Category Archives: hip hop history

There’s a Situation on the Homefront

There’s a Situation on the Homefront by Tha Grimm Teachaz There’s a Situation A Situation on the Homefront is the debut album of Tha Grimm Teachaz out of Chicago. The album dropped in 2011. We played a track from this … Continue reading

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House Party, a hip hop classic

If you’re not new to hip hop you probably know this movie. House Party came you in 1990 and the story is quite simple; two dudes (hip hop duo Kid’n’Play) are trying to organise a party. One of must see … Continue reading

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J Dilla, Still Shining

James Yancey AKA J Dilla passed away after battling a blood disease called Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura. Still Shining (see below) is a documentary that pays tribute to the mc, beatmaker and producer. Most of the footage was recorded around the … Continue reading

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Sprite Hip Hop commercials

Aight, here’s the whole collection of hip hop sprite ads… check it out.

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Pete Rock & CL Smooth commercial rap

Yes, back in 1995 Pete Rock and CL Smooth went commercial – quite literally. The tv commercial the two golden age hip hop artists starred in was part of an advertising campaign for Sprite. Sprite has produced several ads over … Continue reading

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The whole Guru thing part II

Guru was one of the most influential MCs in the game, no doubt about that. However, for me personally the circumstances of his death and the aftermath kind of damaged the untouchable image of the legend Guru, and along with … Continue reading

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Guru dead! Can it be true?

Google it. By the time you read this and do, it will be revealed as a hoax. Guru is alive and well. A cruel joke….a prank… No. Guru is dead. The word is spreading like wildfire across the globe. Hip … Continue reading

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Hip-Hop veteran Tom Green vs. Xzibit

Most people would know Tom Green as a comedian and host of his own late night TV show The Tom Green show on MTV in the 90′s. So did US rapper Xzibit when he mappeared as a guest on Green’s … Continue reading

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Technics is dead! Or is it?

A few sources reported that Panasonic intends to discontinue production of the legendary turntable models 1200 and 1210. Technics turntables have shaped the dj-ing and club culture (especially in Hip-Hop) for decades, so it wasn’t surprising that the news spread … Continue reading

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Best Hip-Hop Radio of all times

I wish I could say this article is about Boom Bap FM, the Cairns Hip-Hop radio show that my brother from another mother Ricky Shamroxx and myself have brought to life. But it’s not. In the early 90′s the Hip-Hop … Continue reading

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