How hip-hop learned to embrace house music (RedBull)

By |2018-10-29T07:02:21-05:00October 29th, 2018|House Music, My House Radio, producer|

Moody Man By Kish Lal There’s a profound difference between the music of hip-house pioneers and the modern-day hip-hop crossovers of Drake and Moodymann. It began back in the late '80s with Tyree Cooper claiming Turn Up The Bass to be the "first hip-house record on vinyl.” It was a vainglorious declaration opposed by [...]

Jalal Mansur Nuriddin, ‘Grandfather of Rap,’ Is Dead at 73

By |2018-07-26T16:21:52-05:00June 15th, 2018|Announcements, Music News, New York, news, Pioneer, producer|

Jalal Mansur Nuriddin of the Last Poets in London in 1984. He delivered some of the group’s most urgent and incisive verses.CreditDavid Corio/Redferns, via Getty Images By Giovanni Russonello June 13, 2018 Jalal Mansur Nuriddin, who helped establish the foundation for hip-hop as a member of the Last Poets and in his own solo [...]

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