Articles

History of Southern Rap: Tennessee

History of Tennessee Rap and Hip Hop While break dancing, graffiti and most importantly the music genre hip hop was all created on the east coast, New York City specifically, southern rap has held the…

Articles

Articles

History of Southern Rap: Louisiana

History of Southern Rappers: Rappers from Louisiana (Louisiana Rappers, New Orleans Bounce Music, Baton Rouge, more) While break dancing, graffiti and most importantly the music genre hip hop was all created on the east coast,…
Articles

The Rise and Fall of Urban Street Wear

True History of Urban Clothing and StreetWear Style has been part of the urban and African-American culture for generations but with the rise of Hip Hop during the late 1980s and 1990s many clothing lines…

Entertainment

Entertainment

Keyn (Toledo, OH)

Keyn (Toledo Rapper) Up and coming Ohio hip-hop artist Keyn has just release two projects over the past few months titled “The Drop Off” and “Mind Blown”, reality music that the average person can relate…
Entertainment

Top Rhode Island Rappers

Top Rhode Island Rappers: List of Best Rhode Island Rappers One of the smallest states in the country and based out of New England, the state of Rhode Island has a nice music scene with…
Entertainment

Top Orlando, FL Rappers

Orlando Rappers: List of the Best Rappers from Orlando A city that has been known for its entertainment with Disney World and Universal Studios, has another side of entertainment, as Orlando rappers coming out of…

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Maps

Map: New York City

NYC Hoods Map  More of an New York City hoods map, than a New York City gang map, that shows the black and Latino hoods and communities, affiliations, and much more of New York City’s five…
Maps

Map of Bay Area, CA Hoods

Hoods of the Bay Area, California One of the most known and popular regions of the West Coast, this map of the Bay Area hoods breaksdown the streets of San Francisco, Richmond, Vallejo, Berkeley, Pittsburg,…

City Stories

City Stories

Brick City: The Streets of Newark, NJ

Brick City: A Breakdown of the city of Newark Often labeled as the 6th borough with its close relation to New York City, but the streets of the Newark ghetto have built their own separate…
City Stories

West Baltimore & the Truth about "The Wire"

The Truth About “The Wire” and the West Baltimore Ghetto Baltimore, a city that has been in the light for the past decades from the hit HBO series “The Wire” to well publicized police and…
City Stories

ILL Side: Inside the streets of East St. Louis

The Short East St Louis Ghetto Story  A famous urban destination spot for the St. Louis metropolitan with gentlemen clubs and nightclubs, the Ill Side, which represents St Louis’ only section that is in the…

Videos

Video

RVA (Richmond, VA)

TheRealStreetz of Richmond, VA A short documentary on the streets and community and the music scene of Richmond Virginia featuring Bugzie The Don, Mean Green Ent. / Flip It Quik, Coogi Keith, and more. Check…
Video

North Philly (Philadelphia, PA)

TheRealStreetz of Philadelphia, PA Three separate interviews of successful people from the streets and urban communities of Philadelphia that explain how there is more than the streets. Click to check out more on the streets…