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Superstars Little Simz and Stormzy Dominate Mobo Awards Nominations

British artists Little Simz and Stormzy are leading the nominations for the Mobo Awards with four each.

Both artists are up for Album of the Year and Video of the Year, among other categories.

The awards ceremony, which celebrates black music and culture, will take place on February 7 in Sheffield.

Other artists with multiple nominations include Central Cee, PinkPantheress, J Hus, and Raye.

Public Enemy: The Truth Behind Hip Hop's Most Revolutionary Group

This engaging article takes a close look at the lives and careers of the revolutionary hip hop group, Public Enemy.

From their politically charged hits like "Fight The Power" to controversies surrounding members like Flavor Flav and Professor Griff, the article provides an insightful summary of where the group is now.

U.K. Rapper Dave Makes Big Impact, Raises $500K for Children in Palestine, Sudan & Congo

South London rapper Dave has raised nearly $633,215 for children affected by conflicts in Palestine, Sudan, and Congo.

The funds were raised through a merchandise sale, with Dave personally matching the proceeds.

This comes after Dave's successful collaboration with Central Cee, which broke records and dominated the UK charts.

Skillz Drops Exclusive Track 'Chic-Fil-A @ 7am' - Hip-Hop Fans Are Going Crazy!

Hip-hop artist Skillz has made a brief comeback with an Instagram-exclusive track called "Chic-Fil-A @ 7am".

The Virginia-born talent showcases his impressive skills in the 1:30 snippet, using a sample from a Temptations classic.

Fans are wondering if the track will be released more widely and if Skillz is one of the most underrated lyricists in hip-hop.

Step Back in Time and Admire the iconic images of the 90s Hip-Hop Scene with Normski!

This article takes us back to the 90s hip-hop scene with a collection of captivating photos.

Get ready to be transported to an era of bold fashion, music, and culture that defined a generation.

Hip Hop Remembers Amp Fiddler, Mentor to J Dilla and Parliament-Funkadelic

Detroit musician Amp Fiddler, known for his work with J Dilla and Parliament-Funkadelic, has passed away after battling an undisclosed illness.

Tributes from the music world poured in for the influential artist, who mentored J Dilla and collaborated with musicians such as Prince and George Clinton.

Fiddler had recently received support from a GoFundMe campaign and a benefit concert. He leaves behind a legacy of contributions to funk, soul, hip hop, and more.

From Legends to Rising Stars: Complex UK Ranks the Top 50 British Rappers of All Time!

UK music publication Complex has released a list of the top 50 best British rappers of all time, including established artists like Dizzee Rascal and Skepta, as well as rising stars.

The rankings were based on factors like technical ability and cultural impact, with Dizzee Rascal claiming the number one spot.

How a Graffiti Artist Became Ultra-Rich with a Bold Move. You Won't Believe It!

Graffiti artist David Choe made a bold decision to accept stock options as payment for painting the Facebook headquarters in 2005.

When Facebook went public in 2012, Choe's stock options were worth $200 million, making him a multi-millionaire overnight.

Had he not sold his stock, he would be a billionaire today.

Hip-Hop Legend Jehst Takes UK by Storm with Unmissable Headline Shows!

UK hip-hop legend, Jehst, has announced a full UK tour following the release of his critically acclaimed album, 'Mork Calling Orson'.

The tour kicks off in London on February 28th and includes dates in Brighton, Folkestone, Liverpool, Leeds, Manchester, and Bristol.

Tickets are on sale now.

Scarface Drops Epic Performance in the Best Hip Hop Tiny Desk Ever

Scarface delivered an incredible performance in his NPR Tiny Desk Concert, bringing his southern rap classics to life with the help of his longtime producer and a live band.

The live session was highly anticipated and lived up to the hype, with Scarface paying tribute to 2Pac and even bringing his son on stage.

This is being hailed as the best hip-hop Tiny Desk performance ever.

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