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Two men indicted over 2002 killing of Run-DMC star Jam Master Jay
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# Jason Mizell

Two men indicted over 2002 killing of Run-DMC star Jam Master Jay

Aug 17th 2020, 8:40 PM 19,692 Views 0 Comments

The 37-year-old was shot once in the head in his Queens recording studio in 2002.

Irish hip hop group who Rory Stewart called 'minor gangsters' say his comments 'come from a racist place'
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# Former Tory

Irish hip hop group who Rory Stewart called 'minor gangsters' say his comments 'come from a racist place'

Oct 25th 2019, 3:57 PM 34,697 Views 72 Comments

Hare Squead said the former Tory member “was only looking for a photo opp”.

Irish hip hop: 'For many years doing what we’re doing was stigmatised and laughed at'
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# Body And Soul

Irish hip hop: 'For many years doing what we’re doing was stigmatised and laughed at'

Jun 8th 2019, 9:00 PM 40,436 Views 44 Comments

We speak to two artists due to play at Body and Soul this month.

Controversial chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida
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# Miami

Controversial chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

Jun 19th 2018, 7:06 AM 69,172 Views 49 Comments

The rapper, whose lyrics were filled with insecurity and his real life marred by violence, was gunned down in broad daylight.

'We know what conservative populism is now thanks to Brexit and Trump, this is progressive populism': The rise of Irish hip hop
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# Flip The Script

'We know what conservative populism is now thanks to Brexit and Trump, this is progressive populism': The rise of Irish hip hop

Apr 15th 2018, 9:45 AM 14,767 Views 27 Comments

A new book looks into European hip hop.

Hip hop has now overtaken rock music and become the most popular music genre in America
# Fab Feeling
# Fab Feeling

Hip hop has now overtaken rock music and become the most popular music genre in America

Jul 19th 2017, 7:45 PM 2,201 Views 3 Comments

It may have something to do with Drake hitting 10 billion streams.

Stunt actor shot dead during Australian hip-hop band's video shoot
# Bliss N Eso
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# Bliss N Eso

Stunt actor shot dead during Australian hip-hop band's video shoot

Jan 23rd 2017, 3:12 PM 24,432 Views 25 Comments

Police are investigating.

PSG threaten hip-hop artist M.I.A. over wearing 'Fly Pirates' jersey in music video
# Legal Warning
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# Legal Warning

PSG threaten hip-hop artist M.I.A. over wearing 'Fly Pirates' jersey in music video

Jan 11th 2016, 4:40 PM 9,852 Views 5 Comments

The Ligue 1 champions are unhappy with their brand featuring in her song Borders.

LISTEN: This US presidential candidate is targeting black voters - with a rap
# Mic Drop 2016
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# Mic Drop 2016

LISTEN: This US presidential candidate is targeting black voters - with a rap

Nov 6th 2015, 6:02 AM 7,219 Views 31 Comments

“Sometimes your policies just hypnotise me…”

Kanye wasn't joking when he announced plans to run for president
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# Kanye 2020

Kanye wasn't joking when he announced plans to run for president

Sep 24th 2015, 9:43 PM 16,013 Views 56 Comments

Although he says he has to “grow up” a bit more first.

Rubberbandits set to feature on new ITV2 game show
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# BRANCHING OUT

Rubberbandits set to feature on new ITV2 game show

Jul 31st 2015, 11:58 AM 11,995 Views 19 Comments

The duo will be providing commentary for ‘The Almost Impossible Game Show’.

George Hook grabbed his crotch during a hip-hop routine on The Late Late Show
# Scarred
# Scarred

George Hook grabbed his crotch during a hip-hop routine on The Late Late Show

May 30th 2015, 10:07 AM 4,596 Views 1 Comment

And it cannot be unseen.

Here's the mash-up of Disney songs with 90s hip hop that you've been waiting for
# Disney
# Disney

Here's the mash-up of Disney songs with 90s hip hop that you've been waiting for

Apr 24th 2015, 7:44 AM 2,302 Views 0 Comments

The dream.

Rapper Nelly arrested on drugs charges after state trooper smells marijuana on his bus
# Dilemma
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# Dilemma

Rapper Nelly arrested on drugs charges after state trooper smells marijuana on his bus

Apr 12th 2015, 12:24 PM 12,523 Views 39 Comments

He was charged with possession of drugs.

These hip-hop Valentine's Day cards are positively rosemantic
# Swoon
# Swoon

These hip-hop Valentine's Day cards are positively rosemantic

Jan 30th 2015, 3:53 PM 4,275 Views 2 Comments

Tell that special someone how you really feel.

"Furious" Madonna forced to release new album tracks six months early
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# Rebel Heart

"Furious" Madonna forced to release new album tracks six months early

Dec 20th 2014, 7:30 PM 16,215 Views 27 Comments

The Material Girl was due to release the album in March, but unfinished tracks leaked online.

Suspected killer of James Foley is London rapper and son of Al-Qaeda suspect - reports
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# Islamic State

Suspected killer of James Foley is London rapper and son of Al-Qaeda suspect - reports

Aug 26th 2014, 10:23 AM 21,386 Views 48 Comments

Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, aka L Jinny, left his well-off London home last year…

Peyton and Eli Manning are back with another silly rap video
# NFL
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# NFL

Peyton and Eli Manning are back with another silly rap video

Aug 11th 2014, 2:07 PM 3,360 Views 4 Comments

We’ll take all of that you got, guys.

Dr Dre cashes in on Apple winnings, pays $40million for Tom Brady and Gisele's mansion with a moat
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# But You Forgot About Drapes

Dr Dre cashes in on Apple winnings, pays $40million for Tom Brady and Gisele's mansion with a moat

Jun 4th 2014, 12:12 PM 8,623 Views 3 Comments

There’s money in them headphones.

Anne Hathaway and Jimmy Fallon belt out Broadway versions of hip-hop classics
# Gin And Juice
# Gin And Juice

Anne Hathaway and Jimmy Fallon belt out Broadway versions of hip-hop classics

Apr 9th 2014, 3:58 PM 2,244 Views 0 Comments

It’s Snoop Dogg. With jazz hands.

Who knew you could make beer bottles do this?
# Bottle It
# Bottle It

Who knew you could make beer bottles do this?

Feb 7th 2014, 1:58 PM 1,736 Views 4 Comments

Can we get a spoon chorus on the side?

Street poets who aren't in it for the money: Irish hip hop on film
# Broken Song
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# Broken Song

Street poets who aren't in it for the money: Irish hip hop on film

Nov 10th 2013, 6:30 PM 10,401 Views 21 Comments

Broken Song is due out on 15 November – a mainly black and white film that takes a look at Dublin emcees, singer and label boss.

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Hip-hop exchange teams up Irish and Dutch rappers

Oct 31st 2013, 7:15 AM 5,664 Views 14 Comments

Almost twenty rappers, beatmakers, singers and producers travelled to the Netherlands earlier this year – and are playing in Dublin tonight.

Check out the most famous street corners in hip hop history
# Lyrics
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Check out the most famous street corners in hip hop history

Apr 6th 2013, 5:00 PM 9,218 Views 14 Comments

Artist has produced street signs to mark locations that inspired NYC hip hop scene.

MCs sign on for Ballymun hip-hop mentoring project
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MCs sign on for Ballymun hip-hop mentoring project

Mar 3rd 2013, 8:45 AM 6,370 Views 19 Comments

Lethal Dialect (pictured), one of Ireland’s critically acclaimed rising stars, and Dean Scurry, head of Workin Class Records, will mentor the chosen artists.

The best, baddest Irish Christmas video you'll see today
# Santa Anthem
# Santa Anthem

The best, baddest Irish Christmas video you'll see today

Dec 17th 2012, 12:49 PM 7,014 Views 6 Comments

By a class of nine-year-olds.

LISTEN: Amazing hip-hop Christmas anthem by Irish kids
# Santa Anthem
# Santa Anthem

LISTEN: Amazing hip-hop Christmas anthem by Irish kids

Dec 4th 2012, 11:30 AM 9,707 Views 10 Comments

“I’m a better rapper than Santy.”

Here's how Kanye West expresses true love for Kim Kardashian
# So Beautiful
# So Beautiful

Here's how Kanye West expresses true love for Kim Kardashian

Aug 8th 2012, 10:46 AM 4,937 Views 3 Comments

Who said romance is dead?

Listen: Warren G's Regulate, re-run by 10-year-olds from Cork
# Regulators
# Regulators

Listen: Warren G's Regulate, re-run by 10-year-olds from Cork

Jul 27th 2012, 11:44 AM 9,116 Views 13 Comments

This is amazing.

Floyd Mayweather Jr and 50 Cent have more money than you.. and they want you to know
# Benjamins
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# Benjamins

Floyd Mayweather Jr and 50 Cent have more money than you.. and they want you to know

Jan 11th 2012, 6:28 PM 1,932 Views 2 Comments

They don’t call him ‘Money’ for nothing.

WATCH: Baseball crazyman Brian Wilson busts a (political) move
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# Endorsement

WATCH: Baseball crazyman Brian Wilson busts a (political) move

Oct 26th 2011, 2:54 PM 210 Views 0 Comments

The Giants closer joined MC Hammer and will.i.am to endorse San Francisco mayoral candidate Ed Lee… in style.

Next stop, Ellen? Dublin Rose gets some love from Perez Hilton
# Rot11
# Rot11

Next stop, Ellen? Dublin Rose gets some love from Perez Hilton

Aug 26th 2011, 1:22 PM 3,120 Views 38 Comments

A video of the self-taught hip hop dancing Rose has been featured on an influential US gossip blog – but not everyone’s a fan of her moves.

Meet Allen Samuels... and 6 more of the world's most embarrassing rappers
# Work Can Wait
# Work Can Wait

Meet Allen Samuels... and 6 more of the world's most embarrassing rappers

Aug 10th 2011, 2:32 PM 632 Views 7 Comments

The 55-year-old casino worker is already being hailed as ‘the new Rebecca Black’ for his hip-hop efforts. And he’s not alone…

No humps for Fergie at Oxegen as band labels own song "rubbish"
# Oxegen
# Oxegen

No humps for Fergie at Oxegen as band labels own song "rubbish"

Jul 4th 2011, 6:19 PM 927 Views 2 Comments

Black Eyed Peas ditch “most annoying song of all time” from their Oxegen play list.

Singer Sean Kingston stable after crash in Florida
# Sean Kingston
# Sean Kingston

Singer Sean Kingston stable after crash in Florida

May 30th 2011, 4:37 PM 535 Views 0 Comments

The hip-hop star and a female friend were seriously injured when the watercraft they were travelling on crashed into a bridge on Miami Beach yesterday.

The hip-hop song about Tim Tebow you haven't been waiting for has finally arrived
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# Tebowtime

The hip-hop song about Tim Tebow you haven't been waiting for has finally arrived

Jan 2nd 2011, 10:00 AM 31 Views 0 Comments

Haters gonna hate. But check this out anyway.