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Where Art Thou Hip Hop?

Where Art Thou Hip Hop?

In the religious folklore that is Hip Hop, DJ Kool Herc is the Father, the author of Genesis. Every time you nod your head, admire the rhythmic marriage of two disparate beats, kick a drunken freestyle, or watch your favorite athlete hit The Dougie after scoring, you have Clive Campbell to thank. If Hip Hop made any sense, every culture junkie would adorn their home with a shiny, brass relief of the revolutionary DJ. Yet, despite Herc’s legacy, Hip Hop has tragically failed its founding father.

$16 Billion Down the Drain

$16 Billion Down the Drain

by Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu This summer and throughout the year our largest 150 African American organizations will convene their national conferences. They include the NAACP, Urban League, Operation Push, National Baptist, Omegas, Alphas, Kappas, Sigmas, Deltas, AKAs, Sigma Gamma Rho, and many more. I am honored that I will be speaking at many of them. […]

Haiti and Apocalyptic Politics

Haiti and Apocalyptic Politics

Watching the current rally calls and pledges of aid to Haiti as a result of this unfathomable natural disaster, I can’t help but to feel proud that citizens across the world feel compassion for our wounded brothers and sisters. This makes me smile, only not too bright.

Rhymefest Announces Contest Winner + Video Debut!

Rhymefest Announces Contest Winner + Video Debut!

It took quite some time, but after listening to almost 1,500 contest submissions, Rhymefest has chosen his winner, Chicago native ADaD. After the winning verse, peep the world premiere of the highly controversial video for Give It To Me (Part 1). Let us know what you think!

FREE DOWNLOAD! The RE-education By REO The Emcee

FREE DOWNLOAD! The RE-education By REO The Emcee

REO The Emcee is the missing evolutionary link between Nas and Jigga. Today he offers to the world a musical masterpiece. The RE-education is on par with 50 Cent is The Future, Trap or Die, So Far Gone, and Man In The Mirror, as far as classic mixtapes go. It is equally infectious and indicative of a new star emerging on the Hip Hop horizon.

Rhymefest Give It To Me Contest Evaluation 2!

Rhymefest Give It To Me Contest Evaluation 2!

Fest is back at it again… trying to find a hot verse worthy enough to make the classic El Che LP. After going through over a thousand contest entries, Fest gives a second recap…. check it out!

Rhymefest Announces Give It To Me Contest!

Rhymefest Announces Give It To Me Contest!

Grammy Award winning rapper, Rhymefest, is giving fans the opportunity to be featured on his highly anticipated sophomore album El Che. All unsigned emcees are encouraged to submit their hottest 16 bars to be considered for placement on the Scram Jones produced anthem “Give It To Me.” Ruby Hornet, in conjunction with Rhymefest’s new label home dN|Be Entertainment, will be accepting verses online beginning October 13th, 2009. Contestants will have until October 27th to submit their feature at RubyHornet.com.

ZEALE Drops The Microphone of Time

ZEALE Drops The Microphone of Time

Keeping up with the onslaught ZEALE just dropped off this heat rock of a mixtape (dubbed The Microphone of Time). If you care about pleasuring your ears make sure you download it HERE…. otherwise get your hearing aids warmed up as your auditory senses shall surely shut off after not being put to good use!

Death of Auto-Coon: The Movement

Death of Auto-Coon: The Movement

Negative images of Black culture in the media has finally pushed us over the edge. We’re fed up with the stupidity and ignorance. How much longer will we allow corporations to force feed the general public images of Negroes that do nothing more than degrade our race? While we do not feel there should be one monolithic thought process that persists in the Black Community, we feel the intelligence, sophistication, and ingenuity of our people should be broadcast for the World to see.

Talk to Rhymefest Live In The Studio!

Talk to Rhymefest Live In The Studio!

“I’m in the process of finishing up “El Che,” and I want to share the experience with you. You can chat, interact with other fans, or simply tune in. Create your profile for free. Starting on Sunday, July 5, 2009, you can join me at 7:00 p.m. central for Fest TV”

dangerousNEGRO Rhymefest Hit The Studio

The dangerousNEGRO exec team heads to Chicago to sit down with Chitown legend Rhymefest. Stay tuned for major news on dangerousNEGRO Entertainment… El Che coming soon!

dangerousNEGRO SXSW 2009 Recap

dangerousNEGRO SXSW 2009 Recap

It took quite some time to edit the 7+ hours of footage shot at SXSW this past week.  But it’s finally here!  dangerousNEGRO had the privilege of shadowing the hottest new emcee emerging in Hip Hop – ZEALE.  Also footage from the Fader/Levi’s Fort including exclusive Kanye, 88 Keys, Jadakiss, dead prez, Common, and Erykah […]

dangerousNEXT: REO

Spitting Flames In The Booth It’s so cold in the D… only because Detroit transplant, Reo, has brought his flame spitting to H-Town.  In a city that already boasts a naturally warm climate, Reo has only supplied more heat with his mixtape mastery and Waynesque work ethic.  The D.O.E Records alum has made quite a […]

Yes We Can featuring Scram Jones, Rhymefest, Saigon, and dN!

Check out Scram Jones’ new prObama video featuring Rhymefest and Saigon. Rhymefest can be seen rocking the classic dN|Be Apparel Definition! Support lyrical Hip Hop folks!