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

    Thursday Jul 30 | 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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  2. Peace, Love And Realness In A Hip Hop HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | 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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  3. Airfield Festival 2015: Four days of music and flying on the aerodromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | 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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  4. Pentatonix likes the sound of a stadium tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | 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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  5. Vocal group Pentatonix hits the big time as touring mates for Kelly ClarksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | 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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  6. Hip-hop/Soul Sensation Justin James Hosts Stellar Release And...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | 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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  7. Sunday, Aug. 9: The Rap Contest presented by SellassieRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | 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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  8. More Read the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | 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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  9. Hip-Hop Promoter DJ Droops Turns Up the Weeknights in OCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | 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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  10. Tragedy ft KRS-One & A.G. "Modern Day Gangsta"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | 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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  11. Meet Jidenna, Your Favorite New Rapper with Bay Area TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | 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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  12. Faux Jay Z "The Blueprint" Oral History Documented By ClickholeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | HipHopDx

    ... down Nas with this one, so I need it to be brutal.' On my first pass, I got this children's choir singing over a KRS-One sample on the hook like, 'Return to sender / Return to sender / That's what the envelope would say / If Nas were mail.' It was ...

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  13. R&B Anyone? Destiny Collaborations Presents R&B Singer: Adjoa Aka...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | PR.com

    ... an interview with the singer, the singer stated, that some of her influences were Sade, Faith Evans, Mary J Blige, KRS-One, Billy Holiday, and Alicia Keys. "I love music, it has always been my first love," said the singer. 1993, the singer began ...

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  14. How hip hop saved my lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Living Church

    ... certain that I had to own everything Ice-T had ever made. Hip hop was my first love. (And as a lifelong fan of KRS-ONE , I am obliged to tell you that hip hop is the culture that surrounds rap music, not just the music itself.) A lot of people find ...

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  15. Today's Future Sound Helps Kids by Teaching Them How to Make BeatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | LA Weekly

    Hip-hop as an educational tool goes back to the some of the genre's most important moments in its first decade. From Public Enemy's Chuck D and Boogie Down Production's KRS-ONE bringing political awareness to their lyrics, to Furious Five's Melle Mel and Run-DMC enlightening listeners about the struggles of inner-city life, there's always something to be learned from listening to rap.

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  16. High FidelityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Willamette Week

    ... is pretty much stoners. Stoniest track: "Burn Fyah," a song about getting high exactly when you wanna, which recalls KRS-One's "Sound of da Police." The only album on this list that features pan flute, thanks to doob-loving local ...

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  17. The Asia ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Miami New Times

    ... Def Poetry Jam and has shared the stage with such artists as Janelle Monae, Jill Scott, DMX, Mos Def, Dead Prez, and KRS-One. Accompanying him on the guitar is his brother-in-law Jollan who uses music to create an atmosphere that brings poetry to ...

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  18. High Voltage, Lyrically Aggressive and Thought Provokinga Artist Fiyah Starter Is ComingRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | PRLog US Entertainment

    PRLog - June 23, 2015 - CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- ""...I AM STUCK IN A '90'S HIP HOP TIME CAPSULE. I NEVER LEFT AND THE MUSIC HAS EVOLVED WITHOUT ME.

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  19. Waka Flocka brings his campaign to the SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Although you might not initially tag Colorado Springs as a hip-hop mecca, our fair city has been graced by plenty of hip-hop heavyweights in the past few years, including numerous Rhymesayers acts and the truly legendary, politically eloquent KRS-One . Now comes word that tickets have gone on sale for the Atlanta-based Waka Flocka Flame , a rapper whose ambitions include nothing less than the presidency of the United States.

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  20. a Black in Americaa rapper MC Supreme killed in MalibuRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... ring prior to a fight in the 1990s. She also said Coleman appeared that decade with a group of rappers, including KRS-One, o “The Arsenio Hall Show,” performing the song “All in the Same Gang.” “He was a positive ...

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