classic hip-hop

  Legendary Sugarhill Gang rapper Big Bank Hank has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 57. The hip-hop veteran died in his native New York in the early hours of Tuesday. Born Henry Jackson, the star began his music career managing local rap group the Cold Crush Brothers in the mid-1970s, until […]

“Now what you hear is not a test/I’m rapping to the beat…” If you can complete not just this sentence, but the verse before and…

DJ Spinderella, born Dee Dee Roper, is one of hip-hop’s most enduring pioneers. As the longtime deejay for hip-hop duo Salt N Pepa, Spin has…