Tag Archives: A Tribe Called Quest

Sampling, Bad Hip-Hop and Jason Derulo

Jason Derulo is one of those artists that you either love or you hate. There’s no middle ground for someone so notorious for playing fast and loose with other people’s music – sampling, or recycling, or whatever you want to … Continue reading

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Ruby Ibarra: The Bay Area’s Underground Lyricist

While I was sifting through the garbage news feed that usually plagues worldstarhiphop.com, I stumbled on a post that featured a video titled “Female Asian Rapper with Bars: Ruby Ibarra’s Freestyle.” After listening to the first song, I didn’t hesitate … Continue reading

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A Tribe Called Quest Down for Their Documentary

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NPR Presents 123 Musical Trailblazers of Our Time

Recently the National Public Radio, better known as NPR, has compiled a list of songs from pioneering artists of the 20th century till now.

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Remembering Producer J. Dilla, Five Years Later

Five years ago on February 10th, Hip-Hop lost one of their greatest treasures, James “J. Dilla” Yancey. J. Dilla was one of hip-hop’s best producers in the mid 90′s thru the early 2000′s. His career started off slow but once it … Continue reading

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