Twenty years ago, rap animosity was expressed via diss songs. Like, if someone pissed you off you went home, thought about it, went to a recording studio, pressed up your album, and sent it around. The object of your diss might not find out until six months later.
More recently the rise of the mix ... More >>
There's a John Tesh song you've heard hundreds of times. You love it. It gets you psyched up. It's called "Roundball Rock" and is also known as the "NBA on NBC" theme.
You can play it below, and after doing so will likely not think of the former Entertainment Tonight co-host -- who performs tonight ... More >>
*The Original Original Gangsta: Ice-T talks about his star-studded directorial debut, his famous affiliates and his life with Coco in New York
*Here Are Pictures of Dr. Dre's New $13 Million House
Perhaps because he moved back to the East Coast and became an actor, Ice-T is sometimes over ... More >>
Yes, I'm aware that this is a month late. I never said punctuality was my strong suit. (That would be rambling, stoned gibberish. ) Look for the best 10 non-rap albums sometime next week.
10 (tie). Nico the Beast-No Beast So Fierce
Genre purists and anyone weaned on that mid-90s school of sav ... More >>
Odds are on any given day you can catch Nico the Beast rocking plain white tees. They're his uniform of choice. Not because he's trying to sell some D-boy image to get that Plies money.* but rather because they symbolize what Nico reps: a sort of basic no-frills, rock-ribbed fundamental rap. Or ... More >>