Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Doug E. Fresh tells Ed Lover how he feels about Macklemore’s ‘Downtown’

Legendary rapper Doug E. Fresh recently stopped by Backspin (Ch. 43) for an interview with Ed Lover. During their conversation, Lover asked what he thought about Macklemore – who often comes under criticism for cultural appropriation — including hip-hop veterans … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Doug E. Fresh tells Ed Lover how he feels about Macklemore’s ‘Downtown’

Legendary rapper Doug E. Fresh recently stopped by Backspin (Ch. 43) for an interview with Ed Lover. During their conversation, Lover asked what he thought about Macklemore – who often comes under criticism for cultural appropriation — including hip-hop veterans … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Polls

Poll: Who deserves the next hip-hop biopic? Ed Lover says Bad Boy Records

On the tails of Straight Outta Compton‘s success, Backspin‘s Ed Lover discussed which artist or group should be explored in the next biopic after N.W.A. In his opinion, it should be Bad Boy Records. “The Bad Boy story is so ill … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Polls

Poll: Who deserves the next hip-hop biopic? Ed Lover says Bad Boy Records

On the tails of Straight Outta Compton‘s success, Backspin‘s Ed Lover discussed which artist or group should be explored in the next biopic after N.W.A. In his opinion, it should be Bad Boy Records. “The Bad Boy story is so ill … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Straight Outta Compton Special: Ed Lover talks to the film’s director, actors and N.W.A member Ice Cube

Straight Outta Compton — the biopic about Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, MC Ren and DJ Yella of the iconic West Coast rap group N.W.A. — is due out in theaters this Friday. Backspin‘s Ed Lover invited the film’s director … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Straight Outta Compton Special: Ed Lover talks to the film’s director, actors and N.W.A member Ice Cube

Straight Outta Compton — the biopic about Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, MC Ren and DJ Yella of the iconic West Coast rap group N.W.A. — is due out in theaters this Friday. Backspin‘s Ed Lover invited the film’s director … Continued

Music

May 18-24: Hip-Hop Appreciation Week on Backspin!

Backspin (Ch. 46) is celebrating Hip-Hop Appreciation Week May 18-24 and we’ve got everything hip-hop fans could dream of, including exclusive KRS-One and Big Daddy Kane concerts recorded live in DC, and interviews with some of classic hip-hop’s biggest icons on … Continued

Music

May 18-24: Hip-Hop Appreciation Week on Backspin!

Backspin (Ch. 46) is celebrating Hip-Hop Appreciation Week May 18-24 and we’ve got everything hip-hop fans could dream of, including exclusive KRS-One and Big Daddy Kane concerts recorded live in DC, and interviews with some of classic hip-hop’s biggest icons on … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Oh hey there, Slim Shady!

The Real Slim Shady recently stopped by Backspin to give a shout out to host Ed Lover (aka Ed Lover’s Tuesday night totally trumped yours). Don’t feel too jealous though. Eminem’s label Shady Records turns 15 this year, and the rap … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Oh hey there, Slim Shady!

The Real Slim Shady recently stopped by Backspin to give a shout out to host Ed Lover (aka Ed Lover’s Tuesday night totally trumped yours). Don’t feel too jealous though. Eminem’s label Shady Records turns 15 this year, and the rap … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Hip-Hop 101: KRS-One names 3 essential albums for the hip-hop newbie in your life

Let’s say you had a friend who’d literally never listened to hip-hop. Sure, that’s basically impossible, but say they existed. Maybe they’ve been living on Mars for their entire lives. What would you instruct them to listen to first? Backspin‘s … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Hip-Hop 101: KRS-One names 3 essential albums for the hip-hop newbie in your life

Let’s say you had a friend who’d literally never listened to hip-hop. Sure, that’s basically impossible, but say they existed. Maybe they’ve been living on Mars for their entire lives. What would you instruct them to listen to first? Backspin‘s … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Get the Backspin back story on classic hip-hop duo Mobb Deep

Airing Tuesday 4/1 at 6 pm ET on Backspin, Ch. 46 Replaying Thursday 4/3 at 8 pm ET, Saturday 4/5 at 4 pm ET, and Sunday 4/6 at 1 pm ET Classic hip-hop duo Mobb Deep have been performing together … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Get the Backspin back story on classic hip-hop duo Mobb Deep

Airing Tuesday 4/1 at 6 pm ET on Backspin, Ch. 46 Replaying Thursday 4/3 at 8 pm ET, Saturday 4/5 at 4 pm ET, and Sunday 4/6 at 1 pm ET Classic hip-hop duo Mobb Deep have been performing together … Continued

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What’s On: CHVRCHES private performance for SiriusXM listeners

Recap Monday night football with Pat Kirwan and Jim Miller then get your daily metal fix with Jack Osbourne, who takes over dad’s channel, Ozzy’s Boneyard. If that’s not your speed, hang in there to hear CHVRCHES’ private performance at … Continued

Country, Entertainment, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, NFL, Rock, Sports

What’s On: CHVRCHES private performance for SiriusXM listeners

Recap Monday night football with Pat Kirwan and Jim Miller then get your daily metal fix with Jack Osbourne, who takes over dad’s channel, Ozzy’s Boneyard. If that’s not your speed, hang in there to hear CHVRCHES’ private performance at … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Bun B: “You need that high skill level to stay in the game.”

How does the hip-hop music scene nowadays compare to back in the day? According to Bun B, quite a lot has changed over time. The legendary member of UGK recently stopped by The Ed Lover Show on Backspin to discuss … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music

Bun B: “You need that high skill level to stay in the game.”

How does the hip-hop music scene nowadays compare to back in the day? According to Bun B, quite a lot has changed over time. The legendary member of UGK recently stopped by The Ed Lover Show on Backspin to discuss … Continued

Entertainment, Music

Celebs & SiriusXM hosts share their zombie apocalypse survival plan

Walking Dead, World War Z, 28 Days Later, Night of the Living Dead, Shawn of the Dead… the list goes on and on of Zombie Apocalypse movies that leave us all pondering one very important question: How will I survive … Continued

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Celebs & SiriusXM hosts share their zombie apocalypse survival plan

Walking Dead, World War Z, 28 Days Later, Night of the Living Dead, Shawn of the Dead… the list goes on and on of Zombie Apocalypse movies that leave us all pondering one very important question: How will I survive … Continued

Entertainment, Music

What’s On: CeeLo Green, the Americana Awards, Hispanic Heritage Month and more!

Today’s a little bit country and a little bit rock ‘n’ roll… with a healthy dose of Hip Hop and Spanish rock in there for good measure. The Ed Lover Show with CeeLo Green Wednesday 5:30 pm ET on Backspin (rebroadcasts Fri. … Continued

Entertainment, Music

What’s On: CeeLo Green, the Americana Awards, Hispanic Heritage Month and more!

Today’s a little bit country and a little bit rock ‘n’ roll… with a healthy dose of Hip Hop and Spanish rock in there for good measure. The Ed Lover Show with CeeLo Green Wednesday 5:30 pm ET on Backspin (rebroadcasts Fri. … Continued

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