Remember Def Jam Rapstar? The SingStar for...rap? It had promise, but ultimately fizzled on the vine and died without making much of a splash. Now, making things worse, a record company is trying to squeeze the game's creators for millions.
Rock Band and Guitar Hero aren't the sensations they used to be. That doesn't mean they're bad. Not Rock Band 3. But they're not the cultural phenomenons they once were. That's temporary, according to a man who should know.
C.R.E.A.M. is not the best Wu-Tang Clan song. Can we agree on this? The best is Protect Ya Neck, which is part of a Wu-Tang Clan downloadable song pack some of you can rap to today.
Wrestling legend Hulk Hogan, daughter Brooke, and Jimmy Hart are having a wonderful time paying tribute to The Notorious B.I.G in Def Jam Rapstar, until the Hulkster decides the cameraman wants to see his penis. Thank goodness for censor bars.
Def Jam Rapstar, like most modern music games, has downloadable songs. Def Jam Rapstar, unlike any other modern music game, lets you download Paid in Full or Passin' Me By. Rap classic, $2 a pop. Here's the official list:
Rap fans need their own Guitar Hero, their own Rock Band, their own great music game. Def Jam Rapstar steps up. Can it be that?
Def Jam Rapstar Hype Video
I love gaming flashdrives. They're tiny, they're functional, and often they're cute. Take this Def Jam Rapstar drive. Adorable. Too bad it doesn't play music.
Pick up a copy of Def Jam Rapstar for any platform between October 12 and October 19 at Best Buy and you'll help Lil Wayne prove that he is not a human being.
Our best hope for a good rap game, Konami and 4mm Games' Def Jam Rapstar, finally has a complete track list. Not only will we sip on "Gin and Juice" and "Brass Monkey," but we'll score some Rob Base.
The self-conscious games reporter does not rap in public. He raps at home, with a preview build of Def Jam Rapstar, video-camera activated. But then, though he might regret it later, he shares the videos with you.
Shot in Brooklyn, New York, this television commercial for Def Jam RapStar was produced by Anthony Mandler, late of Jay Z, Drake and John Mayer video fame, and includes cameos by hip-hop artists Maino and Nipsey Hu$$le.
Konami today unveiled seven more of the tracks that will be playable on their upcoming Def Jam Rapstar game, and confirmed that Bangladesh will be providing instrumental beats for the game's freestyle mode.
Konami is kicking off its Gamescom 2010 press conference with a greeting from the affable host Thomas Sauermann, who warns us that we'll be hearing more about Pro Evolution Soccer, Def Jam Rapstar and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow today. And?
A bunch of new tracks confirmed for Def Jam Rapstar today guarantee that you'll be able to spend part of your fall rapping along to Public Enemy at their best and Nas at his most obnoxious.
Music from A Tribe Called Quest, LL Cool J and Ludacris are among the songs unveiled today that will be appearing on the upcoming hip hop game Def Jam Rapstar.
Def Jam Rapstar brings hip-hop and rap to the PS3, Wii and Xbox 360 this October. It also brings with it proof of my complete lack of knowledge about solid hip-hop.
Words cannot describe. Fortunately we have this video, featuring HipHopGamer and Microsoft's product manager Aaron Greenberg, which does an ample job of describing.
Perhaps the most exciting aspect of rap game Def Jam Rapstar is the one I may never be brave enough to use—it's incredibly deep community, a massively connected online feature that's stuffed with "data porn."
The pair had an on-stage performance to promote Def Jam Rapstar earlier today, but somebody had to get in a happy snap first.