ITS THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN WHEN MTV COMPILE THEIR LIST OF THE TOP MCS IN THE GAME FROM THE PREVIOUS YEAR. DID THEY GET IT RIGHT? WATCH OUR REVIEW AND HAVE YOUR SAY….. COMMENT, CLICK THE LIKE BUTTON AND SUBSCRIBE.
Two Of The Most Anticipated Albums Of The Year Dropped This Month. ‘Dreams & Nightmares’ By Meek Mill And ‘Good Kidd Madd City’, By Kendrick Lamar. But Who Will Have The Better Album? Who Has Made A Classic? Who Has Lived Up To The Hype? Lets Find Out After The Jump!
So Who Made The List Of Our Top 5 Rappers Dead Or Alive In The Last 20 Years? Was It Jay-Z, Biggie, Tupac Or Was It Some Of The Newer Class Of Hip Hop, Fabolous Or Andre 3000? Well Take A look After The Jump Where We Name Our Individual List Then Debated To Make It A Collective Amongst Us As A Say-Somethin.Com Top 5 Rappers Dead Or Alive….. LegOoooo Let The Debates Begin! Comment, Subscribe Challenge Us If You Don’t Agree…. Say Somethin’
With an album to promote it was only right that Nas returns to London, This time he return to Hackney, East London for BBC 1Xtra‘s Weekender. Watch his set below and don’t forget ‘Life Is Good’ will be dropping July 17th.
Watch @Rihanna Headline the BBC 1 Xtra Weekender here in London, Hackney, One day after her mentor Jay-Z headlined on Saturday. Rihanna sung a string of hits and even debuting the first live performance of ‘Talk That Talk’ with none other than Jay-Z himself. Watch The Video after the jump!
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Over the years Hip Hop has changed with a new sound and new faces. Throughout the last few years we have seen the likes of Big Sean, Drake, Nicki Minaj, J. Cole and many others take the mantle from their successors Like Nas, Jay-Z and Lil’ Kim Who in turn took their learnings from The Notourious B.I.G, Tupac, N.W.A, Rakim, Salt & Pepa, KRS1 and many more from the late 80s to early 90s. Well 2012 has seen a surge in fresh new talent ready to take the hip hop world by storm.
Australian IT girl Iggy Azalea who is now a member of T.I‘s ‘Hustle Gang’ on Grand Hustle, Also Chip formally known as Chipmunk who shot to fame here in London under the latter name as a ‘Grime’ MC and has now seen much success Since becoming more commercial over the years. Chip is also a member along side Iggy Azalea on T.I‘s Hustle Gang movement. Azealia Banks a Harlem rapper who is currently signed to Interscope Records and has recently released a brand new EP entitled ‘1991’ causing a stir currently in the game with many twitter beefs and verbal altercations with the likes of T.I and Lil’ Kim many feel Azealia needs to walk before she can run in this game. Two other names causing a huge buzz in hip hop right now is A$ap Rocky and Kendrick Lamar. Rocky who is also from Harlem and recently signed an unprecedented $3M deal with Sony saw his career take off since the release of ‘Purple Swag’ and ‘Goodie’. Lamar on the other hand is from Compton, signed to Aftermath Records and being guided by mentor Dr. Dre Many have also compared Kendrick to some of the old school members of the West such as Tupac.
In this episode of our #ShishaWednesday’s Debate, we debate the issue on whether or not this new generation of hip hop has what it takes to make it and survive in the game…. Watch the video after the jump, comment, rate, subscribe and be sure to Say Somethin’