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Country Music Is Losing Some Devoted Fans As The Culture Wars Rage On

The stereotype of country music lovers being only Southern and Midwestern conservatives isn’t really true — yet. As some industry stars take controversial stands on some issues (e.g., vaccines) and keep silent on others (George Floyd and BLM), some fans are turning away. – MSN (The Washington Post)
Tags: Art, Music, BLM, Audience, George Floyd


Q&A With UK Producer MWD

Yo MWD!! We really appreciate your content on UGHHBLOG!  You’re definitely a talented producer from the UK. Please tell us how many years have you been making beats?  For those unfamiliar, please shed some light on your background in the Hip Hop game. Please detail. I’ve been making beats since 1996 and back then I was playing stuff in real time in a room without midi so I was setting up tape recorders and playing the beats physically from a keyboard in time with the samples or loops, as I’m a ...
Tags: Usa, UK, London, Instagram, Jazz, BLM, Einstein, Biggie, Nwa, Dan, Dre, Chuck D, Q&A Interviews, MWD, George Floyd


Q&A With Dangy Omen X

Yo Dangy Omen X!!  We really appreciate you rocking with UGHHBLOG!  You’re definitely a true stand out artist.  Please tell us how many years you’ve been making music?  For those unfamiliar, please shed some light on your background in the Hip Hop game.  Please detail. I put out my project Dead Poets Society in 2007 afterwards I took a 13 year hiatus & returned in 2020 on the request of a close friend with The Blackmail Album.  During the recording of the Blackmail album, Dangy connected with ...
Tags: Nas, New Orleans, Jazz, BLM, Hearst, Citizens Band Radio, Q&A Interviews, Dangy, CISE, Dangy Omen X, Ras Kass Killah Priest Kurupt


Goat Girl: 'We're seen as harmless because we're not men'

With a member diagnosed with cancer and their politics deepened by BLM, the south London indie quartet have reassessed their priorities ahead of their excellent second albumSouth London quartet Goat Girl were deep into making their second album when it became clear that something was very wrong with their guitarist. At the end of 2019, their youngest member, guitarist-vocalist Ellie Rose Davies, had had lumps on her neck for some time, which eventually spread to both armpits. It wasn’t until the...
Tags: Music, London, Culture, Pop and rock, Indie, BLM, Davies, Hodgkin, Dan Carey, Goat Girl, Ellie Rose Davies, Holly Mullineaux


Q&A With Queens Based Hip Hop Artist Apokalips The Archangel

Much salute to you and your recent album “1137Q” It’s absolutely FIRE!! For all the readers who don’t know, how did you get your artist name Apokalips The Archangel? I got my name from the negative and positive vibes shown throughout my music. The negative vibe is Apokalips. When I speak about the End Of Dayz, I am referring to my born day December 21st, which is one of the days the world was predicted to end. My positive vibe is The Archangel. I always express positivity in my concept songs. I...
Tags: Hip Hop, Queens, Jazz, Wu Tang, BLM, Q&A Interviews, Jackson Heights Queens, Ralph McDaniels, Dayz, Apokalips The Archangel, Rakim Kool G Rap Big Daddy Kane Nas Biggie Tupac, Frank Sinatra Michael Jackson, Seasra23 My Top Shelf Muzik Partner Salute, Jackson Heights Queens New York City, Top Shelf Muzik Will


Q&A Interview With Hip Hop Artist Skate Cobain

Hey Skate Cobain! Please tell us how long have you been making music? Aww man I been doing music since like 9th grade. Most importantly, how did you come up with your rap name? I didn’t really it’s just what that called me in the hood I was the only nigga Skating so they start calling me Skate. What separates you from all the other rappers from your city? I’m my own man I started something and stuck wit it I don’t really see any competition bcuz I respect the real ones in the town and they resp...
Tags: Jazz, BLM, Cobain, Q&A Interviews, Gaine, Skate Cobain, Ooze Gang, Bendy Face Lordy, Kahlil Senpai


Q&A Interview With Trizzy Trav

Hey Trizzy Trav! Please tell us how long have you been making music? Most importantly, how did you come up with your rap name? I’ve been doing this since 2013 with my team and brand, Loyalty Life. My name comes from my big bro. My name originally was T.Dot but when he passed I changed it to Trizzy Trav cuz that’s always what he used to call me. It’s my way of bringing him along with me on this journey. What separates you from all the other rappers from your city? I think my upbringing is what m...
Tags: Netflix, Jazz, Buffalo, BLM, Q&A Interviews, COVID, Trizzy Trav, St Thomas So, Getback, Trizzy Trav Everything


Kyle Rittenhouse, 17-Year-Old Kenosha Shooter, Released From Jail After Posting $2M Bail

Kyle Rittenhouse—the 17-year-old domestic terrorist accused of shooting three people, two fatally, in Kenosha, Wisconson—is a free man … for now. Rittenhouse was released from the Kenosha County Jail Friday afternoon (Nov. 20) after posting $2 million bail. The teen is accused of fatally shooting Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and wounding Gaige Grosskreutz during a Black Lives Matter protest back in August following the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha. He posted bond through his a...
Tags: Crime, News, Shooting, Guns, Washington Post, Wisconsin, Jazz, BLM, Gun Violence, Kenosha, Kenosha County, Keating, Antioch Illinois, Huber, Rittenhouse, David Wright


Q&A With East Coast Underground Hip Hop Artist Tek Bully

It was really dope to cover Tek Bully‘s new 5-track EP, “No Muzzle”.  This emcee truly represents underground Hip Hop for the entire East Coast, so make sure to read our latest Q&A below below: What was the earliest hip hop memory you can recall? My earliest hip hop memory is watching The Box on tv with my older brother. He’s four years older than me and is heavy into hip hop so i always followed suit when it came to his music choices. When was it when you realized that making music was your ca...
Tags: Time, Queens, Eminem, Jazz, Bulgaria, Lil Wayne, East Coast, BLM, DMX, Q&A Interviews, Kryme, Swizz, Tek Bully, Aylo, Detek, William Bostick


Q&A With Garden State Rapper, Juice Potter

What was the earliest hip hop memory you can recall? The earliest hip-hop memory I can recall is probably *hmm* I’m not too sure if you know of this artist, he’s a bit older but his name is Mike C. I used to hear him a lot when I was a kid and I just listened to a lot of his tapes and see him freestyle. I remember one time going to the studio with my uncle Ib Dolla, I was a kid young as hell and Ib and Mike were up in the lab making beats on one of them old beat makers. Those are like two of th...
Tags: Instagram, Jazz, Harry Potter, Miami, Orange, BLM, Keith, Mike, Potter, IB, Neptunes, Potterville, Q&A Interviews, Orange New Jersey, Juice Potter, Garden State Rapper Juice Potter


Q&A With OxfordGang

Hey OxfordGang! You guys are a dope group for sure! So please tell us how long have you guys been making music together? Most importantly, how did you guys come up with the group name? Oxfordgang has been making music for 5 years. As far as the name, it’s a shout out to our dress style. (The Oxford shoe) also our intelligence (Oxford university). Election Year by OxfordGang What separates you guys from all the other up and coming groups in your city? I think the love of the craft of lyrics a...
Tags: Usa, Oxford, Jazz, BLM, Q&A Interviews, OxfordGang, Malcolm X He


Q&A With Stoney Kev

What was the earliest hip hop memory you can recall?   My earliest Hip Hop memory that I can remember would definitely be the Def Jam Vendetta game. That was a big win for the culture. When was it when you realized that rapping was for you?   Around freshman year in high school I knew I could go far with this. I just rapped different from everyone I knew.  Where did your moniker originate, Stoney Kev?   I got the name Stoney because of who I am and what I stand for. It’s about staying soli...
Tags: Hip Hop, Jazz, BLM, Pete, Q&A Interviews, Facebook Twitter YouTube, Stoney Kev, Gem en Eye, Def Jam Vendetta, Mc Collabo


Q&A With Maryland Based Artist Marie

What was the earliest hip hop memory you can recall? The earliest hip hop memory I can recall was when I was about 10 years old and I heard Biggie Smalls, Juicy, for the first time. That record was beyond amazing. After listening to that song, I then listened to Big Poppa and One More Chance. Though I had no business listening to those songs at 10, those songs really inspired me to want to write rhymes. When was it when you realized that rapping was for you? I realized rapping was for me when I...
Tags: Jazz, Timbaland, BLM, Kanye, Dre, Marie, Q&A Interviews, Big Poppa, Biggie Smalls Juicy, Aaliyah Missy Justin Timberlake Jay, Kendrick Lamar Kendrick


Q&A With Mic Pro

What was the earliest hip hop memory you can recall?   Hearing ‘Can’t Touch This’ by MC Hammer and ‘Ice, Ice, Baby’ by Vanilla Ice when I was five years old. I never heard no shit like that, people rhyming over music, I was hooked to the art form ever since. I use to rhyme words together on the bus ride to elementary school every morning. I wouldn’t start rapping for another 10 years but I had to basics down.  When was it when you realized that rapping was for you?   Sometime in the early ...
Tags: Jazz, Bmw, BLM, Myspace, Dre, Bandcamp, Q&A Interviews, Vanilla Ice, MC Hammer, Mic Pro, Full Sail University, Antonio Vaugh, Mozart Jones


Q&A With Danny Twelvetree

What was the earliest hip hop memory you can recall? My uncle used to play cassettes of Nas on his boombox whenever I’d visit my grandmothers as a shorty. One of my earliest memories but an important one because it was my introduction to an artist who is a phenomenal storyteller and would later become my favorite artist.  When was it when you realized that rapping was for you? In High School we used to have cafeteria cyphers and it made us extremely competitive. During these years I used t...
Tags: England, Nas, Jazz, BLM, Danny, Billy Twelvetrees, Lakenheath, Q&A Interviews, Danny Twelvetree


Q&A With Johnny Smoke

Hey Johnny Smoke! Please tell us how long have you been making music? First, thank you for your time. Time is the greatest gift we can give each other, I truly appreciate it. I started rapping at the age of 10 and recorded my first song at age 11. I think that was 1984. I went with my pop to pick up my older brother from a teen night at this local club. Went in to use the bathroom and the DJ heard me rapping. He pulled me up to the DJ booth and handed me the mic. He booked studio time and I rec...
Tags: Time, Pink Floyd, Aclu, Jazz, Naacp, BLM, South Carolina, Johnny, Q&A Interviews, Quincey Jones, George Floyd, Johnny Smoke, Qwest Warner, Eric Racy


Q&A With Rising Hip Hop Artist Patagonist

Hey Patagonist! Please tell us how long have you been making music? Most importantly, how did you come up with your rap name? I’ve been doing music for 11 years now. I was 11 when I started now I’m 22. A friend of mines named brandon came up with my rap name. After having a long discussion with brandon on the phone about good rap names to use he said “patagonist” I have to admit I didn’t like it at first. I was looking for something that would blend in well with my name “Patrick” but nothing el...
Tags: Jazz, BLM, Patrick, Brandon, Q&A Interviews, Patagonist


Q&A With Connecticut’s Very Own FNX

Hey FNX! Please tell us how long have you been making music? Most importantly, how did you come up with your rap name? FNX is short for Feenixxx. It was hard to scream out F Double E N I Triple X on stage so we re-branded. As for music, I dropped my first mixtape the Blue Moon in 2013 and haven’t looked back since.  What separates you from all the other rappers in your city and nationwide? Me being me. I’m already a top tier lyricist and I can rap with anyone. There’s nothing I can’t do. N...
Tags: Connecticut, Jazz, BLM, Billy, Claire, IMA, Q&A Interviews, FNX, Heltah Skeltah, Public Enemy NMA Dead Prez


2nd Round Q&A With Rising Oakland Rapper HeiR

HeiR! Thanks for the consistent body of work you’ve been putting out for the past year. Before getting into the new EP, for the readers who don’t know, how long have you been making music? I been doing this since middle school when I wrote my first rhyme. Like 20 years ago lol. We have seen a major growth in your music since the last time we did a Q&A!  In your opinion, what are some major improvements in your music? I feel like my songs became a lot more structured since my last releases. It’s...
Tags: Instagram, Jazz, Bank, Oakland, BLM, Queens New York, Q&A Interviews, Heir, COVID


Q&A With Los Angeles, CA Based Rapper Orb Nox (2020 Edition)

Hey Orb Nox! Been a while since that last time we chatted since 2019! Congrats on your latest single “They Can’t Catch Me”! How has 2020 treated you so far? 2020 has been a tough year with lots of surprises as we all know. But when you’ve gone through tough challenges throughout life, is like you’ve been trained for years like 2020 Since the beginning of this year, tell us how has your music career been progressing? This year I got to realize what works and what doesn’t for me in marketing. ...
Tags: Los Angeles, Jazz, BLM, Q&A Interviews, Orb Nox


Q&A With Los Angeles Based Rapper ethemadassassin

Hey ethemadassassin! Please tell us how long have you been making music? Most importantly, how did you come up with your rap name? I’ve been making music professionally since 2004. my artist name, “ethemadassassin,” was given to me by a college friend, Wunsun Ra (you should check his music out also). Back in those days, the cypher was an all day, daily occurrence. I never cared to just stand around wasting my entire day getting fucked up and spitting, so I was known to jump in the cypher, spit ...
Tags: Facebook, Sweden, Los Angeles, Pink Floyd, Thailand, Jazz, East Coast, BLM, Nwa, Roc Marciano, Dana, Binky, NC, Redman, RA, Animal House


Q&A With San Antonio Based Rapper Spy MC

Hey Spy MC! Please tell us how long have you been making music? Most importantly, how did you come up with your rap name? I’ve been making music since 2006. I used to go by DJ Spy when I starting spinning drum & bass at raves back in 2000 and was emceeing for DNB djs by 2001. During this time I was also competing in freestyle tourneys and would sign up as Spy MC and decided to keep that name when I started writing & recording music in 2006. What separates you from all the other rappers in your ...
Tags: Texas, Minnesota, Jazz, BLM, San Antonio, George, DNB, Minneapolis MN, Q&A Interviews, George Floyd, Loud Mouth League, ATCQ Busta Rhymes DJ Screw, MC Juice Eyedea, Darrell Zamault Sr


Q&A With Rising Hip Hop Artist George Khouri

Hey George Khouri! Please tell us how long have you been making music? Most importantly, how did you come up with your rap name? I had several rap names throughout my career. I started making music in high school when I was battle rapping in the cafeteria during lunch time.  I circled back to my government name because I wanted to be as true to myself and authentic as possible. I try to incorporate the same philosophy in my tracks…so “George Khouri” it is! What separates you from all the oth...
Tags: Hollywood, Jay Z, Nas, Jazz, Wiz Khalifa, BLM, Talib Kweli, J Cole, Wiz, Q&A Interviews, George Khouri


Q&A With Rising Canadian Rapper Killa Con

Hey Killa Con! Dope project you dropped with Nobody from Namibia! Please tell us how long have you been making music? Most importantly, how did you come up with your rap name? I started rapping when I was 16 after I heard Killer Mike’s verse on Outkast’s ‘The Whole World’. I got into producing beats when I was in 2nd year of University, studying business. I was spending all my time making music, so I decided to move to Australia and do a music degree instead. I’m 35 now, so I’ve been making mus...
Tags: Australia, Germany, Africa, Toronto, University, Canada, United States, Bob Dylan, Jazz, Wu Tang, Connor, Drake, Killer Mike, BLM, Namibia, Rza


Q&A With Buffalo, New York Based Hip Hop Artist AP YCM

Yo whats up AP YCM! Much respect to your up and coming movement making some serious noise out of Buffalo, NY?  Tell us how long have you been rapping? Appreciate you guys! I’m 22 now, and I started putting out music when I was in high school – so it’s been about 4 years. I didn’t really start taking myself or my songwriting seriously until the past two years though I’d say. In that time, I’ve grown a lot and accepted myself not only as a person, but as an artist as well. The progression has bee...
Tags: Jazz, ALEC, Slovakia, Buffalo, Cleveland, BLM, Alex, Niagara Falls, Kane, Buffalo NY, Q&A Interviews, Juice WRLD, COVID, AP YCM, Buffalo New York Based Hip Hop Artist AP YCM, YCM


VIDEO: Kenosha Shooter Kyle Rittenhouse Punches Girl, Then Gets Jumped & Stomped Out by Bystanders

A disturbing video clip has surfaced showing Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old suspected of shooting three people and killing two during protests in Kenosha over the police shooting of Jacob Blake, becoming involved in a fight and punching a girl from behind. It’s unclear when the footage was filmed, but some users on social media are saying that the incident happened last month. Rittenhouse, who lives in Antioch, Illinois—which is about an hour north of Chicago and about 30 minutes west of Keno...
Tags: Videos, News, Milwaukee, Chicago, Wisconsin, Jazz, Illinois, BLM, Kenosha, Crocs, Kyle, Lake County, Antioch Illinois, Rittenhouse, Jacob Blake, Kyle Rittenhouse


Q&A With Rising Underground Hip Hop Group Gawds

Hey Gawds! You guys are a dope group for sure! So please tell us how long have you guys been making music together? Most importantly, how did you guys come up with the group name? Ans: We’ve been making music together for a little over 4 years now. However, we met in the Baltimore Hip-Hop scene as we were affiliated with different crews/groups originally. Gawds was discovered by an original “Gawds” member Plaii and current member Pinpoint. We wanted something catchy and we all knew how many yea...
Tags: Bruce Springsteen, Hip Hop, Jazz, BLM, Baltimore, Regulus, OutKast, Sean Price, Buckshot, Q&A Interviews, Underground Hip Hop, GAWDS, Plaii, Wu Tang Nas Biggie, BDK G Rap EPMD Cypress Hill


Minneapolis Residents Accuse Cops of Shooting Black Man in the Head, Police Say He Killed Himself

Video footage has emerged on social media showing Minneapolis residents accusing police officers of fatally shooting a Black man in the head, while police contend the man died by suicide. “Wow! Y’all shot him, bro! Are you f**king serious, bro?!? Y’all bogus as f**k!” a man can be heard shouting in one video as police stress that the man shot himself. “We just seen you!” the man behind the camera replies. “We seen him drop right there! He ain’t shoot himself, bro! He gone, bro! He dead, bro! Y’a...
Tags: Videos, Crime, News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Jazz, Officer Involved Shooting, Police Shooting, BLM, Elder, Minneapolis Police, Nicollet Mall, Blake, KPD, MPD, Andy Mannix


Q&A With Rising Minneapolis Based Hip Hop Artist Anuahyahu

Please tell us how long have you been making music? I’d say I’ve been making music professionally for 4 years, but before that I used to just freestyle for fun as part of keeping one of the 5 Elements of Hip Hop. How did you come up with your rap name? At the time Id been going through allot of turmoil in my life. And spirituality felt the impulse to change my name to Anuahyahu which is hebrew and based off my character. Pronounce (Uh-New-uh-Yahoo) meaning humble one of Yahuah(God). What sep...
Tags: Yahoo, Minneapolis, America, Jazz, Prince, BLM, Onyx, Friedman, North Minneapolis, Q&A Interviews, Kirby Puckett, Charles Caldwell, George Floyd, Anuahyahu, Qadash La Yahuah Which


Q&A With Tel-Aviv Hip Hop Artist Benjamin Elia$

Congratulations on your latest Album release “On The Way”. We checked it out and we really enjoyed the fresh new sound & perspective on new Hip Hop coming out of Tel-Aviv. What motivated you to create this style of music. And how did you come up with your MC name Benjamin Elia$? So glad that you guys enjoyed the project. I’ve been creating music for years and throughout it all my goal has been to find my own unique sound. The truth is, most of that is trial and error and just discovering the th...
Tags: Facebook, Usa, Instagram, Israel, Tel Aviv, America, Jazz, Wu Tang, BLM, Kanye, Ben, OutKast, Elias, Q&A Interviews, Benjamin Elias, Benjamin Elia



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