Let’s throw it back to 2012 when VH1 “Hip-Hop Honors” did an incredible tribute to Slick Rick the Ruler, featuring Mc Lyte, Busta Rhymes, Ghostface Killah, Biz Markie, Fabulous, Dana Dane, and Philly’s own Eve.   Get ready for Be Expo where Slick Rick, Rakim, Da Brat, Lil Mo and more will TEAR DOWN THE STAGE! […]

Slick Rick, an iconic emcee who established himself as one of the most acclaimed storytellers in the history of hip-hop, recently turned 50 years old.…

Help us in wishing one of the best to ever bless the mic, Slick Rick, a Happy 50th birthday. In the photo above, Slick Rick performs at DTE Energy Center on August 31, 2014 in Clarkston, Michigan.  (Photo by Scott Legato/Getty Images)

Did you know people 75,000 years ago were rocking gold chains? That’s before Jesus was born! According to ezinearticles.com Early Egyptians wore gold chains and bracelets traditionally to ward off evil. Ironically, they still fought wars over gold because also if you had a lot of gold back then you were the dominate group, country, […]

Okay, so this might be one of the coolest ideas ever. Rappers always rep where they’re from, so why not put up street signs at…

David Carter was all about the badge. The 46-year-old Bronx, NY native came from a long line of law enforcement officers. His father was one…

The Ruler is back! Our dude, Slick Rick, shows these new age rappers how to make everyday mundane topics interesting on the song, “Need Some Bad.” Boasting production from the legendary DJ Premier, Slick Rick exercises his trademark narrative rhyme techniques throughout Premier’s updated drums lifted off “The Show.” The song turned up on Premier’s […]

If one more sing-song rapper makes one more song about being famous, I may have to cut my ears off. I expect rappers to boast about the luxuries that come with fame. But when an artist’s catalog contains multiple songs dedicated to explaining just how famous he or she is, and when mind-blowing beats are […]

Hip Hop has taken a bad rap. Mostly because the labels and the media choose to only promote the most negative music to make money. Still Hip Hop has a long history of positive uplifting songs. Here’s my Top 9. 9. Ed O G And The Bulldogs Be A Father To Your Child. Dope ode […]

Ever since the release of “Monster” there’s been a lot of the chatter around the multiple personalities Nicki Minaj channeled during her verse. While we think the rookie did the damn thing talking to yourself on a track is nothing new in the rap game.  Here are five of our favorite examples of dissociative identity […]