How Tupac’s concrete rose became Kendrick Lamar’s pimped butterfly

Kendrick Lamar. Tupac Amaru Shakur. Two complicated poets disguised as rappers in two different eras. Kendrick, who originally went by the stage name K-Dot, started to gain buzz on the Billboard Charts in 2010 - fourteen years after Pac’s death. He was 9 years old when the legendary California rapper was gunned down in a … Continue reading How Tupac’s concrete rose became Kendrick Lamar’s pimped butterfly

Hip-Hop Quote Of The Day: BIG K.R.I.T (@BIGKRIT)

"I know you've been down so long, so I'll be stronger for you. I know you've been down so long, 'cause I've been down too. Yes I understand what you're going through. Yes I understand 'cause I'm going through it too. I pray that you find your way and all things old become new. I … Continue reading Hip-Hop Quote Of The Day: BIG K.R.I.T (@BIGKRIT)

@BigSean: ‘Finally Famous’ Album Review

With his catch phrase “I Do It”, Detroit emcee Big Sean can now sit back and say it in past tense. His debut album Finally Famous, which released on June 28,  received raving reviews and positive feedback from the hip-hop community. After the first day of being released, the album was projected to sell close … Continue reading @BigSean: ‘Finally Famous’ Album Review