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Brian Williams Raps Baby Got Back

Remember that time Brian Williams rapped Baby Got Back by Sir Mix A Lot….ME TOO!

101.9 AMP Radio–06/17/2014

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Courts are Allowing Rap Lyrics as Evidence in Criminal Trials

Notice to the rappers of the world: be careful of what you write about, as it could very well land you behind bars instead of penning them, even if the lyrics have no direct correlation to the alleged crime.

01/21/2014

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Carly Rae Jepsen And Nicki Minaj Have A Musical Baby

What happens when sugary sweet Carly Rae Jepsen meets bad ass rapper Nicki Minaj? Music greatness.

05/06/2013

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Jay-Z Remembers How Nirvana “Stopped” Hip-Hop With “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

According to rap mogul Jay-Z, Kurt Cobain and Nirvana were so popular in the early ’90s that the entire hip-hop movement had to simply take a time out while grunge ran its course.

10/06/2012

Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde was a 1980s hip hop group consisting of Andre "Dr. Jeckyll" Harrell and Alonzo "Mr. Hyde" Brown.

Profile Records New Rap Anthology Goes Back To Basics, Highlights Rap’s Humble Beginnings

[pullquote quote=”Their embrace of rap, for its commercial merits was just what hip-hop needed to survive the jump to records.” credit=”Dan Charnas”]Thirty years ago, independent record label Profile Records released Genius Rap by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Dr. Jeckyll & […]

02/01/2012

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Yelawolf’s Gritty “Radioactive” Is Rap’s Realest Album Of The Year

With his lightening-fast delivery and bevy of heavyweight collaborators, rapper [lastfm]Yelawolf[/lastfm] finds himself on top of the rap game this week with the release of Radioactive on [lastfm]Eminem[/lastfm]’s Shady Records. His new single “Hard White […]

11/22/2011

R.I.P. Heavy D: Celeb Friends In Shock

Everyone from [lastfm link_type=””]Usher [/lastfm]to [lastfm link_type=””]Nicki Minaj[/lastfm] has tweeted about the untimely death of 1990s rap legend [lastfm link_type=””]Heavy D[/lastfm]. Best known for “Now That We Found Love,” he recently taped an episode of […]

11/09/2011

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Summer 2011: 5 Albums To Look Out For

Guest contributor Tedisha Mitchell gives us her pick of 5 albums to keep an eye out for throughout the summer. Ahhh summer…my favorite time of year.  When the ballers ride around with their tops down […]

06/15/2011

Video Interview: Akon On Osama Bin Laden, Politics, Dating Nicki Minaj & Strip Clubs

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Akon[/lastfm] shares his reaction on the news of Osama bin Laden’s death, politics and lighter subjects like strip clubs in Rhode Island, his upcoming album Stadium, and how he would date [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Nicki Minaj[/lastfm]. […]

05/09/2011

Street Date: Wiz Khalifa Puts Pittsburgh On The Map

Each week our friends at Street Date review the latest albums to hit the market. Check out their reviews before you buy! During this year’s NFL playoffs [lastfm]Wiz Khalifa[/lastfm]’s hometown jam for Pittsburgh, “Black and […]

03/30/2011

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