Author: B.Dot

T.I.’s Bronx Tale

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The day we launched, T.I. and Vibe magazine visited some youngsters at a school in The Bronx. I never had a rapper come to my school. But then again, I barely went…I keeeeed.

Diamonds Are Forever: MC Hammer Sold 10 Million Albums In One Year


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Words Brian “B.Dot” Miller

Time flies, but 19 years ago today, MC Hammer slowed things down in the game. In less than a year, his sophomore album Please Hammer Don’t Hurt ‘Em, became the first hip-hop album to clock 10 million units. That’s right, diamond—a feat that has yet to be topped in any musical genre, since. In between running his new site, Dancejam and filming his upcoming A&E reality show, Hammertime, Stanley found time to talk to RapRadar about getting his props, MC Serch, and why diamond is a rapper’s best friend.

New Artist: Dustin Prestige “Bad Idea”
Here is the guy that got the RapRadar co-sign when YN and I appeared on Angela Yee’s Shade 45 morning show Tuesday. His name is Dustin Prestige and he’s from Houston, TX. As most people know, I’m a tough critic. But not even my player-hating ass could front on homeboy’s music. Click the stream to see what the fuss is about.
“Bad Idea”
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Consequence and The Grammy Family

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Hip Hop Fun Fact: Consequence and I frequent the same babershop in Queens. But after seeing this clip, my homie can use a #2 all around against the grain. That’s barbershop talk for all you people in the cheap seats! Here, the Cons and his Grammy Family jones it up at Chung King studios.