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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.
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.
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 .
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.
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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.
[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.
[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."
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.
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.