Tag: Rap



Hip-hop is no path to the American Dream

(NNPA)—The rags to riches stories that have defined the Hip Hop movement as a viable path to the American Dream may be the All-American distraction. Early Hip Hop artists experienced true bliss when their hard work and efforts paid off financially. Great artists with great lyrics were able to break through and perform on the world stage. From the gritty streets of New York they were around doing what they loved—and getting paid for it.



Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller turns heads with new album

In this June 10, 2012 photo, rapper Mac Miller performs during the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File) by Chris TalbottAP Music Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Mac Miller had a quick decision to make when Kanye West jumped the street date for his new album: Move his “Watching Movies with the Sound Off” to a different week or stand firm in the face of “Yeezus.”