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Did rap originate in Scotland?

  The Telegraph reports that an American Professor is claiming rap music, specifically freestyle battles, actually originated in Scotland centuries ago.  The Scottish tradition of flyting is, as Professor Ferenc Szasz claims, a battle of “verbal jousting” that was done in verse.   Szasz claims that Scottish slaveowners brought the practice over to the US and that slaves there […]

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HBO Commentator Kellerman Raps

Many of you out there may not appreciate Max Kellerman. He’s a Boxing commentator for HBO, and has worked for many of the major networks, including ESPN and FOX. Few know that he was apparently in a rap group with his late brother, who was tragically murdered a few years later. The Roberto Flack Chronicles, […]

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