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Hip Hop lyrics have also been known for containing swear words. In par...

wikipedia - 13 Aug 2017
Hip Hop lyrics have also been known for containing swear words. In particular, the word "bitch" is seen in countless songs, from NWA's "A Bitch Iz a bitch" to Missy Elliot's "She is a Bitch." It is often used in the negative connotation of a woman who is a shallow "money grubber". Some female artists have tried to reclaim the word and use it as a term of empowerment. Regardless, the hip hop community has recently taken an interest in discussing the use of the word "bitch" and whether it is necessary in rap.
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Laura Mvula's new LP has hip-hop influence

Wahpeton Daily News - 17 Mar 2018
The 'Green Garden' singer might have been dropped by her label via email last year, but that doesn't mean she isn't making new music as she has confirmed her much-awaited follow-up to 2016's 'The Dreaming Room' is in progress. Speaking about what's ...
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Oakland Museum celebrates hip-hop's freestyle fashions

San Francisco Chronicle - 15 Mar 2018
Key to understanding hip-hop's continued influence since the 1980s is understanding its ongoing cross-pollination with fashion. Oakland's earliest contribution to the hip-hop aesthetic, de Guzman says, is a certain kind of “street-hustler style, both ...
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Big cast changes for season 7 of 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta' | Radio ...

Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) - 16 Mar 2018
ATLANTA, GA – FEBRUARY 11: Erica Mena attends BET's Social Awards 2018 at Tyler Perry Studio on February 11, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET). Posted Friday, March 16, 2018 by RODNEY HO/rho@ajc.com on his AJC ...
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The 25 Greatest Hip-Hop Debut Albums of All Time

Consequence of Sound (blog) - 14 Mar 2018
A great debut is no small task, especially in a genre as vibrant and progressive as rap. Trends come and go, with today's hitmakers becoming tomorrow's gossip fodder. Nowadays, most major labels are too shook to let a new rapper drop an album without ...
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Do Young Rappers Have a Responsibility to Study Hip-Hop Legends?

XXLMAG.COM - 16 Mar 2018
Hip-hop continues to be America's biggest music genre, dominating pop culture and the entertainment news feed. Last week was no different, as some of hip-hop's most notable names made headlines—some for the wrong reasons. Regardless, any news ...
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Omar Offendum brings hip-hop, Arabic poetry to Palos Hills

Chicago Tribune - 15 Mar 2018
"I'd been wishing as I was growing up that I would find ways of blending hip-hop and Arabic poetry. I love hip-hop and grew up listening to hip-hop," he said. "It was also just a window to this part of the world that I had roots in." Offendum, who was ...
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Hip-hop artist Blackbear performs a roaring concert free for students

The Daily Collegian Online - 16 Mar 2018
Penn State's Alumni Hall experienced cheering crowds and the powerful sounds of amps as hip-hop artist Blackbear took the stage for a free concert in Alumni Hall of the HUB-Robeson Center, funded by Penn State's Student Programming Association. With a ...
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The Best Hip-Hop & R&B Playlist For St. Patrick's Day Weekend

HotNewHipHop - 16 Mar 2018
It's Friday. It's 2k18. What better time is there for you to follow our FIRE EMOJI playlist??? We've been building up our Spotify playlist, FIRE EMOJI, as a breeding ground for the dopest/best/hottest hip-hop and r'n'b songs that are out right now. We ...
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Lil Xan Escapes An Angry Mob Of Teenage Tupac Fans

HotNewHipHop - 17 Mar 2018
TMZ has reported that Lil Xan has seen his comment on Tupac Shakur "escalate to real-life harassment," with "real-life" teenagers taking up the cause. According to a local police report, Lil Xan was eating at a Del Taco when a group of high-school aged ...
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Logic & Wife Reportedly Headed For Divorce

HipHopDX - 16 Mar 2018
Despite showing up arm in arm at the 60th Grammy Awards in January, Logic and his wife, singer/model Jessica Andrea, have reportedly called it quits. According to TMZ, the two are on their way to a divorce after less than three years of marriage ...

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