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# rap - Friday 9 April, 2021

US rapper DMX dies aged 50
# Rap
# Rap

US rapper DMX dies aged 50

Apr 9th 2021, 5:48 PM 52,024 Views 64 Comments

DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was known for his hits in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

# rap - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Irish hip hop: 'For many years doing what we’re doing was stigmatised and laughed at'
# Body And Soul
# Body And Soul

Irish hip hop: 'For many years doing what we’re doing was stigmatised and laughed at'

Jun 8th 2019, 9:00 PM 40,389 Views 44 Comments

We speak to two artists due to play at Body and Soul this month.

# rap - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Controversial chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida
# Miami
# Miami

Controversial chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

Jun 19th 2018, 7:06 AM 69,159 Views 49 Comments

The rapper, whose lyrics were filled with insecurity and his real life marred by violence, was gunned down in broad daylight.

# rap - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'We know what conservative populism is now thanks to Brexit and Trump, this is progressive populism': The rise of Irish hip hop
# Flip The Script
# Flip The Script

'We know what conservative populism is now thanks to Brexit and Trump, this is progressive populism': The rise of Irish hip hop

Apr 15th 2018, 9:45 AM 14,758 Views 27 Comments

A new book looks into European hip hop.

# rap - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Hip hop has now overtaken rock music and become the most popular music genre in America
# Fab Feeling
From The Daily Edge
# Fab Feeling

Hip hop has now overtaken rock music and become the most popular music genre in America

Jul 19th 2017, 7:45 PM 2,199 Views 3 Comments

It may have something to do with Drake hitting 10 billion streams.

# rap - Sunday 30 April, 2017

'It's about how we speak and live': How rap music is saving languages on the brink of extinction
# 99 Problems
# 99 Problems

'It's about how we speak and live': How rap music is saving languages on the brink of extinction

Apr 30th 2017, 8:00 PM 10,407 Views 5 Comments

From Norwegians to Native Americans, people are using rap music to keep indigenous language alive.

# rap - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Suge Knight claims Dr. Dre hired a hitman to kill him, files $300m lawsuit
# Straight Outta Comp-ton
# Straight Outta Comp-ton

Suge Knight claims Dr. Dre hired a hitman to kill him, files $300m lawsuit

Oct 25th 2016, 10:56 AM 15,439 Views 0 Comments

Suge Knight is currently in jail after killing a colleague with his car.

# rap - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

This Belfast comedian's rap about a night out is the most Nordie thing ever
# Woke Up In Limavady
From The Daily Edge
# Woke Up In Limavady

This Belfast comedian's rap about a night out is the most Nordie thing ever

Aug 16th 2016, 8:54 AM 2,411 Views 0 Comments

“Get me to Centra till I get some Berocca”

# rap - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Macklemore owns a nude painting of Justin Bieber with a pancake on his penis
# Pancake Art
From The Daily Edge
# Pancake Art

Macklemore owns a nude painting of Justin Bieber with a pancake on his penis

Mar 12th 2016, 2:40 PM 7,968 Views 4 Comments

It’s art, we guess? (The painting could be deemed NSFW.)

# rap - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

People have been coming up with brilliant Gaeilge-based rap names on Twitter
# Pun Time
From The Daily Edge
# Pun Time

People have been coming up with brilliant Gaeilge-based rap names on Twitter

Jan 13th 2016, 8:48 PM 4,126 Views 5 Comments

So Solid Crubeen.

# rap - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Is 'F*ck tha Police' still a watchword in the US?
# Straight Outta Compton
# Straight Outta Compton

Is 'F*ck tha Police' still a watchword in the US?

Aug 13th 2015, 3:05 PM 15,875 Views 48 Comments

NWA were told not play the song, has anything changed?

# rap - Thursday 30 July, 2015

'Bankrupt' rapper 50 Cent has a 24-bathroom house with a nightclub in it
# In Da Club
# In Da Club

'Bankrupt' rapper 50 Cent has a 24-bathroom house with a nightclub in it

Jul 30th 2015, 10:16 PM 27,515 Views 35 Comments

That’s a big house, Fiddy.

# rap - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Some old people from Carlow made a rap video and it's pretty epic
# Role Reversal
From The Daily Edge
# Role Reversal

Some old people from Carlow made a rap video and it's pretty epic

May 19th 2015, 2:41 PM 2,770 Views 4 Comments

All hail ‘Rantin’ & Bantin”

# rap - Friday 20 March, 2015

Suge Knight collapses in court after judge sets bail at $25 million
# Fatal Hit-and-run
# Fatal Hit-and-run

Suge Knight collapses in court after judge sets bail at $25 million

Mar 20th 2015, 10:45 PM 24,633 Views 0 Comments

“He’s being treated worse than Charles Manson,” his attorney told reporters afterwards.

# rap - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Nicki Minaj spoke out on race and police brutality in a new Rolling Stone interview
# Nicki Minaj
From The Daily Edge
# Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj spoke out on race and police brutality in a new Rolling Stone interview

Dec 30th 2014, 10:03 PM 2,872 Views 0 Comments

Rapper says black artists are reluctant to speak out on political matters.

# rap - Friday 5 December, 2014

These Galway lads have written an extremely passionate rap about Irish Water
# Irish Water
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Water

These Galway lads have written an extremely passionate rap about Irish Water

Dec 5th 2014, 8:57 AM 1,676 Views 2 Comments

“The time has come to stand and fight/and not put up with the same old sh*te…”

# rap - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Rapper jailed for posting lyrics on Facebook threatening to kill ex-wife
# Soaked In Blood
# Soaked In Blood

Rapper jailed for posting lyrics on Facebook threatening to kill ex-wife

Nov 30th 2014, 2:00 PM 14,079 Views 93 Comments

Anthony Elonis (AKA Tone Dougie) says the threats weren’t real.

# rap - Monday 17 November, 2014

Husband secretly films wife rapping in the car, AKA the nightmare
# Rapping
From The Daily Edge
# Rapping

Husband secretly films wife rapping in the car, AKA the nightmare

Nov 17th 2014, 9:10 AM 3,623 Views 2 Comments

Don’t be getting any ideas now.

# rap - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Eminem under fire for rapping about punching Lana Del Rey in the face
# Slim Shady
From The Daily Edge
# Slim Shady

Eminem under fire for rapping about punching Lana Del Rey in the face

Nov 11th 2014, 8:22 PM 3,343 Views 3 Comments

The lyrics were included in a newly released freestyle.

# rap - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Suspected killer of James Foley is London rapper and son of Al-Qaeda suspect - reports
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Suspected killer of James Foley is London rapper and son of Al-Qaeda suspect - reports

Aug 26th 2014, 10:23 AM 21,384 Views 48 Comments

Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, aka L Jinny, left his well-off London home last year…

# rap - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Amazing doctor raps 'cast rules' to little girl with broken leg
# Let's Rap
From The Daily Edge
# Let's Rap

Amazing doctor raps 'cast rules' to little girl with broken leg

Apr 16th 2014, 4:48 PM 2,205 Views 1 Comment

He’s got mad skillz.

# rap - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Anne Hathaway and Jimmy Fallon belt out Broadway versions of hip-hop classics
# Gin And Juice
From The Daily Edge
# Gin And Juice

Anne Hathaway and Jimmy Fallon belt out Broadway versions of hip-hop classics

Apr 9th 2014, 3:58 PM 2,242 Views 0 Comments

It’s Snoop Dogg. With jazz hands.

# rap - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Irish rapper releases ode to St Patrick's Day
# Irish Party
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Party

Irish rapper releases ode to St Patrick's Day

Mar 11th 2014, 2:58 PM 1,897 Views 4 Comments

There’s a lot of tin whistle.

# rap - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Ronaldinho has released a Samba rap single and music video
# Samba Party
From The42
# Samba Party

Ronaldinho has released a Samba rap single and music video

Jan 28th 2014, 11:24 AM 1,843 Views 2 Comments

This is the best football/samba crossover since we signed Cherno in Championship Manager.

# rap - Friday 24 January, 2014

These American sorority girls have made the worst DIY rap video in history
# Oh The Humanity
From The Daily Edge
# Oh The Humanity

These American sorority girls have made the worst DIY rap video in history

Jan 24th 2014, 2:50 PM 1,684 Views 1 Comment

It’s actually painful.

# rap - Friday 27 December, 2013

Brendan Rodgers faces rap over 'Manchester' ref
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

Brendan Rodgers faces rap over 'Manchester' ref

Dec 27th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,835 Views 25 Comments

Mason, who did appear to make errors on a number of key decisions against Liverpool, is based in Bolton.

# rap - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Couple announces pregnancy with cringe-inducing rap
# Up Da Pole
From The Daily Edge
# Up Da Pole

Couple announces pregnancy with cringe-inducing rap

Nov 5th 2013, 3:33 PM 2,738 Views 0 Comments

Word to yo’ mama.

# rap - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Hip-hop exchange teams up Irish and Dutch rappers

Hip-hop exchange teams up Irish and Dutch rappers

Oct 31st 2013, 7:15 AM 5,661 Views 14 Comments

Almost twenty rappers, beatmakers, singers and producers travelled to the Netherlands earlier this year – and are playing in Dublin tonight.

# rap - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Meet South Korea's new 'Gangnam Style' tourist police
# Hey Sexy Lady
# Hey Sexy Lady

Meet South Korea's new 'Gangnam Style' tourist police

Oct 16th 2013, 11:30 PM 8,840 Views 13 Comments

The new force was “formed to protect tourists from being ripped off during their stay in Seoul”.

# rap - Friday 4 October, 2013

On this night in 2002 you were listening to… Eminem
# Friday Flashback
From The Daily Edge
# Friday Flashback

On this night in 2002 you were listening to… Eminem

Oct 4th 2013, 10:30 PM 1,511 Views 0 Comments

A Friday Flashback to get your weekend started…

# rap - Monday 2 September, 2013

Kanye West performs in Kazakhstan, no one watches
# Golddigga
From The Daily Edge
# Golddigga

Kanye West performs in Kazakhstan, no one watches

Sep 2nd 2013, 3:11 PM 1,203 Views 1 Comment

Selfie or it never happened.

# rap - Monday 19 August, 2013

Dubliner advertises for rap producer on Gumtree
# RAP-PID
From The Daily Edge
# RAP-PID

Dubliner advertises for rap producer on Gumtree

Aug 19th 2013, 10:49 AM 2,001 Views 0 Comments

They didn’t choose this thug life, it chose them.

# rap - Friday 16 August, 2013

"You won't be drinking on the roadways of Slane" - Garda in charge of Eminem security
# One Slim Shandy
# One Slim Shandy

"You won't be drinking on the roadways of Slane" - Garda in charge of Eminem security

Aug 16th 2013, 9:32 AM 16,675 Views 58 Comments

Fans will be subject to three searches before entering Slane Castle and the head of the safety operation says that bringing “slabs” of drink is pointless as they will be confiscated.

# rap - Thursday 4 July, 2013

VIDEO: Gangsta-rapping bridesmaid spits some rhymes
# Real Slim Shady
From The Daily Edge
# Real Slim Shady

VIDEO: Gangsta-rapping bridesmaid spits some rhymes

Jul 4th 2013, 10:30 PM 3,074 Views 17 Comments

Giving it to you raw from the top table.

# rap - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Ronan Keating wants to be a rapper but does he have the credentials?
# Rapping Ronan
From The Daily Edge
# Rapping Ronan

Ronan Keating wants to be a rapper but does he have the credentials?

Jun 20th 2013, 11:55 AM 1,284 Views 3 Comments

We would wager that he does lads. Honestly.

# rap - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Wolfe Tone, Michael Collins and Bobby Sands... RAPPING
# Capulet
From The Daily Edge
# Capulet

Wolfe Tone, Michael Collins and Bobby Sands... RAPPING

Apr 16th 2013, 4:45 PM 1,461 Views 2 Comments

The finest of Donegal hip-hop.

# rap - Monday 17 December, 2012

The best, baddest Irish Christmas video you'll see today
# Santa Anthem
From The Daily Edge
# Santa Anthem

The best, baddest Irish Christmas video you'll see today

Dec 17th 2012, 12:49 PM 7,012 Views 6 Comments

By a class of nine-year-olds.

# rap - Sunday 16 December, 2012

How much money will PSY make from ‘Gangnam Style’?
# Music Millions
# Music Millions

How much money will PSY make from ‘Gangnam Style’?

Dec 16th 2012, 12:00 PM 27,153 Views 23 Comments

An investigation reveals he could make significantly more money from YouTube than he ever might from music sales.

# rap - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

LISTEN: Amazing hip-hop Christmas anthem by Irish kids
# Santa Anthem
From The Daily Edge
# Santa Anthem

LISTEN: Amazing hip-hop Christmas anthem by Irish kids

Dec 4th 2012, 11:30 AM 9,706 Views 10 Comments

“I’m a better rapper than Santy.”

# rap - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Hey, sexy lady: ‘Gangnam Style’ becomes most-watched YouTube video
# Gangnam Style
From The Daily Edge
# Gangnam Style

Hey, sexy lady: ‘Gangnam Style’ becomes most-watched YouTube video

Nov 25th 2012, 10:48 AM 17,939 Views 27 Comments

The South Korean smackdown of Seoul’s affluent Gangnam district surpasses Justin Bieber’s ‘Baby’ with 812 million views.

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