Hip Hop History

Today we celebrate the life and career of one of the most profound rappers in Hip Hop history, Notorious B.I.G. We lost him 15 years ago, today. There are many Biggie fans out there, but have the TRUE Biggie fans even heard this Biggie demo he recorded before he became BIG? Check out Biggie’s old […]

In this exclusive video premiere on TheUrbanDaily, Dan Charnas, author of the epic new book The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop, talks about one very interesting event in Jay-Z’s breakup with Dame Dash that you won’t read in Jay-Z’s new bestseller, Decoded. Check out the video below: Dan Charnas, author of […]

In this exclusive video premiere on TheUrbanDaily, Dan Charnas, author of the epic new book The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop, discusses a very controversial story within it.

In this exclusive video premiere on TheUrbanDaily, Dan Charnas, author of the epic new book The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop, bursts a few widely-held myths about hip-hop. Myth #1: Suge Knight sprung Tupac from jail Myth #2: The Source was the first hip-hop magazine Myth #3: Kool Herc “invented” hip-hop […]