HipHop Tag

Washington DCā€™s own Konshens (pronounced: conscience) has taken this DMV by storm. The once child prodigy attended The Institute for the Gifted and Talented at the tender age of 4. As a young child, he began writing poetry and continued to play music wherever there was an audience, all while developing his unique contribution to hip hop. Now as an adult, when he is not giving back to his community as a ā€œteaching Artist-in-Residenceā€ at 3 different schools in Washington, DC, Konshens & His State of Mind (his own 7Read More
A short and impressive list of reggae/dancehall acts has been signed to entertain fans at the second staging of Mawch Out to be held on October 24 at Pearly Beach in Ocho Rios, St Ann. Headlining the reggae aggregation will be Marley scion, Ky-mani alongside one of reggaeā€™s sweetest singers, Coco Tea, and the man from Judgment Yard, Sizzla Kalonji, while the dancehall side will be upheld by stalwarts, Beenie Man and Bounty Killer. These five top acts will be ably supported by Military Man, Dimon Treajah, Promisin, Dilly Chris,Read More
DOUBLE BARREL LARGEUP + OKAYPLAYER PRESENT A NEW MIXTAPE BLENDING HIP-HOP & REGGAE CLASSICS Download Here: http://www.largeup.com/2015/05/25/double-barrel-reggae-samples-and-hip-hop-classics/ Reggae and rap are two sides of the same coin, and the history of hip-hop is deep with sounds borrowed from Jamaica. Premiered today via LargeUp.com and Okayplayer, DJ Gravy and Corey Chaseā€™s Double Barrel mixtape brings this connection to the fore, blending classic hip-hop tracks with the classic reggae tunes that inspired them. Named for a 1971 single by Dave and Ansell Collins that was the first reggae song to top theRead More
Multi Media Personality Nikki Z’s Social Impact Recognized by Hip Hop Legend LL Cool J Worldwide – Dubbed the Caribbean Ryan Seacrest, popular media maven Nikki Z social media impact is evident in her many endeavors, but never more so than this week when she received an acknowledgement nod from legendary Grammy winner legendary LL Cool J. As dancehall appeal becomes more evident in today’s mainstream music, notable acts collaborations between genres delight worldwide fans. Such is the case for the recent hit single “Hustler” featuring LL Cool J andRead More