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  1. Barack Obama Taps Kehinde Wiley for Official Presidential PortraitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | RollingStone

    Barack and Michelle Obama  selected the artists who will paint their portraits for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, the museum announced Friday. According to the National Portrait Gallery 's website, the former president tapped renowned New York-based artist Kehinde Wiley.


  2. Kehinde Wiley will paint Obama's official presidential portraitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Los Angeles Times

    SEPTEMBER 08: 'St. Francis' by Kehinde Wiley goes on view at Sotheby's as part of 'Shake it Up': Works from the Mario Testino Collection, September 8, 2017 in London, Englan Kehinde Wiley, known for his vibrant, large-scale painting of African American subjects, has been commissioned to paint the official presidential portrait of President Obama for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery at Obama's request, the museum revealed on Friday.


  3. A blueprint of hip hop historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 |

    Design studio Dorothy has released this poster of a map of hip hop history , featuring notable rap and hip hop artists and groups laid out in the style of a circuit diagram for a classic turntable. The print pays homage to the godfathers of hip-hop but takes its starting point as DJ Kool Herc's Back to School Jam in August 1973 - a block party in the Bronx, New York which is widely regarded as the birthplace of hip-hop.


  4. Depeche Mode Global Spirit Tour a soulful, sexy tribute to their power in PhoenixRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | The Arizona Republic

    ... Feel You." Other highlights ranged from "Barrel of a Gun," which included a snippet of Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five's "The Message" as rapped by Gahan, to "Home," another chance for Gore to take the vocal spotlight. As live performers, Gore ...


  5. LL Cool J Surprises Hometown Meadows Fest Crowd With Hip-Hop LegendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | Billboard

    ... at Citi Field on Septt. 16, 2017 in New York City. A Tribe Called Quest, DMC and Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five all made appearances during LL's hour-long set. When LL Cool J returned home Saturday (Sept. 16) for a late afternoon set at the ...


  6. Black Movement MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Eugene Weekly

    "Hip hop comes from the word 'hippie,' which means to either open your eyes or re-open your eyes - to be aware," Harris says.


  7. Feels Like Home: Depeche Mode Delight at New York's Madison Square GardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Billboard

    ... and ULTRA (with the night's most unexpected detour, a brief lift of the chorus to Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five's "The Message" at the end of single "Barrel of a Gun"), also giving their '00s catalogue its due with thunderous performances of ...


  8. On 9/11 Brockhampton Offered An Escape From NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | Stereogum

    There's always a weird energy worming its way through the Big Apple on 9/11. An ambivalent mixture of melancholy, pride, mourning, hopefulness, leeriness, and togetherness courses through the city, weaving throughout the dense metropolis to affect individuals in different ways.


  9. Concert Review: Depeche Mode maintains sexual swagger at D.C. showRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | Washington Times

    Watching Depeche Mode's Thursday night show at Capitol One Arena - formerly the Verizon Center - it was clear that their songs have aged well, which is something a lot of other 1980s synth pop acts can't claim. The band's show, to promote their 14th album, "Spirit," showed a group solidly locked and loaded, with lead singer Dave Gahan still as utterly capable as ever of seducing a crowd.


  10. Mother! director 'furious' over Sydney mural bungleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | BBC News

    ... words "it's like a jungle sometimes" - a reference to a famous song by hip hop group Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five. "The mural was mean to be something that represented how I was feeling at the time and I was feeling beside myself, depressed ...


  11. Darren Aronofsky Apologizes Over Mother! Mural ErrorRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2013 | WENN Blog

    ... animals on a city street beneath the words "It's like a jungle sometimes", lyrics from Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five's 1982 hit The Message. On Twitter Aronofsky wrote that he was "embarrassed & furious" about the offending advert. He ...


  12. Mother! director apologises over Newtown mural stoushRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | ABC News

    The director of the soon-to-be-released movie Mother! has apologised for an advertising agency painting a picture of star Jennifer Lawrence over an iconic Newtown mural. Darren Aronofsky took to social media to saying he was "embarrassed and furious" at Apparition Media for "breaking #1 graffiti rule" on the side of the heritage building fronting Enmore Road in Sydney's inner west.


  13. Send off the summer with Voss and friends at Pub WebbRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    Between his run of mixtapes over the past few years and his writing for The Key, it's pretty clear: Voss knows hip-hop. So it's cool to see the Philly wordsmith curating an interdisciplinary showcase up Temple way to close out the summer on Saturday, September 16th.


  14. Kidd Creole arraigned for murder of homeless manRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2017 | New York Post

    "Not guilty, sir," the rapper, whose real name is Nathaniel Glover, told Justice Daniel FitzGerald during a brief appearance in Manhattan Supreme Court. The 57-year-old Glover, who is being held without bail, wore a wrinkled white T-shirt and his gray hair pulled back in a braid.


  15. Rapper Kidd Creole pleads not guilty to murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | ABC News

    Rapper Kidd Creole, whose real name is Nathaniel Glover, is arraigned in New York City, Aug. 3, 2017, after he was arrested on a murder charge. A grand jury returned a second degree murder indictment against hip hop pioneer Nathaniel Glover, aka "Kidd Creole," who pleaded not guilty to the charges on Wednesday at his arraignment in Manhattan Supreme Court.


  16. Furious Five Rapper Kidd Creole Pleads Not Guilty to Murdering Homeless ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 |

    Nathaniel Glover, 57 - who performed under the name Kidd Creole for the iconic hip-hop group Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five - appeared in Supreme Court Wednesday to enter his plea while dressed in a white button-down shirt, dark slacks and a braided ponytail. Glover told police he stabbed 55-year-old John Jolly because he was afraid of the man, who Glover claimed hit on him just before midnight on Aug. 1, authorities said.


  17. As Jazz Fest Looks At 50, What Keeps It Alive?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | KQED

    A second-line parade at the 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, one of many sights underlining the event's place-based identity. At 46, Ben Jaffe is almost exactly the same age as Jazz Fest.


  18. Greensky Bluegrass Welcome Larry Keel, Sam Bush & More At HoxeyvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | JamBase

    ... Bruzza invited out Larry Keel and Stephen Mougin of the Sam Busch Band for a take on Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five's "The Message." The socially concise hip hop tune was played as trio for its debut performance. The Michigan-based next ...


  19. Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Fivea s Kidd Creole indicted on murder charge9:43 pm - Aug 11, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | NME

    The rapper, whose real name is Nathaniel Glover, had been charged with stabbing a homeless man in New York last week. Now, DNAinfo reports a grand jury voted to indict Glover on Wednesday .


  20. 7 things you didn't know about hip-hop's history in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | WPXI

    Forty-four years ago, an 18-year-old New York DJ and his emcee friend kickstarted the hip-hop genre . To commemorate the 44th anniversary of hip-hop, Google debuted an interactive Google Doodle narrated by Fab 5 Freddy on its homepage for users to can play DJ as they scratch, mix breaks and earn trophies that unlock new facts about hip-hop.