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Monday Jul 21 | Engadget

Hip-hop producer J Dilla's beat-making gear headed to Smithsonian

Last week, the Smithsonian announced two of J Dilla's production tools would be displayed at the upcoming National Museum of African American History and Culture .


Related Topix: Q-Tip, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, De la Soul, The Roots, The Pharcyde, Gadgets

Sun Jul 20, 2014


The Smithsonian to house Detroit hip hop legend J Dilla's MPC, custom Moog synthesizer

Detroit hip hop legend J Dilla passed away in 2006 at the age of 32, but his legacy will live on at The Smithsonian museum in Washington, D.C. An MPC is a beat machine and a Moog is an analog music synthesizers designed by Dr. Robert Moog or manufactured by Moog Music.


Related Topix: J Dilla, Celebrities, Q-Tip, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, De la Soul, Entertainment

Fri Jul 18, 2014


J Dilla Recording Equipment Headed to the Smithsonian

J Dilla was only 32 years old when he died in 2006 , but in his too-short life, the prolific producer worked with hip-hop icons including Busta Rhymes, Erykah Badu, The Roots, De la Soul, Common, and A Tribe Called Quest, even earning a Grammy nomination for his work with Tribe.


Related Topix: J Dilla, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Busta Rhymes, The Roots, De la Soul

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Orlando Weekly

Phat-N-Jazzy's DJ BMF puts a different spin on the '80s night

In an era where most were through being cool and donning sunglasses at night , pop, dance and new wave ruled the radio.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, The Beastie Boys, Q-Tip, Black Entertainment, Dance, DMC, New York, Music, Entertainment

Wed Jul 09, 2014


[News] A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul Work Recalled By Producer-Engineer Bob Power

Producer, engineer and composer Bob Power says that he had a clear directive when working on A Tribe Called Quest 's 1991 album, The Low End Theory .


Related Topix: Q-Tip, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, De la Soul, Ali

Fri Jun 27, 2014

National Public Radio

Heavy Rotation: Our Panel's 10 Favorite Songs Of The Year

Hawk House is the British hip-hop trio of brothers Sam and Eman Croydon and singer Demae; together, they make music that falls squarely between the progressive soul of Iman Omari and the progressive hip-hop of A Tribe Called Quest, Digable Planets and Buhloone Mindstate -era De La Soul, with shades of Jamiroquai.


Related Topix: Digable Planets, Q-Tip, Classical, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, The Planets, De la Soul, Chicago

Wed Jun 25, 2014

WCKX-FM Columbus

"The Story Of Q-Tip: 10 Things We've Learned From Q-Tip's BBC Interview

A Tribe Called Quest singlehandedly influenced the sound of hip-hop during the early 90's with their original sound and message.


Related Topix: Q-Tip, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop