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SXSW Interview: The Sampling Hip-Hop Machine, Chiddy Bang

Admired by aspiring underground hip-hop groups, the genre bending duo [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Chiddy Bang [/lastfm]represents what it takes to be a chart-busting rap band today. Their video for the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]MGMT [/lastfm]sampled “Opposite of Adults” was […]

03/21/2011

SXSW 2011: Must-Hear Hip-Hop Acts

Over a thousand bands are booked to play the annual South By Southwest (SXSW) music conference in Austin, Texas (March 16-20). That, friends, is a lot of music–more than any of us could ever dream […]

03/13/2011

10 Best Tracks Sampled By Kanye West (Part Two)

Each Wednesday our friends at Radio.com’s Top 10 bring us a new hot and exciting list.  Come back each week for a brand new Top 10. Last week we shared 10 Best Tracks Sampled By […]

01/12/2011

Akon Serenades The Angels, Sings “Angel” At Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show – On CBS Tonight At 10PM

There’s no denying that [lastfm]Akon[/lastfm] has one of the best jobs in the music business. The world’s busiest collaborator, Akon has been the ‘featured’ guest star of some of the hottest singles in the world […]

11/30/2010

Kid Cudi Confronts His Demons In “Man On The Moon II: The Legend Of Mr. Rager”

Beginning a musical career making bedroom mix-tapes, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Kid Cudi[/lastfm] has earned the reverence of the popular and rap communities with hits like “Day N’ Night” and co-writing tracks on [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Kayne West[/lastfm]‘s 808s & […]

11/09/2010

Street Date: Is Lil Wayne “A Human Being”?

[lastfm]Lil Wayne[/lastfm] may be in prison, but not even those bars can stop him from continuing to dominate the Hip Hop world. His latest album, I Am Not A Human Being, which made its digital […]

10/13/2010

Is Ice Cube “Too West Coast”?

Full of West Coast rhymes and punchy beats, the California emcee-turned actor [lastfm]Ice Cube [/lastfm] has suddenly found himself back at the center of the Hip-Hop world with his new LP titled “I Am The […]

10/07/2010

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