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  1. EXCLUSIVE: Afrika Bambaataa Accuser Ronald Savage Says Krs-One Is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 |

    EXCLUSIVE: Afrika Bambaataa Accuser Ronald Savage Says Krs-One Is "Worse Than A Catholic Priest" and Calls For Rapper's Ban The man who has accused Afrika Bambaataa is calling for an immediate ban KRS-One, whom he labeled "worse than a Catholic priest." "He [KRS-One] is a disgrace to every living man, woman and children all over the world.


  2. Armand van HeldenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | BBC News

    Armand van Helden is an American DJ, record producer, remixer and songwriter from Boston, Massachusetts. He was one of the main proponents of the speed garage genre, remixing various artists such as Katy Perry, Daft Punk, Britney Spears, Enrique Iglesias, David Guetta, Sam Smith, Bloc Party, Janet Jackson, Juliet Roberts, KRS-One and Sneaker Pimps, among others with this musical style.


  3. KRS-One Says Afrika Bambaataa Detractors Should 'Quit Hip-Hop'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Spin

    ... "When you're talking about Afrika Bambaataa, first of all, you're talking about the person who invented hip-hop," KRS-One said in the sit-down. "Not participated in it. There was no hip-hop before Afrika Bambaataa. Let's start there, so anyone who ...


  4. KRS-One: Anyone Who Has A Problem With Afrika Bambaataa Should Quit Hip HopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 |

    KRS-One found himself catching heat from critics after the rap legend defended Afrika Bambaataa while the "Planet Rock" performer was in the midst of child molestation allegations. Rather than backing off his support, KRS doubled down on his views about the situation during a Q&A in Birmingham, England.


  5. KRS-One: "Anyone Who Has A Problem With Afrika Bambaataa Should Quit Hip-Hop"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Vibe

    One is standing firm on his support of Afrika Bambaatta, and issued a defiant and dismissive response to anyone who questions the validity of the sexual molestation allegations leveled against the "Planet Rock" rapper. "When you're talking about Afrika Bambaataa, first of all, you're talking about the person who invented hip-hop," KRS-One said.


  6. When I First Heard Stakes Is HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Slate Magazine

    ... Criminal Minded , an album that changed hip-hop with its earthy, DIY aesthetics and introduction of a 21-year-old KRS-One, one of the greatest vocal talents the music had ever heard. At the time of Stakes Is High 's release, Criminal Minded was 9 ...


  7. When is a Remix Stealing from the Original?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | KQED

    DJs Celskiii and Deeandroid have been staples of the Bay Area hip-hop scene for over 15 years. Products of the fertile turntablism movement of the late-90s, Celskiii and Deeandroid have been tour DJs for KRS-One and have twice competed in the US DMC Team Battles, placing second in 2010.


  8. Hip-Hop's History with Police BrutalityBy Stereo WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Daily Beast

    ... like "Illegal Search" by LL Cool J (1990), 2Pac's "Violent" (1991) and "Holler If Ya Hear Me" (1993), as well as KRS-One's "Sound of Da Police" made an indelible impression at the height of topical hip-hop's visibility. Rappers were called on by ...


  9. Just as the Scriptures Predicted, 2014 Has Brought Dallas Its First Classic Hip-Hop Radio WarRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | D Magazine

    ... to classic hip-hop. In addition to the aforementioned Lil Keke and Fat Pat, both stations now lean heavily on B.I.G, KRS-One, Ice Cube, Beastie Boys, and Missy Elliott. The now-christened BOOM 94.5 plays more Houston rap than HOT 93.3 , if that's ...


  10. American rapper KRS-One at the Rescue Rooms reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Nottingham Evening Post

    Going by the KRS-One backronym it was going to be a a long night at the Rescue Rooms as all I knew of the 50 year-old hip hop artist was that he sung "Woop-woop! That's the sound of da police! Woop-woop! That's the sound of the beast!" Albeit an iconic song. Song after song, track after track, he commanded the audience's attention with his rough voice and clear passion for the genre.


  11. Hip-Hop Cops Stun Show Audience With Surprise B-Boy RoutineRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | Switched

    Video going viral begins with the event's compere holding up what he says is a lost wallet. When no one in the audience claims it as their own, two officers arrive on the stage to the sound of KRS One's "Sound of Da Police."


  12. Legends of Rap KRS-OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Nottingham Evening Post

    Legends of Rap KRS-One DJ Predator Prime Plus Very Special Guests Cant Stop Wont Stop Collective Juga-Naut & Vandal Salvage Fransua & J Lebowski CSWS Djs Legendary New Yorker and Hip-Hop pioneer KRS-One and his DJ Predator Prime will be performing live at Nottingham's Rescue Rooms on July 4th. Aside from being one of the most prolific and intelligent MCs to ever grace the stage, KRS-One is also a producer, philosopher, and activist.


  13. Divine Intervention: Blood Orange's Dev Hynes Shows What It Really...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Vibe

    Tip once said, "Rap is not pop, if you call it that then stop." The year was 1991 and hip-hop was interpreted as a subgenre of pop.


  14. The Endless Summer Tour's Dallas Kickoff Was G-Eazy's Shining MomentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Dallas Observer

    ... Logic is a student of the game. The 26-year-old is an amalgamation of rappers with sharp MC skills like Eminem, KRS-One or Tech N9ne. He's quickly developing a loyal fanbase of his own but outside of his fantastic rapping abilities, he falls short ...


  15. Blitz the Ambassador, Thuli Dumakude to Headline African Arts FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 |

    ... will focus on a different country. Past performers at IAAF have included Talib Kweli, Living Colour, Fela Kuti, KRS-One, Erykah Badu, India Arie and Lauryn Hill. The IAAF began in 1971 in Bedford-Stuyvesant as a fundraiser for the Uhuru Sasa School, ...


  16. KRS-One and DJ PremierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | This Is Leicestershire

    Rap icon KRS-ONE brings his huge catalogue of tracks dating back to the mid-1980s to the UK. Hailing from The Bronx, MC, producer and hip hop heavyweight KRS-One, was the head honcho of Boogie Down Productions, one of the most influential, hardcore hip hop outfits of the 1980s.


  17. Hard Questions of Identity in Brilliant 'Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | KQED

    ... fired up a young Smith in a way that Martin Luther King Jr. never did. Hip-hop came next: Public Enemy, Ice Cube, KRS-One, Dead Prez, the Roots and Mos Def; more truth-tellers blowing up Smith's nascent political imagination. And then came Barack ...


  18. Prince Be Of P.M. Dawn Dead At 46Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | HipHopDx

    ... the group for being one of the first acts within the culture to engage in physical beef, having been the target of KRS-One's scorn in the early 90s. Cordes' cousin Doc. G. a.k.a. "Dr. Giggles" a.k.a. "Blissboy #2" would join the group in later years ...


  19. The Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The New York Observer

    Rappers have been singing their own hooks for decades now; most of the time, it's terrible. Nobody has ever accused Eminem, KRS-One or Biz Markie of having a golden throat.


  20. Mosaic Entertainment House Rap Artist Jaye Fletch Surprise Guest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... e Fletch has performed in venues in excess of 10,000 seats and has shared the stage with HipHop greats like Lil Kim, KRS-ONE, Das Efx, MC Shan, just to name a few. For media inquiries send email requests to [email protected]