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The Brilliance of L.A. Star's Complicated Female Narrative

Look, I’ll put this quite simply. I don’t like when rappers talk about sex. It’s weird. It makes me feel uncomfortable. Sometimes violated. There may have been a time that I was curious about sex raps and relationship raps, but it was only a short-lived curiosity like the first time you saw the inside of a Playboy. 996 more words

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#TBT - Big Daddy Kane - I Get The Job Done (Soul Train 02.09.1991)

The smooth rapper from Bed Stuy, BDK, puts down the flows but some may not know that his live performances were choreographed. Rappers today may have their production for how to present themselves with effects and props, but this was the era when rappers also understood that they couldn’t just sample James Brown’s music, but also his stage presence. 121 more words


Coming This March: The Root Down+Spoonie Invitational Rap Tourney

Because we’re obsessive and absolutely out of our minds here at Son.of.Byford, we are preparing to launch an event that is unmatched in the history of 1989 hip hop. 739 more words

The Root Down

Dr. G Releases Big Daddy Kane Song "The Times" Featuring Louis Farrakhan Speech

(AllHipHop News) Hip Hop legend Big Daddy Kane is back. The Brooklyn emcee is featured on British producer Dr. G’s track “The Times.” The song includes vocal samples of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. 131 more words


New Music: Big Daddy Kane – The Times

It is a blessing when we wake up to find new music from the legend Big Daddy Kane. Kane spits some hard bars over a Dr. 6 more words


From Kool Moe Dee to Jay Z, the best rappers every year since 1979

Complex: Rap fans—that is to say, people who are passionate and informed about the culture—tend to get into arguments with other rap fans. Debates are often sparked when one mischievous soul declaims their Favorite Rapper. 675 more words