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  1. What Phife taught meRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Mail & Guardian

    ... rising above one's environment. In this line, Phife shows us that, not only was he "in lyrical fitness" (to quote Canibus), but he made efforts to stay in shape physically too. Through this line alone, the Phifer, who was diabetic, reminds us ...


  2. Brooklyn Nets to honor rapper Notorious B.I.G. on 20th anniversary of his deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Sporting News

    Those are the words of rapper Canibus, uttered on "Second Round Knockout," his famous 1998 diss record aimed at LL Cool J. They're a nod to the late, great Notorious B.I.G., who was killed in Los Angeles the year before. Sunday, the Nets will host #NetsBiggie Night, a celebration of Biggie's life and music to coincide with the 20-year anniversary of the Brooklyn native's death, according to NBC New York .


  3. 10 Songs That Prove Notorious B.I.G. Was the GreatestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | The New York Observer

    When talking about hip-hop's biggest flashes in the pan, Canibus ' name is near the top of the list. A one-time protA gA of Wyclef Jean, the Kingston, Jamaica-born MC made a name for himself in the late '90s by picking a fight with LL Cool J and getting his ass handed to him in a rap battle.


  4. Hip-Hop History: 10 Memorable Diss Single CoversRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Vibe

    ... diss called " Let's Go ." In yet another diss geared towards LL Cool J, 1998's " Second Round K.O. " appeared on Canibus' first studio album, Can-I-Bus . The album artwork is simple, but the content of the Wyclef-produced track contains gems like ...


  5. LIVE: Music Picks, Feb 23-March 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    ... Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (W.A.R. Media, 2014). Ras Kass comes from his own hip-hop supergroup, The HRSMN (with Canibus, Killah Priest and Kurupt), but also keeps busy with solo records like Intellectual Property: SOI2 (That's Hip Hop, 2016) ...


  6. Iron Mic TysonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 |

    He has, on various occasions, and always live on air, threatened to eat Lennox Lewis' children, kill that muthaf***er ; f*** you till you love me , and very memorably called a Canadian TV presenter a "rat piece of sh*t". In the make-believe world of entertainment, a more sedate Tyson has been only too happy to parody his "Baddest Man on the Planet" reputation, resulting in some unforgettable moments.... In the late 90s, Iron Mike sided with rapper Canibus is a well-publicised beef with rap legend LL Cool J. Tyson lent his unmistakable vocals to a song considered one of the coldest diss-tracks ever recorded, and featured in a music video where he trained the spindly rapper in a series of Rocky inspired scenes.


  7. Ab-Soul Breaks Down the Inspirations & Revelations Behind 'Do What Thou Wilt'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Billboard

    ... now? It started from writing essays in school, incorporating metaphors and similes. When I picked up the pen to MC, Canibus was like the god at that time, a lyrical architect. Later on, you find Eminem, and you do your research and find Ras Kass and ...


  8. What Do Rap Veterans Think of the New Wave?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 |

    ... three years. It is not a recent phenomenon that older rappers are slighting younger rappers: LL Cool J beefed with Canibus , Canibus got at J.Cole , KRS-One clapped at Nelly , Lil' Kim tried getting at Nicki Minaj , Lord Finesse tried suing Mac ...