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Watch 40 Years Of Hip-Hop History In 4 Minutes In A Mind-Blowing Mashup (Video)

It ain't nothin' like Hip-Hop music...Over the last 40 years, there have been few forces in pop culture with more impact than Hip-Hop. Like Rock & Roll before it, the music and lifestyle shaped an entire generation and has had untold influence around the world. The Rub: The History of... Read more

This Throwback Playlist Celebrates The Hip-Hop That Is Never Played-Out. (Audio)

What is classic never goes out of style. In its 44th year, Hip-Hop music has plenty of that. There are records in five different decades that Rap music fans keep in rotation, no matter the medium (vinyl, CD, cassette, or digital). For those who are about the flows, beats, and... Read more

Schoolly D Remembers “P.S.K.” By Clarifying What Gangsta Rap Really Means (Video)

In 1985 Schoolly D released "P.S.K. What Does It Mean?" on his own label. From West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the record's acronym stood for his neighborhood crew: Park Side Killaz. To many Rap historians, the self-produced 12" (later included on Schoolly's self-titled full-length debut) marks the first Gangsta Rap record. With... Read more

Finding the GOAT: Pick The Final Legendary Wild Card For Round 2?

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick up a mic. We will take over 35 years of Hip-Hop into consideration, pairing special match-ups in a sequence not... Read more

Official Schoolly D & DJ Code Money T-Shirts Released

Rakim Told Me author/Hip-Hop curator Brian Coleman is a friend of AmbrosiaForHeads. The Boston-based veteran journalist recently launched Good Road Goods—a shirt line that includes vintage fully-licensed photographs that are important to Coleman. His most recent included Philadelphia icon, Godfather of Gangsta Rap Schoolly D and his celebrated DJ Code... Read more

Redman, Joell Ortiz, Schoolly D – First Time on the Mic (Video)

What was your first time like? That's the question that was asked of Redman, Joell Ortiz and Schooly D regarding their story of the first time they got on stage. Check out this HIGHLY entertaining video. Props to Red Bull for the series.... Read more