There are female MCs, and then there’s Roxanne Shante. The original bad girl blindsided Hip-Hop fans in 1984 with the Marley Marl produced “Roxanne’s Revenge,” her clever lifting of UTFO’s “Roxanne, Roxanne.” At 14, she was already a superstar and began battling (many times unprovoked) everyone from Kurtis Blow toContinue Reading

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*The singing Levert family of Cleveland has lost another son and brother. Sean Levert has died. Levert, 39, the son of R&B legend Eddie Levert and brother of Gerald Levert, who passed away in 2006, collapsed at the Cuyahoga County Jail late last night and was immediately rushed to theContinue Reading

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*Hip hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa joins XM Satellite nation with the April 5th 10 p.m. premiere of his new show Zulu Beatz on Channel 65 – The Rhyme. The South Bronx native and founder of socially-conscious rap movement Universal Zulu Nation will host the show along with The Cutman LGContinue Reading

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