hip hop

Hip hop finds its beat in the startup scene

Hip hop stars are taking their reputations to Wall Street and Sand Hill road. Unlike their rock star brethren, who’ve historically been disinterested in dabbling with startups, quite a few hip hop

Here’s how to live stream the Grammys tonight

Don’t have a TV or just want to watch Kesha, Cardi B and Lady Gaga walk the red carpet from the comfort of your laptop? Thanks to modern tech, that’s possible tonight. James Corden kicks o

African Andela marks year three with Uganda expansion

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Harley Davidson’s EV debut could electrify the motorcy

Our favorite startups from Alchemist Accelerator batch 15

Founded as an enterprise alternative to accelerator stalwarts like Y Combinator, Alchemist Accelerator has managed to assemble a solid track record in its five years of operation.  Going into batch 1

RecordGram thinks your phone is the new recording studio

If RecordGram has its way, top record producers will all turn to their app, a kind of mobile recording studio, to find the next Justin Bieber or Nicki Minaj. And aspiring artists will all find beats,

Why Amazon is eating the world

I recently co-founded a software startup. Each month, I send out an update to our investors. But the past month was a bit different. Instead of just writing about our "internal" news, I wrote about th

BitTorrent Taps Public Enemy For Their Latest Creative Venture: Crowdsourced Music

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.bittorrent.com">BitTorrent</a>, the content distribution network that has been angling for a position as the platform of choice for the creative industries, is toda

PAX East 2010: In which we talk to a dude wearing a WWE belt for some reason

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/pax101.jpg" />OK, so <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/paxeast10/">PAX</a> may be crawling with people dressed as <a HREF="http://ww

New XM Radio lineup leaked: No more classic hip-hop

This is the new XM channel lineup, which includes the “best of” Sirius. (The Sirius lineup, featuring the “best of” XM, should be revealed today, too.) A quick look shows that the good electro

Dr. Dre's Beats headphones here on July 25 for $349

Dr. Dre and Monster (and Geffen’s Jimmy Iovine) will release THE MOST ADVANCED HEADPHONES EVER on July 25 at Apple retail stores (and online) and Best Buy (and its Web site). The headphones are

The Reason Robots Exist

Go ahead and hit play on the video above. It’s OK, I’ll wait while you gasp in total amazement. You see my friends, these are Chuck E. Cheese type robots from a kids place that are modifie

YouTube Has Killed the Hip Hop War

Where have you gone? Guys like Eric B and Rakim, pre-G-Unit Mobb Deep and Nas before he decided to call it in made hip hop great. Part of the allure of hip hop culture was the constant bickering&mdash

Crazy Video Homes: Fat Joe Reviews The Helio Ocean

http://admin.brightcove.com/destination/player/player.swf Yeah yeah this is crazy son. It’s a walkthrough son of the Helio Ocean word one featuring Fat Joe, B. It’s incredible because you

Dork At Stanford Raps About UNIX Commands

Not even a minute into this video and I was cracking up. It’s not even because he’s rapping (poorly) about UNIX-commands, it’s that this is the biggest display of geekism ever. The b