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#Rap

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Controversial chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida Miami

Controversial chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'It's about how we speak and live': How rap music is saving languages on the brink of extinction 99 Problems

'It's about how we speak and live': How rap music is saving languages on the brink of extinction

From Norwegians to Native Americans, people are using rap music to keep indigenous language alive.

From TheJournal.ie Suge Knight claims Dr. Dre hired a hitman to kill him, files $300m lawsuit Straight Outta Comp-ton

Suge Knight claims Dr. Dre hired a hitman to kill him, files $300m lawsuit

Suge Knight is currently in jail after killing a colleague with his car.

This Belfast comedian's rap about a night out is the most Nordie thing ever

“Get me to Centra till I get some Berocca”

Macklemore owns a nude painting of Justin Bieber with a pancake on his penis

It’s art, we guess? (The painting could be deemed NSFW.)

From TheJournal.ie Is 'F*ck tha Police' still a watchword in the US? Straight Outta Compton This post contains videos

Is 'F*ck tha Police' still a watchword in the US?

NWA were told not play the song, has anything changed?

From TheJournal.ie 'Bankrupt' rapper 50 Cent has a 24-bathroom house with a nightclub in it In Da Club

Some old people from Carlow made a rap video and it's pretty epic

All hail ‘Rantin’ & Bantin”

From TheJournal.ie Suge Knight collapses in court after judge sets bail at $25 million Fatal Hit-and-run

Suge Knight collapses in court after judge sets bail at $25 million

“He’s being treated worse than Charles Manson,” his attorney told reporters afterwards.

Nicki Minaj spoke out on race and police brutality in a new Rolling Stone interview

Rapper says black artists are reluctant to speak out on political matters.

These Galway lads have written an extremely passionate rap about Irish Water

“The time has come to stand and fight/and not put up with the same old sh*te…”

From TheJournal.ie Rapper jailed for posting lyrics on Facebook threatening to kill ex-wife Soaked In Blood

Rapper jailed for posting lyrics on Facebook threatening to kill ex-wife

Anthony Elonis (AKA Tone Dougie) says the threats weren’t real.

Husband secretly films wife rapping in the car, AKA the nightmare

Don’t be getting any ideas now.

Eminem under fire for rapping about punching Lana Del Rey in the face

The lyrics were included in a newly released freestyle.

From TheJournal.ie Suspected killer of James Foley is London rapper and son of Al-Qaeda suspect - reports Islamic State

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

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

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

It’s Snoop Dogg. With jazz hands.

Irish rapper releases ode to St Patrick's Day

There’s a lot of tin whistle.

From The42 Ronaldinho has released a Samba rap single and music video Samba Party

Ronaldinho has released a Samba rap single and music video

This is the best football/samba crossover since we signed Cherno in Championship Manager.

From The42 Brendan Rodgers faces rap over 'Manchester' ref Criticism

Brendan Rodgers faces rap over 'Manchester' ref

Mason, who did appear to make errors on a number of key decisions against Liverpool, is based in Bolton.

Couple announces pregnancy with cringe-inducing rap

Word to yo’ mama.

From TheJournal.ie Hip-hop exchange teams up Irish and Dutch rappers

Hip-hop exchange teams up Irish and Dutch rappers

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

From TheJournal.ie Meet South Korea's new 'Gangnam Style' tourist police Hey Sexy Lady

Meet South Korea's new 'Gangnam Style' tourist police

The new force was “formed to protect tourists from being ripped off during their stay in Seoul”.

On this night in 2002 you were listening to… Eminem

A Friday Flashback to get your weekend started…

Kanye West performs in Kazakhstan, no one watches

Selfie or it never happened.

Dubliner advertises for rap producer on Gumtree

They didn’t choose this thug life, it chose them.

From TheJournal.ie "You won't be drinking on the roadways of Slane" - Garda in charge of Eminem security One Slim Shandy

"You won't be drinking on the roadways of Slane" - Garda in charge of Eminem security

Fans will be subject to three searches before entering Slane Castle and the head of the safety operation says that bringing “slabs” of drink is pointless as they will be confiscated.

VIDEO: Gangsta-rapping bridesmaid spits some rhymes Real Slim Shady This post contains videos

VIDEO: Gangsta-rapping bridesmaid spits some rhymes

Giving it to you raw from the top table.

Ronan Keating wants to be a rapper but does he have the credentials?

We would wager that he does lads. Honestly.

Wolfe Tone, Michael Collins and Bobby Sands... RAPPING Capulet This post contains videos

Wolfe Tone, Michael Collins and Bobby Sands... RAPPING

The finest of Donegal hip-hop.

The best, baddest Irish Christmas video you'll see today Santa Anthem This post contains videos

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

By a class of nine-year-olds.

From TheJournal.ie How much money will PSY make from ‘Gangnam Style’? Music Millions

How much money will PSY make from ‘Gangnam Style’?

An investigation reveals he could make significantly more money from YouTube than he ever might from music sales.

LISTEN: Amazing hip-hop Christmas anthem by Irish kids

“I’m a better rapper than Santy.”

Hey, sexy lady: ‘Gangnam Style’ becomes most-watched YouTube video Gangnam Style This post contains videos

Hey, sexy lady: ‘Gangnam Style’ becomes most-watched YouTube video

The South Korean smackdown of Seoul’s affluent Gangnam district surpasses Justin Bieber’s ‘Baby’ with 812 million views.

Stop! 50 Cent has some advice about masturbation Tug Life

Stop! 50 Cent has some advice about masturbation

He’s got a Four Point Plan to end it.

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