Tag Archives: hip-hop

Hip hop artists that have a ’90s flow to their music

There’s a reason why the golden decade of hip hop was the ’90s. Golden age hip hop is characterized by its diversity, quality, innovation, and influence on the genre. The music was experimental and the sampling from old records was eclectic. So it’s no surprise that the ’90s are making a come back in today’s […]

Hip Hop Slang Dictionary

Hip hop music’s dictionary uses a variety of slang terms that have changed as hip hop itself has changed over the years. In fact, much of the language used in hip hop is drawn from African American Vernacular English (AAVE). Specifically, hip hop slang makes use of alternative pronunciations, mostly drawn from AAVE. Hence, ordinary […]

Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men

25 years ago, the Wu-Tang Clan released their debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers. Today, or more precisely this spring, we’ll be watching a four-hour Showtime documentary about the most influential hip-hop groups of all time and how it all came to be. How did it all start? Wu-Tang Clan was formed in the […]