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  • Wiz Khalifa steals the 2015 Billboard Awards with emotional Paul Walker tribute
    Wiz Khalifa steals the 2015 Billboard Awards with emotional Paul Walker tribute
    Broadcasted live on Sunday, May 17, 2015 on ABC from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the 2015 Billboard Music Awards was full of emotions as well as excitement. Hosted by Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen, the evening's festivities featured...
  • Rest peacefully Blues master: B.B. King 1925-2015
    Rest peacefully Blues master: B.B. King 1925-2015
    With his Gibson ES-355 guitar “Lucille” in tow, 16 time Grammy winner Riley B. “B.B.” King has enchanted the music world for years. Blessed with supreme prowess, King was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987...
  • Today in Hip Hop history: Ice Cube's AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted
    Today in Hip Hop history: Ice Cube's AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted
    A hip-hop classic filled with street knowledge venom and ultra funk, Ice Cube's AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted is a timeless, riveting hip hop exercise in angst and honesty. Regardless of very limited promotion, and airplay, the album reached...
  • Today in Hip Hop History: "Slam" by Onyx
    Today in Hip Hop History: "Slam" by Onyx
    "Slam, da duh duh, da duh duhLet the boys be boysSlam, da duh duh, da duh duhMake noise b-boys"Hailing from South Jamaica, Queens, New York, Onyx was originally composed of East Coast rappers Sticky Fingaz, Fredro Starr, and Sonny Seeza ...
  • The 'Scene of the could'a been Crime'
    A tragedy waiting to happen
    Dear Reader: You could save a life today. Please pass this on to anyone you think might know of someone in the Aiken, South Carolina and surrounding area who owns a white over bright yellow Toyota or Toyota-like vehicle. The following &ldquo...
  • Today In Hip Hop History: Illmatic by: Nas
    Today In Hip Hop History: Illmatic by: Nas
    Nasir bin “Nas” Olu Dara Jones has thrilled us for years as an innovative rapper, songwriter, record producer. This is no surprise on the account that his music flows through his veins as the son of jazz musician Olu Dara, who...
  • The Godfather of Hip Hop turns 60
    The Godfather of Hip Hop turns 60
    What is hip hop music? To many, hip hop is strictly known as rapping. But it is actually developed as a subculture defined by six key elements: Rapping, Djing, break dancing, graffiti writing, sampling and beatboxing.With its many definitions, one...
  • Memorable Hip hop classics: "Basketball" by Kurtis Blow
    Memorable Hip hop classics: "Basketball" by Kurtis Blow
    “Basketball is my favorite sportI like the way they dribble up and down the courtJust like I'm the King on the microphoneSo is Dr. J and Moses MaloneI like Slam dunks, take me to the hoopMy favorite play is the alley oopI like the pick...
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    Anaheim's pop culture examiners
    Examiner.com assigns many “examiners” to specific areas of the country (the most notable cities). The point of examining is that it is supposed to be a step up from blogging. Blogging is often informal, unreliable, and based only on...
  • Today in Hip Hop History: All Eyez on Me by 2Pac
    Today in Hip Hop History: All Eyez on Me by 2Pac
    Released February 13, 1996, 2Pac's All Eyez on Me was his second album to hit number-one on both the Billboard 200 and the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts.The album won the award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist at the 24th Annual American...
  • Birth of a lyrical genius: Rakim turns 47
    Birth of a lyrical genius: Rakim turns 47
    William Michael “Rakim” Griffin, Jr. is widely regarded as one of the most prolific, influential and most skilled MCs of all time.Bred in Wyandanch, New York, “The God MC” became involved in the New York hip hop scene at 18...
  • Broken relationships and breaking point claims the lives and emotions of kids
    Broken relationships, breaking point claim the lives and emotions of children
    In yet another tragedy, a father in Milwaukee has been reported as killing his tiny infant and a 39-year-old man (New York Daily News). This falls on the heels of a New Jersey mother burning her newborn to death in the middle of the street (KTLA...
  • New series Empire heats up the FOX network
    New series Empire heats up the FOX network
    Created by Academy Award nominee Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, Empire is an hour-long family drama which centers around a Hip Hop music and entertainment company, Empire Enterprises, and the drama among the members of the founders' family as...
  • Lupe Fiasco
    The Fiasco returns with Tetsuo & Youth
    Prolific, outspoken, and pioneering are just a mere few words to describe Wasalu Muhammad Jaco aka Lupe Fiasco. The Chicago bred rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He rose to fame in 2006 following the success of his Grammy nominated debut...
  • Announcing a new Dragon Age Inquisition entertainment blog
    Atlantic City Xbox Examiner Year in Reflection
    Monthly publications have not been working, so now it is time to try something different.Greetings,My name is Jonathan Langdon and I became the Atlantic City Xbox Examiner on March 1, 2011. Since joining, I have produced only 89 articles (this...
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