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A Tribe Called Quest was an American hip-hop collective formed in 1985 and originally composed of MC and main producer Q-Tip,.
A&E is an American digital cable and satellite television television channel.
An absentee business owner is one who does not personally manage the business he or she owns, or who does not live in the community in which the business operates.
Active Duty is the eighth release by MC Hammer on November 20, 2001.
The AFI Life Achievement Award was established by the Board of Directors of the American Film Institute on February 26, 1973, to honor a single individual for his or her lifetime contribution to enriching American culture through motion pictures and television.
Alcee Lamar Hastings (born September 5, 1936) is the U.S. Representative for.
AllHipHop is a hip hop news website founded in 1998.
Alyssa Jayne Milano (born December 19, 1972) is an American actress, activist, producer and former singer.
Amen is an American sitcom produced by Carson Productions that aired on NBC from September 27, 1986 to May 11, 1991.
"." Houston Business Journal.
The American League of Professional Baseball Clubs, or simply the American League (AL), is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball (MLB) in the United States and Canada.
The American Music Awards (AMAs) is an annual American music awards show, created by Dick Clark in 1973 for ABC when the network's contract to air the Grammy Awards expired.
The 40th Annual American Music Awards was held on November 18, 2012 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
Analogy (from Greek ἀναλογία, analogia, "proportion", from ana- "upon, according to" + logos "ratio") is a cognitive process of transferring information or meaning from a particular subject (the analog, or source) to another (the target), or a linguistic expression corresponding to such a process.
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop is a 2004 film directed by Richard Lowe and Dana Heinz Perry and written by Bill Adler.
AOL (formerly a company known as AOL Inc., originally known as America Online, and stylized as Aol.) is a web portal and online service provider based in New York.
Appeal to ridicule (also called appeal to mockery, ab absurdo, or the horse laughBrooke Noel Moore and Richard Parker, Critical Thinking, McGraw-Hill, 2000, p. 526.), is an informal fallacy which presents an opponent's argument as absurd, ridiculous, or humorous, and therefore not worthy of serious consideration.
An application software (app or application for short) is a computer software designed to perform a group of coordinated functions, tasks, or activities for the benefit of the user.
Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American actor, filmmaker, businessman, investor, author, philanthropist, activist, politician, and former professional bodybuilder and powerlifter.
Arsenio Hall (born February 12, 1956) is an American comedian, actor, and talk show host.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
In sound recording and reproduction, audio mixing is the process of combining multitrack recordings into a final mono, stereo or surround sound product.
Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties.
B Angie B (born March 9, 1968) is an African American female R&B vocalist and dancer who came onto the music scene in the early 1990s.
Back 2 Back Hits is a compilation album by rappers M.C. Hammer and Vanilla Ice.
Bankruptcy is a legal status of a person or other entity that cannot repay debts to creditors.
A batboy or batgirl in sports is an individual who carries the baseball bats around to a baseball team.
Jarvis Edward Cooper, often abbreviated J.E. Cooper, is an American hip hop artist professionally known as BB Jay from Brooklyn, NY famously noted for his vocal similarity to late hip-hop legend The Notorious B.I.G..
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Beatboxing (also beat boxing or b-boxing) is a form of vocal percussion primarily involving the art of mimicking drum machines (typically a TR-808), using one's mouth, lips, tongue, and voice.
BeBe & CeCe Winans are an American gospel music brother and sister duo.
Behind the Music is a documentary television series on VH1.
Bell Biv DeVoe, also known as BBD, is an American music group that branched off from New Edition.
Black Entertainment Television (BET, stylised as BET★) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the BET Networks division of Viacom.
The BET Hip Hop Awards are an annual awards show, airing on BET, showcasing hip hop performers, producers and music video directors.
Better Luck Tomorrow is a 2002 crime-drama film directed by Justin Lin.
Betty Marion White Ludden (born January 17, 1922), known professionally as Betty White, is an American actress and comedian, with the longest television career of a female entertainer.
Beverly Hills, 90210 is an American teen drama television series created by Darren Star and produced by Aaron Spelling under his production company Spelling Television.
Beverly Hills is an affluent city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood.
In Christian communities, Bible study is the study of the Bible by ordinary people as a personal religious or spiritual practice.
Antonio Hardy (born September 10, 1968), better known by his stage name Big Daddy Kane, is a Grammy Award-winning American rapper and actor who started his career in 1986 as a member of the rap collective the Juice Crew.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
The Billboard Music Award is an honor given by Billboard, a publication and music popularity chart covering the music business.
Bing is a web search engine owned and operated by Microsoft.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Marcel Theo Hall (born April 8, 1964), better known by his stage name Biz Markie, is an American rapper, beatboxer, DJ, actor, comedian, reality television personality and commercial spokesperson.
BMG Rights Management GmbH is an international music company focused on the management of music publishing, recording rights and music distribution.
Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring.
A boxing ring is the space in which a boxing match occurs.
Boyz II Men is an American R&B vocal group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, best known for emotional ballads and a cappella harmonies.
The Breeders' Futurity Stakes is an American Grade I Thoroughbred horse race held annually in early October at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky.
British Knights is a shoe brand founded in 1983 by Jack Schwartz Shoes Inc., based in New York City.
Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.
Trevor George Smith Jr. (born May 20, 1972), better known by his stage name Busta Rhymes, is an American rapper, record producer, record executive and actor.
C+C Music Factory is an American musical group formed in 1989 by David Cole and Robert Clivillés.
Cable television is a system of delivering television programming to paying subscribers via radio frequency (RF) signals transmitted through coaxial cables, or in more recent systems, light pulses through fiber-optic cables.
Proposition 34 was a California ballot measure that was decided by California voters at the statewide election on November 6, 2012.
A cameo role or cameo appearance (often shortened to just cameo) is a brief appearance or voice part of a known person in a work of the performing arts, typically unnamed or appearing as themselves.
Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government-sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime.
Capitol Records, Inc. is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Capitol Music Group imprint.
A cardroom or card room is a gaming establishment that exclusively offers card games for play by the public.
Cartoon Network (abbreviated as CN since 2004) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System.
Cash4Gold (sometimes stylized in advertising as Cash4Gold.com) serves as a mail-in refinery that buys gold, silver and platinum primarily from jewelry.
A casino is a facility which houses and accommodates certain types of gambling activities.
A catchphrase (alternatively spelled catch phrase) is a phrase or expression recognized by its repeated utterance.
CEMA was a record label distribution branch of Capitol-EMI.
The term charisma (pl. charismata, adj. charismatic) has two senses.
Charles Oscar Finley (February 22, 1918 – February 19, 1996), nicknamed Charlie O or Charley O, was an American businessman who is best remembered for his tenure as the owner of Major League Baseball's Oakland Athletics.
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle is a 2003 American action comedy film directed by McG and written by John August, and Cormac and Marianne Wibberley.
Chelsea Lately is an American late night comedy talk show hosted by comedian Chelsea Handler which was broadcast on E!.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
Choreography is the art or practice of designing sequences of movements of physical bodies (or their depictions) in which motion, form, or both are specified.
In dance, choreography is the act of designing dance.
A Christian is a person who follows or adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.
In Christianity, ministry is an activity carried out by Christians to express or spread their faith, the prototype being the Great Commission.
Christianity in Asia has its roots in the very inception of Christianity, which originated from the life and teachings of Jesus in 1st century Roman Palestine.
Christopher A. Sinclair (born September 5, 1950) is an American businessman.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.
A compilation album comprises tracks, either previously released or unreleased, usually from several separate recordings by either one or several performers.
Con Funk Shun (formerly known as Project Soul) is an American R&B and funk band whose popularity began in the mid-1970s and ran through the 1980s.
Contemporary Christian music (or CCM—and occasionally "inspirational music") is a genre of modern popular music which is lyrically focused on matters concerned with the Christian faith.
Copyright infringement is the use of works protected by copyright law without permission, infringing certain exclusive rights granted to the copyright holder, such as the right to reproduce, distribute, display or perform the protected work, or to make derivative works.
Corey Scott Feldman (born July 16, 1971) is an American actor and singer.
Corrine Brown (born November 11, 1946) is an American politician who served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida from 1993 to 2017.
In popular music, a cover version, cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording by someone other than the original artist or composer of a previously recorded, commercially released song.
Crack cocaine, also known simply as crack, is a free base form of cocaine that can be smoked.
Customised buses are buses that have been modified for decorative purposes.
Michael Eugene Archer (born February 11, 1974), better known by his stage name D'Angelo (pronounced di-Angelo), is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.
Darrell Wayne Lukas (born September 2, 1935 in Antigo, Wisconsin) is an American horse trainer and a U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee.
"D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)" is a song written by American rapper Jay-Z. It was produced by No I.D. The song was released as a digital download on June 23, 2009, and as the first single from Jay-Z's 11th studio album, The Blueprint 3.
Dallas is a city in the U.S. state of Texas.
Dance Fever is an American variety game show hosted by Eric Nies.
Dance Floor (foaled 1989 in New Jersey) is a retired American Thoroughbred racehorse.
Dance music is music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing.
Dancing with the Stars is the name of several international television series based on the format of the British TV series Strictly Come Dancing, which is distributed by BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC.
Daniel O’Connor (born December 2, 1968), best known as Danny Boy O’Connor, is an American rapper and a member of the hip hop group, House of Pain.
David Schulhof is an American media executive who is currently president of music for AGC studios.
DC Talk (stylized as dc Talk) is a Christian rap and rock trio.
Death Row Records (formerly Future Shock Entertainment and Tha Row Records) was an American record label founded in 1991 by Suge Knight, The D.O.C, and Dr. Dre.
Debt is when something, usually money, is owed by one party, the borrower or debtor, to a second party, the lender or creditor.
Deion Luywnn Sanders Sr. (born August 9, 1967), nicknamed "Primetime", is a former American football and baseball player who works as an analyst for CBS Sports and the NFL Network.
A deposition in the law of the United States, or examination for discovery in the law of Canada, involves the taking of sworn, out-of-court oral testimony of a witness that may be reduced to a written transcript for later use in court or for discovery purposes.
A devil (from Greek: διάβολος diábolos "slanderer, accuser") is the personification and archetype of evil in various cultures.
Diamond Vision (known as Aurora Vision in Japan) displays are large-scale video screens for indoor and outdoor sports venues and commercial applications, produced by the Mitsubishi Electric Corporation.
Diane Edith Watson (born November 12, 1933) is a former US Representative for, serving from 2003 until 2011.
Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve (NYRE) is an annual New Year's Eve television special broadcast by ABC.
Digital distribution (also referred to as content delivery, online distribution, or electronic software distribution (ESD), among others) is the delivery or distribution of media content such as audio, video, software and video games.
Digital Underground was an alternative hip hop group from Oakland, California.
A diss track or diss song is a song intended to disrespect people.
Khaled Mohamed Khaled (born November 26, 1975) is an American record producer, radio personality, DJ, record label executive and author.
Craig Venegas Alvarado (born January 15, 1971), known by his stage name DJ King Assassin, is an American disc jockey, producer, and engineer from Los Angeles, California.
DJ Semtex (born John Fairbanks; 1974) is an award-winning English DJ, author and presenter for BBC Radio 1Xtra's flagship hip-hop show (airing Friday nights from 21:00 to 23:00) and Spotify's Who We Be podcast.
Doin' What I Gotta Do is the third album by Doug E. Fresh.
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (or simply Don't Be a Menace) is a 1996 American crime comedy parody film directed by Paris Barclay in his feature film directorial debut, and produced by Keenen Ivory Wayans, and also written by Wayans brothers Shawn and Marlon Wayans, who also both starred in the lead roles.
Doogie Howser, M.D. is an American Medical comedy-drama television series that ran for four seasons on ABC from September 19, 1989, to March 24, 1993, totaling 97 episodes.
A double album (or double record) is an audio album which spans two units of the primary medium in which it is sold, typically records and compact disc.
Doug E. Fresh (born September 17, 1966) is a Barbadian-American rapper, record producer, and beatboxer, also known as the Human Beat Box And the pioneer of 20th-century American beatboxing, Fresh is able to accurately imitate drum machines and various special effects using only his mouth, lips, gums, throat, tongue and a microphone.
In computer networks, to download (abbreviation DL) is to receive data from a remote system, typically a server such as a web server, an FTP server, an email server, or other similar systems.
Draw Something is a mobile app developed by OMGPop, launched on February 6, 2012.
DRS (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) was an American contemporary R&B group from Sacramento, California.
A drug lord, drug baron, kingpin, or narcotrafficker is a person who controls a sizable network of people involved in the illegal drug trade.
Dublin (formerly, Amador and Dougherty's Station) is a suburban city of the East (San Francisco) Bay and Tri-Valley regions of Alameda County, California, United States.
Dwayne Keith Murphy (born March 18, 1955) is a former Major League Baseball player who spent most of his career playing for the Oakland Athletics as an outfielder.
Earl Frederick Hilliard (born April 9, 1942) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Alabama who served as the U.S. Representative for the state's 7th district.
Earth, Wind & Fire (EWF) is an American band that has spanned the musical genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, Latin, and Afro pop.
East Coast hip hop is a regional sub genre of hip hop music that originated in New York City during the 1970s.
East Oakland is the southeastern suburb of Oakland, California, United States, and takes up the largest portion of the city's land area.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
Ebony is a monthly magazine for the African-American market.
Edward Leo Peter McMahon Jr. (March 6, 1923 – June 23, 2009) was an American announcer, game show host, comedian, actor and singer.
Eddie Bernice Johnson (born December 3, 1935) is a politician from the state of Texas, currently representing Texas's in the United States House of Representatives.
Ego Trip's The (White) Rapper Show is an American reality television series created by Ego Trip magazine that first aired on VH1.
Ellen Lee DeGeneres (born January 26, 1958) is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, producer, and LGBT activist.
EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.
EMI Records was a British record label founded by the music company of the same name in 1972 as its flagship label, and launched in January 1973 as the successor to its Columbia and Parlophone record labels.
Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), known professionally as Eminem (often stylized as EMINƎM), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, record executive, and actor.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
Ethos Magazine is a student publication produced at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon, United States.
Evander Holyfield (born October 19, 1962) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1984 to 2011.
An extended play record, often referred to as an EP, is a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single, but is usually unqualified as an album or LP.
Fred Brathwaite (born August 31, 1959) more popularly known as Fab 5 Freddy, is an American visual artist, filmmaker, rapper and hip hop pioneer.
Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California.
In the context of religion, one can define faith as confidence or trust in a particular system of religious belief, within which faith may equate to confidence based on some perceived degree of warrant, in contrast to the general sense of faith being a belief without evidence.
Faith Renée Evans (born June 10, 1973) is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress.
Faith No More (sometimes abbreviated as FNM) is an American rock band from San Francisco, California, formed in 1979.
A fallacy is the use of invalid or otherwise faulty reasoning, or "wrong moves" in the construction of an argument.
Family values, sometimes referred to as familial values, are traditional or cultural values that pertain to the family's structure, function, roles, beliefs, attitudes, and ideals.
Feel My Power is the debut studio album by M.C. Hammer, produced by Felton Pilate (of Con Funk Shun) and released in 1986.
Felton C. Pilate II (born November 5, 1952 in Jackson, Mississippi) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer known as a member of the 1970s and 1980s funk/R&B band Con Funk Shun, and as a collaborator with rapper MC Hammer.
A film producer is a person who oversees the production of a film.
Filmmaking (or, in an academic context, film production) is the process of making a film, generally in the sense of films intended for extensive theatrical exhibition.
Charities and relief agencies raised over $657 million in the three weeks following the September 11, 2001 attacks, the vast bulk going to immediate survivors and victims' families.
Finishing the Game is a 2007 mockumentary film directed by Justin Lin focusing on Bruce Lee's final movie Game of Death (1972), which was unfinished at the time of his death.
First Take is an American sports talk show on ESPN.
William Jonathan Drayton Jr. (born March 16, 1959), better known by his stage name Flavor Flav, is an American musician, rapper, actor, television personality, and comedian who rose to prominence as a member of the hip-hop group Public Enemy.
Flipboard is a news aggregator and social network aggregation company based in Palo Alto, California, with offices in New York, Vancouver and Bejiing.
Forbes is an American business magazine.
A foundation (also a charitable foundation) is a legal category of nonprofit organization that will typically either donate funds and support to other organizations, or provide the source of funding for its own charitable purposes.
The Fountain of Youth Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida in late February.
The Fox Theatre is a performing arts center located at 2211 Woodward Avenue in Downtown Detroit, Michigan, near the Grand Circus Park Historic District.
Freeform is an American cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Disney–ABC Television Group division of The Walt Disney Company.
Fremont is a city in Alameda County, California, United States.
Full Blast is the ninth release (eighth studio album and tenth record overall) by rapper, MC Hammer.
Gambling is the wagering of money or something of value (referred to as "the stakes") on an event with an uncertain outcome with the primary intent of winning money or material goods.
"Gangnam Style" (강남스타일) is the 18th K-pop single by the South Korean musician Psy.
Gary Vaynerchuk (born Gennady Vaynerchuk; November 14, 1975; Генадзь Вайнярчук, Геннадий Вайнерчук) is a Belarusian American entrepreneur, author, speaker and internet personality.
Geoffrey Arone is an American blockchain investor and advisor.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song is an award given to a composer or performer for their lifetime contributions to popular music.
Giant Records was launched in 1990 as a joint venture between Warner Bros. Records and record executive Irving Azoff.
A gimmick is a novel device or idea designed primarily to attract attention or increase appeal, often with little intrinsic value.
Glee is an American musical comedy-drama television series that aired on the Fox network in the United States from May 19, 2009, to March 20, 2015.
Glen Goldsmith (born 17 August 1965) is a British singer and songwriter.
Glenn Martin, DDS is an American/Canadian adult stop-motion animated sitcom that premiered on Nick at Nite on August 17, 2009.
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
Goose bumps are the bumps on a person's skin at the base of body hairs which may involuntarily develop when a person is cold or experiences strong emotions such as fear, euphoria or sexual arousal.
Gospel is the Old English translation of Greek εὐαγγέλιον, evangelion, meaning "good news".
Gospel music is a genre of Christian music.
A graded stakes race is a thoroughbred horse race in the United States or Canada that meets the criteria of the American Graded Stakes Committee of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA).
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
The Grammy Award for Best Music Film (until 2012 known as Best Long Form Music Video) is an accolade presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally named the Gramophone Awards, to performers, directors, and producers of quality videos or musical programs.
The Grammy Award for Best R&B Song (sometimes known as the R&B Songwriter's Award) has been awarded since 1969.
The Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance was awarded from 1991 to 2011, alongside the Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group.
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five were an American hip hop group formed in the South Bronx of New York City in 1976.
Greatest Hits is a pop album from MC Hammer in 1996 which features his most successful singles from his first four albums.
Halloween or Hallowe'en (a contraction of All Hallows' Evening), also known as Allhalloween, All Hallows' Eve, or All Saints' Eve, is a celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows' Day.
Hammer pants are customized/modified baggy pants tapered at the ankle with a sagging rise made suitable for hip-hop dancing.
Hammerman is a Saturday morning cartoon, produced by DIC Entertainment and starring pop rapper MC Hammer, which aired for thirteen episodes on ABC in the fall of 1991.
Hammertime is a 2009 American reality TV series that chronicles the daily life of rapper MC Hammer.
Henry Louis Aaron (born February 5, 1934), nicknamed "Hammer" or "Hammerin' Hank", is a retired American Major League Baseball (MLB) right fielder who serves as the senior vice president of the Atlanta Braves.
Hardcore hip hop (also hardcore rap) is a genre of hip hop music that developed through the East Coast hip hop scene in the 1980s.
"Have You Seen Her" is a song recorded by the soul vocal group, The Chi-Lites, and released on Brunswick Records in 1971.
Home Box Office (HBO) is an American premium cable and satellite television network of Home Box Office, Inc..
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The Hip Hop Honors is an annual event that airs on VH1.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
A hit record is an audio recording, usually in the form of a single or album, that sells a large number of copies or otherwise becomes broadly popular or well-known, through airplay, club play, inclusion in a film or stage play soundtrack, causing it to have "hit" (appeared on) one of the popular chart listings.
A hit single is a recorded song or instrumental released as a single that has become very popular.
For the majority of Christian denominations, the Holy Spirit or Holy Ghost is the third person (hypostasis) of the Trinity: the Triune God manifested as God the Father, God the Son, and the Holy Spirit; each person itself being God.
Homelessness is the circumstance when people are without a permanent dwelling, such as a house or apartment.
Honorific nicknames in popular music are terms used, most often in the media or by fans, to indicate the significance of an artist, and are often religious, familial, or (most frequently) royal and aristocratic titles, used metaphorically.
A hook is a musical idea, often a short riff, passage, or phrase, that is used in popular music to make a song appealing and to "catch the ear of the listener".
Horse racing is an equestrian performance sport, typically involving two or more horses ridden by jockeys (or sometimes driven without riders) over a set distance for competition.
The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop/Rap Songs is a record chart that ranks the most popular R&B and hip hop songs in the United States and is published weekly by Billboard.
Hot rods are typically old, classic American cars with large engines modified for linear speed.
Hot Shots! is a 1991 comedy film which stars Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino, Lloyd Bridges, Jon Cryer, Kevin Dunn, Kristy Swanson, and Bill Irwin.
House music is a genre of electronic dance music created by club DJs and music producers in Chicago in the early 1980s.
In biology, a hybrid, or crossbreed, is the result of combining the qualities of two organisms of different breeds, varieties, species or genera through sexual reproduction.
A hype man, in hip hop music and rapping, is a backup rapper and/or singer who supports the primary rappers with exclamations and interjections and who attempts to increase the audience's excitement with call-and-response chants.
The word hyphy is Oakland slang meaning "hyperactive".
I Married... is an American reality television series that aired on VH1.
O'Shea Jackson Sr. (born June 15, 1969), known professionally as Ice Cube, is an American rapper, writer and actor.
Tracy Lauren Marrow (born February 16, 1958), better known by his stage name Ice-T, is an American musician, rapper, songwriter, actor, record executive, record producer, and author.
An identity document (also called a piece of identification or ID, or colloquially as papers) is any document which may be used to prove a person's identity.
The illegal drug trade or drug trafficking is a global black market dedicated to the cultivation, manufacture, distribution and sale of drugs that are subject to drug prohibition laws.
An import is a good brought into a jurisdiction, especially across a national border, from an external source.
An independent record label (or indie label) is a record label that operates without the funding of or outside major record labels.
Inside Out is the fifth studio album commercially released by MC Hammer in 1995.
Interactive media normally refers to products and services on digital computer-based systems which respond to the user's actions by presenting content such as text, moving image, animation, video, audio, and video games.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the revenue service of the United States federal government.
The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.
Into the Wild is a 2007 American biographical survival film written, co-produced, and directed by Sean Penn.
iPad is a line of tablet computers designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc., which run the iOS mobile operating system.
"It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday" is an R&B song written by Motown husband-and-wife songwriting team Freddie Perren and Christine Yarian for the 1975 film Cooley High.
iTunes is a media player, media library, Internet radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application developed by Apple Inc. It was announced on January 9, 2001.
Julius Caesar Watts Jr. (born November 18, 1957) is an American politician from Oklahoma who was a college football quarterback for the Oklahoma Sooners and later played professionally in the Canadian Football League.
Jaeson Ma (born November 11, 1980) is an American entrepreneur, producer, writer, musician and missionary who is best known for his work as a media executive, music artist and inspirational speaker.
James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader.
Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969) known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized JAY-Z), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur.
Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969) is an American singer, actress, dancer and producer.
Jermaine La Jaune Jackson (born December 11, 1954) is an American singer, songwriter, bass guitarist, and member of the Jackson family.
Jesse Louis Jackson Jr. (born March 11, 1965) is a former American politician who served as a Democratic Congressman representing Illinois's 2nd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1995 until his resignation in 2012.
Jet is a magazine, currently in digital format, marketed to African-American readers.
The jig (port) is a form of lively folk dance in compound metre, as well as the accompanying dance tune.
Johnny Lee Jackson (August 28, 1969 – October 3, 2008), professionally known as Johnny "J", was a Mexican American multi-platinum songwriter, music producer and rapper best known for his early career with Death Row Records and for his work with 2Pac for Me Against the World, All Eyez on Me as well as his posthumous albums.
Jon Robert Gibson (born January 3, 1964) is an American singer, songwriter and musician.
José Canseco Capas Jr. (born July 2, 1964), is a Cuban-American former Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder and designated hitter.
Joseph Ward Simmons (born November 14, 1964), known by the stage name Run, Rev.
The Juno Award for International Album of the Year is an annual award given to a non-Canadian album.
Justin Lin (born October 11, 1971) is a Taiwanese American film director whose films have grossed US$2.3 billion worldwide as of March 2017.
Terius Gray (born March 25, 1975), better known by his stage name Juvenile, is an American rapper and actor who was a member of the former hip hop group the Hot Boys.
Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer.
Keith Eric Martin (born September 22, 1966, Washington, D.C.) is an American R&B singer-songwriter and record producer, currently living in Indonesia.
The Kentucky Derby, is a horse race that is held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival.
The Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually during the last week of November at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.
The Kentucky Oaks is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old Thoroughbred fillies staged annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States.
Keyshia Myesha Cole (born October 15, 1981) is an American singer/songwriter, record producer, business woman, and television personality.
KFC, until 1991 known as Kentucky Fried Chicken, is an American fast food restaurant chain that specializes in fried chicken.
Kingdom Come is a 2001 comedy-drama film, written by David Bottrell and Jessie Jones, and directed by Doug McHenry.
Mohandas Dewese (born August 8, 1962), better known by his stage name Kool Moe Dee, is an American hip hop MC prominent in the late 1970s through the early 1990s.
Kris Kross was an American hip hop duo formed in the early 1990s that consisted of Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly and Chris "Daddy Mac" Smith.
Kurtis Walker (born August 9, 1959), professionally known by his stage name Kurtis Blow, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record/film producer, Bboy, DJ, public speaker and minister.
Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.
Last Action Hero is a 1993 American fantasy action-comedy film directed and produced by John McTiernan.
Late Night with Conan O'Brien is an American late-night talk show hosted by Conan O'Brien that aired 2,725 episodes on NBC between 1993 and 2009.
A lawsuit (or suit in law) is "a vernacular term for a suit, action, or cause instituted or depending between two private persons in the courts of law." A lawsuit is any proceeding by a party or parties against another in a court of law.
Left 4 Dead is a cooperative first-person shooter video game, developed by Valve South and published by Valve Corporation.
Let's Get It Started is the second release by hip hop emcee M.C. Hammer.
License to Wed is a 2007 American romantic comedy film starring Robin Williams, Mandy Moore and John Krasinski, and directed by Ken Kwapis.
Jonathan Smith (born January 27, 1971), better known by his stage name Lil Jon, is an American rapper, record producer, and DJ.
This is a list of casinos in California.
This is a list of episodes for the TV series Glenn Martin, DDS.
This page lists the most expensive music videos ever made, with costs of US$500,000 or more.
This list is incomplete.
Lite Light (February 2, 1988 – May 5, 2007) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse.
Live with Kelly and Ryan is an American syndicated morning talk show, hosted by Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest.
James Todd Smith (born January 14, 1968), known professionally as LL Cool J (short for Ladies Love Cool James), is an American rapper, actor, author and entrepreneur from Queens, New York.
Look Look Look is the tenth studio album release by MC Hammer on July 4, 2006 by his own label, Full Blast Digital Music Group.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Lostprophets were a Welsh rock band from Pontypridd, Wales formed in 1997.
Louis Anthony McCall Sr. (December 28, 1951 – June 25, 1997) was an American singer, songwriter, drummer, and event planner.
In economics, a luxury good (or upmarket good) is a good for which demand increases more than proportionally as income rises, and is a contrast to a "necessity good", where demand increases proportionally less than income.
M.C. Brains (born James DeShannon Davis) is an American rapper from Cleveland, Ohio.
Mainstream is current thought that is widespread.
Mama Said Knock You Out is the fourth studio album by American rapper LL Cool J. It was produced mostly by Marley Marl and recorded at his "House of Hits" home studio in Chestnut Ridge and at Chung King House of Metal in New York City.
Maria Owings Shriver (born November 6, 1955) is an American journalist, author, and former First Lady of California.
Mark Lamarr (born Mark Jones; 7 January 1967) is an English comedian, radio DJ, and television presenter.
Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch was an American hip-hop group led by Mark Wahlberg.
Martin is an American sitcom that aired for five seasons on Fox from August 27, 1992, to May 1, 1997.
Marvin Gaye (born Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.; April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer.
A mashup (also mesh, mash up, mash-up, blend, bootleg and bastard pop/rock) is a creative work, usually in a form of a song, created by blending two or more pre-recorded songs, usually by overlaying the vocal track of one song seamlessly over the instrumental track of another.
A master of ceremonies, abbreviated M.C. or emcee, also called compère and announcer, is the official host of a ceremony, a staged event or similar performance.
Mattel, Inc. is an American multinational toy manufacturing company founded in 1945 with headquarters in El Segundo, California.
Mötley Crüe was an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles, California, on January 17, 1981.
Mýa Marie Harrison (born October 10, 1979) is an American recording artist, songwriter, and actress.
Eric Breed (June 12, 1971 – November 22, 2008), better known as MC Breed, was an American rapper best known for his singles "Ain't No Future in Yo Frontin", which peaked at #66 on the ''Billboard'' Hot 100 and "Gotta Get Mine", featuring 2Pac, that made it to #6 on the Hot Rap Singles.
Stanley Kirk Burrell (born March 30, 1962), better known by his stage name MC Hammer (or simply Hammer), is an American hip hop recording artist, dancer, record producer and entrepreneur.
MC Hammer or simply Hammer (born Stanley Kirk Burrell) is known for hit records including "U Can't Touch This", "Pray" and "2 Legit 2 Quit" as well as his flashy dance movements, choreography and Hammer pants.
Michael Berrin (born May 6, 1967) is an American hip hop MC and former member of 3rd Bass best known by his stage name MC Serch.
Menlo Park is a city at the eastern edge of San Mateo County, in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, in the United States.
Mentorship is a relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced or less knowledgeable person.
"Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)" was the second single from Marvin Gaye's 1971 album, What's Going On.
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.
Middleweight is a weight class in combat sports.
Mikalah Analise Gordon (born January 14, 1988) is an American singer and eleventh-place finalist on the fourth season of American Idol.
Michael Dewayne "Mike" Davis (born June 11, 1959) is an American former professional baseball right fielder.
The Milwaukee Brewers are an American professional baseball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
In Christianity, a minister is a person authorized by a church, or other religious organization, to perform functions such as teaching of beliefs; leading services such as weddings, baptisms or funerals; or otherwise providing spiritual guidance to the community.
Stanley Petey Cox (born January 23, 1982), best known as Mistah F.A.B., is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, community organizer and activist.
Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that allows striking and grappling, both standing and on the ground, using techniques from other combat sports and martial arts.
Moffett Federal Airfield, also known as Moffett Field, is a joint civil-military airport located in an unincorporated part of Santa Clara County between northern Mountain View and northern Sunnyvale, California.
ESPN Monday Night Football (abbreviated as MNF and also known as ESPN Monday Night Football on ABC for rare live special broadcast) is a live television broadcast of weekly National Football League (NFL) games on ESPN in the United States.
Motor vehicle registration is the registration of a motor vehicle with a government authority, either compulsory or otherwise.
Mountain View is a city located in Santa Clara County, California, United States, named for its views of the Santa Cruz Mountains.
MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.
An MTV Video Music Award (commonly abbreviated as a VMA) is an award presented by the cable channel MTV to honor the best in the music video medium.
In the music industry, a collection of musical compositions is cataloged into a music catalog.
A music download is the digital transfer of music via the Internet into a device capable of decoding and playing it, such as a home computer, MP3 player or smartphone.
Music recording certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped, sold, or streamed a certain number of units.
A music video is a short film that integrates a song with imagery, and is produced for promotional or artistic purposes.
Myspace (stylized as MySpace) is a social networking website offering an interactive, user-submitted network of friends, personal profiles, blogs, groups, photos, music, and videos.
Michael Lawrence Tyler (born September 22, 1970), known professionally as Mystikal, is an American rapper and actor from New Orleans, Louisiana.
The NAACP Image Award is an annual awards ceremony presented by the American National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to honor outstanding people of color in film, television, music, and literature.
Nancy E. Krulik (born in Brooklyn, New York) is the author of more than 200 books for children and young adults, including three New York Times bestsellers.
A narrative or story is a report of connected events, real or imaginary, presented in a sequence of written or spoken words, or still or moving images, or both.
Nathan Joel "Nate" Marquardt (born April 20, 1979) is an American retired mixed martial artist who was known to have competed in the middleweight and welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is a trade association and lobby group representing the interests of commercial and non-commercial over-the-air radio and television broadcasters in the United States.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an American history museum and hall of fame, located in Cooperstown, New York, and operated by private interests.
The National Exhibition Centre (NEC) is an exhibition centre located in Birmingham, England.
Naughty by Nature is a Grammy Award-winning American hip hop trio from East Orange, New Jersey consisting of Treach (Anthony Criss, born December 2, 1970), Vin Rock (Vincent Brown, born September 17, 1970), and DJ Kay Gee (born Keir Lamont Gist, September 15, 1969).
New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.
The Nicholas Brothers were a team of dancing brothers, Fayard (1914–2006) and Harold (1921–2000), who performed a highly acrobatic technique known as "flash dancing".
A nightclub, music club or club, is an entertainment venue and bar that usually operates late into the night.
O.G. Original Gangster is the fourth studio album by American rapper Ice-T, released on May 14, 1991 by Sire Records.
The Oakland Athletics, often referred to as the A's, are an American professional baseball team based in Oakland, California.
The Oakland Raiders are a professional American football franchise based in Oakland, California.
The Oakland Tribune was a daily newspaper published in Oakland, California, by the Bay Area News Group (BANG), a subsidiary of MediaNews Group.
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States.
The Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum, often referred to as the Oakland Coliseum, is a multi-purpose stadium in Oakland, California, United States, which is home to both the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL).
Oaktown's 3.5.7 were a female rap group formed by MC Hammer in 1989.
Obstruction of justice, in United States jurisdictions, is the crime of obstructing prosecutors or other (usually government) officials.
An officiant is someone who officiates (i.e. leads) at a service or ceremony, such as marriage, burial, or namegiving/baptism.
One Tough Bastard, also known as One Man's Justice, is a 1995 American action film written by Steven Selling, directed by Kurt Wimmer and starring Brian Bosworth and Bruce Payne.
Opie and Anthony is an American radio show hosted by Gregg "Opie" Hughes and Anthony Cumia that aired from 1995 to 2014, with comedian Jim Norton serving as co-host from 2001.
Oprah Winfrey (born Orpah Gail Winfrey; January 29, 1954) is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.
Ordination is the process by which individuals are consecrated, that is, set apart as clergy to perform various religious rites and ceremonies.
Orem is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States, in the northern part of the state.
Outreach is an activity of providing services to any populations who might not otherwise have access to those services.
Paperboy is the stage name of Mitchell Charles Johnson (born October 2, 1969) an African-American rapper.
"Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior" is a 19th-century American hymn written by Fanny Crosby in 1868, set to music by William H. Doane in 1870.
Edwin W. Pauley Pavilion, commonly known as Pauley Pavilion, is an indoor arena located in the Westwood Village district of Los Angeles, California, on the campus of UCLA.
Pedro Modesto García (born April 17, 1950) is a Puerto Rican former professional baseball second baseman.
Pentecostalism or Classical Pentecostalism is a renewal movement"Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals",.
The People's Choice Awards is an American awards show, recognizing the people and the work of popular culture, voted on by the general public.
Pepsi is a carbonated soft drink produced and manufactured by PepsiCo.
PepsiCo, Inc. is an American multinational food, snack, and beverage corporation headquartered in Purchase, New York.
A persona (plural personae or personas), in the word's everyday usage, is a social role or a character played by an actor.
A personal computer (PC) is a multi-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use.
A phonograph record (also known as a gramophone record, especially in British English, or record) is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.
Please Hammer, Don't Hurt 'Em is the third album (and second major-label release) by MC Hammer, released on February 12, 1990 by Capitol Records.
Poker is a family of card games that combines gambling, strategy, and skill.
"Pop Ya Collar" is a single by American recording artist Usher, released on February 20, 2001.
Pop-rap or hip-pop is a genre of music fusing the rhythm-based lyricism of hip hop music with pop music's preference for melodious vocals and catchy tunes, which gained mainstream popularity during the 1990s.
Popular culture (also called pop culture) is generally recognized as a set of the practices, beliefs, and objects that are dominant or ubiquitous in a society at a given point in time.
A posse cut is a popular form of song in hip hop music that involves successive verses by four or more rappers.
Praise the Lord (now currently known as Praise) is a Christian-oriented talk program which is the flagship program of the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN).
"Pray" was the third single released from MC Hammer's third album, Please Hammer, Don't Hurt 'Em.
A preacher is a person who delivers sermons or homilies on religious topics to an assembly of people.
Prime Time is the debut album by National Football League Hall of Famer and Major League Baseball star, Deion Sanders.
Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and filmmaker.
Profanity is socially offensive language, which may also be called swear words, curse words, cuss words, bad language, strong language, offensive language, crude language, coarse language, foul language, bad words, oaths, blasphemous language, vulgar language, lewd language, choice words, or expletives.
Park Jae-sang (born December 31, 1977), known professionally as Psy, stylized PSY, is a South Korean singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer.
Public Enemy is an American hip hop group consisting of Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Professor Griff, Khari Wynn, DJ Lord, and the S1W group.
Public housing is a form of housing tenure in which the property is owned by a government authority, which may be central or local.
"Pumps and a Bump" is a song by Hammer from his 1994 album The Funky Headhunter.
Kamaal Ibn John Fareed (born Jonathan William Davis; April 10, 1970), better known by his stage name Q-Tip, is an American rapper, singer, actor, record producer and DJ.
A quintet is a group containing five members.
Racial profiling is the act of suspecting or targeting a person of a certain race on the basis of observed characteristics or behavior, rather than on individual suspicion.
Ralph Edward Tresvant Sr. (born May 16, 1968), also known as Rizz and Rizzo, is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer, best known as the lead singer of R&B and pop group New Edition.
Ranch (also known as; American ranch, California ranch, rambler, or rancher) is a domestic architectural style originating in the United States.
RCA Records (formerly legally traded as the RCA Records Label) is an American record label owned by Sony Music, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.
Reality television is a genre of television programming that documents supposedly unscripted real-life situations, and often features an otherwise unknown cast of individuals who are typically not professional actors, although in some shows celebrities may participate.
A record chart, also called a music chart, is a ranking of recorded music according to certain criteria during a given period of time.
A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.
A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.
A recording studio is a specialized facility for sound recording, mixing, and audio production of instrumental or vocal musical performances, spoken words, and other sounds.
Reginald "Reggie" Noble (born April 17, 1970), better known by his stage name Redman, is an American rapper, DJ, record producer, and actor.
Reelz (also known as REELZCHANNEL) is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by Hubbard Broadcasting.
Reginald Arthur Brooks (born January 19, 1971) is a former American football running back in the National Football League.
Reginald Martinez Jackson (born May 18, 1946) is an American former professional baseball right fielder who played 21 seasons for the Kansas City / Oakland Athletics, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, and California Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB).
A remix is a piece of media which has been altered from its original state by adding, removing, and/or changing pieces of the item.
Reprise Records is an American record label founded in 1960 by Frank Sinatra.
Respect is a positive feeling or action shown towards someone or something considered important, or held in high esteem or regard; it conveys a sense of admiration for good or valuable qualities; and it is also the process of honoring someone by exhibiting care, concern, or consideration for their needs or feelings.
A revival meeting is a series of Christian religious services held to inspire active members of a church body to gain new converts.
Rick James (born James Ambrose Johnson Jr. February 1, 1948August 6, 2004) was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer.
William Leonard Roberts II (born January 28, 1976), known professionally by his stage name Rick Ross, is an American rapper and entrepreneur.
Ricardo León Sánchez de Reinaldo (born July 3, 1958) and a correspondent for Spanish language network Mundo Fox.
Rickey Nelson Henley Henderson (born December 25, 1958) is an American retired professional baseball left fielder who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for nine teams from 1979 to 2003, including four stints with his original team, the Oakland Athletics.
Rock the Cradle is an MTV reality show in which the offspring of R&B, pop, and rock stars from the 1980s and 1990s vie in a six-week singing competition.
Rocky V is a 1990 American sports drama film.
Rocky V: Music From and Inspired By the Motion Picture is the soundtrack album to the 1990 film Rocky V.
Roland Glen Fingers (born August 25, 1946) is an American retired professional baseball pitcher.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
Romany Romanic Malco Jr. (born November 18, 1968) is an American actor, voice actor, and music producer.
Roxanne Shante (born Lolita Shanté Gooden; November 9, 1969) is an American hip hop musician and rapper.
A rumor (American English) or rumour (British English; see spelling differences) is "a tall tale of explanations of events circulating from person to person and pertaining to an object, event, or issue in public concern." In the social sciences, a rumor involves some kind of a statement whose veracity is not quickly or ever confirmed.
Run-DMC was an American hip hop group from Hollis, Queens, New York, founded in 1981 by Joseph Simmons, Darryl McDaniels, and Jason Mizell.
The Running Man (aka The Hungry Caterpillar), originally an African dance, is a street and fad dance that originated between late 1986–early 1987 and was performed notably by Janet Jackson in the video of her hit "Rhythm Nation" and subsequently on the Rhythm Nation World Tour and various live performances.
Robert Fitzgerald Diggs (born July 5, 1969), better known by his stage name RZA, is an American rapper, record producer, musician, actor, filmmaker and author.
Salt Lake City (often shortened to Salt Lake and abbreviated as SLC) is the capital and the most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Utah.
Samuel George Davis Jr. (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) was an American singer, musician, dancer, actor and comedian.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
The San Francisco Bay Area (popularly referred to as the Bay Area) is a populous region surrounding the San Francisco, San Pablo and Suisun estuaries in the northern part of the U.S. state of California.
The San Francisco Giants are an American professional baseball franchise based in San Francisco, California.
The Santa Monica Pier is a large double-jointed pier at the foot of Colorado Avenue in Santa Monica, California.
Santa Rita Jail is a county jail located in Dublin, Alameda County, California adjacent to the Camp Parks Reserve Forces Training Area, and operated by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office.
Satan is an entity in the Abrahamic religions that seduces humans into sin.
Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live television variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol.
Saturday-morning cartoon is a colloquial term for the original animated television programming that was typically scheduled on Saturday mornings in the United States on the major television networks.
Scholastic Corporation is an American multinational publishing, education and media company known for publishing, selling, and distributing books and educational materials for schools, teachers, parents, and children.
Scott Spencer Storch (born December 16, 1973) is a Canadian-born American record producer.
Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969), also known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy, Diddy, Love and Brother Love is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur.
"Selling out" is a common idiomatic pejorative expression for the compromising of a person's integrity, morality, authenticity, or principles in exchange for personal gain, such as money.
The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.
A sermon is an oration, lecture, or talk by a member of a religious institution or clergy.
In law, a settlement is a resolution between disputing parties about a legal case, reached either before or after court action begins.
Sex Packets is the debut studio album by American hip hop group Digital Underground, released on.
SF Weekly is a free alternative weekly newspaper in San Francisco, California.
Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal (born March 6, 1972), nicknamed "Shaq", is an American retired professional basketball player currently serving as a sports analyst on the television program Inside the NBA.
Gregory Jacobs, known professionally as Shock G (and his alter ego Humpty Hump), is an American musician, rapper, and lead vocalist for the hip hop group Digital Underground.
The Shorty Awards, also known as the "Shortys", is an annual awards show recognizing the people and organizations that produce real-time short form content across Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Instagram and the rest of the social web.
Showmanship, concerning artistic performing such as in Theatre, is the skill of performing in such a manner that will appeal to an audience or aid in conveying the performance's essential theme or message.
Showtime is an American premium cable and satellite television network that serves as the flagship service of the Showtime Networks subsidiary of CBS Corporation, which also owns sister services The Movie Channel and Flix.
Showtime at the Apollo (formerly It's Showtime at the Apollo and Apollo Live) is a syndicated music television show, first broadcast on September 12, 1987 to May 24, 2008 with 1093 episodes, and is produced by the Apollo Theater.
Silicon Valley (abbreviated as SV) is a region in the southern San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California, referring to the Santa Clara Valley, which serves as the global center for high technology, venture capital, innovation, and social media.
Simon & Schuster, Inc., a subsidiary of CBS Corporation, is an American publishing company founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard Simon and Max Schuster.
Slang is language (words, phrases, and usages) of an informal register that members of special groups like teenagers, musicians, or criminals favor (over a standard language) in order to establish group identity, exclude outsiders, or both.
Slaughterhouse was a hip hop supergroup consisting of rappers Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz, Kxng Crooked and Royce da 5'9" They released two studio albums as a group, the independent Slaughterhouse and the Shady Records/Interscope-backed Welcome to: Our House.
Smash TV is a 1990 arcade game created by Eugene Jarvis and Mark Turmell for Williams.
Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. (born October 20, 1971), known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, television personality and actor.
"So Appalled" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Kanye West from his fifth studio album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010).
Social media are computer-mediated technologies that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas, career interests and other forms of expression via virtual communities and networks.
A social networking service (also social networking site, SNS or social media) is a web application that people use to build social networks or social relations with other people who share similar personal or career interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections.
"Soft and Wet" is a song performed by American musician Prince.
Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Soul Train is an American music-dance television program which aired in syndication from October 2, 1971 to March 27, 2006.
The Soul Train Music Awards is an annual award show which previously aired in national television syndication, and honors the best in Black music and entertainment.
SoundCloud is an online audio distribution platform based in Berlin, Germany that enables its users to upload, promote, and share their originally-created audio.
A soundtrack, also written sound track, can be recorded music accompanying and synchronized to the images of a motion picture, book, television program or video game; a commercially released soundtrack album of music as featured in the soundtrack of a film, video or television presentation; or the physical area of a film that contains the synchronized recorded sound.
Special Generation was an American new jack swing/urban R&B quintet.
A split (commonly referred to as splits or the splits) is a physical position in which the legs are in line with each other and extended in opposite directions.
A split leap or split jump is a sequence of body movements in which a person assumes a split position after leaping or jumping from the floor, respectively, while still in the air.
A spokesman, spokeswoman or spokesperson is someone engaged or elected to speak on behalf of others.
A stage name is a pseudonym used by performers and entertainers, such as actors, comedians, singers and musicians.
Starburst (originally known as Opal Fruits) is the brand name of a box-shaped, fruit-flavored soft taffy candy manufactured by The Wrigley Company, a subsidiary of Mars, Incorporated.
*Not to be confused with the Stella Awards that were given between 2002 and 2007 to people who filed outrageous and frivolous lawsuits. The Stellar Awards is a Gospel Music Awards in the U.S., honoring Gospel Music artists, writers, and industry professionals.
"Stop and identify" statutes are statutory laws in the United States that authorize police to legally obtain the identification of someone whom they reasonably suspect of having committed a crime.
Street Fighter is a 1994 Japanese-American action film written and directed by Steven E. de Souza, based on the Street Fighter video game series, produced by Capcom, and stars Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Raúl Juliá, along with supporting performances by Byron Mann, Damian Chapa, Kylie Minogue, Ming-Na Wen and Wes Studi.
Street Fighter is the soundtrack to the 1994 action film, Street Fighter.
Street marketing is marketing or promoting products or services in an unconventional way in public places.
Subliminal stimuli (the prefix sup- literally "below, or less than", while the prefix sub- literally "up to"), contrary to supraliminal stimuli or "above threshold", are any sensory stimuli below an individual's threshold for conscious perception.
Marion Hugh "Suge" Knight Jr. (born April 19, 1965) is an American record producer, music executive, and a former American football player.
The Sundance Film Festival, a program of the Sundance Institute, takes place annually in Park City, Utah.
The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL).
Super Bowl XLIII was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champions Pittsburgh Steelers and the National Football Conference (NFC) champions Arizona Cardinals to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2008 season.
"Super Freak" is a 1981 single produced and performed by Rick James.
A Supervisor, when the meaning sought is similar to foreman, foreperson, overseer, cell coach, manager, facilitator, monitor, or area coordinator, is the job title of a low level management position that is primarily based on authority over a worker or charge of a workplace.
Susannah "Susie" Feldman (née Sprague; born June 7, 1982) is an American actress, former participant in the celeb-reality television series The Two Coreys and the former wife of Corey Feldman.
A swim brief or racing brief is any briefs-style male swimsuit such as those worn in competitive swimming and diving.
Kasseem Dean (born September 13, 1978), better known by his stage name Swizz Beatz, is an American hip hop rapper, DJ and record producer from New York City, New York.
Taco Bell is an American chain of fast food restaurants based out of Irvine, California and a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. The restaurants serve a variety of Tex-Mex foods that include tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, novelty and specialty items, and a variety of "value menu" items.
The All-Star Legends and Celebrity Softball Game is an annual game that brings former Major League Baseball all-stars and celebrities together in a friendly exhibition.
Tangi Miller (born February 28, 1970) is an American actress, model and dancer.
TechCrunch is an American online publisher of technology industry news founded in 2005 by Archimedes Ventures whose partners were Michael Arrington and Keith Teare.
Edward Theodore Riley (born October 8, 1967) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, keyboardist, and record producer credited with the creation of the new jack swing genre.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is a 1990 American martial arts superhero comedy film directed by Steve Barron, based on the fictional superhero team.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the licensed soundtrack to the 1990 New Line Cinema film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Teflon Don is the fourth studio album by American rapper Rick Ross, released on July 20, 2010, on Maybach Music Group, Slip-n-Slide Records and Def Jam Recordings.
Televangelism is the use of media, specifically radio and television, to communicate Christianity.
A television show (often simply TV show) is any content produced for broadcast via over-the-air, satellite, cable, or internet and typically viewed on a television set, excluding breaking news, advertisements, or trailers that are typically placed between shows.
In promotion and of advertising, a testimonial or show consists of a person's written or spoken statement extolling the virtue of a product.
Tha Dogg Pound is an American hip hop duo formed in 1992, made up of West Coast rappers Kurupt and Daz Dillinger (formerly Dat Nigga Daz).
The Addams Family is a 1991 American supernatural black comedy film based on the characters from the cartoon created by cartoonist Charles Addams and the 1964 TV series produced by David Levy.
The Arsenio Hall Show is an American syndicated late-night talk show created by and starring comedian Arsenio Hall.
The Black Eyed Peas (originally simply Black Eyed Peas) are an American musical group, consisting of rappers will.i.am, apl.de.ap, and Taboo, and formerly Fergie.
The Chi-Lites ("shy lights") are an R&B/soul vocal quartet from Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Tracy Lynn Curry (born June 10, 1968), better known by his stage name The D.O.C., is an American rapper from Dallas.
The Delfonics are an American R&B/soul vocal group from Philadelphia.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (often shortened to Ellen and stylized as ellen) is an American television comedy talk show hosted by comedian/actress Ellen DeGeneres.
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift is a 2006 American action film directed by Justin Lin, produced by Neal H. Moritz, and written by Chris Morgan.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996.
The Funky Headhunter is the fourth studio album and fifth overall official release by Hammer.
The Hits is a 2000 compilation album by rap artist M.C. Hammer.
"The Humpty Dance" is a song by the rap group Digital Underground that was featured on their debut album Sex Packets.
The Isley Brothers are an American musical group originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, that started as a vocal trio consisting of brothers O'Kelly Isley, Jr., Rudolph Isley and Ronald Isley.
The Jackson 5, or Jackson Five, currently known as the Jacksons, are an American family music group.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
Christopher George Latore Wallace (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997), known professionally as The Notorious B.I.G., Biggie Smalls, or simply Biggie, was an American rapper.
The Oprah Winfrey Show, often referred to simply Oprah, is an American syndicated talk show that aired nationally for 25 seasons from September 8, 1986 to May 25, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.
The Right Connections is a 1997 television film directed by Chuck Vinson and starring Melissa Joan Hart and her four real life siblings.
The Super is a 1991 American comedy film directed by Rod Daniel and starring Joe Pesci as a New York City slum landlord sentenced to live in one of his own buildings until it is brought up to code.
The Surreal Life is an American reality television series that records a group of celebrities as they live together in Glen Campbell's former mansion in the Hollywood Hills for two weeks.
The View is an American talk show that was conceived by broadcast journalist Barbara Walters and television producer Bill Geddie.
The WB Television Network (commonly shortened to The WB and short for Warner Bros.) was an American television network that was first launched on broadcast television on January 11, 1995, as a joint venture between the Warner Bros. Entertainment division of Time Warner and the Tribune Broadcasting subsidiary of the Tribune Company, with the former acting as controlling partner.
The Wendy Williams Show (often shortened to Wendy) is an American syndicated infotainment talk show created and hosted by Wendy Williams.
The Word was a 1990s Channel 4 television programme in the United Kingdom.
"This Is the Way We Roll" is a single released by Hammer from the album Too Legit to Quit.
The Thoroughbred is a horse breed best known for its use in horse racing.
Thoroughbred horse racing is a worldwide sport and industry involving the racing of Thoroughbred horses.
Timothy Fred "Tim" Kennedy (born September 1, 1979) is an American retired professional mixed martial artist who most recently competed in the UFC's Middleweight division.
Thomas Milburn Davis III (born January 5, 1949) is a former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives who represented Virginia's 11th congressional district in Northern Virginia.
Too Legit To Quit is Hammer's fourth record and third official full-length studio album, released on October 29, 1991.
Todd Anthony Shaw (born April 28, 1966) better known by the stage name Too Short (stylized as Too $hort), is an American rapper, record producer, and actor.
, commonly known as Toshiba, is a Japanese multinational conglomerate headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
A tour bus service is a bus service that takes visitors sightseeing, with routes around tourist attractions.
Tracy is the second most populated city in San Joaquin County, California, United States.
Tramaine Hawkins (born Tramaine Aunzola Davis on October 11, 1951) is an American gospel music singer.
The Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) is an international Christian-based broadcast television network and the world's largest religious television network.
Tropic Thunder is a 2008 action comedy film directed by Ben Stiller.
In a social context, trust has several connotations.
Tupac Amaru Shakur (born Lesane Parish Crooks; June 16, 1971September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names Tupac, 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor.
Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".
"U Can't Touch This" is a song co-written, produced and performed by MC Hammer from his 1990 album Please Hammer, Don't Hurt 'Em.
The UCCU Center (originally known as the McKay Events Center), is a multi-purpose arena in Orem, Utah.
Spring Sing is an annual music competition held in May at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is an American mixed martial arts organization based in Las Vegas, Nevada, that is owned and operated by parent company William Morris Endeavor.
Uncle Grandpa is an American animated television series created by Peter Browngardt.
"Unconditional Love" is a song by 2Pac featuring Nanci Fletcher, released as the second posthumous single from his Greatest Hits album.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a public research university in the Westwood district of Los Angeles, United States.
Utah is a state in the western United States.
Robert Matthew Van Winkle (born October 31, 1967), known professionally as Vanilla Ice, is an American rapper, actor, and television host.
VH1 (originally an initialism of Video Hits One) is an American cable and satellite television network based in New York City operated by the Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom.
Vibe is an American music and entertainment magazine founded by producer Quincy Jones.
Vincent Neil Wharton (born February 8, 1961) is an American vocalist and musician, best known as the lead vocalist of heavy metal band Mötley Crüe.
Vladimir Vladimirovich Matyushenko (Владимир Владимирович Матющенко, Uladzimir Uladzimiravič Maciušenka; born January 4, 1971) is a retired Belarusian mixed martial artist who fought in the Light Heavyweight division.
Voice acting is the art of performing voice-overs or providing voices to represent a character or to provide information to an audience or user.
A vow (Lat. votum, vow, promise; see vote) is a promise or oath.
Patrol Squadron 47 (VP-47), also known as "The Golden Swordsmen", is a maritime patrol squadron of the United States Navy based at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington attached to Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing Ten.
A warehouse is a commercial building for storage of goods.
Henry Warren Beatty (né Beaty; born March 30, 1937) is an American actor and filmmaker.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
We Care a Lot is the debut studio album by American rock band Faith No More, originally released in 1985 and distributed through San Francisco-based label Mordam Records.
"We're All in the Same Gang" is a 1990 single by the West Coast Rap All-Stars, a collaboration of West Coast hip-hop artists who assembled for this song, which promoted an anti-violence message.
Wealth is the abundance of valuable resources or valuable material possessions.
Welcome to: Our House (stylized as welcome to: OUR HOUSE) is the second and final studio album by hip hop supergroup Slaughterhouse, consisting of Crooked I, Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz and Royce da 5'9".
"When Doves Cry" is a song by American musician Prince, and the lead single from his 1984 album Purple Rain.
Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer and actress.
John William Ferrell (born July 16, 1967) is an American actor, comedian, producer, and writer.
Willard Carroll Smith Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, producer, rapper, comedian, and songwriter.
Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.
WKQI is an FM radio station serving Detroit, Michigan.
The World Hip Hop Dance Championship is an international hip-hop dance competition created in 2002 by Hip Hop International.
The Xanadu Houses were a series of experimental homes built to showcase examples of computers and automation in the home in the United States.
The Xbox 360 is a home video game console developed by Microsoft.
Yo! MTV Raps is a two-hour American television music video program, which ran from August 1988 to August 1995.
Marvin Young (born May 10, 1967), better known by his stage name Young M.C., is an English-born American singer, rapper and actor.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
YouTube Live was a 2008 event streamed live on the Internet from San Francisco and Tokyo.
Zombie Apocalypse is a downloadable shoot 'em up video game developed by Nihilistic Software and published by Konami.
Zynga Inc. is an American social game developer running social video game services founded in April 2007 and headquartered in San Francisco, California, United States.
1040 is a documentary film about Christianity in the "10/40 Window".
"2 Legit 2 Quit" is a single by MC Hammer featuring Saja aka Sonia Moore, released on September 5, 1991 as both the title track and first single of his fourth studio album, Too Legit to Quit (1991).
The 2 Live Crew is an American hip-hop group from Miami, Florida.
The 2013 Oakland Athletics season was the 45th for the franchise at O.co Coliseum, as well as the 113th in club history.
The 3M Company, formerly known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, is an American multinational conglomerate corporation based in Maplewood, Minnesota, a suburb of St. Paul.
3rd Bass was an American hip-hop group that rose to fame in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and was notable for being one of the first successful interracial hip-hop groups.
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