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Watch Alex Trebek Rap Super Awkwardly On ‘Jeopardy’

It ain’t nothing but a ‘g thang,’ and in this case that “G” stands for geeky, gameshow host Alex Trebek.

01/08/2014

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Pink Floyd Almost Made A Rap-Rock Album

Pink Floyd‘s thirteenth studio album, A Momentary Lapse of Reason, almost had rapping on it. Possibly due to an, ahem, “momentary lapse of reason” on the part of producer Bob Ezrin.

04/03/2013

Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde was a 1980s hip hop group consisting of Andre "Dr. Jeckyll" Harrell and Alonzo "Mr. Hyde" Brown.

Profile Records New Rap Anthology Goes Back To Basics, Highlights Rap’s Humble Beginnings

[pullquote quote="Their embrace of rap, for its commercial merits was just what hip-hop needed to survive the jump to records." credit="Dan Charnas"]Thirty years ago, independent record label Profile Records released Genius Rap by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Dr. Jeckyll & […]

02/01/2012

Beastie Boys - Licensed to Ill (Def Jam, 1986)

Awesome Album Covers: Beastie Boys And “Licensed To Ill”

A few weeks ago when we considered [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Beastie Boys[/lastfm]‘ Licensed To Ill as a Best Seller From the ’80s, we noted it was considered either trash or innovative at the time, depending on your […]

12/27/2011

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Celeb Friends In Shock & React To The Death Of Heavy D

Everyone from [lastfm link_type=""]Usher [/lastfm]to [lastfm link_type=""]Nicki Minaj[/lastfm] has tweeted about the untimely death of 1990s rap legend [lastfm link_type=""]Heavy D[/lastfm]. Best known for “Now That We Found Love,” he recently taped an episode of […]

11/11/2011

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