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Editorial: The growing rural-urban split

By HipHopChamp / December 21, 2017

Their competing views were distilled into a rap battle in the musical “Hamilton” with Jefferson declaring: In Virginia, we plant seeds in the ground. We create. You just wanna move our money around. To which Hamilton responds, mockingly: “We plant seeds in the South. We create.” Yeah, keep ranting. Check It Out

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Come Square Dance With Me!

By HipHopChamp / December 21, 2017

Slim’s famous profanation is actually an example of the other form of square dancing he’s talking about: a battle of words or rap battle. Either way, agonistic play (from which, antagonism) has replaced the cooperative, unifying play of line dancing. Why get along when you can just send some kids across … Check It Out

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Chrissy Metz wins easy on 'Drop the Mic'

By HipHopChamp / December 21, 2017

Last night, Chrissy Metz competed against Jesse Tyler Ferguson of Modern Ferguson and the actress beat him pretty easy. Viewers loved seeing this side of her. When you go on Drop the Mic, it is all about your rap battle skills. A lot of fans wouldn’t assume that Chrissy Metz was able to rock this […]

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All The Times Schoolboy Q Was The Best Rap Dad Ever

By HipHopChamp / December 21, 2017

Everybody knows Schoolboy Q is one of the best rappers alive. His last album, Blank Face LP was a riveting masterpiece, and he has a few classics under his belt as well. But he’s also killing it in another part of his life that he would definitely say is infinitely more important than his rap […]

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'Revival' review – mature and compelling as ever

By HipHopChamp / December 21, 2017

Eminem is often defiantly vulnerable, ready to point out his own failings before others have the chance, as shown in the climactic rap battle of 8 Mile. The emotion and power of Revival are largely owing to his willingness to pick the scabs of his pressures and insecurities while remaining linguistically … Check It Out

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Cross appeal filed in National Party's appeal against Eminem rip-off

By HipHopChamp / December 20, 2017

Eminem’s spokesman said he was not consulted about the case but intended to donate any winnings to hurricane relief causes. The appeal against the decision in the Lose Yourself copyright case is turning into a rap battle. The National Party’s appeal against breaching copyright for the Eminem song … Check It Out

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More Young Russians Discover Rap As A Form Of Self-Expression

By HipHopChamp / December 20, 2017

Other than the warm relations between the two presidents, tensions between the United States and Russia remain high. A national security strategy marks Russia as a major concern. Investigators are still exploring Russian meddling in the 2016 election. International media in Russia have been told to … Check It Out

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'This Is Us' takes on 'Modern Family' in vicious rap battle

By HipHopChamp / December 20, 2017

It was This Is Us vs. Modern Family as Chrissy Metz and Jesse Tyler Ferguson faced off in this week’s Drop the Mic rap battle. “Your show’s about family dynamics, and it’s good. But I liked it the first time, when it was called ‘Parenthood.’ It revolves around family, and all ties together, but that’s […]

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'This Is Us' takes on 'Modern Family' in vicious rap battle

By HipHopChamp / December 20, 2017

“Your show’s about family dynamics, and it’s good. But I liked it the first time, when it was called ‘Parenthood.’ It revolves around family, and all ties together, but that’s been the plot of ‘Modern Family’ forever,” rapped Ferguson. Both Metz and Ferguson star on hit television shows but, with 80 Emmy award … Check It […]

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Campus chatter

By HipHopChamp / December 19, 2017

What’s cooler than The Big Bang Theory (TBBT)? The show’s stars getting into a rap battle. We can’t get over how Kunal Nayyar aka Raj and Mayim Bialik aka Amy brought their A-game to an epic rap battle on the TV show Drop the Mic. The two actors roasted each other bad, hurling hilarious personal … […]

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