This Thursday, one-time New Edition member and new jack swing icon Johnny Gill will be performing a set at Yoshi's. Credited as the creation of Teddy Riley, new jack swing saw R&B vocals being fused with uptempo beats coated in the bumptious attitude of hip-hop. At the subgenre's height in the '90s, ... More >>
By now you've probably heard about the latest, most improbable, and quite possibly most awesome rumor about Barack Obama's past thus far: that he made a cameo appearance in the 1993 music video for Tag Team's "Whoomp! There It Is." Gawker's Adrian Chen made an admirable attempt to separate fact from ... More >>
Matthew DavisYou could blame Debaser's recent run-in with Internet flame wars (pt. 1 and pt. 2) for the massive line that stretched outside during the '90s club night at The Knockout on Saturday. But the truth is that people really like to dance to classic hip-hop on the weekends, and when Debase ... More >>
You may indeed call it a comeback Jay-Z and Rocky are out of retirement! It's boxers vs. ballers.