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  1. Raw G talks about her new album, 'Esperanza'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | San Francisco Bay View

    ... understanding a word of English, it captured my attention. I was in Mexico around 1996 when I was listening to 2Pac, KRS-One and Wu-Tang. I met the first rap crew in Guadalajara whose lyrics were in Spanish, and that's when I knew that's what I ...

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  2. Straight Outta Compton may be a great movie, but at what cost?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Creative Loafing

    ... being a socially aware voice for a community that sometimes felt voiceless. Talented artists like Public Enemy and KRS-One whose albums Fear of a Black Planet and By All Means Necessary , respectively, heralded an era of socially conscious music ...

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  3. This Band Is Trying To Redefine 'Jihad'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | ThinkProgress

    ... That's why Sam Spiegel, aka DJ Squeak E. Clean, of the band N.A.S.A has made a music video with esteemed rap legend KRS-One called Jihad Love Squad. Spiegel's music video features a woman in India who is strapped with what appears to be a colorful ...

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  4. Can a Song Redefine - Jihad'?By Dean ObeidallahRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Daily Beast

    DJ Squeak E. Clean and KRS-One have teamed up a ballsy video to show the world that 'jihad' can mean love. Look out, Pam Geller! Sam Spiegel, also known as DJ Squeak E. Clean, might just be facing his greatest challenge ever.

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  5. Art of War: Minneapolis rapper Mista Maeham responds to a dissRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Star Tribune

    I've thoroughly studied the disses of the Roxanne Wars, the Bridge Wars of KRS-One and MC Shan, West Coast vs. East coast with Tupac vs Biggie; the millennial battles of Jay Z and Nas, 50 Cent vs every rapper's mama, to Pusha T vs. Lil Wayne, and the most recent from Drake vs. Meek Mil. . Just as much as I like to watch a good boxing match, I love to hear the creativity one can state and back up through the element of lyricism.

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  6. Review: New comics by Leah Hayes, Ed Piskor, and Leslie SteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Globe and Mail

    ... Flava Flav; The Beastie Boys start drinking Brass Monkey; social worker DJ Scott La Rock galvanizes homeless teen KRS-One. Piskor's savvy conceit is to cartoon all this fomenting activity in the frothy style of the era's Marvel comics - pulpy paper, ...

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  7. Now Hear this: Rhymin' with WordburglarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... to, and I always liked to focus on the positive aspects of it. "I learned so much from it as a kid, from acts like KRS-One and Public Enemy, or just enjoyed fun acts like the Fresh Prince and DJ Jazzy Jeff, or picked up on the lyrical brilliance of ...

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  8. When Hip-Hop Beefs Killed CareersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... a rival so badly, with verses so scathingly brutal, that said rapper becomes a has-been overnight? The beef between KRS-One and MC Shan is often credited as the first major feud in hip-hop. There had been others in earlier years, but this occurred ...

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  9. When Hip-Hop Beefs Killed CareersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | The Daily Beast

    ... a rival so badly, with verses so scathingly brutal, that said rapper becomes a has-been overnight? The beef between KRS-One and MC Shan is often credited as the first major feud in hip-hop. There had been others in earlier years, but this occurred ...

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  10. Damon Dash, hip hop's ninth element, comes to Tampa BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    He is not a turntablist. He doesn't rap or break dance and I've never seen him tag a wall with a spray can, but Damon Dash is Hip Hop. KRS One expanded hip hop culture from its four traditional elements - deejaying, emceeing, break dancing, and graffiti, the genre's patron saint adding beat boxing, fashion, street knowledge and ... (more)

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  11. Peace, Love And Realness In A Hip Hop HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | National Public Radio

    ... as they do themselves: Rapping triumphantly onstage rather than struggling to keep the electricity on. He does cover KRS-One's stays at various homeless shelters and his arrest, at 19, for smuggling pot. He also touches on the scene's endemic ...

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  12. Airfield Festival 2015: Four days of music and flying on the aerodromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Nine O'Clock

    ... is the place where some of the most important hip-hop artists in the world or in Romania are due to perform live: KRS-One, Mobb Deep or RA The Rugged Man. Techno Stage will gather the hottest artists and DJs of the moment: Dixon, Ame, Recondite, ...

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  13. Pentatonix likes the sound of a stadium tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... School of Music, finished as runner-up in a Yo-Yo Ma cello competition and worked with the likes of Quincy Jones and KRS-One. Since winning "The Sing-Off," the Los Angeles-based Pentatonix has released three albums and a few EPs featuring covers of ...

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  14. Vocal group Pentatonix hits the big time as touring mates for Kelly ClarksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... School of Music, finished as runner-up in a Yo-Yo Ma cello competition and worked with the likes of Quincy Jones and KRS-One. Since winning "The Sing-Off," the Los Angeles-based Pentatonix has released three albums and a few EPs featuring covers of ...

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  15. Hip-hop/Soul Sensation Justin James Hosts Stellar Release And...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Urban Music News Network

    Hip-hop/Soul Sensation Justin James Hosts Stellar Release and Listening Session for Forthcoming Debut EP Now or Never July 21, 2015 Tampa, Fla.-The time has finally arrived for central Florida-based Timeless Traks hip hop/soul sensation Justin James to burst onto the mainstream with the forthcoming release of his long-awaited debut EP Now or Never due July 21. Offering a sneak peek into what he has in store, James hosts an intimate release party and listening session on Tuesday, July 21 at Ybor City Jazz House. The event includes a live performance by the man of the hour, Justin James with City Groove Band and DJ Chang3.

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  16. Sunday, Aug. 9: The Rap Contest presented by SellassieRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | The Brooklyn Paper

    ... history books, not the pop charts." Sellassie has shared the stage with many great artists; Rakim, Saul Williams, KRS-One, The Goodie Mob, Mos Def, Sly and Robbie, Vieux Farka Toure, dead prez, Redman and Method Man, Michael Franti and Spearhead, ...

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    Jul 24, 2015 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    ... for Days Of FreeMan include pouring over hip-hop documentaries for up to eight hours a day, and dissecting albums by KRS-One, Digable Planets, How all of this preparation plays out musically is stunning. For years instrumentalists held fast to the ...

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  18. Hip-Hop Promoter DJ Droops Turns Up the Weeknights in OCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | OC Weekly

    ... in OC. One of his biggest successes thus far has been delivering $5 monthly hip-hop shows featuring legends such as KRS-One, Kurupt and Slick Rick. "I got into hip-hop through the party-crew scene," Droops says. "I was spinning it as a DJ when I was ...

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  19. Tragedy ft KRS-One & A.G. "Modern Day Gangsta"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | AllHipHop.com

    ... and ruling in the streets, with the lyrical finesse of a veteran steeped in 30 years of Queensbridge history. KRS-One returns as 'The Teacha,' educating us on the infiltration of corporate America by gangster tacticians and A.G. characterizes one of ...

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  20. Meet Jidenna, Your Favorite New Rapper with Bay Area TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | KQED

    ... exudes an air of Harlem Renaissance meets trap music and harkens back to the peaceful and free flowing days of KRS-One and Afrika Bambaataa. Challenging hip hop norms and stereotypes, Jidenna breathes fresh energy into a saturated space, ...

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