The Black Eyed Peas: Hi...

Musical genres, just as anything in life, matures and evolves as time passes by.  Your grandfather’s metal sounds much different than the metal of today.  Great-aunt Ida’s R&B may not be recognized as R&B is played on the radio in the 2010’s.  as the times change, so does music. ...

Rage Against the Machin...

Since the earliest beginnings of rock-n-roll, American music has been an avenue and conduit for artists to get their personal, spiritual and political views heard by the masses.  By the 1960’s this was such a prevalent them in music pop culture that the term “protest music” had been...

Cypress Hill: Insane Cr...

Ask any hip-hop/rap music fanatic about West Coast rap and you will indubitably receive mention of such acts as Snoop Lion (formerly known as Snoop Dogg), Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar, 2Pac, Game, Ice Cube and NWA.  But just as any other regional genre, there are many other acts that hold a...

Eminem: Greatest Rapper...

Eminem (stylized as EMINƎM) is, arguably, the best rapper alive.  His unbridled and extremely uncensored lyrical content has sparked controversy and critical acclaim alike.  From his struggle to overcome racial stereotypes within the world of hip-hop early in his storied career to his...

Lil’ Wayne: From ...

The title of Greatest Rapper Alive has been thrown around a lot in recent years, with many MC’s staking claim to the throne.  To most hip hop heads, only three rappers should even be in consideration for the crown, once you factor in variables like commercial success, vocal versatility...

The Life, Times and Dea...

Tupac Shakur is one of the most successful, admired, prolific and controversial entertainers of all time.  From his humble beginnings as a backup dancer for Digital Underground to his brash and violent lyrical content as a member of Death Row Records to his murder in 1996, 2Pac was an...