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  1. The year's wins and losses in local hip-hopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Creative Loafing

    ... Sure, you have to get up real close and personal with all 300 of your neighbors, but seeing hip-hop legends like Kool Keith and Slick Rick in such an intimate environment has the feel of an epic, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. (Note: Kool Keith ...

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  2. Brian Coleman's 'Liner Notes for Hip-Hop Junkies'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Village Voice

    ... has been great from both readers as well as the artists featured in the book. "The funniest thus far has been Kool Keith tweeting out that 'This book should be in every library and brothel,' I consider that to be high praise coming from Keith." With ...

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  3. C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Dr. OctagonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Crooks and Liars

    ... doctor, based on the obscene things he does in his fake biography. In real life, he's portrayed by rapper Kool Keith, who can apparently come up with a back story crazy enough to rival that of Sun Ra. Mos Def, now known as Yasiin Bey, released this ...

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  4. 7 Best Concerts in Phoenix This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Phoenix New Times

    ... hip-hop show of the holiday season, and possibly the entire year. Legendary alt hip-hop icons Brand Nubian and Kool Keith will be heading up a lineup that features Freestyle Fellowship, Ras Kass, Artifacts, A.G. Zoolay, and way more at the new Club ...

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  5. Interview: Yung Lenox on the "Live Fast, Draw Yung" Documentary : Our ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Cool Hunting

    ... him some Tic Tacs. They were strawberry flavored. He commented on my art, I liked that he was in it. [With Kool Keith] I had to go to this weird house that spooked the heck out of me. I gave him a drawing and he gave me an Ultra Man and his new ...

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  6. TOKiMONSTA unifies stylistic oppositesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... to her readiness to unify contradictions. On " The Force ," a cut from her sophomore album, Lee recruited Kool Keith, a godfather of hip-hop's most eccentric and polarizing possibilities. The track is anxiety-inducing, relying on the visceral impact ...

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  7. Freshtivus: Hip Hop Veterans unite to bring Holiday cheer to the Valley Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Examiner.com

    If you are a hip-hop fan, then you surely know every name on the massive 'Freshtivus' bill playing this Friday night at Club Red . The epic lineup includes Brand Nubian, Kool Keith, Freestyle Fellowship, Ras Kass, Artifacts, AG, Paws One, Grand Agent, Zoolay, Fresh Kils, Slpofunkdust, The Insects, Tapas, Roqy Tyraid, Realistic and more This show is 18+, and begins at 6:30pm.

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  8. The Best Concerts in OC This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | OC Weekly

    Action Bronson The Observatory Here's the skinny on rotund rapper Action Bronson: he's a culinary enthusiast by day and an MC by night, recording fastidiously well-worded tracks with the precision of Ghostface or Kool Keith. Every studio rat needs their leisure pursuits--Lil Wayne has his skateboarding; MF Doom has his masks--but Bronson's are uniquely childlike.

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  9. New Music / Louis Baker / Red Bull Presents 20Before15Read the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Scoop

    ... Ultra conglomerate, only to jump-start her very own Young Art imprint in 2014. She's worked with everyone from Kool Keith and Kelly Rowland - and now she's paired her signature bold beats with the effortless melodies of acclaimed Polish singer, ...

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  10. Ice Cube and Kool Keith Talk Classic Rap Albums in Check the Technique, Vol. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | River Front Times

    ... It was one big spaceship and everyone was riding. Me and [Dan the] Automator were Mr. Spock and Captain Kirk." - Kool Keith on relocating to L.A. and creating his Dr. Octagon alter ego. "[The lyrics] originally supposed to be for N.W.A. I felt like ...

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  11. Cypress Hill's Sen Dog Finally Tells the Story Behind the Group's SNL BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Village Voice

    ... Ultramagnetic, who have always been one of my favorite hip-hop bands of all time. And to share the stage with Kool Keith, Ced Gee, Moe Love and TR Love, I was like "wow, this is really cool." After Ultramag's set, Keith called a bunch of MCs to the ...

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  12. Kool Keith celebrates his birthday at The JointRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Arkansas Times

    Fans of '90s and '00s underground hip-hop were treated to a special performance of Kool Keith at The Joint on Thursday. It got pretty weird, as was to be expected from an eccentric performer like Keith.

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  13. Quaildogs, Sturgill Simpson and the Drive-By Truckers and more this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... need to pick your poison carefully. One of our best bets for the weekend will be at the EARL on Saturday night. Kool Keith will be on stage dishing out original lyrics and killer beats. It should be a highly entertaining show as his always are. If ...

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  14. Travis Tritt headlines Arkansas State FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Arkansas Times

    One of the more curious entries in "Ego Trip's Book of Rap Lists," a self-explanatory 1999 book issued posthumously by the classic hip-hop magazine, is "Kool Keith's favorite places to pleasure himself," a brief, nine-item inventory including locations such as "Across the street from Madison Square Garden," "Sbarro" and "Polygram Records." Keith, who has also gone by Dr. Octagon, Rhythm X, Big Willie Smith and Black Elvis, among other names, was rap's original self-proclaimed extraterrestrial, and has released at least two great albums - 1988's "Critical Beatdown," by his first group, Ultramagnetic MCs, and his 1996 solo reboot "Dr. Octagonecologyst" - plus a few more good ones.

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  15. A3C field guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... will be celebrating a landmark: its 10th anniversary. More than 500 artists including Black Thought of the Roots, Kool Keith, 2 Chainz , 9th Wonder , Masta Ace , Rakim, DMX, and a pairing of Juvenile and Mystikal are lined up to perform as part of ...

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  16. Revolution Harmony's "Hello" doesn't disappointRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Georgia Straight

    ... Harmony reached out to Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello, Vancity rap vet Madchild, and hip-hop iconoclast Kool Keith. Also along for the ride is Porcupine Tree's Steven Wilson and Kenyan activist and singer Eric Wainaina. With that kind of ...

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  17. SoundCheck: Peter Frampton among top live music picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... play alongside master songsmith Matt Butcher and more than a dozen of the state and country's best up-and-comers. Kool Keith has played stranger venues, but we have a feeling this set is going to be special. It happens on the last day of Dunedin ...

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  18. Rakim and DMX join A3C + Psych Army's showcase announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... Army's official A3C showcase has been announced. The show goes down Sat., Oct. 11, and features performances by Kool Keith, the Difference Machine, MarQ Spekt, Duel of the MPC, Dinosaur Burps, along with DJ sets by from Knumbskull, the Morkestra, ...

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  19. Rakim and DMX join A3C + Psych Army's showcase announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... Army's official A3C showcase has been announced. The show goes down Sat., Oct. 11, and features performances by Kool Keith, the Difference Machine, MarQ Spekt, Duel of the MPC, Dinosaur Burps, along with DJ sets by from Knumbskull, the Morkestra, ...

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  20. 2014 Arkansas fall music previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Arkansas Times

    With summer come and gone, it's time to mark your calendars for the best of the fall concert season, from Bret Michaels and Kool Keith to Justin Moore, Killer Mike, Slipknot and Rodney Crowell. It's like William Cullen Bryant once said: "Autumn ... the year's last, loveliest smile."

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