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Bay Area DJ, Lazyboy Wins Redbull 3Style Nationals. Watch His Set Here

This past Sunday (12/9), six dope djs battled at The Midway in San Francisco to represent the USA in Moscow at the World Finals Redbull 3S…

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BY KIERAN DEVLIN • JUNE 13, 2019 Grandmaster Flash has become the first DJ to win the Polar Music Prize, often dubbed the "Nobel Prize For…

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Hip Hop and Prison Industrial Complex Conspiracy Revealed

Jailhouse Roc: The FACTS About Hip Hop and Prison for Profit written by Homeboy Sandman | 4/24/13 | Davey D's Hip Hop Corner GoldenUndergr…

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Watch Questlove's Live Stream of Hip Hop Deep Cuts

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Little Brother Gets Ready For A Live Show In New “Everything” Music Video

Little Brother has released a new music video for May the Lord Watch cut “Everything.”

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Erykah Badu Takes Us 'Room To Room' In Her House With Second Live Quarantine Concert

Erykah Badu thrilled her fans with a live-streamed quarantine concert Sunday (March 5) night. She started packing the virtual house long…

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Anderson .Paak And Justin Timberlake Team Up For Energetic Music Video

Anderson .Paak and Justin Timberlake have dropped the visuals for their collaboration song “Don’t Slack” as part of the Trolls World Tour s…

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A New Book Traces Gangster Rap From People’s Movement to Commercial Force

At this year’s Grammy Awards (which, believe it or not, were only a couple months—and not decades—ago), YG, Roddy Rich, DJ Khaled, Meek M…

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Wu-Tang Clan's RZA Shuts Down Xenophobia Against Asians

The world has been molly-whopped by SARS-CoV-2 in a way that no other disease has ever affected the globe. Most commonly known as COVID-1…

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H.E.R. Announces 'Girls With Guitars' Instagram Live Performance Series

H.E.R. has announced her new Instagram Live series titled Girls With Guitars. The weekly performance and conversation series set to start…

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"Tupac Was Like a Little Brother With Us" - Chuck D on Coaching Rappers in the Late-80s

After dropping a bombshell earlier in the week, Talib Kweli‘s People’s Party podcast has shared another clip from an upcoming interview wi…

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Def Comedy Jam is Returning with a Coronavirus Benefit Live Stream feat. Chris Rock, JB Smoove, Chris Tucker, and More

100% of proceeds will be donated to essential workers in cities hit hardest by the pandemic. Def Comedy Jam is rallying a massive roster…

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Watch DJ Jazzy Jeff IG Live Set Following Coronavirus Scare

DJ Jazzy Jeff is jumping back in the saddle. On Saturday (April 4), the celebrated turntablist hopped on Instagram and shared a flier for…

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Sun, May 3 @ Greek Theatre, Berkeley

Sun, May 10 @ Fox Theater, Oakland

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Sun, May 17 @ The Masonic, SF

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Wed, May 20 @ August Hall, SF

Tue, May 26 @ Fox Theater, Oakland

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Atlanta-based Rapper, Damien Sane is taking the Independent Underground by Storm When you're a living confirmation that “Scars are proof that you’re stronger than what tried to kill you“ - your next move should be your best one. Born in Anniston, Alabama, Damien Sane is an intimately-layered artist with a message for Hip-Hop. During his career, he has managed to release several singles like "Man Named Marty, Hostile (feat. Allen Boi Yo & Tre Fre$hman) and Never Doubt Me (feat. Tre…See More
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For Immediate ReleaseDoe Boy Jones – Reality Crack Part 2 is a sequel to his last project Reality Crack Pt 1, which was released in July of 2018. This project is greatly anticipated by many different entities including radio stations who are already breaking his two lead off singles, “In My Feelings” and “Doe Lenin”. Doe Boy has definitely built up a buzz and has released his 13 song tape via distrokid on April 2, 2020. Make sure you stream it when it is available. These songs hit hard and will…See More
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Kilo M.O.E. – ‘Fly G’z and Palm Treez’ – serves as the perfect canvas for the rapper’s elite lyricism

The Baltimore-based producer, songwriter, rapper, Kilo M.O.E.’s evolution over his past three albums has been inspiring to see. I’ll always admire artists who push themselves creatively, and that’s exactly what, Kilo M.O.E. has done on his fourth studio album, ‘Fly G’z and Palm Treez’, and it pays off in leaps and bounds. Each instrumental is rich and developed, serving as the perfect canvas for the rapper’s elite lyricism. Something that this recording and Kilo M.O.E.’s recent albums have done…See More

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