NEW YORK — A founding member of the legendary hip-hop group Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five was charged Wednesday in the stabbing death of a homeless man in New York City, the police said. 239 more words
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For the first time, hip-hop and R&B have dethroned rock as the most consumed music genre in the U.S., according to Forbes. The media outlet gathered the numbers via Nielsen Music in their mid-year report, which only started measuring music in the U.S. 167 more words
TORONTO — The City of Toronto is apologizing for the “inappropriate” language a rapper used during his performance at a Canada 150 concert.
Some revellers took to social media Monday to complain about what they said was repeated use of profanities by Belly, an Ottawa musician. 68 more words
On the face of it, spending Canada’s 150th birthday watching an American headliner is not the most patriotic way to mark the occasion.
But Arrested Development is all about promoting diversity and standing up against inequality — a fitting message for July 1 in the year 2017. 466 more words
Local rapper Mitch (Mitchmatic) Holtby will be leaving Edmonton, but not without saying goodbye, nor leaving a mark.
Holtby announced that, as one of his last acts in the city, he mixed and mastered an upcoming album for Tangina Stone, a Brooklyn-based pop singer, which includes numerous high-profile featured artists including Nelly Furtado, who provided vocals for the song Exposed. 342 more words
When Brad Bellegarde was young he had a unique motto — I’m not old school, I’m not new school, I’m skip school.
Being a rapper was going to be his life, and he didn’t need school to do it. 525 more words
It's not about 'the Benjamins' anymore: Rappers are referencing foreign currency instead of U.S. dollars
The American dollar has taken such a dip that even rappers have decided to diversify their mentions from U.S. dollars to foreign wads of cash, including the Canadian dollar and the British pound. 290 more words