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6 Annual Music Events You Don’t Want To Miss

Lollapalooza (Chicago) This is a famous annual music festival that heavily features rock, hip hop, and EDM!  It is usually held over 3 days and averages over 150,000 attendees. But this is not just a place to see bands or visual artists, it also has tons of dance performances and stand up comics.  These events are held mainly in Chicago …

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What Are Hip Hop Beats?

Instrumental music in the hip hop genre used in rap songs are more casually referred to as “beats”. In Music Theory, the term “beat” denotes a basic unit of time which serves a big part in denoting the rhythmn of a song, such as the drumbeat. However in rap music, it is one of the many …

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The Rap Game

If you are into all things hip hop music, then this is the TV show for you.  The first episode of “The Rap Game” aired on January 1st, 2016 on the Lifetime Channel. In this show, Jermaine Dupri gets to choose 5 child rappers to compete with each other and the winner gets a contract with So So Def Recordings. …

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Best Cities For Musicians To Become Successful

Salt Lake City Ever since 2000, Salt Lake City in Utah has had a thriving rock music scene and has brought us bands like “Neon Trees” and “Imagine Dragons”. Miami If you are into electronic music, look no further than Miami, Florida. It is also a hub for DJ’s, rappers, singers, producers and much more. …

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Chicago Hip Hop In A Nutshell

Chicago Hip Hop is known for 3 main styles, Chopper (which is about fast flows), Chipmunk Soul and Drill music (southside Chicago thuggish style). Many famous established artists have come from here, such as R. Kelly, Da Brat, Kanye West, Twista and Lupe Fiasco. Recently, the list is expanding thanks to Chance The Rapper, King …

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