Tag Archives: hiphop

Novella based on Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” video

The Beastie Boys’s video for “Sabotage” is one of the all-time greats. Not only is the song itself one of the best from the group’s stacked catalog, but Spike Jonze directing MCA, Ad-Rock, and Mike D as they run around in thick mustaches and aviators, playing pretend ‘70s cops, is an eternal delight. A quarter-century after “Sabotage” […]

Xzibit On Dr. Dre’s Perfectionism

While widely considered a Los Angeles artist, rapper/actor Xzibit spent some of his formative years in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Anyone who’s seen Cops knows how Burque gets down. It’s referred to as the “Wild Wild West” for a reason. Before X discovered Hip Hop, he was heading down a dark road, one littered with violence and drugs. But after […]

Biggie & Tupac – unsolved mysteries

Nick Broomfield explores one of the most pervasive conspiracy theories about the potentially-related deaths of two of hip-hop’s biggest stars and most compelling figures. While the results of Broomfield’s “investigation” into the theory that Suge Knight ultimately arranged the hits that took the lives of two of the genres brightest stars at the heights of their careers […]