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10 hrs ago | The Michigan Daily Online

Shabazz Palaces creates an artful, unique sound on 'Lese Majesty'

After the 1995 dissolution of the innovative alternative hip-hop group Digable Planets, Ishmael Butler, known as 'Butterfly' in the trio, largely disappeared from the music industry until his triumphant return as the leader of the Seattle-based outfit Shabazz Palaces in 2009.

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Related Topix: Digable Planets, Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Hip-hop breakout star Barz Noble up for 6 Marlin Caribbean Music Awards

Barz Noble has been nominated for six awards at this year's Caribbean Marlin Music Awards.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Slick Rick, Black Entertainment

303 Magazine

The Culture: Where is Hip-hop Going?

A wise man once said on arguably one of the greatest rap albums of all time, "people be asking me all the time, what's gonna happen with hip-hop.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Nas

RollingStone

Nico & Vinz's 'Am I Wrong': The Inspirational Story Behind the Hit

The biggest misconception about Nico & Vinz, the Scandinavian duo who scored an unlikely summer hit with their upbeat "Am I Wrong"? "Two Afro-Norwegians at Billboard Number Four, that doesn't happen every day," says his partner Nico Sereba.

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Related Topix: Nico & Vinz, Pop/Rock, Norway, Europe, World News, Black Star, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Music, Entertainment

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Spin

Freak Scene: 2014's Weird World of Underground Rap

Underground hip-hop is not what it used to be, but that's a good thing. At its peak, "the underground" was its own separate and damn near equal scene, coming together to rally against the puffed-chest, money-burning attitude of Puff Daddy and friends, at the very moment when hip-hop became the biggest music in the world, and as a result could ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dance, Underground, Rap, Puff Daddy, Black Entertainment, Common, Hip-Hop

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