This gallery is dedicated to Hip Hop. Hip Hop has grown from the street corners of the South Bronx to being an integral part of the global youth culture.
4/24/13- Song of the day: “Ancient People” by Nas and Damien Marley
I’ve been reflective today about the era of hip hop that actively embraced cultural awareness. This is a solid track that combines smooth island reggae rhythms with savvy rhyming by Nas. This is from the “Distant Relatives” album. Enjoy!!
Hip Hop Hippies…De La Soul
Hip Hop Pioneers Eric B and Rakim
Definition of a dope MC
Lyrical Assassin…Big Daddy Kane
Boogie Down Productions…Edutainment
One of the greatest MC’s ever
Rapper turned Movie Mogul… Ice Cube
Hip Hop’s first Mega group.. Wu-Tang Clan
Hip Hop at its finest!
One of the greatest Hip Hop groups
West Coast Great
Salt + Pepa + Spin= Too Fine
Hip Hop Legend and Pioneer
Before the TV shows and movies….
The Greatest Rapper of all-time
Slick Rick the Ruler!
Rapper and Actor 2Pac Shakur
Hip Hop meets Consciousness… A Tribe Called Quest
Busta Rhymes the mighty infamous/ always causing trouble and mischievous!
Rapper turned Mogul Jay-Z
West Coast Pioneers…NWA
Ladies Love Cool James!
Hip Hop knows no color! Beastie Boys get loose!
The original rap supergroup…Run DMC
Eclectic Southern Rappers Outkast
Houston’s own Geto Boys
All Hail the Queen!
Houston’s Original Gangsta… Scarface
Hip Hop’s original Revolutionaries…Public Enemy
Still Lyte as a rock!