Posts Tagged ‘Hip Hop Culture’

Kevin “Lovebug Starski” Smith Rest In Peace // 1960 – 2018
13 Feb. 2018

Kevin “Lovebug Starski” Smith Rest In Peace // 1960 – 2018


Legendary Kevin Smith, a.k.a. Lovebug Starski the Bronx DJ and rapper who is often credited with coining the term “hip-hop,” past away at 57 in Las Vegas. Starski was among a core group of DJ pioneers, including DJ Kool Herc, Afrika Bambaataa, Grandmaster Flash and Grand Wizard Theodore, who shaped hip-hop’s parameters in the days …

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The Hip Hop World News // BBC Documentary 2016
01 Oct. 2016

The Hip Hop World News // BBC Documentary 2016


Embarking on an immersive authored journey, Rodney P reveals a fascinating alternative version of reality as seen from the perspective of a culture which was created in the black and Latino ghettos of 1970s New York, and has since evolved into a world-dominating cultural powerhouse. Whether it’s chronicling life on the streets or offering a …

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28 Apr. 2014

Rest In Peace Rodney “DJ EZ Rock” Bryce died April 27. 2014


Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock released their first single, “DJ Interview,” in 1986, but the 46-year-old Bryce cemented himself into the hip-hop canon with 1988′s iconic track “It Takes Two.” Produced by Teddy Riley and built around a vocal sample from Lyn Collins’ 1972 hit “Think (About It),” the song blended hip-hop with house music and became …

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