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Ras G, Hip-hop and funk producer dies at 39

Published on July 31st, 2019 | by Lydia Brooks

Ras G has died aged 39 on Jul 29. No cause of death has been announced but he had revealed in December 2018 that he had diabetes and pneumonia. Ras G was a hip hop musician... Read More


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The History of Whispering in Hip-hop (part 3)

Published on June 6th, 2019 | by Lydia Brooks

  “Wait (The Whisper Song)”, by Ying Yang Twins The Ying Yang Twins recorded their ultimate hip-hop whisper song in 2005. The smash hit “Wait (The Whisper Song)” of the Atlanta duo finds D-Roc and Kaine... Read More


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The History of Whispering in Hip-hop (part 2)

Published on May 24th, 2019 | by Lydia Brooks

“Dogg Pound 4 Life” by Tha Dogg Pound After Vanilla Ice fizzled out, Tha Dogg Pound got its whisper on “Dogg Pound 4 Life” for Above The Rim soundtrack of 1994. Tha Dogg Pound ties the... Read More


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The History of Whispering in Hip-hop (part 1)

Published on April 28th, 2019 | by Lydia Brooks

Whispering is hardly ever associated with any genre of music. Especially, as hip-hop is an art form that is built on aggression and in-your-face flavor, it doesn’t seem like to have a place for whispering on... Read More


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FIVE BASIC ELEMENTS OF HIP HOP

Published on April 13th, 2019 | by Lydia Brooks

Hip-hop is a culture and art movement which began in New York City during the early 1970s. Although hip-hop is characterized by nine elements in total, only five of them are considered essential to understanding hip... Read More


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