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Friday 11 August, 2017

HAPPY 44TH BIRTHDAY HIP HOP – Google Doodle (VIDEO) ft. FAB 5 FREDDY via @lisafordblog

Google and the legendary Hip Hop artist, FAB 5 FREDDY, partnered up for an awesome Google Doodle experience. The “44th” birth date of of Hip-Hop stems from a fateful Bronx back-to-school party in August 1973. I’m happy to see that the genre and culture is celebrated by an American conglomerate such as Google and that video contains a small history lesson of how this internationally influential artform was conceived from “scratch”.

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Thursday 22 December, 2016

J COLE Tells Us “Happiness Is Attainable” (Video Clip) via @lisafordblog

I’m posting this short video of J COLE on the Angie Martinez Power 105.1 fm radio show because what’s he’s saying truly resonates with me and has shifted my way of thinking. In our quest to achieve and to reach are greatest heights, gratitude is the best attitude. Shout out to J COLE for being one of my favorite leaders of the new school.


Wednesday 05 October, 2016

KID CUDI Checks Into Rehab For Depression. Read His Statement via @lisafordblog

(CNN) – Rapper KID CUDI checked himself into rehab for depression and suicidal urges and posted a message on his Facebook page saying, “I am not at peace…My anxiety and depression have ruled my life for as long as I can remember and I never leave the house because of it. I cant make new friends because of it. I don’t trust anyone because of it and I’m tired of being held back in my life. I deserve to have peace.”


Monday 27 June, 2016

@LISAFORDBLOG Interviews MC LYTE {Audio} In Honor of #BETAWARDS 2016 via @HipHopOrgy

MC LYTE Speaks! Her Thoughts on REAL HIP HOP & Repercussions of Fakeness!! {Audio} MC LYTE’s classic Interview w Lisa Ford, in honor of yesterday’s BET Awards ceremony which focused on the Social Injustices that society is currently facing. MC Lyte was the Master of Ceremonies last night and she did a marvelous job!


Monday 07 December, 2015

VIGALANTY: From MIAMI to the Top of the Charts

As the line between independent and mainstream music continues to blur with the coming of each new generation, Hip Hop purists with underground loyalty keep searching for the next rapper to surface with an allegiance to the realness. Enter VIGALANTY, a talented, dynamic, influential independent artist and lyricist from Miami, Florida, with serious mic skills, a mature ear, and new-school sensibility.

VIGALANTY’s story is not one of the average American rapper. Unlike most new rap stars, he is humbled, composed, mature, and palpably aware of how far he came within the ever-changing music industry. His plight to reach the top of the charts might be the story of how Hip Hop got real for independent artists in South Florida in 2016 as Vigalanty emerges from the sideline taking all the punches and blows it takes to survive.


Monday 06 January, 2014

MAINO ft. JADAKISS – “What Happened” (New Music!)

“Years of subpar Hip Hop has infected the brains of the masses. A Zombie-like plague has the city under siege…. “


Wednesday 10 April, 2013

KILLER MIKE – “Villian” from Video Game – ‘Injustice: Gods Among Us’ – (NEW MUSIC)

KILLER MIKE’s, “Villian”, will appear on the upcoming, much anticipated video game, “Injustice: Gods Among Us”. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, WaterTower Music and DC Entertainment aren’t releasing the soundtrack to the upcoming video game until April 16th. Thanks to the Facebook group, “The Hip-hop spot.all hip-hop,all the time” for sharing Killer Mike’s new single with LisaFordBlog.com now.


Tuesday 09 April, 2013

Street Signs Quoting Famous RAP Lyrics!! (PHOTOS) Big L, Nas, Kanye, Jay Z, Mos Def, Guru etc. #BRILLIANT

This is beyond brilliant! Artist Jay Shells channeled his love of hip hop music and his uncanny sign-making skills towards a brand new project: “Rap Quotes.” For this ongoing project, Shells created official-looking street signs quoting famous rap lyrics that shout out specific street corners and locations.” Photos are captured by Animal New York.


Wednesday 20 February, 2013

TOP 10 HIP HOP INSTRUMENTALS {Audio} ft. Nas, MF Doom, Biggie, Common, J Dilla, 9th Wonder, etc

Lend your ears to this list of epic hip hop instrumentals, which is in no particular order. Of course, there are way too many to name in one post, as the genre of hip hop music is filled with numerous legends. Featured in this list are Nas, MF Doom, Biggie, Common, J Dilla, 9th Wonder, just to name a few. So I guess I will make this part of a series. The next list will more than likely include tracks from Madlib, Khrysis, and Preemo,


Thursday 09 August, 2012

DJ Khaled ft.Nas, Scarface & DJ Premier – “Hip Hop” (Prod. by J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League)

Nas and Scarface go hard in this new song titled, “Hip Hop”, by DJ Khaled…a song dedicated in honor of the genre. And these two were the perfect rappers to spit on this joint and represent real Hip Hop. This blog post also includes the short film- (Studio Session: The Making of “Hip Hop”), which shows exactly what DJ Khaled does in the studio when making these records. “Hip Hop” is off of Khaled’s new album, ‘Kiss the Ring’, dropping August 21st.



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