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All content by Jay Egger

Young rapper shows promise with strong lyrics, new beats

July 22, 2013

In the past decade, rappers were influenced by and compared to ‘80s acts such as Ice-T (“pioneers of gangster rap”) and Run-D.M.C. (“pioneers of sampling”). Eighteen-year-old...

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Leather pants take the stage

July 9, 2013

Kanye West walks on stage during a sold-out benefit concert at Madison Square Garden for victims of Hurricane Sandy — not wearing a suit or any typical runaway attire that we all know he can afford....

Sad rap genre artist Little Pain embraces emotion

June 24, 2013

“Sheddin’ tears is what I’m about” is not the typical machismo line you would expect from a hip-hop artist. Little Pain (who uses the name Sobbin Williams for inquires over email),...