The Verbal Surgeon & Vorheez “Godzilla Bankrolls” VIDEO

The Verbal Surgeon & Vorheez “Godzilla Bankrolls” VIDEO

The Verbal Surgeon and Vorheez team up on this killer track/video featuring the Hip Hop essentials: rapid fire rhymes, a soulful beat, dope graffiti and a boombox!! It’s nice to see western Massachusetts artists coming together to create solid material. Download the The Science of Tactics where this song appears by clicking HERE. Share...
The History of The Universal Zulu Nation, Hip-Hop, Culture and Electro Funk

The History of The Universal Zulu Nation, Hip-Hop, Culture and Electro Funk

November is officially Hip-Hop history month! It’s also the 40th anniversary of The Universal Zulu Nation, and the 39th anniversary of Hip Hop. Let’s take a trip to the South Bronx of the ’70s, which was a melting pot for both music and people. From this integration came the culture that would later spawn the music to be called Hip-Hop, or Rap. This was when it was in its purist form, which was just ‘culture.’ It’s kind of hard to imagine, given its current state, but follow me anyway. Hip-Hop was started during this time as a culture; at the jams, in the parties, in the parks, you name it. It was created in spite of some of the social and economic disparities of the Bronx, which included poverty, drugs and location. The South Bronx at that time was considered everything poor by American standards. What was not being documented to most outside of the culture was the culture of the South Bronx itself. A culture that was rich. A culture that changed lives through its artistic interpretation. A culture that would change the history of music and media forever. At the helm of this cultural movement called “Hip Hop” was Afrika Bambaataa, the founder of The Universal Zulu Nation. The Universal Zulu Nation at the time was a music-oriented youth organization that became a world movement. READ MORE Share...