BiggDogg

BiggDogg

Senior Hip-Hop Editor & Basketball Enthusiast
Hip-Hop Director of KXSC Radio, USC's independent and student-run radio station. He is also the host of "The House of Hip-Hop," a weekly radio show on KXSC that features old-school, and underground hip-hip. "The House of Hip-Hop airs on Mondays at 10 pm PST.

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Kanye West Tells Kid in Wheelchair “Stand Up!”

During a concert in the Land Down Under, Kanye West committed a big no-no. Before starting "Good Life," Yeezus commanded the entire crowd to rise to its feet. After he started...

20 Years Ago Today: A Look Back at the Album That Saved the East Coast

It’s been a while time since I've hit the keyboard for Daily Beat, but I couldn't have picked a better occasion to come back because 20 years ago today, The Notorious B.I.G...

Throwback Thursday Sample of the Week #62

It's been a little over 5 years since we lost the King of Pop, so this week we're gonna honor his memory by featuring an oldie from his days in the Jackson 5. Happy Throwback...

Throwback Thursday Sample of the Week #61

For one reason or another, I just couldn't get "Lovely Day" by Bill Withers out of my head. So, I decided that I might as well feature it as this week's sample. Enjoy this week's...

Throwback Thursday Sample of the Week #60

This week's sample features one of my personal favorite musicians, Miles Davis...but not in the way you probably thought. Normally the story goes that hip-hop producers sample...

Throwback Thursday Sample of the Week #59

A couple of days ago, I talked about some average songs that had dope beats, and this track was one of them. Like I said in the article, the beat isn't really that impressive from...

Mediocre Songs with Dope Beats

As important as lyricism is to a hip-hop song, we all know that it’s a good beat that grabs our attention and keeps us listening. Oftentimes I find myself really digging a song...

Throwback Thursday Sample of the Week #58

May 21st would have been the 42nd birthday of the late, great Notorious B.I.G. In celebration of one of hip-hop's greatest, we're gonna look back at what is considered by many to...

WATCH: Ryan Lewis Asks Music Fans About Ryan Lewis

Back in the days when hip-hop first started, the DJ was the most important guy on the stage. In fact, an MC had to ask for a DJ's permission to be featured with him. That's why...

Throwback Thursday Sample of the Week #57

Say what you want about Kanye West, but the man knows how to make a dope beat. While Yeezy isn't exactly known for being the biggest crate digger in the world, he really dug deep...

Apple Set to Buy Dr. Dre’s Beats Electronics for An Estimated $3.2 Billion

Ladies and gentlemen, Dr. Andre Young is about to get PAID. Rumor has it that Apple is offer the legendary producer a whopping $3.2 billion for his company, Beats Electronics...

Throwback Thursday Sample of the Week #56

This week's sample is a perfect example of why MF DOOM isn't just one of the greatest MC's ever, but a fantastic producer as well. Who else could take a tune from Fat Albert and...

Throwback Thursday Sample of the Week #55

Between announcing the release date of their upcoming album and Questlove's critique of hip-hop, the Roots have been in the news quite a bit lately. So, we're gonna take a look at...

Questlove Talks Hip-Hop Culture

I've gone on record saying that Questlove knows more about music than anyone walking this earth. Not only is the man a musical genius, but his increased popularity from his...

Hip-Hop on the Hardwood: Round 2 Preview

I think that it's safe to say that the NBA playoffs have so far lived up to the hype, and the showdown between Jay-Z's Brooklyn Nets and Drake's Toronto Raptors was no exception...
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