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# hip-hop - Monday 17 August, 2020

Two men indicted over 2002 killing of Run-DMC star Jam Master Jay
# Jason Mizell
# Jason Mizell

Two men indicted over 2002 killing of Run-DMC star Jam Master Jay

Aug 17th 2020, 8:40 PM 19,693 Views 0 Comments

The 37-year-old was shot once in the head in his Queens recording studio in 2002.

# hip-hop - Friday 25 October, 2019

Irish hip hop group who Rory Stewart called 'minor gangsters' say his comments 'come from a racist place'
# Former Tory
# Former Tory

Irish hip hop group who Rory Stewart called 'minor gangsters' say his comments 'come from a racist place'

Oct 25th 2019, 3:57 PM 34,703 Views 72 Comments

Hare Squead said the former Tory member “was only looking for a photo opp”.

# hip-hop - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Irish hip hop: 'For many years doing what we’re doing was stigmatised and laughed at'
# Body And Soul
# Body And Soul

Irish hip hop: 'For many years doing what we’re doing was stigmatised and laughed at'

Jun 8th 2019, 9:00 PM 40,525 Views 44 Comments

We speak to two artists due to play at Body and Soul this month.

# hip-hop - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Controversial chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida
# Miami
# Miami

Controversial chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

Jun 19th 2018, 7:06 AM 69,181 Views 51 Comments

The rapper, whose lyrics were filled with insecurity and his real life marred by violence, was gunned down in broad daylight.

# hip-hop - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'We know what conservative populism is now thanks to Brexit and Trump, this is progressive populism': The rise of Irish hip hop
# Flip The Script
# Flip The Script

'We know what conservative populism is now thanks to Brexit and Trump, this is progressive populism': The rise of Irish hip hop

Apr 15th 2018, 9:45 AM 14,775 Views 27 Comments

A new book looks into European hip hop.

# hip-hop - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Hip hop has now overtaken rock music and become the most popular music genre in America
# Fab Feeling
From The Daily Edge
# Fab Feeling

Hip hop has now overtaken rock music and become the most popular music genre in America

Jul 19th 2017, 7:45 PM 2,206 Views 3 Comments

It may have something to do with Drake hitting 10 billion streams.

# hip-hop - Monday 23 January, 2017

Stunt actor shot dead during Australian hip-hop band's video shoot
# Bliss N Eso
# Bliss N Eso

Stunt actor shot dead during Australian hip-hop band's video shoot

Jan 23rd 2017, 3:12 PM 24,432 Views 25 Comments

Police are investigating.

# hip-hop - Monday 11 January, 2016

PSG threaten hip-hop artist M.I.A. over wearing 'Fly Pirates' jersey in music video
# Legal Warning
From The42
# Legal Warning

PSG threaten hip-hop artist M.I.A. over wearing 'Fly Pirates' jersey in music video

Jan 11th 2016, 4:40 PM 9,882 Views 5 Comments

The Ligue 1 champions are unhappy with their brand featuring in her song Borders.

# hip-hop - Friday 6 November, 2015

LISTEN: This US presidential candidate is targeting black voters - with a rap
# Mic Drop 2016
# Mic Drop 2016

LISTEN: This US presidential candidate is targeting black voters - with a rap

Nov 6th 2015, 6:02 AM 7,222 Views 31 Comments

“Sometimes your policies just hypnotise me…”

# hip-hop - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Kanye wasn't joking when he announced plans to run for president
# Kanye 2020
# Kanye 2020

Kanye wasn't joking when he announced plans to run for president

Sep 24th 2015, 9:43 PM 16,015 Views 56 Comments

Although he says he has to “grow up” a bit more first.

# hip-hop - Friday 31 July, 2015

Rubberbandits set to feature on new ITV2 game show
# BRANCHING OUT
# BRANCHING OUT

Rubberbandits set to feature on new ITV2 game show

Jul 31st 2015, 11:58 AM 12,007 Views 19 Comments

The duo will be providing commentary for ‘The Almost Impossible Game Show’.

# hip-hop - Saturday 30 May, 2015

George Hook grabbed his crotch during a hip-hop routine on The Late Late Show
# Scarred
From The Daily Edge
# Scarred

George Hook grabbed his crotch during a hip-hop routine on The Late Late Show

May 30th 2015, 10:07 AM 4,602 Views 1 Comment

And it cannot be unseen.

# hip-hop - Friday 24 April, 2015

Here's the mash-up of Disney songs with 90s hip hop that you've been waiting for
# Disney
From The Daily Edge
# Disney

Here's the mash-up of Disney songs with 90s hip hop that you've been waiting for

Apr 24th 2015, 7:44 AM 2,334 Views 0 Comments

The dream.

# hip-hop - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Rapper Nelly arrested on drugs charges after state trooper smells marijuana on his bus
# Dilemma
# Dilemma

Rapper Nelly arrested on drugs charges after state trooper smells marijuana on his bus

Apr 12th 2015, 12:24 PM 12,530 Views 40 Comments

He was charged with possession of drugs.

# hip-hop - Friday 30 January, 2015

These hip-hop Valentine's Day cards are positively rosemantic
# Swoon
From The Daily Edge
# Swoon

These hip-hop Valentine's Day cards are positively rosemantic

Jan 30th 2015, 3:53 PM 4,275 Views 2 Comments

Tell that special someone how you really feel.

# hip-hop - Saturday 20 December, 2014

"Furious" Madonna forced to release new album tracks six months early
# Rebel Heart
# Rebel Heart

"Furious" Madonna forced to release new album tracks six months early

Dec 20th 2014, 7:30 PM 16,217 Views 27 Comments

The Material Girl was due to release the album in March, but unfinished tracks leaked online.

# hip-hop - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Suspected killer of James Foley is London rapper and son of Al-Qaeda suspect - reports
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Suspected killer of James Foley is London rapper and son of Al-Qaeda suspect - reports

Aug 26th 2014, 10:23 AM 21,388 Views 48 Comments

Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, aka L Jinny, left his well-off London home last year…

# hip-hop - Monday 11 August, 2014

Peyton and Eli Manning are back with another silly rap video
# NFL
From The42
# NFL

Peyton and Eli Manning are back with another silly rap video

Aug 11th 2014, 2:07 PM 3,360 Views 4 Comments

We’ll take all of that you got, guys.

# hip-hop - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Dr Dre cashes in on Apple winnings, pays $40million for Tom Brady and Gisele's mansion with a moat
# But You Forgot About Drapes
From The42
# But You Forgot About Drapes

Dr Dre cashes in on Apple winnings, pays $40million for Tom Brady and Gisele's mansion with a moat

Jun 4th 2014, 12:12 PM 8,623 Views 3 Comments

There’s money in them headphones.

# hip-hop - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Anne Hathaway and Jimmy Fallon belt out Broadway versions of hip-hop classics
# Gin And Juice
From The Daily Edge
# Gin And Juice

Anne Hathaway and Jimmy Fallon belt out Broadway versions of hip-hop classics

Apr 9th 2014, 3:58 PM 2,254 Views 0 Comments

It’s Snoop Dogg. With jazz hands.

# hip-hop - Friday 7 February, 2014

Who knew you could make beer bottles do this?
# Bottle It
From The Daily Edge
# Bottle It

Who knew you could make beer bottles do this?

Feb 7th 2014, 1:58 PM 1,737 Views 4 Comments

Can we get a spoon chorus on the side?

# hip-hop - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Street poets who aren't in it for the money: Irish hip hop on film
# Broken Song
# Broken Song

Street poets who aren't in it for the money: Irish hip hop on film

Nov 10th 2013, 6:30 PM 10,409 Views 21 Comments

Broken Song is due out on 15 November – a mainly black and white film that takes a look at Dublin emcees, singer and label boss.

# hip-hop - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Hip-hop exchange teams up Irish and Dutch rappers

Hip-hop exchange teams up Irish and Dutch rappers

Oct 31st 2013, 7:15 AM 5,669 Views 14 Comments

Almost twenty rappers, beatmakers, singers and producers travelled to the Netherlands earlier this year – and are playing in Dublin tonight.

# hip-hop - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Check out the most famous street corners in hip hop history
# Lyrics
# Lyrics

Check out the most famous street corners in hip hop history

Apr 6th 2013, 5:00 PM 9,228 Views 14 Comments

Artist has produced street signs to mark locations that inspired NYC hip hop scene.

# hip-hop - Sunday 3 March, 2013

MCs sign on for Ballymun hip-hop mentoring project
# Hip Hop
# Hip Hop

MCs sign on for Ballymun hip-hop mentoring project

Mar 3rd 2013, 8:45 AM 6,376 Views 19 Comments

Lethal Dialect (pictured), one of Ireland’s critically acclaimed rising stars, and Dean Scurry, head of Workin Class Records, will mentor the chosen artists.

# hip-hop - Monday 17 December, 2012

The best, baddest Irish Christmas video you'll see today
# Santa Anthem
From The Daily Edge
# Santa Anthem

The best, baddest Irish Christmas video you'll see today

Dec 17th 2012, 12:49 PM 7,016 Views 6 Comments

By a class of nine-year-olds.

# hip-hop - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

LISTEN: Amazing hip-hop Christmas anthem by Irish kids
# Santa Anthem
From The Daily Edge
# Santa Anthem

LISTEN: Amazing hip-hop Christmas anthem by Irish kids

Dec 4th 2012, 11:30 AM 9,711 Views 10 Comments

“I’m a better rapper than Santy.”

# hip-hop - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Here's how Kanye West expresses true love for Kim Kardashian
# So Beautiful
From The Daily Edge
# So Beautiful

Here's how Kanye West expresses true love for Kim Kardashian

Aug 8th 2012, 10:46 AM 4,938 Views 3 Comments

Who said romance is dead?

# hip-hop - Friday 27 July, 2012

Listen: Warren G's Regulate, re-run by 10-year-olds from Cork
# Regulators
From The Daily Edge
# Regulators

Listen: Warren G's Regulate, re-run by 10-year-olds from Cork

Jul 27th 2012, 11:44 AM 9,128 Views 13 Comments

This is amazing.

# hip-hop - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Floyd Mayweather Jr and 50 Cent have more money than you.. and they want you to know
# Benjamins
From The42
# Benjamins

Floyd Mayweather Jr and 50 Cent have more money than you.. and they want you to know

Jan 11th 2012, 6:28 PM 1,951 Views 2 Comments

They don’t call him ‘Money’ for nothing.

# hip-hop - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

WATCH: Baseball crazyman Brian Wilson busts a (political) move
# Endorsement
From The42
# Endorsement

WATCH: Baseball crazyman Brian Wilson busts a (political) move

Oct 26th 2011, 2:54 PM 212 Views 0 Comments

The Giants closer joined MC Hammer and will.i.am to endorse San Francisco mayoral candidate Ed Lee… in style.

# hip-hop - Friday 26 August, 2011

Next stop, Ellen? Dublin Rose gets some love from Perez Hilton
# Rot11
From The Daily Edge
# Rot11

Next stop, Ellen? Dublin Rose gets some love from Perez Hilton

Aug 26th 2011, 1:22 PM 3,124 Views 38 Comments

A video of the self-taught hip hop dancing Rose has been featured on an influential US gossip blog – but not everyone’s a fan of her moves.

# hip-hop - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Meet Allen Samuels... and 6 more of the world's most embarrassing rappers
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

Meet Allen Samuels... and 6 more of the world's most embarrassing rappers

Aug 10th 2011, 2:32 PM 632 Views 7 Comments

The 55-year-old casino worker is already being hailed as ‘the new Rebecca Black’ for his hip-hop efforts. And he’s not alone…

# hip-hop - Monday 4 July, 2011

No humps for Fergie at Oxegen as band labels own song "rubbish"
# Oxegen
From The Daily Edge
# Oxegen

No humps for Fergie at Oxegen as band labels own song "rubbish"

Jul 4th 2011, 6:19 PM 930 Views 2 Comments

Black Eyed Peas ditch “most annoying song of all time” from their Oxegen play list.

# hip-hop - Monday 30 May, 2011

Singer Sean Kingston stable after crash in Florida
# Sean Kingston
From The Daily Edge
# Sean Kingston

Singer Sean Kingston stable after crash in Florida

May 30th 2011, 4:37 PM 535 Views 0 Comments

The hip-hop star and a female friend were seriously injured when the watercraft they were travelling on crashed into a bridge on Miami Beach yesterday.

# hip-hop - Sunday 2 January, 2011

The hip-hop song about Tim Tebow you haven't been waiting for has finally arrived
# Tebowtime
From The42
# Tebowtime

The hip-hop song about Tim Tebow you haven't been waiting for has finally arrived

Jan 2nd 2011, 10:00 AM 31 Views 0 Comments

Haters gonna hate. But check this out anyway.