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10 October, 2011 3:06 pm

Since there was no internet in the 80′s and 90′s, there was no discussion about subliminal rap disses of that era. We’re here to uncover them all, as we did recently in the case of Del vs. De La Soul. One that’s always bugged us was on Freestyle Fellowship’s “Bullies Of The Block”, as seen [cont.]

22 September, 2011 6:20 am

New shit has come to light. While the jabs at Vanilla Ice on Del’s 1991 classic, “Pissin’ On Your Steps” from the I Wish My Brother George Was Here were obvious, he also took some shots at De La Soul, which we didn’t pick up on before. Read: “Me & Myself and I ain’t with [cont.]

22 June, 2011 5:50 am

Before there was even a glimpse on this documentary running on YouTube or before any posted trailer clip started circulating, there was something really exciting just in anticipation about any type of documentary film focused on a milestone group such as A Tribe Called Quest – pioneers in hip-hop and credited to selling 5 Gold [cont.]

14 June, 2011 3:34 am

Not surprisingly, Tom L nabbed the Top Shotta honor for May 2011, once again, commenting on the site the most out of any user, over 580 times. Yeah, we are shocked as well. Tom L will receive the following package of promotional goodies from the HHS archive: 1. Mr. Lif – “Santa’s Got A Motherfuckin’ [cont.]

27 April, 2011 6:32 am

Each month we award our most consistent commenter here on HipHopSite.Com with a big bag of schwag (not to be confused with “swag”). For April, user TomL killed it, commenting over 254 times on various posts on the site. Nobody was fuckin’ with this guy. TomL gets a prize package which consists of: – Steel [cont.]

26 March, 2011 3:38 pm

Monday This is my third time in Austin. The first was for SXSW in 2005. Things have changed. SXSW has been on the national stage most of the last decade, but even during the last six years, things have changed. The music festival hasn’t started officially, but things have been happening since friday due to [cont.]

23 March, 2011 3:00 am

We’ve selected a winner in our monthly “Who Is Top Shotta” contest, which rewards the busiest commenter on the site with a huge grab bag of gear, equipment, and classic HHS promo items. The winner for February-March is….. McNulty!! McNulty and Dayz were close in comments with one another, but McNulty really came through commenting [cont.]

14 February, 2011 1:24 pm

A lot of long-time HHS users remember the wealth of promo items that came with our online orders during our retail phase. This accounts for over 100+ releases, some officially branded by HHS, others provided by the labels. We’ve got them all here. Ripping them and uploading all of them will be a daunting task, [cont.]

2 November, 2010 5:50 am

The above video is all we can show you from DJ Shadow’s “Live From The Shadowsphere” tour, out of respect for the show itself, which truly can only be experienced on location. The “Shadowsphere” is literally the globe shown in the video, which is a spinning DJ booth laid against a larger video screen backdrop. [cont.]

25 October, 2010 6:22 am

What did we think of Kayne’s “Runaway” video? High art or pretentious self indulgence? Here’s what we got from it…. The opening scene finds Mr. West driving his Tatra MTX V8 through the woods. This represents a version of Kanye before his mother passed, before Taylorgate. The wilderness represents society as a whole, and Kanye’s [cont.]

24 August, 2010 7:25 pm

I’ve been thinking a lot about this lately. I’m not going to lie, I (allegedly) pirate shit all the time, and so do you. I kind of have my own set of rules concerning the practice though, just like you. For instance, I might (allegedly) download a movie illegally, but only in the case of [cont.]

23 July, 2010 2:09 am

Some intrepid graffiti artist got creative in the NYC subways with this homage to Mobb Deep.

7 July, 2010 2:19 am

Want to help save the internet from people like the person pictured above? Tired of seeing Gucci Mane posts? Want to see more Gucci Mane posts? You can make a difference. HipHopSite.Com is looking for a handful of new freelance contributors to help out on the day to day blogging of new content that is [cont.]

6 July, 2010 4:49 am

Big Boi’s latest has been getting great reviews across the board, but what does HipHopSite.Com think about it? You’ll find that out sooner-than-later… In the meantime, where is the best place to cop Sir Lucious Leftfoot: The Son of Chico Dusty? BigBoi.Com: You can order the album directly from BigBoi.Com, which presents it in numerous [cont.]

2 July, 2010 4:23 am

With all of the controversy surrounding our review of Thank Me Later, it’s sparked a pretty heated debate on the site as to why hip-hop fans love or hate Drake. While everyone has their own opinion on the subject, reader Kevin Criss wrote in with an interesting perspective that really hasn’t been touched upon. Not [cont.]

30 June, 2010 5:10 pm

I recently arrived home from Haiti. While I was there I worked in a few aspects of the relief effort including a solidarity mission to aid the Earthquake survivors. In addition to all of this Myself, Cormega and Styles P participated in a show to support Haitian Hip Hop and rebuild the community. I would [cont.]

22 June, 2010 6:57 pm

Eminem – Relapse – Em’s latest LP dropped yesterday, with Itunes being the only ones to step up with any kind of bonus content. The Itunes Deluxe Edition comes with two pretty enticing bonus tracks – “Session One” features Em next to his almost Shady Slaughterhouse crew, while the “Ridaz” features Dr. Dre production. These [cont.]

16 June, 2010 5:04 pm

Okay. The “swag” movement needs to die. Now. This terrible term has been used in hip-hop for years now and at this point needs to be straight murked. Frankly, M.I.A. needs to take the blame for this. Now, you may be asking yourself: “Self? Why is this dude bringing this up now? Doesn’t he know [cont.]

24 May, 2010 9:04 pm

It was the summer of 1996. Hip-Hop was a mess. We were slowly losing the sound of classic hip-hop music at this time. Stakes were high. The east coast / west coast feud had reached the boiling point, with Death Row Records and Bad Boy Entertainment at the center of it. Biggie and Tupac were [cont.]

18 May, 2010 11:30 pm

We used to see this happen every year, back when we ran indie rap retail – a bunch of labels all pick the same day for a bunch of quality releases, and none of them care to change it, forcing the consumer to start making choices, rather than multiple purchases. Today is a packed street [cont.]

  Mixtape D.L.
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