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March 2015: A historical month in Hip-Hop

The month of March has welcomed two socially and morally conscious hip-hop discs that hopefully maybe the vanguard of more to come from other artists. The first is the much-anticipated, long-awaited “To Pimp a Butterfly” from Kendrick Lamar. The other … Continue reading

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Soul Brother’s Best of 2012 – Rap/Hip-Hop

 As opposed to my Rhythm & Blues post, the best rap/hip-hop albums of 2012 was a much easier list for me to compile. Did you know that in 2012 according to Nielson and Soundscan digital album sales of rap music was up … Continue reading

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2 Chainz – I’m Different

2 Chainz (government name-Tauheed Epps) whose début cd Based on a T.R.U. Story has been nominated Best Rap Album in next month’s Grammy Award. Its well-deserved. This is one of my best rap albums of 2012.

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The Soul Brother’s 12 Days of Christmas Music Videos-Day 3

Classic Hip-Hop from the pioneering Run DMC!! A personal fave…

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2 Chainz ft. Drake – No Lie

This is Fire!!! Hard Beats just how I like em. This is the lead single from 2 Chainz’s forthcoming CD, Based on a T.R.U Story.

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Big Daddy Kane-Ain’t No Half Steppin

Last night TV One’s “Unsung” featured Big Daddy Kane. As I’ve mentioned before “Unsung” is must see television. Back in the ’80’s things were wild. Big Daddy Kane was one of the wildest. He is legendary and helped to make … Continue reading

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DMX- The Prayer

This really demonstrates the power of hip-hop. DMX was on top of his game when he made this.  Can we all say, “Amen!”

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Go P-Nut, Go P-Nut!!

This 7-year-old got more natural talent in his pinky than most popular rappers on the scene today!

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Jay-Z- Show Me What You Got

Let the weekend begin…Show everyone what you got!!! LOL!!!

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Geto Boys- Mind Playing Tricks On Me

I used to jam this on my Walkman in the subways in NYC. This song is timeless. The message it sends is just as relevant today as it was back in the ’90’s.

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