SCARFACE WANTS ICE CUBE IN VERZUZ BUT WITH A CATCH

Geto Boys legends Scarface and Willie D pulled up to The Breakfast Club earlier this week. When Charlamagne Tha God tried to find them the perfect Verzuz matchup, Scarface finally agreed with the co-host’s N.W.A. suggestion but he’d prefer it to be structured how Ice Cube described on The Breakfast Club last week, with both of them playing each other’s favorite records instead of picking their own 20 tracks and battling. “I’ll do one with Cube on solo,” Scarface said around the 29-minute mark. “I’ll play all my favorite Cube shit, he’ll play all his…

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J.J. FAD CALL OUT BET FOR EXCLUDING THEM IN ‘WOMEN IN RAP’ CONVERSATION

EXCLUSIVE – Former Ruthless Records artists MC JB, Sassy C and Baby D — collectively known as J.J. Fad — skyrocketed to notoriety in 1988 with their smash hit “Supersonic.” As the label’s First Ladies, the girls paved the way for N.W.A to step on the scene with their raw, unfiltered gangsta rap that had Tipper Gore clutching her proverbial pearls. Eazy-E was smart — he instinctively knew they had to soften the blow with a more digestible artist before Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, DJ Yella and the rest of the crew could decimate the scene with…

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RAP LEGENDS BREAK GROUND AT UNIVERSAL HIP HOP MUSEUM

BRONX, NY – It’s been a long time coming, but it looks like the Universal Hip Hop Museum is inching closer to its grand opening. On Thursday (May 20), several Hip Hop legends took a trek to the Bronx to break ground on the first phase of Bronx Point, where the UHHM will be housed. According to sources in New York, Nas, LL COOL J, Fat Joe, Lil Kim, Naughty by Nature, Grandmaster Flash, Slick Rick, Michael Bivins (of Bell Biv DeVoe), Public Enemy’s Chuck D, MC Sha-Rock and EPMD were among the many who joined Bronx…

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MUSIC IS THE WEAPON: AN INTERVIEW WITH WORDSMITH I1MASTERKEY

By JR Valrey “Music is the weapon of the future, music is the weapon of progressives, music is the weapon of the givers of life” – Fela Anikulapo Kuti Conscious music has been a part of our struggle and movement for self-determination since the beginning, when some of our enslaved ancestors would sing slave hymns on the plantations, which really doubled as maps and battle plans to free ourselves.  The rhythm and the word, has been some of the purest teachers that we have been able to learn from, because…

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