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8 hrs ago | 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)


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

Sun Jun 29, 2014


[News] Black Star Join Dave Chappelle's Radio City Music Hall Show

A Black Star serves as proof that Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, was not banned from the United States of America.


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

Sat Jun 28, 2014


Watch: Yasiin Bey Returns To America For Surprise Performance At Dave ...

After kicking off his New York shows with a surprise performance from Kanye West, the comic managed to get Yasiin Bey back on American soil for a special set with his Black Star partner Talib Kweli.


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

Fri Jun 20, 2014

The Daily Beast

Viral Video: Cardboard - Star Wars'By Alex Chancey

Michel Gondry's underrated 2008 gem Be Kind Rewind was somewhat prophetic. In the film, Jack Black and Mos Def play two goofs whose all-heart/no-budget re-enactments of classic movies become smash hits in their New Jersey neighborhood.


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

Thu Jun 19, 2014


Ge-Ology Ge-Ology Plays Ge-Ology

A producer of soulful yet coldly chilling beats in the vein of Pete Rock and Jay Dee, Geology's name should pull some serious weight but, despite his history producing 2Pac's first recordings and aiding Black Star's first album, he remains relatively obscure.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Pete Rock, Black Entertainment, Black Star

Nashville Scene

Amerigo Gazaway, The Return (Side Two) [Fresh Tracks]

The road to the release of Amerigo Gazaway's Yaasin Gaye: The Return has been quite a journey, for both the Gazaway camp and eager fans alike.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment

Fri Jun 13, 2014


RA Scion & Blake Lewis Premiere 'Venus in Transit' Video

The haunting song was produced by Northwest EDM fixture Vox Mod, and the arty, moody, neon-lit video was lensed by local director Casey Sjogren.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, KRS-One, Music, Entertainment