▼ HipHopDX

HipHopDX has been at the forefront of Hip Hop culture for 17 years. with over 3.5M monthly readers, DX not only stays current on Hip Hop culture, but continues to influence it while simultaneously...

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publishedAt: 2007/03/17 03:34:56

▼ Nicki Minaj Drops Two New Songs, J. Cole's New Album | Guest: Royce 5'9"| #DXLive

Nicki Minaj Drops Two New Songs, J. Cole's New Album | Guest: Royce 5'9"| #DXLive.

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publishedAt: 2018/04/19 11:26:36

▼ Jim Jones Didn’t Sign J.Cole Because He Sounded Too Much Like Drake

Jim Jones, the veteran Dipset rapper — says he passed on the opportunity to sign J. Cole because he sounded too much like Drake. For the full story on Jim Jones and J.Cole check out HipHopDX.com...

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publishedAt: 2018/04/19 04:42:35

▼ Washington Wizards' Kelly Oubre Jr Reacts To Drake’s "Bum” Comments

During yesterday's (April 17, 2018) Raptors game against the Washington Wizards, sideline cameras caught Drizzy calling Washington Wizards' small forward Kelly Oubre Jr. a straight bum! ...

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publishedAt: 2018/04/19 08:34:41

▼ Most Over Used Terms In Hip Hop: GOAT

How often have you heard others or you yourself say any of these 3 phrases? "such and such is the GOAT" ... or after 3 listens, "such and such's new album is a classic" ... and finally,...

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publishedAt: 2018/03/24 23:30:00

▼ Real Hip Hop Vs. Fake Hip Hop Part 2: Viewers Choice Edition

Sometimes you just owe yourself a congratulations! We're now 30-plus DXBreakdowns deep and our acclaimed Real Hip Hop Vs. Fake Hip Hop Breakdown has just become the most viewed Breakdown...

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publishedAt: 2018/02/25 00:30:00

▼ The Breakdown Greatest Hits

Congratulations to Murs and his Wife on their newborn baby! As he takes paternity leave, we have compiled THE BEST OF THE BREAKDOWN! If you're really missing him, cop his new album, A Strange...

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publishedAt: 2018/04/14 23:30:00

▼ Does Gangsta Rap Have A Right To Exist?

Gangsta Rap: The most dominant sub-genre of Hip Hop music and one of the most negative forms of music to dominate the air waves. Some say it's the CNN of the streets, letting the world know...

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publishedAt: 2018/02/11 00:30:00

▼ Why The Best Rappers Are Over 40: The Over The Hill Gang Theory

Traditionally, the younger generation has dictated what's hot and what's not in the music game. However, slowly but surely, the shelf life of the average rap career seems to get longer...

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publishedAt: 2017/12/10 00:30:03

▼ Real Hip Hop Vs. Fake Hip Hop

One of the most common debates in the Hip Hop community is what is and what isn't considered “real” Hip Hop. The majority of purists will be quick to tell you that MC's like KRS One...

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publishedAt: 2017/10/07 23:30:00

▼ Does Gay Rap Have A Right To Exist?

First thing's first - this isn't a Breakdown with a political agenda and we aren't condemning anyone for their sexual preference. However comfortable or uncomfortable you are with the LGBTQ...

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publishedAt: 2017/11/19 00:30:00

▼ The 2017 Breakdown

It's been quite an eventful year for Hip Hop. We saw the rise of Cardi B, the strong return of Gucci Mane and the unfortunate reincarceration of Meek Mill. The battle of the old heads vs....

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publishedAt: 2017/12/31 00:30:00

▼ Why Hip Hop Hates Will Smith: The Darth Vader Theory

Will Smith (AKA The Fresh Prince) has definitely left his mark on Hip Hop, but he seems to be constantly and unjustly overlooked whenever the greats are mentioned. Even after all he's done...

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publishedAt: 2017/11/12 00:30:03

▼ Wu-Tang Over Everything

If there is any group in Hip Hop history that is most similar to real life superheroes, it must be Wu Tang. What they did, have done, and will continue to do has never been seen before in the...

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publishedAt: 2017/10/14 23:30:01

▼ Are Rappers Keeping It Too Real?

Keep it Real” has become a phrase synonymous with the music of our culture. But is Rap an honest account of what's going on in an artist's life? Or is it just entertainment? With all...

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publishedAt: 2017/10/28 23:30:01

▼ Emo Rap Over Everything?

Has rap gone soft? Not R&B soft, like we covered in last week's Breakdown, but is Hip Hop too in its feelings these days? Is there too much heartbreak, depression, suicide and self medication?...

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publishedAt: 2017/09/16 23:30:01

▼ Rap’s Generation Gap

The generation gap in the Hip Hop community is wider than ever. Classic Hip Hop has it's own radio stations in a few major markets because the old heads don't want to hear all that new...

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publishedAt: 2017/09/23 23:30:01

▼ Will Southern Hip Hop Ever Fall Off?

In this week's Breakdown we explore the stereotype that rappers from the south are less lyrical than their counterparts from other regions and question whether the south's reigning influence...

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publishedAt: 2017/01/15 00:30:01

▼ For Better Or Worse: Has Money Ruined Hip Hop?

Once upon a time, rappers rhymed and rocked parties for props and the paper was secondary. Nowadays, it's money over everything. How did we get here? And has the money made our music better...

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publishedAt: 2018/01/14 00:30:03

▼ The Magic Number Theory

What do Beastie Boys, The Fugees, Migos and Flatbush Zombies all have in common? Yes, they all rap - but the second most obvious answer is that all these groups have 3 MC's. Of all possible...

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publishedAt: 2018/01/07 00:30:01

▼ The Sacrificial GOAT Theory: Does Hip Hop Hate Its Greats?

GOAT: Greatest Of All Time. Is being anointed with this crown more of a burden than a blessing? Does the culture love to hate the very same ones they call great? The Sacrificial GOAT Theory:...

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publishedAt: 2017/12/24 00:30:01

▼ Beastie Boys: The Greatest Group Of All Time

A few weeks ago, we mentioned that the Beastie Boys were the greatest group of all time. We're not talking about favorites - we're talking about objective achievements, consistency, quality...

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publishedAt: 2018/01/28 00:30:01

▼ The Hypocrisy Of The DOOM Fan

DOOM deserves a college course dedicated to him. He feels like a puzzle, trapped in an enigma, bear-hugged by metaphor. Since the 1999 release of what can be considered his solo debut album,...

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publishedAt: 2017/03/18 23:30:01

▼ Does Hip Hop Need The Grammys? Why Macklemore Didn’t Need To Apologize

Since 1989 - about 11 or so years after Rap was introduced to the commercial marketplace - The Recording Academy has given awards to representatives of the Hip Hop community - and it's been...

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publishedAt: 2017/12/17 00:30:00

▼ The Hamilton Breakdown: Why Lin-Manuel Miranda Should Be In Your Top 5

This episode will be initially aired January 20, 2018 - and it is cause for celebration in the Hip Hop nation. What's the occasion? Only the 3rd anniversary of the most important Hip Hop...

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publishedAt: 2018/01/21 00:30:03