Bust a Rhyme

Bust a Rhyme

Exploring the men, women, and motivations behind your favorite hip-hop music.

SKYLERIZED 8 days ago
Reason First: Is Cardi B the Greatest Rapper of the 2010's?
The rap arena is flooded with figures. In this age of “I want it now!” female rappers, especially, must contend with their fellow female rappers as well as male MCs quicker and with more verve. They o...
Anthony 9 days ago
I Am Not An Icon—You Are :)
As many of us now know Jaden Smith as a popular artist in the rap game, he has come far proving he has what it takes to inspire the youth. Originally an actor from the movie Karate Kid, Jaden has grow...
Amari Jay9 days ago
'Save Yourself': The Fall of a Boy, Growth of a Man
The transition from the adolescent years to becoming a man isn’t talked about much in this day an age. Jxylen, an upcoming artist from Massachusetts depicts all the trials and tribulations he struggle...
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Reason First: Did Megan Thee Stallion Shut Down Tim Westwood?
Tim Westwood, celebrated radio presenter, was knocked down a peg by Megan Thee Stallion on his own show. When asked whether her hair was a wig or weave, the Houston rapper replied, “not your business....
Love and Hip Hop
Hip hop, the musical heartbeat of a generation. Built from the work of trendsetters and visionaries. Over the years countless DJs, performers, and lyricists built a foundation of words. From those wor...
SKYLERIZED 22 days ago
Reason First: Is Rapper Russ Right?
Russ is white. He’s also a rapper. He is also a one man band phenomenon who sells out shows, and knows his way around a mixing board, engineering equipment, and production studio. So, why is he concer...
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Reason First: Do Cardi B's Accusers Hate Her Because She's Beautiful?
Before roving mobs start chanting “lock her up!” Cardi B should be given her chance at due process like any other rights holding American citizen. A Grammy, a husband, a baby, three number one singles...
Michael Bonnera month ago
Unsung: 90s Male R&B Groups (Part 2)
For those of you who felt we just scratched the surface of looked-over R&B groups from the last article, you are absolutely right. 90s R&B music was such a self-contained world from 1991 to 1996 that ...
Azaria Browna month ago
Diggy Simmons Artist Analysis
Many people know Diggy Simmons as a son of Rev Run and from their family reality show, “Run’s House.” On the show, he was the typical younger brother. who was also trying to learn about himself and to be comfortable in his individuality. Ten years after the final season of “Run’s House” Diggy is an actor and rapper in his own right, working on BET and gaining his own record deal with Atlantic Records. According to many interviews, Diggy says that he’s been rapping since he was five years old. Bu...