"By caring about something, even as simple as breakdancing, then a young person will start to see the relevance of things like school, work and their future."
There should be no mistake, it's more embarrassing for an adult to not know Kanye at this point in time than it is for a teen to not know McCartney. White dominance of cultural norms is the only reason click-bait articles decrying the masses of 50-somethings who don't know who Kanye West is aren't being published.
Han Han doesn't enjoy performing her new album. "These songs are physically and mentally exhausting," she says. The emotional intensity on her self-titled debut album is palpable even to those of us who don't understand all the lyrics.
Rap producer and real life cartoon thug kingpin Suge Knight was shot multiple times on Sunday during a Chris Brown-hosted VMA Awards party at a Los Angeles nightclub. Watching the footage of screaming party-goers scrambling for cover, my first thought should have been that I hope that no one was killed, but instead it was "Really? This is still a thing?"
Just as Drake's last album, "Nothing Was The Same," made it onto the Polaris Prize short list, the Toronto rap superstar
Today, Geno Sims is best known for co-managing artists A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, and the rest of the A$AP Mob. Yet his story extends far beyond the one we know at this moment.
Juicy J @ YD Square "Ooh, titties," said Juicy J as a young, front-row audience member of his free Yonge-Dundas Square show
Fans of Drake's music will know he often raps about Houston too, and has a huge affinity for the city. He's reportedly recorded a lot of his music there. But this past weekend, his loyalties really seemed to blur a bit. Drake was rocking a Houston Astros MLB jersey at a game. Shouldn't he be doing that with the Toronto Blue Jays?
It's undeniable that Sir Mix-a-Lot's "Baby Got Back" is a classic, but now it's classical, too. The Seattle Symphony, led
50 Cent made his name as a badass rapper who survived being shot nine times and beefed with anyone and everyone he could