Posts tagged "hip hop"

Get Your Rap Lesson On

The other day, The Frisky’s resident hip-hop head responded to an email saying she was glad she wouldn’t have to “pour out some bubbly” to a feature that might have…

Annika Harris | January 4, 2011 - 1:45 pm

Is Kanye West’s “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy” Really A Perfect Album?

Kanye West is many things — an egomaniac, brilliant, pompous, crazy; an a**hole; a douchebag; an artist; a Grammy winner. Well, now he can add “Perfect Score On Pitchfork” to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 23, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Jay-Z Regrets His Representation Of Women In Past Lyrics

“Some [lyrics] become really profound when you see them in writing. Not ‘Big Pimpin.’ That’s the exception. It was like, I can’t believe I said that. And kept saying it.

Annika Harris | October 29, 2010 - 3:10 pm

We Like: Rap Songs Celebrating Smart Ladies

Let’s face it: rap and hip-hop are not known for being particularly lady-friendly. (Ludacris’ “Move Bitch,” anyone?) That’s why we especially love Flavorwire’s collection of rap odes to smart…

Julie Gerstein | September 21, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Bangs Wants You To “Meet Me On Facebook”

Do you remember “Take U to Da Movies,” an intoxicatingly hot jam from last summer in which 19-year-old Sudanese rapper Bangs requested that he squire you to the…

Susannah Breslin | August 3, 2010 - 3:10 pm

Roxanne’s Revenge: Former Hip-Hop Artist Doesn’t Get Angry, She Gets A PhD

Some stories make me want to run through the streets screaming “Take that ‘the man’!” This is one of them. Before Salt-N-Peppa were pushin’ it and Lil’ Kim was…

Ami Angelowicz | August 30, 2009 - 7:00 pm

The Daily Hotness: Idris Elba

Idris Elba is probably most famous for his role as “Stringer” Bell on HBO’s The Wire. I remember wanting more after watching a really brief intimate scene with this Brit…

Annika Harris | August 11, 2008 - 6:00 pm
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