U-Roy, Jamaican Vocalist Who Defined Dancehall And Presaged Hip-Hop, Dies At 78

U-Roy, Jamaican Vocalist Who Defined Dancehall And Presaged Hip-Hop, Dies At 78 Enlarge this image U-Roy, performing at Reggae Sunsplash in Montego Bay, Jamaica on Aug. 8, 1984. David Corio/Redferns hide caption toggle caption David Corio/Redferns U-Roy, performing at Reggae Sunsplash in Montego Bay, Jamaica on Aug. 8, 1984. David Corio/Redferns Ewart "U-Roy" Beckford, who [...]

100 greatest hip hop albums of the 1990s

Entertainment 100 greatest hip hop albums of the 1990s Updated Apr 21, 2020; Posted Apr 21, 2020 What is the greatest rap album of the 1990s? By Troy L. Smith, Cleveland.com You hear it a lot nowadays: Hip hop just isn’t the same. Whether they’re complaining about Future’s Auto-Tune, Drake’s lack of street cred or [...]

A Hip-Hop Pioneer Loses His Leg. The Optimism Remains

After doctors amputated part of former Yo! MTV Raps host Andre “Doctor Dré” Brown’s leg, his family set up a GoFundMe to defray medical costs. Still, the trailblazer doesn’t want your pity By Jason Newman Jason Newman News Director @jasonrnewman Follow Jason Newman's Most Recent Stories ‘RS Interview: Special Edition’ With RZA Vicky Cornell Files [...]