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#HoodsUnite – 3 things

HubCityDre asks,”What are 3 things we can do to progress as a people?” w/ The Game, Minister Tony Muhammad, Big Boy, Problem, G-Weed, Kam, Tino, Vicki and Slink Johnson. Share this Post

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The Gospel of Slim Jesus: Drill Music, Appropriation, and Authenticity

Written By: Kev Morris Let me start off by saying this, Slim Jesus this isn’t your fault. You aren’t to blame for the mass appropriation of a genre of music that has penetrated middle America. I’m not quite sure of your background, you may have grown up in some unfavorable circumstances seeing how you are from Ohio and there are …

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“Straight Outta Compton” A Film Review by the Hub Radio

“Straight Outta Compton” A Film Review by the Hub Radio By C. Nash 4 that People The story of N.W.A. was never really supposed to go mainstream and become a phenomena. Gangsta Rap in itself was supposed to fade out as well. Instead, we have been living in the aftermath of waves made by Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, and Ice Cube …

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Leigh Savidge’s New Book ‘Welcome To Death Row’ The Rise & Fall

ReelUrbanNews.com Exclusive: Less than 48 hours after ‘Straight Outta Compton’ opened nation wide, Leigh Savidge, screenwriter and co-executive producer of the Universal film, sat down with ReelUrbanNews.com to discuss his new book,Welcome To Death Row: The Uncensored History of the Rise and Fall of Death Row Records in the Words of Those who Were There. Savidge provides the backstory of how he …

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No Contest

Written by: Darbrielle Thomas After weeks of the lyrical whipping Toronto rapper Drake has given Meek Mill, with records such as “Charged Up” and the very telling “Back to Back”, the Philadelphia-raised MC decided conveniently- after he only released one response to Drakes onslaught of insults (including but definitely not limited to insinuating in diss track “Back to Back” that …

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50’s a Crowd

Written by: Darbrielle Thomas Once actor, director, and family man Bill Cosby has had 3 more women come forward this week with accusations of being sexually molested by Cosby Show star. 3 women have added themselves to the already growing list bringing the grand total to be 50. Seeing this number and understanding it in the media is 2 very …

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Top 10 Music Video Countdown – Episode 1 review

  Review of the Hub Radio Top Ten For our Top Ten Music Videos countdown, we chose to highlight music by artists that are connected with the Hub of Southern California. This means music coming from the Los Angles, Compton, Watts, Long Beach, Lynwood, Carson, Inglewood, Gardena area and all the other cities in between, are eligible to make the …

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What makes Dej Loaf so dope?

What makes Dej Loaf so dope? By C. Nash 4 tha People For those that don’t know, Dej Loaf dropped a song called “Try Me” and the whole industry of Hip-Hop took notice by posting their renditions on Instagram. Shortly after you saw Problem, Fabolous and other rappers lip syncing along on IG, several artists such as Wiz Khalifa, Jeezy, …