hip hop http://kcur.org en A Hip Hop Collaboration Born On Twitter: Gee Watts and Kendrick Lamar http://kcur.org/post/hip-hop-collaboration-born-twitter-gee-watts-and-kendrick-lamar <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Many young, urban men see rap music as a ticket to a better, more prosperous life. But few ever even get a start in the music industry.</span></p><p>Twenty-two year old Gee Watts, however, has as good a chance as any. His new mixtape <em>Watts Up</em> has been featured in several major music industry publications and blogs. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 07 May 2013 15:55:59 +0000 Susan B. Wilson & Sylvia Maria Gross 36311 at http://kcur.org A Hip Hop Collaboration Born On Twitter: Gee Watts and Kendrick Lamar Public Enemy 'Bomb Squad' Producer Studies Music At UMKC http://kcur.org/post/public-enemy-bomb-squad-producer-studies-music-umkc <p>The induction ceremony for the <a href="http://www.rockhall.com/">Rock and Roll Hall of Fame</a> took place Thursday, April 18, in Los Angeles. Some of this year’s inductees included Heart, Randy Newman, Rush and Public Enemy. Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:18:34 +0000 Laura Spencer 35276 at http://kcur.org Public Enemy 'Bomb Squad' Producer Studies Music At UMKC Remembering Nate Dogg http://kcur.org/post/remembering-nate-dogg <p><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 12px; ">From Homer to Shakespeare, bards have always used verse tell to tell the story of their times. One of hip hop artists best known for this is <strong>Nate Dogg</strong> &ndash; though, instead of stories about Trojan horses, vats of wine, and family feuds, his verses talk about fathers in prison, enjoying malt liquor, and drive by shootings.</span></p> Mon, 21 Mar 2011 17:00:00 +0000 Charlie Upchurch 13427 at http://kcur.org Remembering Nate Dogg