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Hip Hop on Quora
There's a lot of crappy, uninformed content about hip hop and rap on Quora. There's also a lot of really good stuff. I break it all down.
Someone really, really needs to write a long, thorough answer for this talking about boasting and diss tracks in hip hop culture. Goddamn.
What are some songs whose lyrics mention other musicians by name?
And have any of those songs ever been covered by the musician whose name is mentioned in the lyrics?
Written Apr 12, 2012
An older thread that, while it's got some great answers, could use some more love.
What are the best Ghostface Killah verses?
Starks is famous for his heart-stopping, scene-stealing crime narratives. What are his best verses?
Written Mar 27, 2012
Love to the Wu. Mad love. (Sorry about the hiatus!)
What contributed to the Wu-Tang Clan's initial success?
I dig music
Updated Mar 27, 2012
music technology and music education professor
RZA talks about this a fair amount in
The Wu-Tang Manual
but here are the key points:
Written Mar 24, 2012