Browsing All posts tagged under »#DaWhatisHipHop«

‘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? – 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? – Jonezen [Editorial]

October 9, 2013 by


A little late with this one so I am going to let Jonezen speak for himself.   Hip hop is clearly important to the Detroit emcee and he has an interesting story to accompany his good music.  Hit the jump!

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – Majestik Originality [Video]

September 30, 2013 by


Got a new video this week for ‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? from Brooklyn emcee Majestik Originality! He has grown up in hip hop and credits it with forming who he has become.  “It is a culture of people who understand each other.”  He has found a place where he can relate and be himself. […]

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

September 16, 2013 by


Baltimore emcee Sullee J has accomplished a lot through hip hop.  He has been featured on your standard hip hop press sites/publications but he has even made it to Fox News affiliates through music.  He uses hip hop to speak on real issues and get his opinion out there.  In his words, hip hop is […]

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – JR of JR&PH7 [Editorial]

September 9, 2013 by


This week’s ‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? editorial was written by half of the German/Dainish production duo JR&PH7.  It is great to hear from a European who I believe even the oldest, stingiest hip hop head would consider “REAL”  hip hop.  Hit the jump to read what JR had to say and check out some […]

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – Avant-Garde [Audio]

July 22, 2013 by


Avant-Garde is one of the great discoveries from my inbox.  I hadn’t heard of him before I received his submission but I could hear a high level of talent combined with a lot of potential as soon as I pressed play.  He recently linked up with some other underground, impressive emcees to form a collective […]