Golden Age Hip Hop Archive

Alternative Hip Hop

Best Posse Cuts

I’ve always dug posse cuts. A swarm of MCs attack the mic and ravage the crowd with vicious braggadocio.
Gangster Rap

Freedom of Expression and Hip Hop

It occurred to me that the popularity of Hip Hop is not necessarily the subject matter of the music
Conscious Rap

Irony in Ice Cube’s Song “Us”

I’ve covered the subject of whether Ice Cube is racist in a previous article here. Looking at his work
Golden Age Hip Hop

Old School Hip Hop Dance Moves

Back in the day Will Smith gave us some of the best comical renditions of Hip Hop dance moves
Golden Age Hip Hop

Best Old School Hip Hop Songs to Dance To

You know how it is. You’re at the club and you’re feeling cool. You’ve had some drinks so you’re
Conscious Rap

The KRS ONE Progression

By KRS ONE progression I mean how KRS, Hip Hop legend, pioneer and innovator, the Teacha, progressed through his
Golden Age Hip Hop

Golden Age of Hip Hop: Gangsta Rap and Alternative Hip Hop

The Golden Age of Hip Hop was marked by the advent of Gangster Rap and Alternative Hip Hop. It
Alternative Hip Hop

Beastie Boys: Personification of Hip Hop

Well, back in the day, when the Beastie Boys first came out, a lot of die-hard Hip Hop Heads
Conscious Rap

Is Ice Cube Racist?

It was back in the early 1990s, Ice Cube dropped Death Certificate, a seething and enraged dissertation on American
Conscious Rap

Old School Conscious Rap

The early 1980s saw the Old School introducing Hip Hop to the world, straight from the South Bronx, with