker was a recent winner at the Black Girls Rock! awards ceremony, which aired on BET, for her work with the Stockton based non-profit that she co-founded for under-achieving students, called the Summer Success and Leadership Academy.
'Hip-Hop Conservative' Trey Radel Charged With Cocaine Possession
In July, Representative Trey Radel went on a mini-media blitz about his love of music, penning a piece for BuzzFeed explaining " Why I'm a Hip Hop Conservative " and writing about discovering rap as "a young, rebellious kid.
Suzanne Vega samples 50 Cent
Singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega has seen her work sampled by rap artists many times.
Why It's Awesome That Michael B. Jordan Auditioned For The Tupac Shakur Biopic
Michael B. Jordan was recently on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter 's awards issue and he revealed some exciting information in a roundtable interview with Forest Whitaker , Matthew McConaughey and some other Hollywood heavyweights.
Here's Where L.A. Rap Legends Are Buried
It's especially hard to find famous rappers' graves -- just ask our reporter who tried to find Eazy-E .