DJ Khaled

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Five Reasons Why 2 Chainz Should Make A Presidential Bid

    I don't know about you, but this election coverage is really starting to wear on me. Headline after headline, months and months of media saturation, all to try and convince me to wake up 25 minutes earlier on November 4 to hit an elementary school on the way to work. I'm so fed up with the overkill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    What If Drake Wrote "9 A.M. In Dallas" And Actually Mentioned Dallas?

    In 2010, Drake recorded a freestyle track titled "9 A.M. in Dallas." The track was written, as the title spells out, one morning in Dallas, and was shortlisted for his debut album Thank Me Later. One thing, though: It doesn't really mention Dallas. Well, Dallas is a little hurt that he didn't call ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Top 10 Modern Hip-Hop Ad-Libs

    Throughout hip-hop's history, rappers have sought to distinguish themselves through a variety of methods. While some have focused exclusively on lyrical content, others have focused on style and cadence. As of late, hip-hop has experienced a fundamental shift from an emphasis on substance to an emph ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Kanye West's "Theraflu," Explained

    America loves hip-hop music, but we don't always understand the meaning behind the message. We love to dance awkwardly to "Rack City" in the comfort of our homes while throwing imaginary ones in the air, but seldom take the time to break down a song line by line to derive its true meaning. That's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Clearing Out The Mailroom: Monday, October 18, 2010.

    ​We've got quite a backlog of CDs we've never gotten around to, so we're going to try to chip away at the pile with this regular feature. The plan: to take a few at a time and play each CD for as long as I can stand it.Buckcherry (Los Angeles, CA)All Night Long (Eleven Seven Music)You know when yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Download: DJ A Bay Bay -- "I Stay (feat. Dorrough, Fat Pimp, Trai'D and Tum Tum)"

    ​ KKDA 104.5-FM afternoon drive-time jock DJ A Bay Bay is a pretty big deal--and not just locally, but, y'know, nationally. The former Shreveport DJ is, after all, the namesake behind the Shreveport rapper Hurricane Chris' 2007 massive 2007 single "A Bay Bay". So, there's that.Since moving to the ... More >>

  • Music

    May 22, 2008

    Fox News Akin To Southern Rap

    Anti-intellectual appeal and red-state focus are just the tip of what these two have in common.

  • Music

    March 6, 2008

    The N-Word Still Alive and Well in Hip-Hop

    Eight month after the hip-hop community gave the word a funeral, it hasn't died