R&R Hall of Fame Inductees Include Foo Fighters, Tina Turner, Jay-Z [Video]

R&R Hall of Fame Inductees Include Foo Fighters, Tina Turner, Jay-Z [Video]

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame released the list of artists to be honored at the 36th Induction Ceremony on May 12, 2021. The ceremony will air on October 30 in Cleveland, Ohio. In the Performers category — Foo Fighters, The Go-Go’s, Jay-Z, Carole King, Todd Rundgren, and Tina Turner. Musical Excellence Award recipients […]

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 […]

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