Emcee, Video

The Top 5 Bad Boy Records Music Videos

If you grew up in the early 90s and liked music, there’s no doubt that you’re familiar with the ubiquitous influence of Sean “P.Diddy” Combs’ Bad Boy Records. Regardless of its controversial past, the iconic label is important to hip-hop for a lot of reasons. For one thing, it left a significant mark on the […]

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Emcee, Video

Peep This: Earl Sinclair x The Notorious B.I.G. – “Hypnotize” (Mashup)

Mashups can be a tricky thing: there’s a fine line between lazily dropping a track over a visual using iMovie and painstakingly executing an entertaining mashup video. Thankfully, for Benjamin Roberts, he’s managed to craft the latter with a gut-busting mashup of Earl Sinclair from the 90’s TV show Dinosaurs over Biggie’s classic, “Hypnotize”. Check the […]

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Emcee

The Friday Five

Earlier this week would have marked Biggie Smalls’ 42nd birthday, which begs the question, ‘How would the rap game be with Big still in it?’.  The possible ‘what if’ scenario presents itself as one that always surfaces around this time of the year, and with good reason – the livest one from Bedford-Stuyvesant is arguably […]

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Emcee, Fashion

Old School Meets New School: Party & Bull

Check out the first image of HRDKNCKS  new compilation entitled “Old School Meets New School”. They will be featuring new releases coupled with old classic hits and the greats. This particular feature is showcasing Notorious Big in a Party & Bull snapback, relating to his hit song “Party And Bullshit.” “Never abandon your roots, allow them […]

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Emcee

Jam On It: !llmind – Picasso Biggie

On the anniversary of the Notorious B.I.G.’s passing 17 years ago, super producer !llmind takes a beloved Biggie verse and breathes new life into it. Skewing Jay Z’s “Picasso Baby” beat, !llmind lays the late, great emcee’s “Sky Is the Limit” lyrics over the track, completely giving his timeless vocals a new identity. This hot […]

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Emcee, Lifestyle, Media

The Friday Five

Rock The Bells last week brought out an unprecedented number of hologram performances, with two coming in the form of ODB and Eazy-E.  Which got me to thinking – there’s still plenty of ill hip hop artists which have passed that would make for an awesome show, should they receive the holographic treatment at any […]

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