▼ 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 ...

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

▼ Drake Comments On Meek Mill’s Prison Sentence

Despite their much-publicized beef, Drake offered a message of support to his former foe Meek Mill during a recent tour stop in Melbourne, Australia. For the full ...

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publishedAt: 2017/11/21 05:48:45

▼ 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 ...

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

▼ Eminem’s “Revival” Album Fails To Drop On November 17; Fans Lose Their Minds

Eminem's upcoming album “Revival” failed to drop on the widely expected release date of November 17. As expected, Slim Shady stans lost their collective ...

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publishedAt: 2017/11/18 06:23:25

▼ 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 ...

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

▼ 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 ...

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

▼ Q-Tip & Kanye West: Kings Of The Cosign

To co-sign: The art of putting someone on. Is it good for the culture, or is it nepotism? Co-signing means it's not what you know, but who you know. Is "crew love" ...

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publishedAt: 2017/11/04 23:30:01

▼ 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 ...

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

▼ 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, ...

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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 ...

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

▼ 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 ...

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

▼ The 3 Lane Theory: J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar & Drake

With Hip Hop and R&B surpassing Rock as the most popular genre of music in the US, rap is now technically “pop” or “popular” music. It might be time to ...

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publishedAt: 2017/08/12 23:30:05

▼ The Breakdown

New Breakdowns rise every Saturday morning at 7:30am PST. Smart Editorials.

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publishedAt: 2014/08/11 03:35:33

▼ When Did Rap Become So R&B?

From the early 80's to the early 90's, an anti-R&B vibe prevailed in Hip Hop. While R&B had a strong presence through the next decade, top MC's still just rapped ...

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

▼ SoundCloud Rap Sensation Lil Peep Dead At 21

News broke out on social media early morning (Thursday, November 16) that popular SoundCloud rapper Lil Peep had died just two weeks after turning 21.

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publishedAt: 2017/11/17 02:18:28

▼ Is JAY-Z’s Reasonable Doubt Overrated?

Jigga Man, Hov, Jay-Z, Sean Carter: One of hip hop's consummate entrepreneurs and god MC's once again has the streets buzzing this week with his new ...

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publishedAt: 2017/07/02 00:57:54

▼ Why Tupac Is Bigger Than Your Top 5

Without a doubt, Tupac Shakur is the most infamous and celebrated MC in the history of hip hop culture. But let's take it a step further - is Tupac bigger than hip ...

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publishedAt: 2017/06/17 01:30:01

▼ Does Hick Hop Have A Right To Exist?

With the current unrest in our country surrounding the Confederate flag and monuments to the Confederacy, it is the perfect time to establish where we - as the ...

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publishedAt: 2017/09/02 23:30:00

▼ Should Hip Hop Take A Knee?

Hip Hop's support of Colin Kaepernick is another example of the culture fighting the powers that be. However, can rappers that don't use their platform to support ...

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publishedAt: 2017/10/21 23:30:02

▼ Is Basketball The 5th Element Of Hip Hop?

As The Notorious B.I.G. said on Things Done Changed, “If I wasn't in the rap game I'd probably have a key knee-deep in the crack game. Because the streets is ...

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publishedAt: 2017/09/30 23:30:00

▼ 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 ...

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

▼ Ghostwriting: Rap's Messiest Secret

DJ Khaled's “Shinin” featuring Beyonce and Jay Z seems to include another subliminal aimed at Drake. But what would an outward battle between Hov and ...

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publishedAt: 2017/02/19 00:50:38

▼ 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 ...

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

▼ How To Define The Greatest Rapper Of All Time

This week's Breakdown segment on the All Out Show with Rude Jude. Catch it live every Tuesday at 1pm PST on Shade45. Pre Order Rude Jude's New Book ...

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publishedAt: 2017/04/27 08:53:37

▼ Drake, Kid Cudi & Rap's Softest Generation

Rap has a new villain, and his name is Aubrey. Drake vs Kid Cudi amplified yesterday when the Man On The Moon bucked back at the pop star, calling him ...

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publishedAt: 2016/10/29 23:30:00