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

    Thursday Jul 2 | 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.


  2. High FidelityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | 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 ...


  3. The Asia ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | 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 ...


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

    Tuesday Jun 23 | PRLog US Entertainment



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

    Wednesday Jun 17 | 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.


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

    Monday Jun 15 | 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 ...


  7. Sprite Launches "Obey Your Verse" Campaign with Drake, Rakim, The Notorious B.I.G. and NasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 |

    Amongst the great slogans of the world, Sprite's "Obey Your Thirst" stands as one of the most recognizable brand mantras in the modern age. The colorless soft drink has ingrained itself in the pop culture canon with a refreshing advocacy of hip-hop and 'urban' culture, partnering with A Tribe Called Quest, Grand Puba, KRS-One and Afrika Bambaataa over the years.


  8. 11 Rappers High Schools Should Hire For Graduation SpeechesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | MTV

    ... Globes and Oscars proved he could move a crowd. That same quality would be quite special for high schoolers, too. KRS-One , who is also known as The Teacha, would be a fitting speaker at a university. The hip-hop icon would be able to provide a ...


  9. Tickets go on sale Friday for Waka Flocka Flame's Black Sheep showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Colorado Springs Independent

    A fair number of well-known hip-hop artists have played Colorado Springs in recent years, including political rap forefather KRS-One, former beatboxer DMX , and - this coming Sunday at the Speak Easy Vape Lounge - post-punk horror-core band BLKHRTS . Yet not one of them has been a declared presidential candidate .


  10. Chuck D, from Legendary Group Public Enemy, Establishes New Art/AD...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    Chuck D has created mADurgency, the 1st Digital Artist Squad dedicated to servicing the music industry, especially the hip-hop circuit. mADurgency will provide CD Cover Art, Digital and Print Ads, Merchandising, Websites and much more.


  11. The Sabir Bey Show Returns for Season 4, #HipHopHistoryLesson for Season 2Read the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... what The Sabir Bey Show really is. Playing a mix of classic Hip Hop from the pioneers, such as Afrika Bambaataa and KRS-One (both who have been guests on the show), and newer music that "you won't hear on the radio," as Sabir often voices, audiences ...


  12. Rappers Should Lead Protests Against Police, Not Pop Bottles In VIP SectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Miami New Times

    ... to the 1990s, there were so many of us really speaking to the black experience. Grandmaster Flash, Public Enemy, KRS-One, Ice-T, NWA, and 2Pac were just a few of the acts that raised public consciousness about the inequality African-Americans face. ...


  13. Five reasons to go out:Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | The Argus

    2... Gilles Peterson Patterns, Marine Parade, Brighton, Saturday, May 30 DJ, tastemaker and label boss Gilles Peterson heads a line-up including Pearson Sound, Call Super, Femi Adeyemi, Christian Piers, Lorca and Chris Headcount. 3... KRS One Concorde 2 , Madeira Drive, Brighton, Saturday, May 30 HIP-HOP pioneer KRS-One pays a rare visit to the city marking more than 30 years on the music scene.


  14. Papaya Closes Season with Mayhem Poets, Now thru 5/17Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 |

    PA Performing Arts for Young Audiences wraps up its 2015 International Series with an appearance by spoken word artists The Mayhem Poets . Inspiring audiences with the power of language, these beat box bards take center stage as part of PAPAYA at the Bride, an International Family Series presented in partnership with the Painted Bride Art Center.


  15. Preview: A Singular Phenomenon at the Malthouse TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... as an instrument of torture and it's been translated into dozens of languages from Dutch to Papua New Guinea pidgin. KRS-One has recorded a version, as has Samuel L. Jackson. If this sounds like the fictional premise for a speculative play, it's ...


  16. Raekwon Says The Music Of Rakim, NWA & Others Served As English LessonsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | HipHopDx

    As part of his "Storytime With Raekwon" feature with DJBooth , Wu-Tang Clan lyricist Raekwon offered his thoughts on a variety of topics, and even shared a handful of stories about Wu-Tang's early days. He also offered praise to artists including Rakim , Big Daddy Kane, and KRS-One.


  17. The Hip Hop ABCs: The winner of Letter K; vote on Letter LRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    I'm not even going to beat around the bush. If the Hip Hop ABCs had a tournament of champions, my money would be on this week's winner.


  18. Local Leaders Re-Make Music Video For "No Murders In May" CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The song is called self destruction, originally done by KRS One. But this remake stars politicians, community leaders, local youth and local artists.


  19. Papaya to Close Season with Mayhem Poets, 5/13-17Read the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 |

    PA Performing Arts for Young Audiences wraps up its 2015 International Series with an appearance by spoken word artists The Mayhem Poets . Inspiring audiences with the power of language, these beat box bards take center stage as part of PAPAYA at the Bride, an International Family Series presented in partnership with the Painted Bride Art Center.


  20. 7 Times Hip-Hop Honored Ailing Black Panther Mumia Abu-JamalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | WCKX-FM Columbus

    Today is the birthday of former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal , who's health has been failing. He was in a state of diabetic shock recently, as reported by NewsOne .