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  1. Moogfest, Night Three: Overcoming a Different Kind of DroneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 20 | Independent Weekly

    Moogfest, Night Three: Jenny Hval, Pete Rock, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, DJ Stingray Downtown Durham Saturday, May 19, 2018 There was a dull ambient roar at Moogfest this weekend, and I'm not even talking about whatever Wes Borland's drone set was. No, this particular sound emanated from the back end of the cavernous Armory all weekend, coming to a head as it threatened to engulf Jenny Hval 's set on Saturday night.


  2. Pete Rock & Ali Shaheed Muhammad Join Moses Sumney On Moogfest Free StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | HipHopDx

    ... heart of downtown Durham, the festival (now in its 14th year) has announced the addition of legendary producer/DJ Pete Rock, as well as Ali Shaheed Muhammad, the key component of the immortal A Tribe Called Quest. The two will each do a live DJ set ...


  3. Smoke DZA Talks New Album 'Not for Sale,' His Love for Wrestling &...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 | Billboard

    ... Not for Sale is the Kush God's first LP since his collaborative album Don't Smoke Rock with the legendary producer Pete Rock. On that album, the past met the present as Rock's jazzy New York sounds intertwined seamlessly with DZA's versatile and ...


  4. The Bell House Summer Series at Industry City with Luna, Guided by Voices, Kevin Morby and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 26 | Free Williamsburg

    ... collaborating with artists including Nas, G-Eazy, Robert Glasper, DMX, Curren$y, Joey Bada$$, Talib Kweli, GZA, Pete Rock, Raekwon, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Marilyn Manson. The Soul Rebels have taken the New Orleans bass tradition they grew up on ...


  5. SummerStage Will Celebrate Hip-Hop's PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | The New York Times

    When summer arrives in New York City, so will a cavalcade of hip-hop acts spanning generations. While the Pulitzer Prize-winner Kendrick Lamar and A$AP Ferg will embody the genre's present at Hot 97's Summer Jam on June 10, the City Parks Foundation's SummerStage Festival will look further into hip-hop's past, with free shows by Big Daddy Kane, Talib Kweli, Pete Rock and the LOX.


  6. Lil Xan - " a Total Xanarchya Review4:35 pm - Apr 9, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | NME

    When not racking up millions upon millions of YouTube or Soundcloud plays before most in the mainstream has even heard of them, one thing you can always count on new rap to do is anger hip-hop's old guard. Whether it's Pete Rock posting Lil Yachty memes or Migos escalating their Joe Budden beef from lyrical to very almost physical , there seems something intrinsic about rap's latest youth-led scene that irks the genre's elder statesmen.


  7. The weekend's 7 best concerts: Apr. 6-8Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | City Pages

    ... Niles and Big Wiz, this celebration of Dilla's life and music will also feature one of his own production idols: Pete Rock, the arguable G.O.A.T. 21+. 11 p.m. $18/$20. 2528 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis. More info here . -Michael Madden Ty Segall @ ...


  8. Black celebs come to Bruno Mars' defense over cultural appropriationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... Teddy Riley, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis...around the same time from a hip-hop side I was influenced by DJ Premier, Pete Rock, and The Beatminerz?' wrote hip-hop producer 9th Wonder. Grammy-nominated rapper Rapsody jumped in with a word of ...


  9. 9th Wonder Defends Bruno Mars Amid Cultural Appropriation Claims: 'We ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Billboard

    ... Riley , Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis...around the same time from a hip-hop side I was influenced by DJ Premier , Pete Rock , and The Beatminerz ? This is a Sociology study on influence and exposure," he questioned. If Black culture, which he claims to ...


  10. Pete Rock & CL Smooth Honored In "Luke Cage" Season 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | HipHopDx

    ... Cage showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker also revealed that the episodes in Season 2 are named after songs from rap duo Pete Rock & CL Smooth. "Season Two's episodes are named in honor of PETE ROCK & CL SMOOTH. @PeteRock you had no idea, did you? Lol," ...


  11. Apathy Delivers "The Widow's Son" Featuring DJ Premier, Pete Rock & Pharoahe MonchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | HipHopDx

    Demigodz rapper Apathy has devoted his life to Hip Hop and now, he's back with his sixth solo studio album, The Widow's Son. Featuring Pharoahe Monch, Pete Rock, Nottz, DJ Premier, M.O.P., Celph Titled, and Buckwild, among others, the project marks his follow-up to 2016's Handshakes With Snakes - one of HipHopDX's Most Slept-On Albums of 2016.


  12. Don't call it a comeback: Dabrye finishes his x/3 trilogy after 17 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 | MetaFilter

    Dabrye is musician Tadd Mullinix's hip-hop producer alter ego. His first album One/Three came out in 2001, a unique hybrid of techno influences and the classic hip-hop productions of Pete Rock, DJ Premier, the Bomb Squad, and J Dilla in particular.


  13. The final installment in Dabrye's trilogy was worth the waitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Metro Times

    ... of techno influences (Detroit techno, Warp Records, and kindred labels) and the classic hip-hop productions of Pete Rock, DJ Premier, the Bomb Squad, and J Dilla in particular. His second album, Two/Three , came out in 2006 and featured his hero J ...


  14. Onyx Reacts To Producer Chyskillz's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | HipHopDx

    ... Several members of the Hip Hop community - including former Onyx member Sonny Seeza, DJ Premier, DJ Eclipse, Pete Rock and Jedi Mind Tricks' Vinnie Paz - paid their respects on social media. My condonlences to Mrs.Parker and the whole Parker ...


  15. DJ Misbehaviour Talks Spinning Vinyl and Challenging Audience ExpectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Miami New Times

    ... judge a book by its cover." Misbehaviour's video was shared by artists she's long admired, including Common, Pete Rock, and Bootsy Collins. "That feels great," she says, "because you're a fan of the records, and then you play the records, and then ...


  16. Drummer Daru Jones Went from Hip-Hop Clubs to Touring with Jack...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Willamette Week

    A ferocious performer who towers above a bed of steeply angled drums, Jones blends classic gospel chops with a jazz touch and drum machine-style breaks. These days, Daru Jones lends his funky, passionate drumming to everyone from Jack White to Pete Rock.


  17. New York City Rapper, DJ and Producer J-Live Is a Walking Master Class of the GenreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | Free Times

    ... album is one of the last of hip-hop's golden era. Loaded down with classic boom-bap production from the likes of Pete Rock, DJ Premier, and Prince Paul, the young J-Live deftly swings from poetically rich battle raps to wizened social commentary and ...


  18. How Hip-Hop's Generation Gap Became a War for Its SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 |

    ... first-wave trap sounds like Young Dro and Waka Flocka Flame. In the fall of 2017, for instance, legendary producer Pete Rock waged a war of words with Waka Flocka after Waka called out hip-hop elders for distancing themselves from younger artists ...


  19. In Memoriam 2017: The Musicians We LostRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... heard doing psychedelic rock and funk music together. To me his music is singular," foundational hip-hop producer Pete Rock says. "I'm a digger and there are records that are similar but something about his music stands out on his own. That music is ...


  20. Native Instruments releases "Basement Era" Maschine ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | KVR News

    ... dream". In the late 80s and early 90s, boom bap was king. On the East Coast, hip hop producers and artists like Pete Rock, Grand Puba, and Gang Starr's DJ Premier dropped beats dripping with jazz and soul. These crate diggers scoured shops and mined ...