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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)
[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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.