Hiphop

07.11.15
Recommended Reading: Science fiction's influence on hip-hop music
07.11.15

Recommended Reading: Science fiction's influence on hip-hop music

Looking for something good to read this weekend (besides our site, of course)?

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02.20.15
The owner of music's most influential sample is finally getting paid
02.20.15

The owner of music's most influential sample is finally getting paid

The "Amen break" is arguably the most important 6 seconds of music ever recorded. With the popular...

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07.21.14
Hip-hop producer J Dilla's beat-making gear headed to Smithsonian
07.21.14

Hip-hop producer J Dilla's beat-making gear headed to Smithsonian

Last week, the Smithsonian announced two of J Dilla's production tools would be displayed at the u...

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09.16.13
Internet.org targets efficiency and cost reduction to connect the next 5 billion
09.16.13

Internet.org targets efficiency and cost reduction to connect the next 5 billion

If Internet.org ever hopes to be successful with its goal of bringing affordable internet to the n...

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12.09.11
Federal domain seizure raises new concerns over online censorship
12.09.11

Federal domain seizure raises new concerns over online censorship

It's been a little more than a year since the US government began seizing domains of music blog...

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11.23.10
T-Pain tells Toshiba 'it ain't hardcore unless its hexacore' (video)
11.23.10

T-Pain tells Toshiba 'it ain't hardcore unless its hexacore' (video)

Judging by its most recent sales numbers, Toshiba's doing pretty well for itself in the US market,...

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06.30.10
'Dippin' In My Tesla' is the best rap song ever about a Tesla
06.30.10

'Dippin' In My Tesla' is the best rap song ever about a Tesla

Don't bother reading this text, just listen to the intensely awful hip-hop ode to an electric car....

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06.29.10
Book review: How To Wreck A Nice Beach: The Vocoder from World War II to Hip-Hop
06.29.10

Book review: How To Wreck A Nice Beach: The Vocoder from World War II to Hip-Hop

How To Wreck A Nice Beach: The Vocoder from World War II to Hip-Hop by Dave Tompkins (Stop Smiling...

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