Billboard
ScHoolboy Q Previews OG-Filled 'Blank Face LP' in New York City
Billboard
While much of Blank Face is the dark gangsta rap Q's fans love, there are a few curveballs. The BBQ-ready “WHateva U Want” had Q dancing on stage before admitting, "You can crip walk to that shit, you can dance to that shit, you can just have fun. I

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RollingStone.com
Flashback: 'Office Space' Gleefully Mocks Michael Bolton
RollingStone.com
For the few that haven't seen the film by this point, David Herman plays a nerdy computer programmer/gangsta rap fan with the unfortunate name of Michael Bolton. "There was nothing wrong [with my name] until I was about 12 years old," he says. "And

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The Guardian
Chinese officials hire gangsta rappers to boost China's image abroad
The Guardian
He conceded that some of the group's lyrics were “a little bit aggressive” but said western rap was also awash with “vulgar words”. He said: “Lots of the words we learned from American rappers.” The use of gangsta rap to boost China's international

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Billboard
Kent Jones' 'Don't Mind' Hits No. 1 on Rhythmic Songs & Rap Airplay Charts
Billboard
The series explores the rapper's Compton upbringing and the city's cultural impact on gangsta rap. 7 Revelations From A&E's 'Streets of Compton' Docuseries. The album's entry gives The Game his eighth top-five debut on the chart. His previous entries

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AllHipHop (blog)
Top Must See Spots For Black Music Month
AllHipHop (blog)
Rumored to have been kick started by money Easy-E made selling drugs, with the white hot rise of NWA, so Ruthless Records skyrocketed to the top of class in terms of defining legit and profitable gangsta rap. The label has counted Eazy-E, MC Ren, J.J

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Tuesday's New York Times Crossword Has a “Hateful” 31 Down. Why So Clueless?
Slate Magazine (blog)
… (and often dated) understanding of rap and hip-hop. It's either HOMEYS or THUGS with this damned puzzle. And going to "gangsta rap" for a THUGS clue, however defensible from a strictly literal standpoint, is fucking terrible in the age of

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Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick denied again
Michigan Radio
They got tired of the show, the bling, his sexual escapades, the gangsta rap act, long before the national media did. When I mentioned the court's ruling to one older black secretary, she said “good.” Older black women were among the first to get fed

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The New Yorker
When Music Is Violence
The New Yorker
At Guantánamo, detainees were stripped to their underwear, shackled to chairs, and blinded by strobe lights as heavy metal, rap, and children's tunes assaulted their ears. Music …. They, too, favored the most anarchic corners of heavy metal and

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Complex
5 L.A. Gangsta Rap Albums to Listen to If You Love YG's 'Still Brazy'
Complex
YG's Still Brazy, the brilliant follow-up to his 2013 debut, My Krazy Life, is perhaps the ultimate contemporary L.A gangsta rap record thus far, building on releases as disparate as Vince Staples's Summertime '06, Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d

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Filmfare
Music: Santhosh Narayanan
Filmfare
… Pradeep Kuma and Roshan Jamrock is heavily laced with hip hop and rap elements is another song praising Kabali, telling the listeners what a dangerous warrior he is. The treatment is fresh and aimed at the youth – a gangsta rap of sorts, keeping in

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