The 2011 Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival takes place 7/11 - 7/16 and features headlining act Q-Tip with friends at the end of a week-long celebration of hip hop. Brooklyn Bodega announced that Homeboy Sandman and Eternia will also be among those performing, and the Show & Prove competition preliminaries, to award a main performance opening slot, are almost complete.Read More »
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Nicki Minaj, named one of Birthplace Magazine's 2010 year-end "5 Reasons Why New York Hip Hop Doesn't Suck," and recent recipient of multiple 2010 New York Music Awards, achieved another major mainstream milestone, performing on an episode of Dancing With The Stars.Read More »
It's been a while since we last compiled a "5 Reasons Why New York Hip Hop Doesn't Suck" edition, but we're back, and are sitting on a great list this month, including a couple things you might not know about, but should.Read More »
A Hip Hop Yankee In King Austin’s Court: Birthplace Magazine’s SXSW Music Festival Recap [With Photos]
Birthplace Magazine traveled to Austin for the annual South By Southwest Music Festival, to follow New York area hip hop artists as they take on one of the premier music festivals in the nation. Here's how it went down for us.Read More »
Fabolous, recently named a "5 Reasons Why New York Hip Hop Doesn't Suck," tries to capitalize on the success of his New York Music Award winning single, "You Be Killin Em" with a smoothed out remix, featuring crooner Ne-Yo and singer/songwriter/producer Ryan Leslie on "Look At Her (Killin Em Part 2)".Read More »