The Hip-Hop Robin Hood of the Favelas: Kaos MC, the Brazilian Rapper With a Conscience

The Hip-Hop Robin Hood of the Favelas: Kaos MC, the Brazilian Rapper With a Conscience

Artist: Kaos MC feat. Tito Jackson; Alex Boyé & Bull Dogg Title: What’s Wrong Release: Single Released April 29th Born in the favelas of Brazil – the suburban, tightly packed areas in which some of the poorest members of society live – Jailson N. Rodrigues aka Kaos MC had to make a choice: to follow his […]

‘The Message’ by Grandmaster Flash Is Still Relevant Today [Video]

‘The Message’ by Grandmaster Flash Is Still Relevant Today [Video]

In the early 1980s, rap sashayed out of New York in a swish of powerful beats and strong lyrical content. Seen as an offshoot of funk, it was played in discos, on the streets, and homes in urban neighborhoods around the country. One song, “The Message,” ensured rap would last by driving this happy music […]

Dick Dale, Noteworthy Musician & Originator of Surf Music, Dies at Age 81

Dick Dale, Noteworthy Musician & Originator of Surf Music, Dies at Age 81

Richard Anthony Monsour, known by his stage name, Dick Dale, born May 4th, 1937 in Boston, Mass. died this weekend. Although many sources state he died sometime in the very early morning today, The Guardian, who first published the story and TMZ both have confirmed with Dale’s close friend and live bassist, Sam Bolle, that […]

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