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Jermaine Dupri Will Be The 2nd Hip-Hop Artist Inducted Into Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Last February, JAY-Z was announced as the first Hip-Hop artist headed to the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. In mid-June, when the New York City ceremony took place, former President Barack

Jermaine Dupri Penned Hits For Many. He Explains Why Using Writers Ain’t A Thang (Video)

In recent years, Hip-Hop has called into question the use of additional writers on songs. In 2015, Meek Mill created a beef when he publicized Drake’s working with Atlanta, Georgia

Jermaine Dupri Asserts He Put Funk In Hip-Hop Before Dr. Dre’s Chronic (Audio)

The relationship between Jermaine Dupri and West Coast Hip-Hop, especially Dr. Dre is an interesting one. The So So Def Records founder gained strong notoriety in early 1992 when he

Kris Kross Showed They Had Much More To Offer Than Backwards Jerseys On “Tonite’s Tha Night” (Video)

May 1 marks the third anniversary of the death of  Chris “Mac Daddy” Kelly. One half of Kris Kross, Mac Daddy had skyrocketed as one of the 1990s’ biggest Rap acts.

Suge Knight Weighs In On Dr. Dre’s Chronic Influencing Notorious B.I.G.’s Ready To Die

Yesterday, we linked you to Rolling Stone’s conversation with Death Row Records co-founder Marion “Suge” Knight. While the published interview focused on Tha Row’s second release, Snoop Doggy Dogg’s 1993

DJ Wonder – Kris Kross Tribute Mix

DJ Wonder did an awesome Kris Kross mix in honor of Chris Kelly who passed away on Wednesday. You can listen to and download the entire mix below (it takes

RIP Chris Kelly of Kris Kross

Damn. Rest in Peace to Chris Kelly, better known as Mac Daddy of Kris Kross, who was found dead in his home today. He died way too soon at the

Arguably the most acclaimed artist in hip-hop was on the 15th most important hip-hop record label of all time.

#15 Ruffhouse Records Ruffhouse Records is another one of those record labels where few outside the music industry knew the label, but EVERYBODY knew its artists. Ruffhouse was founded in