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Smithsonian to Honor Bronx, New York as ‘Place of Innovation’ In Hip Hop

The Smithsonian is set to honor The Bronx, New York as a “place of innovation” in setting the early foundation of Hip Hop music and culture. Excited to see The Bronx and Hip Hop being recognized in this way? Thoughts on Hip Hop’s past, present, and future?

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Rhymes & Reasons Interviews Speech About the Hip Hop Songs that Changed His Life

Rhymes & Reasons presents a recent gem in our series of interviews with hip-hop heads on the songs that matter most to them: Speech of Arrested Development. He talks about Public Enemy’s “Rebel without a Pause,” De La Soul’s “3 Is the Magic Number,” and more!

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Former BDP Member Ms. Melodie Has Died

Ramona Parker, more commonly known as Ms. Melodie, has died. Parker will most likely be remembered by her verse in the hip-hop classic, “Self-Destruction,” and her appearance in Queen Latifah’s “Ladies First” video. May she rest in peace.

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The Black Youth Project has “Nuttin’ But Love” for HEAVY D. D passed away today at the age of 44. Check out a classic Heavy D video at Blackyouthproject.com!

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