hip hop history

On this day in 1985, Run DMC released their classic single (which was featured on the Krush Groove soundtrack), “Can You Rock It Like This?” Play play to take a trip down memory lane.  

On September 30th, 1962, Marlon Williams, aka, “Marly Marl was born. Happy Birthday! He got his start as a New York disc jockey and eventually went on to produce some of hip-hop’s early biggest hits. Marly Marl has worked with hip-hop icons like Big Daddy Kane, Biz Markie, Masta Ace, Kool G. Rap, MC Shan […]

I was 10 years old when I first heard “My Posse’s on Broadway.” I had NO IDEA what Sir Mix-A-Lot was talking about but I knew the song was JAMMING! It was on this day (September 1st) in 1988, that the world was introduced to “Swass,” Sir Mix-A-Lot’s debut album. Take a trip down memory […]

The rap world was left shocked and saddened when news broke about the death of Chris “Mac Daddy” Kelly, one-half of the rap duo Kris…

It's the 25th anniversary of Live-Aid and Run-DMC's performance today. This was a great moment for hip-hop. This performance brought the genre to the mainstream and showed hip hop had a heart. Check it out here!