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Dancer For Many Classic Hip-Hop Videos, Voodoo Ray, Has Passed Away At Age 50

Throughout the decades, Voodoo Ray (born Raymond Ultarte) brought the dance moves he displayed in New York City clubs in the 1980s to some of Hip-Hop culture's more memorable late 1990s videos. Formerly known as Boogie Ray, Ultarte's dancing eventually went on to appear in visuals such as Run-D.M.C. &... Read more

This Oral History of ‘Rap City’ Follows The Show From The Basement To The Top Floor

For nearly 20 years, Rap City brought Hip-Hop in its various forms into the lives of millions, helping elevate the once-fledgling culture into the mainstream. Easily the longest-running Hip-Hop show in television history, it lived on BET from 1989 to 2008 and showcased music videos Rap fans couldn't see anywhere... Read more

Cory Gunz Shows That Funky Flows Thrive In Any Style & Era (Video)

27-year-old Cory Gunz may still be a relative newcomer, but the Bronx, New York rapper is no stranger to those who came before him. As the son of Peter Gunz (best known for his 1997 single "Déjà Vu (Uptown Baby)" with Lord Tariq), there is little doubt that his upbringing... Read more