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  1. Deaf Havana to Cara Dillon: this week's best gigs in NorfolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Eastern Daily Press

    Deaf Havana play a home county gig at the UEA in wake of their album It's Called the Easy Life. Picture: Chuff Media The Norfolk rockers hit the UEA, while the sweet-voiced folk singer visits Norwich Arts Centre, together with gigs by KRS-One, Broadside Ballads, Lucy Spraggan and more.


  2. The High Key Portrait Series: BahamadiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    Philly's contributions to hip hop stretch back to the roots of the form, but few artists manage to become icons of the elements of style and with an impact and influence as far-reaching as our own Bahamadia . Having gotten her start as a DJ in the 80s, Bahamadia had the opportunity to hone her craft right in the cultural crucible of a small Southwest-Philly-based production studio - an unassuming outfit that helped train and produce the likes of KRS-One and Boyz II Men.


  3. 'Ego and the Enemy,' M-DotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Boston Herald

    ... East Coast stuff. Part of this sound comes from the assists from Marley Marl (who has produced beats for LL Cool J, KRS-One and Heavy D). The simple, tough production gives M-Dot room to take on society's ills and still have time to brag a bit. ...


  4. Concert preview: Red Bull Sound Select presents The Cool KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | CU Independent

    ... and hip-hop. They have been featured on NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series and have performed with rap legends such as KRS-One, Snoop Dogg and Mos Def. The Summit Music Hall will be the place to be Friday. With a versatile line of artists set to ...


  5. Pyer Moss Creator Kerby Jean-Raymond Talks Activism Through Fashion, Hip-Hop's NYFW InfluenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Billboard

    ... the subject as a small choir sang operatic trap lyrics while models strutted in re-imagined pinstripe jackets and KRS-One 's "Sound of Da Police" blasted. Billboard sat down to chat with Kerby about the role and impact of music in his creative ...


  6. Unifying vibeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 |

    ... and save our youth," said Watson. This Stop the Violence benefit is part of a national movement begun by rapper KRS-One in 1987 in response to violence in the hip hop and African American communities. In 1987, during a concert by Boogie Down ...


  7. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Opted Not To Submit "This Unruly Mess I Made" To GrammysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | HipHopDx

    ... - an open letter diatribe on race issues in the United States - and guest appearances from cultural heroes such as KRS-One, DJ Premier and Chance the Rapper, This Unruly Mess I Made was a precursor to the duo's recent Grammy self-exile. In the ...


  8. With 2017 Headliner Kid - n Play, Hip-Hop Family Day Grabs Wide AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Free Times

    A few hours before the announcement, Fat Rat da Czar was a little nervous. Thursday night, Love, Peace & Hip-Hop unveiled famed late-'80s/early-'90s duo Kid 'n Play as the headliner for its Hip-Hop Family Day, the annual Main Street block party celebrating the community-empowering spirit of the titular music and culture that returns on April 8. Fat, one of the event's key organizers, was worried that this year's selection - especially coming a year after a headliner as socially outspoken as KRS-One - could be seen as pandering, ignoring rappers who might speak more directly to the nation's current tension to grab a bigger draw.


  9. This guy and his dog bring twinning to a whole new levelRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | CBS News

    ... on, as well as motivation. Its the only music we listen to at the gym." He then includes the following rap lyrics by KRS-One: "Rap is something you do.


  10. Are Run the Jewels a Top Five Hip-Hop Duo Yet?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Houston Press

    ... had his adlibs. Prince had his falsetto. Chuck D has the kind of voice that will choke you if you ignore him; KRS-One's own instrument of deliverance works the same way. Mike's voice somehow got the perfect marriage of Southern pastor meets war ...


  11. V Books: Some of Your Favorite Songs Of 2016 May Have Been Inspired By These BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Vibe

    ... of hip-hop research. The educational hip-hop baton has been passed from the lyrical engrossing history lessons of KRS-One and Nas to the inner-city blues of Jay Z and Kendrick Lamar to the moral instructions of De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest to ...


  12. Pop Life: Phife Dog and the History of Bad Food in HiphopRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | The Stranger

    ... your friend's house, rush to the nearest store and buy and consume a bottle of Kaopectate. In 1988, for example, KRS-One declared on "My Philosophy" that he did not eat "goat or ham, or chicken or turkey or hamburger." Why? Because to him eating ...


  13. Random ArticleRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2016 | Inland Empire Weekly

    Influenced by: Kool Herc, Cypress Hill, Nas, Jay-Z, Dilated Peoples, KRS-One, Tupac, A Tribe Called Quest, Big Pun, Big L, Visionaries, Shapeshifters and Scarface. If there's a do-it-yourself aesthete that runs through the underground hip-hop locale, chances are Prophets of Sound have snugly latched themselves to it.


  14. 10 Overlooked Albums of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    ... I'm a samurai. I'm holding on to something that's not treasured anymore: lyrics." He then goes on to cite Rakim, KRS-One, Slick Rick and Tupac as influences on his storytelling, but don't let that fool you into thinking Ka is trying to relive hip ...


  15. Common On His Love for Cookies and The One Dish His Mom Must Make For ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Essence Magazine

    ... Music Lessons I grew up in Chicago eating everything: a barbecue, hamburgers, bacon. Then I heard rappers, like KRS-One in "My Philosophy," a say things about not eating meat, which a was a real education, especially since it a was coming from ...


  16. Thursday Night Football Pregame Show on NBC Features New Theme Music by Current MusicRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2016 | PRWeb

    The NFL's move to NBC for Thursday Night Football, Features New Theme Music For The PreGame Show. NBC is Only Network with Two NFL Primetime Broadcasts and both PreGame shows include Thematic Music Packages, Created by Current Music.


  17. MC Shan Reveals He Was Molested As A Boy & Blasts Afrika BambaataaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | HipHopDx

    MC Shan , one of Hip Hop's veteran acts, bravely revealed a detail of his past that had been long repressed. The Queens rapper shared in a recent interview that he was molested as a boy, and once again blasted KRS-One for defending Afrika Bambaataa, who has been dogged by allegations of sexual abuse .


  18. Who Wants Tickets To CONTROL With DJ Premier, Salva & Lakim?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | HipHopDx

    ... has produced for countless artists including, Big L, Bun B, Common, D'Angelo, Dr. Dre, The Game, Joey Bada$$, KRS-One, Jay-Z, and the list goes on. He's had his hands in a huge breadth of tracks over the last 20 years, and will be bringing his ...


  19. Hip-Hop Evolution': 5 Furious Facts We Learned From...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | SFGate

    ... "The Message" advanced hip-hop far beyond the party songs of the 1970s and early '80s, paving the way for Ice Cube, KRS-One, Public Enemy and other politically minded rappers. Ego Trip's excellent "Book of Rap Lists" went into this story a bit, but ...


  20. DJ Datsik returning to Syracuse, ready to rattle walls with 'shaolin bass'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    ... dance single "Just Sayain." Real name Troy Beetles, his credits also include collaborations with Snoop Dogg, KRS-One and KoRn, plus remixes of Coldplay, Lil Wayne, Linkin Park, MGMT and Wu-Tang Clan. Other upcoming shows at the Westcott include ...