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Angelo Gingerelli

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Angelo Gingerelli has been contributing to The Pop Break since 2015 and writing about pop culture since 2009. A Jersey shore native, Gingerelli is a writer, stand-up comic, hip-hop head, sneaker enthusiast, comic book fan, husband, father and supporter of the local arts scene. He likes debating the best rappers of all time, hates discussing why things were better in the “Good Ol’ Days” and loves beating The Pop Break staff at fantasy football. You can catch up with Angelo on Twitter/IG at @Mr5thRound, at his website www.FifthRoundMovement.com or interviewing rising stars in NJ’s Hip-Hop scene on “The A&R Podcast” (iTunes/SoundCloud).

1997: 20 of the Best Pop Culture Moments from 20 Years Ago

1997: 20 of the Best Pop Culture Moments from 20 Years Ago 1997. It’s hard to believe that twenty years have passed since the late...

Album Review: Jay-Z, ‘4:44’

Jay-Z’s 4:44 is equal parts confessional, self-help seminar and marketing ploy/product and even with those distinctions is still absolutely worth a listen. The album in...

Review: 2 Chainz – Pretty Girls Like Trap Music

Written by Angelo Gingerelli Few Hip-Hop artists have as colorful a past as Atlanta’s 2 Chainz, from a life of selling drugs in “the trap”...

25 Pop Culture Moments That Turn 25 This Year

Written by Angelo Gingerelli 25 Pop Culture Moments That Turn 25 This Year You wanna feel old? Pop Break's Angelo Gingerelli has put together a list of...

Review: Joey Bada$$, ‘All-Amerikkkan Bad$$’

Written by Angelo Gingerelli Since debuting in 2012 with his 1999 mixtape, Joey Bada$$ has occupied an odd space in Hip-Hop. His 90’s influenced rhyme style...

House of Pain: Hip-Hop’s Most Mislabeled “One Hit Wonders” Celebrate 25 Years of “Jump...

House of Pain: Hip-Hop’s Most Mislabeled “One Hit Wonders” Celebrate 25 Years of “Jump Around” In the spring of 1992 Everlast, Danny Boy and DJ...

Chance the Rapper Drops Video for “Same Drugs”

Angelo Gingerelli Chance the Rapper Drops Video for "Same Drugs" The latest visual from Chance The Rapper's Grammy nominated Coloring Book album sets the somewhat somber "Same Drugs"...

Album Review: Ren Thomas, ‘I Been Nice’

Written by Angelo Gingerelli 2017 is off to a great start for Ren Thomas. The New Jersey MC has already had successful shows, collaborated with...

Year of the Dragon(s): Lex Rex & The Dragons Look to Set 2017 Ablaze

Written by Angelo Gingerelli Lex Rex has been performing in various capacities for years.  She’s kicking off 2017 by debuting a new project with her...

Album Review: J. Cole, ‘4 Your Eyez Only’

Written by Angelo Gingerelli Two years ago J. Cole released an album with no lead single, no promotional campaign, no songs aimed at radio/clubs and...