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  1. How Kendrick Lamar Revived the Rap AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Phoenix New Times

    ... rap took the album format seriously. Groups like Public Enemy, De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest, Boogie Down Productions, and Eric B & Rakim put out LPs that hung together as coherent artistic statements. They include the occasional bit of filler ...

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  2. Rap legends KRS-One and Slick Rick announce $10 show at The Novo in LARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | Examiner.com

    ... is widely considered one of the best rappers of the late '80s and '90s. Starting with the release of Boogie Down Productions' landmark 1987 album Criminal Minded , KRS-One became one of the most respected MCs of his generation thanks to his mix of ...

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  3. What's going on Sunday?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | Brooklynvegan

    KRS-One, DJ Chuck Chillout @ Coffey Park KRS-One not only helped shape rap as we know as it a member of Boogie Down Productions, but he competed with future generations of rappers as a solo artist as many of his '80s-era peers were falling off. This year he released The World Is MIND , which has him sounding like the boom bap era never ended, and he sells it with ease.

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  4. "Don't Call Me Black No More, I'm an Israelite": Kendrick...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Religion Dispatched

    ... popular Five-Percenter teachings. In terms of the Christian tradition, hip hop icon KRS-One of Boogie Down Productions questioned the whitewashing of biblical personalities in " Why Is That? " arguing on wax Afrocentric ideas about the fundamental ...

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  5. free 2017 Coffey Park SummerStage showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Brooklynvegan

    ... from 5-7 PM. It's presented in association with Move Forward Music. Legendary Bronx rapper (and Boogie Down Productions member) KRS-One will headline a show on June 25 . That goes from 4-7 PM with veteran Bronx radio DJ Chuck Chillout , and a ...

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  6. Boogie Down ProductionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Hoboken411

    ... bass-heavy music like rap demonstrated your gear the best. One of the "groups" we listened to was Boogie Down Productions (commonly referred to as "BDP,") headed by front man KRS-ONE. They had a "street philosophy" message they tried getting across. ...

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  7. Deaf Havana to Cara Dillon: this week's best gigs in NorfolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... for the first time. The pioneering Bronx-based hip-hop group with a socially conscious message, Boogie Down Productions (BDP) was the vehicle of rapper Kris "KRS-One" Parker. When it comes to rap, few have been as consistent and influential. ...

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  8. The Business of Music Curation in the Garden of Infinite ChoiceRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 | The New York Observer

    ... are for me. I even forgive their occasional missteps-Bad Company before Mountain, Fat Boys following Boogie Down Productions-because I know these music curators have my best interests in mind. My pleasure is their business. And business is good.

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  9. Lin-Manuel Miranda Curated A Pandora Station For Fans Who Love Hip Hop AND Musical TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Switched

    Songs include Tupac's "Hit 'Em Up," Boogie Down Productions' "Remix for P is Free" and "The Sound of Music." The station, available to listen to Monday, consists of songs from the mixtape, as well as other music hand-picked by the " Hamilton " creator.

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  10. Just-Ice Shares Details Of How DJ Scott La Rock Was KilledRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | HipHopDx

    Boogie Down Productions fans might recall that just ahead of the duo's 1987 debut album, Criminal Minded , DJ Scott La Rock was shot and killed with frontman KRS-One carrying the group's name alone. Veteran rapper Just-Ice, who was closely aligned with BDP, shared details of Scott La Rock's tragic death in a recent interview.

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  11. An Operatic Ode to Soccer and BLMRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... "My understanding of dramatic narrative comes as much from Chuck D of Public Enemy and KRS-One of Boogie Down Productions as from Shakespeare or Beckett or MoliA re," he said. "Everything I am is everywhere I've been." Roberta Uno, the director of ...

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  12. How '2Pacalypse Now' Marked The Birth Of A Rap RevolutionaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | Vibe

    ... and the effects of Reaganomics, spawned pioneering politically-minded acts like Public Enemy, Boogie Down Productions, and Queen Latifah, all of whom would usher in a sense of black nationalism and Afrocentricity among artists and fans alike. The ...

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