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The Beatnuts: Still Off The Books

The Beatnuts: Still Off The Books – Ruby Hornet. source: Alexander “RTC” Fruchter @ Ruby Hornet The Beatnuts have been relatively quiet since the release of their last proper LP, Milk Mein 2004 aside from a b-side collection and...

When Did Reggae Become Rap

When did Jamaican dance hall reggae become rap? By D. George Published Apr 24, 2004 When did Jamaican dance hall reggae become rap? Are we not putting the carriage before the horse? Contrary to what many may say Rap...

DJ Pete Jones

Juggling 2 turntables in 1969 JayQuan talks with Pete Jones. JayQuan : Peace …I don’t know where to start….when did you start actually spinning 2 copies of the same record…and what kind of records were you working with ?...

Hip-Hop Timeline 1970-1989

1970   When The Revolution Comes… The Last Poets release their eponymous debut album. It’s combination of spare funk and aggressive, socially-conscious spoken word will be an early brick in the foundation of what would come to be hip-hop....

UK Hip Hop DJ’s Biznizz & Pogo

 UK Hip Hop Legends DJ Biznizz and DJ Pogo breaking it down for “True School Stories”. True School Stories is a WHOA! TV presentation that follows the legends of UK Rap. In this fourth two part episode we talk...

Aerosol Originals: PHASE 2

(aka Lonny Wood) another and well known New York City graffiti artists. Mostly active in the 1970s, Phase 2 is generally credited with originating the “bubble letter” style of graffiti writing, also known as “softies”. He was also influential...

Jazz And Hip Hop Can They Really Mix?

lets get in the mix! Personally I would never have got into Jazz if I hadn’t been into hip hop. I went from collecting drum breaks to horn samples and keys on to appreciating the whole piece of music...

Sylvia Robinson, ‘mother of hip-hop’

Sylvia Robinson’s career has taken several aspects, partly as a performer, along with a later role as a businesswoman, running her own, very influential record label.Sylvia had two chart toppers, one as half of Mickey & Sylvia with ‘Love...