Goin’ Off: 10 Albums for the hip-hop layman

Ten albums for the hip-hop layman. This list has been my burden, my baby. I’ve carried it for the last month or so. Consider this the document of my labor. It began with a serious debate between me, myself and I and my knowledgeable counsel, who shall remain nameless. The questions
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Rock The Bells 2012 Line-Up Announced

School is out for the summer, if only for those of us at UCB. So, that means that this announcement, the announcement for the line-up of arguably the biggest and most anticipated hip-hop festival on the planet was just around the corner. Yes,  the bill for this year’s Rock The
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Sample Sundays: The Emotions of Big Daddy Kane

It’s Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! (Monster truck rally commercial voice — I really wish I went to one of those as a kid.) So you know that your man (cough … me … James) has got you with another sample. Now, it’s a mystery as to why I haven’t covered this
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