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#Rap

# rap - Saturday 8 June, 2019

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

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

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

# rap - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

# rap - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

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

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

“Get me to Centra till I get some Berocca”

# rap - Saturday 12 March, 2016

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

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

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

# rap - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

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

# rap - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Is 'F*ck tha Police' still a watchword in the US? Straight Outta Compton This post contains videos

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

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

# rap - Thursday 30 July, 2015

# rap - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

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

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

All hail ‘Rantin’ & Bantin”

# rap - Friday 20 March, 2015

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

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

# rap - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

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

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

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

# rap - Friday 5 December, 2014

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

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

“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

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

# rap - Monday 17 November, 2014

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

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

Don’t be getting any ideas now.

# rap - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

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

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

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

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

# rap - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

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

# rap - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

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

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

It’s Snoop Dogg. With jazz hands.

# rap - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

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

Irish rapper releases ode to St Patrick's Day

There’s a lot of tin whistle.

# rap - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

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

Ronaldinho has released a Samba rap single and music video

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

# rap - Friday 24 January, 2014

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

# rap - Friday 27 December, 2013

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

Brendan Rodgers faces rap over 'Manchester' ref

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

# rap - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

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

Couple announces pregnancy with cringe-inducing rap

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

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

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

# rap - Friday 4 October, 2013

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

On this night in 2002 you were listening to… Eminem

A Friday Flashback to get your weekend started…

# rap - Monday 2 September, 2013

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

Kanye West performs in Kazakhstan, no one watches

Selfie or it never happened.

# rap - Monday 19 August, 2013

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

Dubliner advertises for rap producer on Gumtree

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

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

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Gangsta-rapping bridesmaid spits some rhymes Real Slim Shady This post contains videos

VIDEO: Gangsta-rapping bridesmaid spits some rhymes

Giving it to you raw from the top table.

# rap - Thursday 20 June, 2013

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

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

We would wager that he does lads. Honestly.

# rap - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Wolfe Tone, Michael Collins and Bobby Sands... RAPPING Capulet This post contains videos

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

The finest of Donegal hip-hop.

# rap - Monday 17 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge The best, baddest Irish Christmas video you'll see today Santa Anthem This post contains videos

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

By a class of nine-year-olds.

# rap - Sunday 16 December, 2012

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

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

# rap - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

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

LISTEN: Amazing hip-hop Christmas anthem by Irish kids

“I’m a better rapper than Santy.”

# rap - Sunday 25 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Hey, sexy lady: ‘Gangnam Style’ becomes most-watched YouTube video Gangnam Style This post contains videos

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

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

# rap - Thursday 27 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Stop! 50 Cent has some advice about masturbation Tug Life

Stop! 50 Cent has some advice about masturbation

He’s got a Four Point Plan to end it.

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