Category: De La Soul

The Origins of Boom Bap: Exploring Hip-Hop’s Golden Age

Exploring Hip-Hop’s Golden Age: The Birth of Boom Bap If you are too young to remember 9/11, it might be hard to comprehend how controversial and misunderstood Hip-Hop culture and music used to be. That is not to suggest that it’s not still full of controversy and misunderstanding; but with the birth of the internet […]

Deep Cuts and Well-Worn Ruts: A Hip Hop Trip

Madlib, MF Doom, J Dilla, L’Orange, Kool Keith, Ghostface Killah, A Tribe Called Quest, and more…