An 18-year old Egyptian contestant on Middle Eastern hit series “Arabs Got Talent” recently took the stage and began to rap: “My body is only mine.” This brave young woman is Myam Mahmoud, and she uses her art to spur discussions on women’s lives in the Middle East. Although she did not win the televised contest, Mahmoud hopes to inspire other women to speak out against violence and harassment.
She tells The Associated ... Read More
BY Eloise Giegerich in Boob Tube on Oct 18, 2013 |
We all know that Dolly Parton can do ANYTHING, but did you know that she loves to rap? In a newly released preview video for the singer’s upcoming appearance on The Queen Latifah Show today, Parton, donning a bedazzled, tight black dress, matching leggings, gold chains, and a ginormous white afro, shows off her skillz, busting out rhymes that are both frightening and amazing at the same time.Not only does Parton incorporate a banjo-accompanied ... Read More
BY Tess Duncan in Music Stuff on Jun 05, 2013 |
Detroit rapper Angel Haze first caught our eye when she dropped the heavy, deeply personal "Cleanin' Out My Closet" last year. Haze's detailed account of her repeated sexual abuse was compelling to say the least, and made the lyricist a household name in the rap world. She's been spinning out mixtapes like it's NBD, plus an EP in 2012, and now we're anxiously awaiting Dirty Gold, her upcoming studio album.
To quench our Haze-y thirst, she's given us "No Bueno," ... Read More
BY Tess Duncan in General on Jan 04, 2013 |
You might have heard about Oxygen’s newly proposed reality show, “All My Babies’ Mamas,” which spotlights rapper Shawty Lo’s eleven children and their ten different mothers. If that premise wasn’t appalling enough, the entire show is styled after cheesy dating game show parodies such as Flavor of Love and Rock of Love. Each woman is given a ridiculous nickname, meant to seem playful or funny I guess, that includes the ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in Style File on Feb 20, 2012 |
We were browsing the World Wide Webternets today, on the hunt for some rad swimsuits for our June/July issue, when we came across a face that looked familiar on TheGiantPeach.com. That surly twinkle in the eye, those cartoony tattoos, that two-tone hair—this model is most definitely West Coast rapper Kreayshawn! (Compare her tattoos above with those in the below photo, for extra proof.) She’s clearly come a long way since this photo, especially in terms of ... Read More
BY Janelle in Music Stuff on Mar 16, 2011 |
Nate Dogg died yesterday at 41; the cause of death has yet to be announced, although the rapper/singer suffered from strokes in 2007 and 2008. A Long Beach, California native, Nate Dogg is best known for his collabs with Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Tupac, Warren G, and Eminem and will forever be a voice of G-funk. In 1991, he formed the rap group 213 with both Snoop and Warren G and later Nate Dogg made his debut in Dr. Dre’s The Chronic.
His voice is ... Read More