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Genius’ Head of Artist Relations Rob Markman sat down for a special ‘For The Record’ segment in remembrance of Nipsey Hussle. Subscribe to Genius: Genius on Twitter: Genius on Instagram: Genius on Facebook:

Rapper, business man, and community activist Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed on March 31 outside of his Marathon Clothing store in Los Angeles. Although the 33-year-old Crenshaw MC didn’t release his first major label album, Victory Lap, until 2018, Nipsey’s career began in 2005 with his Slauson Boy Volume 1 mixtape. CREDITS Jacques Morel, […]

Over thirty years into Ice Cube’s music career, the gangster rap pioneer is still releasing new material. In December 2018, the West Coast legend dropped his latest album, ‘Everythang’s Corrupt,’ a sociopolitical body of work which takes on President Trump, the prescription pill epidemic, and police corruption. On the latest episode of ‘For The Record,’ […]

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KOTA The Friend – Chicago Diner. Produced by Origami Beats. NOW AVAILABLE ON ALL STREAMING PLATFORMS! SPOTIFY : ITUNES : APPLE MUSIC : TIDAL : Google Play :

Lil’ Kim shook up the hip-hop world when she released her studio debut ‘Hard Core’ in 1996. Embracing a femme fatale persona, Kim challenged gender stereotypes with songs that combined fashion and sexually explicit references with gangster rap styles. Her provocative and empowering approach set a precedent for her career, but it also helped create […]