How Kurt Cobain Became Hip Hop's Muse

How Kurt Cobain Became Hip Hop's Muse
DJ Kay Slay rapped, "They want my name next to Kurt Cobain, but I don't sniff cocaine." There are dozens more examples of this motif, … Hip-hop is a music form that makes use of real-life headlines, so Kurt's appearance isn't surprising, even if its …
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The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 37: The Mshaka Morrises
“At the time that I met her, I had just recovered from an addiction.” Growing up in San Francisco, Anthony received lessons of … “My great-grandmother was a cocaine addict. Can you believe that? Great grandma! … I ran the hip-hop charts. I was a …

Album Review: YG's "My Krazy Life"
While he was locked up serving a six-month sentence for a parole violation stemming from a home invasion, the Compton native saw the song steadily climb the Billboard charts. Once YG was released, he had several label options, eventually … Just as …
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