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Dizzy Wright – Top 10 To Watch For 2014 [Interview]

August 26, 2014 by


` As part of Da-What’s Top 10 to Watch For series, I caught up with Dizzy Wright earlier this year to discuss his relationship with his daughter and mother, the difference between The Golden Age and his next project as well as what hip hop means to Las Vegas! S/o to Shookone Music aka Grant for […]

#Bestof2013 – Top 10 ‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? [List]

December 27, 2013 by


We waited as long as we could to fit in December releases but with less than a week left in 2013, we need to get our year end lists out there.  One of the things I am most proud of from the previous year is the launch of the ‘Da’ is Hip Hop? weekly series.  […]

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – Shod Harris of Rebel Society [Editorial]

December 17, 2013 by


This week’s editorial is not written by a rapper but Shod Harris has been heavily involved in hip hop in many capacities for a long time.  You can read about who he got into hip hop as a kid and about his latest venture, The Rebel Society too! In 2010, Shod Harris started an art […]

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – KC Da Rookee [Editorial]

December 9, 2013 by


Going international again! The Uk’s KC Da Rookee has quite an interesting store, KC Da Rookee was born in Derby in the East Midlands and moved with his Mother and Sister aged 2 to Nottingham. KC’s Mother introduced him to Hip Hop by purchasing him his first single – Doug E Fresh featuring Slick Rick […]

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – Ver’style [Editorial]

December 2, 2013 by


2013 is coming to a close and with it will come numerous year end wrap ups and 2014 plans.  I am excited to see where ‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? goes in the next 12 months.  As we finish up 2013, got another editorial from New Jersey rapper Ver’style. After silence, that which comes closest […]

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – Lyriciss [editorial]

November 12, 2013 by


Lyriciss points out from the gate that there is an abundance of talent in there DMV and has been for a while.  He is part of a new wave of guys who are fully developing besides GoGo for the DMV to call their own.  He just put out a sick album that y’all needa check […]

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – E Major [Editorial]

November 5, 2013 by


2013 is starting to wind down but ‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? ain’t going anywhere.  This week we have a new editorial written by LA by way of baltimore emcee E Major. E Major discusses how got into hip hop and what it means to him, how it took him over as an impressionable kid […]

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – Dead Serious [Video]

October 29, 2013 by


“Hip hop is a talent that everyone doesn’t have” and according to Philadelphia rapper Dead Serious, “that is what makes it special”.  It has helped him get through tough times and much more.  Check out the newest video from Dead Serious and let us know what hip hop means to you!

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – BluRum13 [Editorial]

October 22, 2013 by


Why BluRum13? Blue, from the primary color, a foundation that can’t be created; Rum, representing intoxicating fluidity; and 13, the proven numerical link to the cosmos. Like the artist, a name charged with intrigue and meaning that instigates investigations into universal matters. Born in New York, raised in Maryland, underground world rapper BluRum13’s style is […]

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – Eso Tre [Editorial]

October 14, 2013 by


Got a short new editorial from Eso Tre of Substance Abuse.  1/2 of the Los Angeles group took some time to discuss what hip hop means to him – growing up on the likes of KMD and now as an artist himself.