Daryl Nelson is a contributing writer for TheDrop.FM. He has written for ConsumerAffairs.com, Readers Digest, Polymagazine, The Urban Post, Impose Magazine, Crumbs for Men Magazine and a number of other publications. Nelson was born in New York, raised in Connecticut and attended Virginia State University.
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Guys who are in committed relationships are members of a special club. Unlike single guys, they can't approach women for phone numbers or ask them out on dates, nor can they converse with them in that I'm-attracted-to-you kind of way. Of course there are guys who cheat and still act like they're single, but it's safe to assume that most guys in relationships try their best to be faithful... Read M
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There are some hip-hop albums that exist on a higher level. They're not just solid offerings, they're a lot more than that. Pusha T's 'My Name Is My Name' is one of those albums, and it stands out not only for its incredibly strong production and lyrics, but for the way it's crafted overall.
Waka Flocka, ‘From Roaches to Rollies’ – Mixtape Review
Throughout Waka Flocka's career thus far, he's often said that he's not a traditional rapper and he has no interest in being lyrical, but on his latest release, 'From Roaches to Rollies,' it sounds like he might have changed that belief.
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If you were born in the '70s or early '80s -- or maybe even afterwards -- you're probably one of those fans who's interested in rap's history. Either way, there's a good chance that you're aware of what's known as the Golden Age of hip-hop, and how New York rappers played a pivotal role in that time period...
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With the recent successes of Chief Keef, it's easy to believe that Chicago is all about drill music these days, but it's not, because on the other side of the spectrum, there's a whole other scene going on. And rapper Vic Mensa is clearly one of its major players.
10 Hottest Hip-Hop Wives and Girlfriends
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If you think about it, rapper Charli Baltimore's career has been pretty eventful to say the least. In the mid-'90s, the Philadelphia native met the Notorious B.I.G., became romantically involved with him and then got a deal with Lance "Un" Rivera's record label, Untertainment. However, after a few noteworthy singles and guest appearances, she disappeared, only to return to the scene in 2
Jahlil Beats, ‘Genius’ – Mixtape Review
Since around 2009, producer and rapper Jahlil Beats has created an impressive resume by working with the likes of Jay-Z, Rick Ross and 50 Cent, and that's just some of the A-list artists he's worked with. In fact, his impressive beats have earned him a spot both on Meek Mill's Dream Chasers Records and Jay's Roc Nation.