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Melle Mel Explains Why He Didn’t Think “The Message” Would Be Successful (Video)

Grandmaster Melle Mel is regarded as one of Hip-Hop's first generation MC icons. The lyrical front-man of Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five helped move the fledgling genre of Rap from the party to a reflection of street reality. In his staggering discography, Melvin Glover was successful in both realms.... Read more

This Is Real-Time Rap History: Grandmaster Caz Makes Peace With Big Bank Hank

Earlier this month, The Sugarhill Gang's Henry "Big Bank Hank" Jackson died after a bout with cancer. At 57 years old, Hank carried the honor of rapping on one of the genre's breakthrough records, 1979's "Rapper's Delight." However, Heads know that Hank was never a writer, and even down to... Read more

The Lox Have a Message for Wack MCs…NO SELFIES! (Video)

The Lox release the visuals for their Sugar Hill-tinged ode against wack MCs. The video for the track that's set to the break from "Rapper's Delight" is straight forward but drives home their emphatic message. Check out "No Selfies." Related: The Lox Take Dej Loaf’s Try Me and Make it... Read more

Jimmy Fallon Remixes Nightly News to Create Rapper’s Delight…Brilliance Follows (Video)

Plain and simple, Jimmy Fallon (likely with some help from The Roots) is killing the game with his Hip-Hop spoofs. After setting the web on fire with his "Evolution of Hip-Hop Dance" skit with Will Smith, his latest is an expertly edited mix of Nightly News anchor Brian Williams (and... Read more

You cannot front on this hip-hop medley by Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon (no matter how hard you may want to). Check it out.

There are definitely some corny parts but overall it's just too good: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCxZB6GOtoM&feature=related.... Read more