Tag: hip hop

Lupe Fiasco's "Bitch Bad." Best Message To Youth In Hip-Hop

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Lupe Fiasco is hip-hop’s breath of fresh air with his “Bitch Bad” single.  This is the second conscious banger coming from the artist’s most recent album titled Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt 1. Fiasco takes on the use of “bitch” in the hip-hop world and how its glorification... Read more »

A South Side Exclusive: Joy's Top 11 (NOT 10) All Time Hip Hop Favorites

Music has a way of moving the soul. It becomes the soundtrack of life and most of us can always remember where we were when the hottest album dropped. As true music heads, we lived for the beats and the rhymes. Life had a different meaning because music was an important part of all that... Read more »

Hip-Hop Isn't Just Dead, It's Stinkin': My Hate/Hate Relationship With Today's Attempts At Rap & Hip Hop

Hip-Hop and rap culture have been apart of my life since buying bootleg cassette tapes in the late 80’s in Jew Town. The sounds of Pete Rock, Slick Rick, Eazy E, KRS-1, Wu-Tang and Run DMC have been the soundtrack of every good memory I have of my childhood and teenage years. No matter where... Read more »