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Boogie Down Productions

  • Music

    December 12, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 5, 2013

    African Alert Celebrates its 25th Anniversary and the Golden Era of Hip-Hop This Saturday

    A quarter of a century ago, a show called African Alert invaded the airwaves at St. Louis' community radio station, KDHX, exposing listeners to the golden era of hip-hop as it trickled throughout the country in steadily-increasing streams. Ronald Butts, a.k.a. DJ G. Wiz, acted as a key player behind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    The Six Best Diss Tracks

    This month, you won't be able to watch an episode of "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" without seeing a half-dozen attack ads. The music world doesn't have attack ads, it has diss tracks. In honor of the onslaught of negativity in our political process, here are the six best diss tracks of all time. Let us ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    The Top Five Hip-Hop Albums of All Time, According to Lyfestile

    Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from St. Louis City. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place. Poe has been featured in music publications such as XXL and Urb Magazine. ... More >>

  • Music

    March 15, 2006
  • Music

    October 1, 2003

    The Barefoot Jungle Sound

    Quiet is the new loud in hip-hop

  • Music

    January 8, 2003

    Attitude Check

    Four discs trace the development of the original gangstas

  • Music

    May 22, 2002

    Beat Juggler

    Hip-hop legend Prince Paul is responsible for some of the music's most transcendent moments

  • News

    August 8, 2001

    Bad Rap

    Nelly and the St. Lunatics are riding high, but their brother City Spud isn't riding with them. "I'm human. I made a mistake," he says from prison.

  • News

    February 3, 1999

    Meet the Beat

    Hip-hop's here. Deal with it. Check the local MCs and DJs moving up from the underground.

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