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‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – Azage (Editorial)

May 20, 2013 by


Azage is a rapper and sneakerhead that hails from Atlanta and has made some noise on the underground/blogosphere. He has been quiet for a little bit but the dude really has talent.  Luckily, we got him to discuss what hip-hop means to him and the South.  He draws parallels between hip-hop and the South’s history […]

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – DJ Hyphen & J. Moore of Kube 93 Seattle’s SNSS (Stream)

May 13, 2013 by


Co-hosts of Sunday Night Sound Session – one of the best radio shows in the country – Kube 93 Seattle’s DJ Hyphen and J. Moore have represented hip hop well for years. During their show a few weeks ago, they took some time to answer’s  series question about what hip hop means to them […]

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – Wordsmith (Editorial)

May 6, 2013 by


Wordsmith is an underground emcee hailing from Baltimore, Maryland.  Between his musical career, his radio endeavor – Revolt Radio – and his label – Nu Revolution Entertainment – Wordsmith is living hip hop to the fullest.  This week we got him to talk about what hip hop means to him and what it was like […]

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – P.So the Earth Tone King (Editorial)

April 29, 2013 by


Sorry I missed last week, was in Seoul and couldn’t get a post up before I left.  ‘Da’ What is Hip Hop is back this week with a brand new editorial from the only and only Earth Tone King – P.So!  How did someone who grow up on comic books, anime and video games grow up to […]

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – KJ Hines (Editorial)

April 15, 2013 by


What does it mean to do hip hop the right way?  KJ Hines has got an answer and it is probably not what you are expecting, especially in today’s day and age.  As KJ discusses what hip hop means, you can really replace hip hop with music in general or even religion!  The Texas emcee talks about […]

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – Tha IntaVention (Video)

April 8, 2013 by


Tha IntaVention is one of the best up and coming crews out there.  The Chicago click has a long roster of talented artists and we got 3 of ’em – Tragedy Tha Beast, Bert Kennerson & Kenlo Key – to sit down and let us know what hip hop means to them.  Take a few […]

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – Nametag (Editorial)

April 1, 2013 by


I am very sad to announce that this will be the last ‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? because we have run out of material… April Fool’s! Y’already know we got all kinds of great stuff lined up for the coming months.  Today the homie Nametag is elaborating on the quality stuff he said in the […]

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – Nobody Famous (Editorial)

March 25, 2013 by


Keeping it down South, this week’s ‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? is written by Atlanta based producer Nobody Famous.  Hip Hop has given Nobody Famous a great backdrop to spread his message and he admits that hip hop is what first gave him voice.  What separates Nobody Famous apart from so many other talented hip […]

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – Preemo (Editorial)

March 18, 2013 by


So far, ‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? has heard from New York, Chicago, Providence and as far as  Norway! This time, we are taking it down south to Houston’s Preemo (not to be confused with DJ Premier aka Preemo who was originally from H-town before repping NYC).  Hip hop is the school that Preemo studied […]

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – Jae Apollo (Essay)

March 11, 2013 by


Jae Apollo is another New York emcee, hailing specifically from Brooklyn! For this week’s edition of ‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? we have an essay about hip hop’s liberating qualities.  According to Jae, hip hop allows you to do you and be yourself.  Hit the jump to read what else he has to say.