Thursday, May 7, 2009

Hip Hop Is Read... Is Alive? And... Popular?


I'm not quite sure how this happened, but Hip Hop Is Read was ranked #30 in VIBE Magazine's Top 50 Hip Hop Blogs list. I can only assume that this has to do with our mini-monopoly/niche on the sample sets craze. But who knows? I'm honored to be on this thing. Shit, I've gotta pick this issue up the next time I'm by a newsstand stand. Check out the list:

1. Nah Right

2. Kanye’s Blog

3. 2dopeboyz


5. OnSmash

6. You Heard That New

7. Cocaine, Blunts & Hip Hop Tapes

8. Ill Doctrine

9. Rumors

10. RapRadar


12. The Smoking Section

13. Fake Shore Drive

14. Get Right Music

15. World Star Hip Hop

16. Mixtape Monday

17. H.E.R

18. The Meaning Of Dope

19. The MegatronDon

20. The T.R.O.Y blog

21. The Rap Up

22. Beats and Rants

23. SOHH Blogs


25. Elitaste


27. Don’t Get Gassed

28. Kim Osorio’s Blog

29. Byron Crawford

30. Hip Hop Is Read

31. Fat Lace

32. Notes From a Different Kitchen

33. Nola Bounce

34. Rosenberg Radio

35. Xclusives Zone


37. So Many Shrimp

38. Zilla Says


40. Bust The Facts

41. Uggh…Nice Watch

42. Maurice Garland

43. Slang Rap Democracy

44. Mista Jam’s Blogs

45. Metal Lungies

46. ThePressPlayShow


48. Straight Bangin’

49. Passion of the Weiss

50. Twankle & Glisten
Peace to the Blogfather for bringing this news to light for me. (List swiped from AnimalNewYork)


  1. Congratulations for making the list! I know that I really enjoy your blog. Keep up the good work!

  2. Congrats on making it on the list. I personally think your blog should've been in the top ten. I aint ever even heard of them other blogs. HHIR up, hoes down.

  3. Congrats on cracking the list..... *daps you up*

  4. I'd put you top five, dun. keep up the great work.