#TBT — Remembering the Era of the Lyrical Child Rapper

#TBT — Remembering the Era of the Lyrical Child Rapper

Believe it or not, there was a time when being young was no excuse for coming up short lyrically. In the early 90s, rappers like A+, Shyheim and Da Youngstas proved that no matter the age, if you wanted to be an emcee, you had to come with it. Continue reading #TBT — Remembering the Era of the Lyrical Child Rapper

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#TBT — This Week in Hip Hop History: Tupac Becomes A Legend

#TBT — This Week in Hip Hop History: Tupac Becomes A Legend

In 1993, Tupac Shakur’s legend as an outspoken critic of police brutality in the black community was beginning to grow.

It was in this atmosphere that Shakur made a fateful decision that made him simultaneously the most hated and most beloved figure in early 90’s hip hop: He shot two drunk, off-duty police officers for harassing a black driver. Continue reading #TBT — This Week in Hip Hop History: Tupac Becomes A Legend