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  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    The Top 10 New Jack Swing Anthems of All Time

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Exclusive: Obama's Music Video Career Revealed

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    Gone Clubbin' at Debaser: Blunts and Broads in Dive Bars

    Matthew Davis​You 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 >>

  • Music

    November 15, 2006

    Pop Quiz

    You may indeed call it a comeback — Jay-Z and Rocky are out of retirement! It's boxers vs. ballers.

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