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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 ...


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

    Monday Jun 26 |

    ... 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 ...


  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.


  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 ...


  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 ...


  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. ...


  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. ...


  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.


  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.


  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.


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

    Nov 16, 2016 |

    ... "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 ...


  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 ...