Ego Trip's The (White) Rapper Show

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Top 10 Rap-Related Reality-TV Moments

    ​"Reality rap" was once a phrase invoked by gangsta rappers to defend their music against moral outcry from the mainstream media and pesky suburban dwellers. These days, the term largely refers to the slew of emcees lining up to star in their own TV shows. While Boogie Down Productions associa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    Diddy's "White Parties" in the Hamptons Finally Explained

    Hua Hsu grabs the cover of the Jan/Feb Atlantic Monthly to explain what Sean Combs and Jay Gatsby have in common, the post-racial world that even Nelly knows he lives in, Stuff White People Like, The (White) Rapper Show, WASP style, and the other stubborn trappings of "The End of White America." Fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2007

    Claw Money's Such a Shill She Even Has a 'Ho Sale'

    Speaking of how everyone is essentially a shill, girl-graffiti-writer Claw Money doesn't mind admitting she's a sell-out. In this week's Voice, Angela Ashman interviews Claudia [redacted], the woman behind the famous bear claw about her her "ugly" writing style, her high-end streetwear line, her boo ... More >>

  • Music

    February 27, 2007

    The Great White Hope Makes Good

    Ego Trip's The (White) Rapper Show marks its cringe-worthy and triumphant debut

  • Art

    February 27, 2007

    Claw Money Honey

    A legendary graffiti artist turned fashion designer cashes in her street cred

  • Books

    January 16, 2007


    White lines: A new book examines hip-hop's crossover appeal