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Planet Asia puts it DOWN on a classic Grover Washington, Jr. track.

Check out the video for Black Frost. This is the 2nd high quality drop from Planet Asia in the last few weeks. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_wxB_pPA9c&feature=player_embedded Here's the original Black Frost: Grover Washington, Jr.'s music has been sampled in hip-hop for decades. Here's Mr. Magic, another classic: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBCteWVR6kw As sampled by Salt-N-Pepa:... Read more

10 reasons why 2010 was the best year ever in hip-hop: #3 the girls are back in town…well, at least 1, but Nicki Minaj has opened the door for the next wave of great female MCs.

The role of women in hip-hop should not be overlooked but it often has been.  For more than a decade (including the 90's which many consider to be the Golden Age of hip-hop) women were a staple in rap music.  In fact, they were so much a part of the... Read more

My Mic Sounds Nice the new documentary from BET premieres on 8/30 at 10pm. It is one of the best hip-hop films ever.

If you are a fan of hip-hop, documentaries or just great TV, check out the premiere of My Mic Sounds Nice: A Truth About Women and Hip-Hop on BET at 10pm on Monday, August 30. The show is the most comprehensive look at the role of women in hip-hop, ever,... Read more