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Top Three Hip-Hop Festivals

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 15:40:52 Europe/London

Summer may be over but we’ve compiled a list of the top three hip-hop festivals. Don’t miss out on tickets for next year!

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Hip hop’s coolest couples

Monday, 4 August 2014 16:56:47 Europe/London

We have compiled a small selection of the most famous, successful and current couples currently on the hip hop scene.

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6 reasons you should choose Give Me Face Shop

Thursday, 17 July 2014 16:44:43 Europe/London

Wondering why you should choose Give Me Face Shop? Here are 5 reasons you can’t ignore

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The Origins of the Beanie Hat

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 15:07:00 Europe/London

The beanie hat has been around longer than you might think. The design can be traced back to the early 1900’s in the United States. The reason for the name, ‘beanie’ or ‘bean’ was formerly a slang term for the head.

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The Five Most Influential Hip-Hop Albums

Monday, 19 May 2014 14:04:46 Europe/London

Hip-Hop is, undoubtedly, one of the most influential musical genres in the world. Over the last thirty years the genre has produced lyrical masters of ceremonies with immeasurable talent and prowess, producers of dope tunes that have become the soundtrack of the urban lifestyle, and personalities that will be remembered for generations. Here is a look at some of the five most influential hip-hip albums of the last three decades.

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Six Underground Female Rappers You Need To Know About

Thursday, 15 May 2014 14:03:43 Europe/London

No matter if you’ve been down with the hip-hop scene for decades, or you’re new to bumpin’ to the emotive lyrical persuasiveness of artists, it can hardly be argued that hip-hop is has the power to affect all of us. Established artists such as Jay Z and Puffy Daddy have long been revered for their lyrical prowess, however there are a number of underground artists that have mad skills on the mic. Here’s a look at some underground female talent that you may or may not know of.

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Hip hop deaths that had the biggest impact

Thursday, 1 May 2014 13:00:57 Europe/London

Unfortunately, the hip hop world is littered with deaths, each as important as the last. Artists who stand up for their beliefs and put their thoughts out there for all to hear are often punished.

And these 5 rappers were punished in the most horrific way. 

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The top 5 male rappers ever

Monday, 28 April 2014 13:58:02 Europe/London

Hip-hop, as I don’t doubt you know has a rich history full of rappers with their own style and stamp. Everyone who has had the pleasure of saying they’re hip hop artists have changed the music in their own way.

But which proved the most popular? Which rappers took the hip-hop industry by storm?

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The different types of Hip Hop

Monday, 21 April 2014 12:57:23 Europe/London

Hip hop, we’ve all heard of it. Some hate it, others love it. But did you know it has many different subgenres and fusions?

Hip hop has been mixed with other types of music since it first began. And here we’re going to look at some of the strangest, most popular and bizarre subgenres of hip hop.

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Famous hip-hop rivalries: Tupac and Notorious B.I.G

Friday, 21 February 2014 12:51:15 Europe/London

To this day Tupac and Notorious BIG are seen as being two of the greatest rappers of all time. 

The talented pair bought the genre “gansta rap” into the mainstream from opposite sides of America.  Biggie lived and worked on the East Coast whilst 2Pac was from the West Coast, and so began the fierce hip-hop rivalry between the two coasts.

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Are you East or West Coast? Differences in Fashion throughout America

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 10:44:16 Europe/London

There are many differences between the lifestyles led by people of the East and West Coasts in America and rivalry between East and West has been rife for many years.  One of the most famous rivalries was the feud during the 1990s between the hip hop communities on the two different coasts which resulted in the murders of the rappers The Notorious B.I.G and 2Pac.

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The top five wealthiest hip-hop artists in the world

Sunday, 12 January 2014 10:03:32 Europe/London

There’s a lot of money to be made in the music industry, especially in the glamorous and money-conscious realm of hip-hop.

Hip-hop artists frequently rap about money, expensive clothing and jewellery, so flashy items of bling have now become a large part of the hip-hop image.  Here are the top five wealthiest hip-hop artists in the world according to Forbes.com

 

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The do-rag: From practicality to urban fashion accessory

Tuesday, 26 November 2013 15:21:17 Europe/London

Do-rags have become synonymous with rappers, hip hop icons and urban street wear.  But did you know that there was a time when do-rags were worn only as a practicality?

What is a do-rag?

For anyone who wasn’t sure on the purpose behind the do-rag, it was aptly named for its ability to hold a person’s hair-do in place.  Over more recent years do-rags have emerged as fashion accessories in urban street clothing. 

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Do hoodies deserve such a bad reputation?

Monday, 11 November 2013 12:22:47 Europe/London

Since the mid-70s hoodies have become synonymous with urban and street fashion.  Before this time hoodies were simply worn as a practicality by people working outside or playing sports to protect from the weather.  As hip-hop and urban culture became popular in the mid-70s hoodies started to become more of a trend than a practicality.  Hip-hop and rap icons made sportswear stylish and with it the popularity of the hoody soared too.



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5 Rappers who founded fashion labels

Thursday, 24 October 2013 11:58:04 Europe/London

Street wear and urban clothing originated from fashion trends made popular by rappers and hip hop stars in America.  As the fashion trend grew these popular music artists found that there was a huge demand for this kind of clothing and that they could influence what people wore and what became popular.  Therefore it only made sense that some popular rappers then began to create their own urban fashion labels.  Many of them have come and gone, but a few of them have had huge success.  Here are just five well-known rappers who have ventured into fashion design.



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Urban street fashion through the decades

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 18:07:41 Europe/London

Urban and street fashion found its roots with the rise of hip-hop music and culture back in the 1980s.  Even to this day the urban street fashion trends often follow those made popular by the music industry.  Urban street fashion is now popular worldwide amongst people of all different cultures and ethnicities; however it originated from African American youth living in New York City and Los Angeles in the 1980s.



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leopard and snakeskin snapback

Monday, 23 September 2013 13:50:59 Europe/London

Leopard and Snakeskin snapbacks, exceptional quality, with a distinctive peak in either leopard style or snakeskin. This style of snapbacks are being worn by Soulja boy, Chris Brown, Jessie J and many other celebrities. We have the super dope style as well as the plain snakeskin snapbacks, and the range will continue to grow. New York and many others in the leopard and snakeskin prints will be added to this section in the next few months. So do keep a look out at this Leopard and Snakeskin snapback section!

http://www.givemefaceshop.com/hip-hop-wear/snapback-caps/leopard-snakeskin-snapbacks.html



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bling studded snapback

Sunday, 18 August 2013 11:05:45 Europe/London

New Bling studded snapback caps added to the givemefaceshop, limited and exclusive, check out the latest designs.

Be the first to purchase these fascinating bling snapback caps;

http://www.givemefaceshop.com/hip-hop-wear/snapback-caps/bling-studded-snapbacks.html

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Superman and Batman t shirts

Saturday, 20 July 2013 11:57:25 Europe/London

Givemefaceshop is proud to introduce the latest DC Comics t shirts. The long awaited arrival of Superman and Batman tees are here. 100% cotton, graphic Superman logo and Batman logo on all t-shirts, all licensed products, made by Ringspun, official DC Comics and Warner Bros tm. Not to be missed, many fans have been waiting for these t shirts, are we are sure these will prove to be ever popular.

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kids snapbacks

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 18:24:01 Europe/London

Kids snapbacks, selected listings on special price,

Snapbacks on special price are the New York Ethos kids snapback, and the Los Angeles Kids snapbacks, licensed caps by Ethos.

http://www.givemefaceshop.com/hip-hop-wear/snapback-caps/children-s-snapback-caps.html?limit=30&p=1

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New styles Kids Snapback

Friday, 21 June 2013 15:10:44 Europe/London

New kids snapback added to the givemefaceshop, Phila red black snapback and the special NY pink stars and stripes.

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New Urban Jeans by Peviani

Friday, 21 June 2013 09:15:15 Europe/London

Great new urban jeans have been added to the Urban Jeans section and to the Peviani section. These sections concentrate on the latest urban jeans, and the jeas included this month include the True Peviani Indigo Jeans, Peviani Combat jeans, and the Peviani waxed jeans. Check out these sections as the jeans are truely exceptional.

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givemefaceshop launches new section

Friday, 5 August 2011 23:45:45 Europe/London

The new section of Snapback caps have arrived at the Givemefaceshop, from plain two tone snap backs, to ny and design snapbacks, these caps are great quality and fit.

The snapback caps have made a come back, and therefore we have the latest designs in our online shop. Chris Brown, Pharrell Williams and others alike have brought these caps back into the hip hop world, and it has meant the demand is so great for these caps. Check out the latest range of these snapbacks in the hip hop caps section

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