Los Angeles-bred emcee MURSis one of such personas who adhere to its street-ready sophistication — elements that reflect MURS own take on hip-hop. Here, the self-proclaimed "Lord of the Underground" speaks with OTW Minute on his interpretation of hip-hop, how growing up in the violent parts...

To celebrate then end of our music month here are 10 trendsetters from the hip hop world. 1. Salt-N-Pepa Now let's talk about these ladies. You were not fly girl in the late 80′s and early 90′s if you didn't model your style after Salt-N-Pepa. They completely revolutionized music by...

and so doesn't hip hop fashion. There are many brands which come out with accessories and clothes which help to accentuate the hip hop brand. Such a fact is not restricted to clothing brands alone but also amongst watch brands. Most fans are too busy following what their favorite singers and...

Hip hop fashion trends is not a newcomer to the fashion scene, by any means. In fact, this style has been around since the 1980′s, when celebrities like Will Smith and Christopher "Kid" Reid, showed how young people do. Of course, hip hop fashion trends have developed over the past two decades...

Aug25 {Party flyer for an event in 1982 at a club in New York} Hip-hop has been an instrumental part of my career. As a kid, I always wanted the two-finger ring, boom-box and go to the parties. Unfortunately, I was too young and didn't get a chance to experience it. I had a dope...

," once said iconic hip-hop pioneer Fab Five Freddy, in an interview with radio host Davey-D, back in 2010. It's true–nestled in the downtrodden streets of a 1980s Manhattan, a new relationship between two of music's most unlikeliest candidates, began to develop. Fast-forward to the...

A hip-hop spread in "V" magazine. Photo: Courtesy of "V" magazine In another look from the spread, we have a model sporting sooo many chains that it looks like it's almost painful. A dollar choker PLUS a gun necklace PLUS a cross necklace PLUS a bicycle lock (What? It looks like one.)...

The Forbes Hip-Hop Cash Kings charts pretax earnings for all living artists whose work is primarily classified as hip-hop or rap. The 2011 edition, for the period from May 2010 to May 2011 has been released, timed perfectly with the launch of Watch the Throne: Jay-Z is hip-hop's top earner...

25 Years In The Making, "BIG FUN IN THE BIG TOWN" Hip-Hop Documentary To Be Released In 1986, Run-DMC was just making it big. LL Cool J was still living with his grandmother. And the Latin Quarter was at the epicenter of a rapidly rising artistic movement. Big Fun in the Big Town, a 1986...

Over the past few weeks, it seem like all anyone is talking about is the connection between the hip-hop and fashion industries. Recent events bringing these two worlds together include Kanye West's line for French label A.P.C. and Jay-Z's song "Tom Ford" off his latest album. But this isn't a...

 

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