7 Lessons We Learned From Drake About How Rappers Should Beef In Hip-Hop’s Digital Age

The post 7 Lessons We Learned From Drake About How Rappers Should Beef In Hip-Hop’s Digital Age appeared first on GangStarr Girl By this point I don’t have to explain what set off the chain of events that led to Drake and Meek Mill’s now infamous feud. If you’re reading this by now, then you know that Drake dragged Meek Mill for filth at the OVO Fest, and just when we thought that Meek Mill would finally just take the L and bow out, he responded with a live freestyle while on The Pinkprint Tour, with more wack bars, and even threatened to give Drake a wedgie next time he saw...more

Asian E-Commerce Sites Are Putting Beloved Jewelry Designer Rachel Stewart Out Of Business

The post Asian E-Commerce Sites Are Putting Beloved Jewelry Designer Rachel Stewart Out Of Business appeared first on GangStarr Girl Rachel Stewart...more

This Sneakerhead Has Re-Risen For The Brooklyn Museum’s New Exhibit

The post This Sneakerhead Has Re-Risen For The Brooklyn Museum’s New Exhibit appeared first on GangStarr Girl adidas x Run–DMC. 25th Anniversary Superstar, 2011. Courtesy of Run–DMC, collection of Erik Blam ....more

Lauryn Hill Covers Nina Simone For Netflix Documentary

The post Lauryn Hill Covers Nina Simone For Netflix Documentary appeared first on GangStarr Girl Lauryn Hill covers “Feeling Good” of Nina Simone for the NETFLIX documentary entitled, What Happened, Miss Simone and for her LP, Nina Revisited. All I can say is, Lauryn Hill’s voice was made for this! Prepare to get the chills ....more

Lianne La Havas Gets Flirty in ‘Unstoppable’

The post Lianne La Havas Gets Flirty in ‘Unstoppable’ appeared first on GangStarr Girl Lovely Lianne La Havas has plans for us this summer. She’s gearing up to release her next studio album, Blood, in July. But until then, we can delight in her new single from the album, “Unstoppable.” The video features La Havas dancing around being cute sassy and flirty ....more

Questlove Gets a Music Lesson in Cuba

The post Questlove Gets a Music Lesson in Cuba appeared first on GangStarr Girl Questlove visited Cuba to play some spots as a DJ, but he got much more. He had been to Cuba before with The Roots, but that was about 10 years ago. This time around, he got to make some cultural exchanges while crate digging, and immersing himself in the scene ....more

Get to Know Ghanaian Soul Singer Jojo Abot

The post Get to Know Ghanaian Soul Singer Jojo Abot appeared first on GangStarr Girl Jojo Abot is a singer/songwriter from Accra, whose music I’d like to describe as Fela Kuti meets Jill Scott, meets Bob Marley, meets Dawn Penn, meets Shaun Escoffery, meets Aly-Us. I know, that’s quite the gumbo of sounds but it works. Her music is soulful and hypnotic and I am here for her! ...more

G Vids: Somi in “Ginger Me Slowly”

The post G Vids: Somi in “Ginger Me Slowly” appeared first on GangStarr Girl I’m late getting wind of this but I love Somi. She recently released a video for “Ginger Me Slowly.” The song is sultry and mellifluous. The video, simple in black and white, features beautiful snippets of Somi in shadowy silhouettes, kaleidoscope-style, and occasionally with her love interest ....more

G Tunes – In Love With Ibeyi

The post G Tunes – In Love With Ibeyi appeared first on GangStarr Girl Ibeyi is a twin sister duo of French and Cuban ancestry. Their eponymous debut album is out now (on XL Recordings), and it’s beautiful! They sing in English and Yoruba, a Nigerian language that traveled to Cuba in the 1700s via slavery, and often about Orishas like Oya, for example ....more

G Vids – Kween Kash Represents For the Cool Moms x #BlackLivesMatter

The post G Vids – Kween Kash Represents For the Cool Moms x #BlackLivesMatter appeared first on GangStarr Girl Kween Kash and I used to stomp the same hip-hop grounds back in the day. She’s a beast on the mic and never lost her cool, even through marriage and motherhood. That being said, she took the concept of #BlackLives matter to a new level with “I’m in Love With Theo.” Kash is the mother of two boys, one of whom recently turned one so she created a tribute video by flipping “I’m in Love With the Coco.” She mentioned that this was her way of celebrating her children but also humanizing them ....more