3 days ago | Goodbye
Wrestling fans the world over are in mourning as veteran wrestler/actor/comedian “Rowdy” Roddy Piper (real name Roderick Toombs) died in his sleep due to cardiac arrest Thursday night at the age of 61. Piper, who competed in the main event at the ...
7 days ago | Gathering of the Juggalos
This past weekend’s Gathering of the Juggalos in Thornville, Ohio was the 16th consecutive year of Dark Carnival debauchery, as Insane Clown Posse’s annual festival brought in loyal ICP devotees from all over the world to see a lineup boasting art...
8 days ago | Hip-Hop
Saturday night was a first for hip-hop: Police shut down a rapper’s hologram performance. Chicago MC Chief Keef was set to perform via a hologram projected from Los Angeles at a concert at Hammond, Indiana’s Wolf Lake Pavilion. Keef's appearance a...
29 days ago | Hip-Hop
This August, 10 years after the first Documentary — an album whose success he hasn’t let us forget on any of his recordings since — Compton rapper The Game releases The Documentary 2. It's by no means rap's first album sequel. Whether MCs hav...
1 month ago | Books
Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling novelist John Sandford has delighted readers for years with his Prey series, which follow the adventures of fictional Minnesota detective Lucas Davenport as he plays by his own rules to solve tough cases. The ch...
1 month ago | Education
Hip-hop as an educational tool goes back to the some of the genre’s most important moments in its first decade. From Public Enemy’s Chuck D and Boogie Down Production’s KRS-ONE bringing political awareness to their lyrics, to Furious Five’s Melle ...