Happy Birthday Hip Hop! Thank You DJ Kool Herc!

47 years ago, the party was just about to kick off. DJ Kool Herc was hyped to be performing for his largest crowd, at 1520 Sedgwick Ave. It was his DJ Kool Herc sister's birthday party where the first sounds of Hip Hop were heard. Tonight, 47 years ago, Hip Hop History was made. August 11, 1973.

Introducing: Decades of Hip Hop Series: 1990’s Part 1

Introducing: Decades of Hip Hop Series: 1990’s Part 1

Here at LyricallyRap we believe you can't forget who blazed the path for the entire genre of hip-hop. The 1990's are considered the golden era of hip-hop music. An outgrowth of the "new school hip-hop movement", it is characterized by its diversity, quality, innovation and influence on all future artists. We've decided on ten artists, [...]