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Six-Nines: Potential Herman Cain Hip-Hop Cabinet Appointments

Six-Nines: Potential Herman Cain Hip-Hop Cabinet Appointments


By now we're all familiar with Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain's 999 plan. We don't understand it - because it doesn't make much sense -...
By Chris Faraone  |  October 19, 2011
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Kool Keith had a purple keyboard and green synth

Keith's ubiquitous props are often trumpeted on rap sites and comment boards, where he's cited as the chief influence behind everyone from Tech N9ne to Tyler, the Creator.
Odd past
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  August 05, 2011
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On the good ship Juggalo

I spent the wee hours of Saturday morning bobbing along the East River with the Insane Clown Posse.
Dark Carnival Cruise Lines
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  May 06, 2011
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Meta P. has a simpler plan

Don't let Sean Sbardella's moniker of choice — Metaphysics ("Meta P") — dissuade fellow ol-skool enthusiasts who prefer original-recipe rap to the bombastic, rapid-fire verbiage of latter-day indie backpackers.
Original recipe
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 28, 2011
"Strange Days Tour 2010" with Tech N9ne + Brotha Lynch Hung

"Strange Days Tour 2010" with Tech N9ne + Brotha Lynch Hung


Brotha Lynch Hung shocked pop culture when his 13th and latest disc, Dinner and a Movie (Strange Music), landed high up on the Billboard charts....
By webteam  |  June 09, 2010
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Hip-hop from Hell

Depraved hip-hop is the biggest thing to hit trailer-trash America since sliced meds.
Horrorcore salutes Ice Cube and Alice Cooper
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 30, 2009


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Hip-hop is dead

Depraved hip-hop is the biggest thing to hit trailer-trash America since sliced meds — and not just in redneck pockets, where rap music hardly reached before, but in suburban enclaves where acts like Twiztid and Tech N9ne sell out shows with ease.
. . . or undead, rather — just ask Zombie Death Squad
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 30, 2009

Photos: Rock the Bells 2009


More from Faraone on this weekend's Rock the Bells coming soon. In the meantime, enjoy these photos after the jump from Derek Green.    K'Naan   Psycho...
By Ryan Stewart  |  July 20, 2009
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Passion players

"If music is your passion, then promote it. Get people to your shows. I honestly think people don't push themselves enough."
Rap-rock vets Mastamindz stay the course
By CHRIS CONTI  |  May 29, 2009

Get-along gang


Ill Bill’s got friends in fly places
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  September 03, 2008