ASK ALEX: LINKIN PARK

Linkin park is an American rock band from Agoura Hills, California . the bands current lineup comprises vocalist/ rhythm guitarist Mike Shinoda, lead guitarist Mark Wakefield and Chester Bennington. The band used to be called Xero (1996-1999). Their rise to international fame was their debut studio Hybrid Theory (2000) which became certified Diamond . The […]

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ASK ALEX: HIP HOP (old school) … some of these artists’ best albums

Contemporary music editor Alex M writes … SUGARHILL GANG: Rapper’s Delight (1979) Sugarhill Gang (1980) Jump On It! (1999) GRANDMASTER FLASH/FURIOUS FIVE: The Message (1982) Kings of the streets :the definitive (2006) Its Nasty(genius of Love) (1982) KURTIS BLOW: Blow(1980) Deuce(1981) Ego Trip(1984) GRANDMASTER CAZ: The Grandest of them all (1992) Mid Life Crisis (2008) […]

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ASK ALEX: HIP HOP (old school) … how it began

Contemporary music editor Alex M writes … Hip Hop originated in the African American lower class parts of the South Bronx , New York in the late 1970s. The unequal less opportune areas like the South Bronx where ethic minorities lived like African Americans and Hispanics were areas that boomed in expressive arts and sounds […]

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