There are certain things hip hop artists do better than other musicians. One great example is what they do when they’ve got something to clear up. Rather than take to twitter, their blog or Pitchfork, hip hop artists can just write a song about i…
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Joshua Lerner is dropping knowledge like Galileo dropped the orange. “I try to start off with sixteen dots on the paper.” This is how Rakim explains his process of writing to Ice-T in Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap. He continues. “If it’s a sixteen bar rhyme then at least I know what I’m… Continue reading »
Earlier today, Jay-Z unveiled his new sports management venture Roc Nation Sports with the announcement of their first signee, All-Star Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano. Roc Nation Sports will be a joint venture with the sports division of talent management juggernaut Creative Artists Agency, a company which already counts superstar athletes Carmelo Anthony, Dwayne Wade [...]
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Production team The Buchanans break down their work on Jay-Z’s “What More Can I Say” from The Black Album.
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