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    Entertainment,  Music,  Musicology

    Hip Hop History: A Remarkable Journey From Humble Beginnings

    From its humble beginnings from the poorest of the poor to the far and wide stages worldwide, hip hop has grown into one of the world’s most popular music genres. It has inspired significant cultural influences spanning several generations. It is an artistic movement that had a substantial impact on the music industry.  Hip hop is music with a heart-thumping beat, spinning dance moves with a cyclone’s speed, machine gun lyrics timed to the rhythm of the tune, and art forms that defy common logic and speak to the soul. These are the four elements of hip hop. But we’re getting a bit too far and far too fast. To…

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    Entertainment,  Music

    Busta Rhymes is Back! All his tracks are fire

    Thank fuck. I haven’t blogged here for 3.5 years, because for various reasons, and one of the bigger ones was not being inspired by a lot of music out today. I’ve grown to appreciate some newer artists and go with how hip hop music is evolving, and I feel I’m in a more positive place to write here again. Shoutout also goes to one of my lifelong friends who will just send me a link to watch after months of not having chatted to each other, because that’s the kinda tight relationships I have with my besties. He was spot on with the BET Cypher 2020 that I blogged about earlier and…

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    The Get Down Part 2 – Now Streaming on Netflix

    The Get Down – Part 2 Official Trailer Buy The Get Down Soundtrack (Part 1 & Part 2) After 8 months of the release of The Get Down Part 1 on Netflix, we finally have access to the rest of the 5 episodes of the most comprehensive dramatised show about the evolution of Hip Hop. It’s one of the most expensive television series to make alongside Game Of Thrones and Lost, costing an average $10 million per episode. The first part of the series takes us through the lives of characters symbolic of varying elements that contributed to the birth of Hip Hop (emceeing, djing, graffit and dancing) during the phasing…