Friday, January 27, 2012

One More Robot - Issue 9


Featured Articles

R U Still Down?: The Legacy of Tupac Shakur
Examining the life, death and legacy of the most famous voice in the history of hip-hop.
by Charlie Braxton

Hype’s World
A critical breakdown of 15 nineties music videos from visionary director Hype Williams.
by Miles Marshall Lewis

Love & Hip-Hop
Exploring the interplay between R&B and hip-hop in the nineties.
by Quentin B. Huff

Rare Grooves
Counting out ten rare nineties hip-hop records every true fan should know.
by Cherryl Aldave & Monte Smith

Famous Last Words
The man once dubbed ‘Hip-Hop’s Official Cartoonist’ shares some of his favourite work from his time with The Source magazine.
by André LeRoy Davis, introduction by Michael A. Gonzales

Too Legit: The Neglected legacy of Pop-Rap
Analysing the influence of MC Hammer and the subsequent wave of ‘pop-rappers’ to achieve success.
by Jonathan Bogart

Young Blood: Lil Wayne in the Nineties
As a teenager in the nineties, Lil Wayne dropped hints of his impending stardom as both a solo artist and member of The Hot Boys.
by Joe Coscarelli

The Ballad of Faith and Biggie
Faith Evans discusses her role in the Bad Boy Records family and marriage to the legendary Notorious BIG.
by Michael A. Gonzales

NWA In Full Effect
A look at the various West Coast sounds that came on the back of NWA’s success, from the solo efforts of Eazy-E through to artists like Above The Law, Mack 10 and King Tee.
by Dean Van Nguyen

Also Includes

Heavy D 1967-2010 Inie Banigo remembers the influential hip-hop icon.

How MTV Got it’s Groove Back Recent inventiveness in their scheduled is making MTV worth watching again, argues Declan Aylward.

Spotlight: AM & Shawn Lee Jonathan Keane spoke to the funky duo about their recently released colaboration album.

Lesser Halves Derek Owens breaks down his five worst partners in the entertainment world’s history.

Bringing The Heat: Pacino in Dublin Matthew Jaffrey charts the history of the Dublin International Film Festival and previews this year’s event, including an scheduled appearance by Al Pacino.

Column: Ah Sure, Look It! Niamh King wonders if her peers are becoming increasingly quick to shrug off feminism.

Column: Half Nelson Jason Robinson examines the on-screen importance of a convincing accent.

and much more!

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