MC Shan, real name Shawn Moltke was born today on September 6, 1965, in Queensbridge, New York. He emerged as an important M.C. in the early days of hip-hop. Rap legends came after him, legends like Nas and Mobb Deep. Shan’s career started with DJ Marley Marl, a partnership that led to his debut album, […]
Young MC, the L.A.-based rapper, made an impact in the hip-hop scene with the release of his debut album, “Stone Cold Rhymin‘” in 1989. This groundbreaking record blended clever lyricism with unique beats, earning Young MC a ton of praise. The album’s standout track, “Bust a Move,” brought him to fame and became a classic, […]
Amanda Seales is bringing a relatable and enjoyable point of view to politics in her independent film "In Amanda We Trust." There's only a few days left to stream!
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill serves as a groundbreaking debut album that redefined the music scene during its 1998 release. Lauryn Hill, a former member of The Fugees, delivered a soulful masterpiece that seamlessly blended R&B, hip-hop, and reggae influences. The album’s lyrics explored themes of love, identity, social issues, and personal growth, resonating deeply […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G59PTE62X6U&list=OLAK5uy_kk5aBll7cZkRttJ9201KA_eNHrh_vikvs&index=4 Tha Alkaholiks, a West Coast hip-hop trio, made a memorable entry into the music scene with their debut album “21 & Over” in 1993. The album’s title reflects the group’s playful yet raunchy style, emphasizing themes of partying, alcohol, and good times. Produced by E-Swift, the album displayed the group’s unique chemistry and lyricism, […]
Celebrity couple Jhene Aiko and Big Sean are seeking an court-ordered protection from a fan that has repeatedly crossed personal boundaries by reportedly showing up to their concerts, events and home. As reported by TMZ, Jhene went to court Monday and filed for a temporary restraining order against a 29-year-old man named Ian Craig Lees, […] The post Jhene Aiko and Big Sean Seek Protection From a Stalker Fan appeared first on 97.9 The Beat.
College move-in is a memorable and exciting experience for students. However, for the most seamless and stress-free experience, it helps to prepare in advance. Take the time to plan and ask for help from your family and friends in advance so you can move-in and get settled like a pro. Below are a few tips […] The post 5 Essential Tips For College Move In Day appeared first on 92 Q.
A look at how the late Black Godfather impacted Black Hollywood.
Michael Oher, a retired NFL player who had the movie Blind Side based on his life, is stepping forward with claims that a central piece of that story is a lie.
NWA’s EP ‘100 Miles and Runnin’,’ released today in 1990! It is a very important record in the history of West Coast hip-hop. Containing only five tracks, the EP showcased the group’s lyrical abilities, and signature gangsta’ sound. The track titled, ‘100 Miles and Runnin’,’ is a popular anthem that captures the group’s defiance and […]
Legendary Hip Hop group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony was honored today in a street naming ceremony at one of Cleveland's most internationally known corners - East 99th Street and St Clair Avenue.
Today (August 9) would've been the late Whitney Houston's 60th birthday, and Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame has the perfect way for us to celebrate.
On This Day September 6, 1987: MC Shan Was Born
On This Day September 5, 1989: Young MC Released His Debut Album Stone Cold Rhymin’
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