The message is the lost art of hip hop that defines the continual shift in hip hop. When Grand Master Flash and the Furious Five released “The Message” in 1982 the inner city finally had a voice and that voice was hip hop. This new form of artist expression was appropriately called rap music and was a way for young black men to express themselves in a creative fashion.
I am not saying anything new to anyone out there, when I say that the music industry has been searching for a West Coast savior for years. Dr. Dre passed the torch to The Game and it seems The Game has passed the torch down to Kendrick Lamar the newly appointed West Coast Savior.
This Throwback Thursday’s blog recognizes Marvaless, the undisputed and still reigning queen of Bay Area Gangsta rap music. Pay homage to the reigning queen of Bay Area Gangsta rap music.
Dr. Maya Angelou’s passing on Wednesday 28, 2014 has left a void in the many lives of everyone that she touched, along the journey of her life. Dr. Angelou inspired not only her generation of creative minds but all the future potential poets, writers, and civil rights activists that will come along to build on her legacy for many years to come.
The future is bright for Arizona sports and the state is balling out of control. AZ support your own and recognize this is only the beginning of something great.
The Mix Dranks Mixtape vol. 1 is the ground breaking solo debut of Signature Diversified ENT recording artist Tipsy Loc, best known for his role in the rap duo Tha Royal Family.
The music business has been invaded by politics and propaganda. Here are the top 25 most influential classic West Coast albums before the demise.
C-Bo the West Coast don of gangsta rap mob music. Gangsta rap music was forever changed when AWOL Records introduced the world to some of the sickest mob music ever created. C-Bo was at the forefront of the movement and he took the West Coast streets by storm.
I can remember the first bay area album I purchased as a kid. It was “Born to Mack” by Too Short. I felt like I had to memorize every single word of “Freaky Tales” & “Dope Fiend Beat” by the end of the weekend. Everyone was talking about this new sound that was coming out of Oakland California.
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In the most dominant era of West Coast hip hop, what you said was far more important than how much money you had or your appearance. Artists got deals off of pure skill and their ability to paint pictures with words.