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[News] Pharaohe Monch, Talib Kweli, R.A. The Rugged Man Discuss Rawkus Records' Legacy

"They had a great ear for talent: Company Flow, Mos, Kwe, Shabaam Sahdeeq," Pharoahe Monch says.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment, Talib Kweli, Publishing, News Corporation, Pharoahe Monch

Sat Apr 12, 2014


Jam Central Station 4.12.14: Break Science

Jam Central Station 4.12.14: Break Science Posted by Jeff Modzelewski on 04.12.2014 One of the up and coming live electronic bands The explosion of the electronic music scene over the past five years has led to an influx of artists in the genre.


Related Topix: Berklee College of Music, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Music, Entertainment

Sat Apr 05, 2014


New Music: Yasiin Gaye (Yasiin Bey & Marvin Gaye) 'B Stands For Beef'

Amerigo Gazaway gives us another Yasiin Bey /Marvin Gaye mash-up , this time off of the sequel to his Yasiin Gaye: The Departure .


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment

Thu Apr 03, 2014


Trinity's International Hip-Hop Festival This Weekend

Through Saturday, Trinity hosts its ninth annual International Hip-Hop Festival, which features headliner Talib Kweli along with South Africa's Black Noise, Haitian-Canadian emcee Vox Sambou and other talented, activism-minded performers.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Talib Kweli, Hip-Hop, Trinity College, Black Star, Music, Entertainment

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Huffington Post

For Talib Kweli, Independence Is Bliss

The Brooklyn born lyricist has never been in Hip-Hop for the money. From his first album, "Mos Def & Talib Kweli are Black Star," a critically acclaimed look at the life of a young black artist in New York, to his most recent album, "Gravitas," Kweli has shunned the commercialism that surrounds the entertainment industry.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Talib Kweli, Hip-Hop, Black Star, New York, Celebrities, Kanye West

Mon Mar 31, 2014


[Interviews] Talib Kweli Talks Growing His Independent Business Model With "Gravitas"

Exclusive: Talib Kweli shares how input from Ryan Leslie and inspiration from Louis C.K. led to more profits, and he reveals that MC Hammer is a Black Star fan.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Talib Kweli, Hip-Hop, M.C. Hammer, Rap, Black Star

El Paso Times

These anchor-created NCAA highlight videos may be better than the real ones

In 2008, Jack Black and Mos Def created the funny-yet-forgotten "Be Kind Rewind."


Related Topix: Jack Black, Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment

Wed Mar 26, 2014


[News] Will Smith, Eminem & Ice Cube Named "The Best Rappers-Turned-Actors"

Mark Wahlberg, LL Cool J and Mos Def are named as some of Green Label's "Best Rappers-Turned-Actors."


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Crime Movies, Cop Land, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Thriller, Method Man

Fri Mar 21, 2014

PC Magazine

The Best Fan-Made Sweded Films

These films are actually short, low-budget , often-hilarious versions of some of the biggest blockbusters of all time, typically shot in a day or less.


Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

Thu Mar 20, 2014

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Verbatum Jones Brings the Communal Joy #everybodyeats to Philly

The most characteristic part of a Verbatum Jones gig is the urgent, family-like happiness he throws into the ether.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Philadelphia, PA, Temple University