Veteran hip-hop icon Big Daddy Kane hit up Instagram Thursday, July 1, 2021, to blast websites and social media for running with the story that his friend and fellow rap star Biz Markie had died. The renowned DJ and rapper, whose classic hits include the “Vapors” and “Just A Friend,” was hospitalized in 2020 for […]
Roxanne Shante is a pioneering female rapper who rose to fame during a time when it was unheard of for women to be in the rap game. Hailing from Queensbridge, New York, she made her mark early on as a battle emcee, battling (and winning too) against all of the major rappers at the time. […]
In 1989, Kane was riding the critical acclaim from his lauded debut album Long Live the Kane, and hit singles like “Ain’t No Half-Steppin’.” But in an exclusive interview, he reveals just how bittersweet the success of his first album turned out to be
The Drummette from Queens, N.Y., talks about her new music and the legacy of her borough.