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Macklemore to Kendrick Lamar: ‘You Got Robbed’

Photo: Kevork Djansezian/ Getty Images by Jamilah King, Monday, January 27 2014, Colorlines Macklemore may have been a big winner at last…

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0 Jan 27, 2014


1/20/13 | Source: Artist: Will SmithSong: ‘Gettin Jiggy Wit It’ (1998)Ghostwriter: Nas Listen here Nas found himself embroile…

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23 Hip-Hop Albums Turning 25 This Year

With classic albums from the Beastie Boys, Big Daddy Kane, De La Soul and others, 1989 was one of the most important years of hip-hop’s gol…

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0 Jan 21, 2014

Marvin Gaye’s Family Wins In “Blurred Lines” Copyright Case

pologod | January 15, 2014 | The Source The Gaye family wins undisclosed settlement in copyright infringement case The children of soul i…

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There Were No Black Artists With Number One Singles In 2013

source: Soundcheck, Wednesday, January 8   Listen Here   If you look back on 2013, not a single black artist scored a No. 1 single. Not J…

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Rappin' 4-Tay Accuses Drake of Stealing His Rhymes

by illseed (@illseed) December 31st, 2013 | All Hip Hop Well, Drake should know better. You can’t “sample” no old school rapper and not…

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Scarface Says Hip Hop Is Intentionally Being Dumbed Down

by DANIELLE HARLING, December 27, 2013, via Hip Hop DX Scarface feels Hip Hop has become dumbed down because the genre was becoming too gre…

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0 Dec 31, 2013

Madlib Discusses Sun Ra, Tha Alkaholiks, & J Dilla In Rare Interview (VIDEO)

Madlib with Laura Leishman in the record library at Radio France. Madlib's latest release is Rock Konducta Vol. 1. Madlib dans Radio Vin…

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20 Years Ago, De La Soul Refused To Go Pop

by OLIVER WANG December 30, 2013 | NPR Listen Now This year marks the 20th anniversary of a remarkable year in music. Over the 12 mo…

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24 Things You Should Know Before Starting A Vinyl Collection

Via Here’s the answer to every question you could possibly have, including some that may be embarrassing. Like, is vinyl actua…

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Saturday, Sept 23 @ Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley

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Tuesday-Thursdy, Sept 26-28 @ Yoshi's, Oakland

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Monday, Oct 9 @ Fox Theater, Oakland

Raekwon & Ghostface
Saturday, Dec 16 @ The Midway, SF



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New audio & visuals - Anthony Kannon & Frost Gamble "Cold Start"

Out today through New Dawn Records, "Cold Start" is the fourth single taken from the upcoming album release "Cautionary Tales" by Anthony Kannon and Frost Gamble, and finds the award winning Ithacan rapper in aspirational mood.Through a free flowing stream of quick fire rhymes, the desire to break free from the shackles forged by the code of the streets through the power of the pen is clear.  The optimism of…See More
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A Journey through Hip Hop, Marsh B. Takes Audiences through a Whirlwind of Emotions with New Album

‘3 AM’ is an album that features a rich blend of rhythmic tunes and relatable lyricism which will stay with listeners for after longLouisville, Kentucky —September 10th, 2023 – Showcasing a mix of Rap, R&B, and Hip Hop, Marsh B. hopes to solidify his presence in the music industry and to be recognized as a ‘real’ artist with a refreshing soundscape. Having been making music for a long time, Marsh B. is now looking forward to his hard work being recognized.Been releasing tapes since 2020,…See More
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Kool Sphere Drops New Hit Single "Resilience" Produced by Pete Rock

Step into the Authenticity of Hip-Hop's Golden Era with "Resilience" by Kool Sphere. From the streets of Queens, New York emerges Kool Sphere, with his debut single ‘Resilience’ produced by the legendary Pete Rock. Brace yourself for "Resilience," a single that's a throwback to the golden era of hip-hop, when authenticity and originality were king. Kool Sphere delivers…See More
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2023 TECHNICS DMC WORLD DJ FINALS at The Midway, San Francisco

November 3, 2023 from 8pm to 11pm
FRIDAY, NOV 3The Midway presents2023 Technics DMC World FinalsDEFENDING THEIR WORLD TITLES: K-SWIZZDJ TOPICFEATURING HEADLINERS: DILATED PEOPLES (LIVE)MIX MASTER MIKEUZINVISIBL SKRATCH PIKLZDJ QBERTD-STYLESSHORTKUTKENTAROPRIME CUTSMORE TBA@ The Midway, San Francisco 8pm >> BUY TICKETSFor Bottle Service inquires please e-mail info@themidwaysf.comFor the first ever time, the most…See More
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Una - "Alert" ft. Jeremih

Please, introduce yourself?- UNA! The meaning of my name is “The One”What got you into music and made you realize that it was your chosen path?- I’ve always had a passion for writing even long before I touch the microphone. Since I was a little girl I spent a lot of my time writing. From poems to sketching, writing has always been my truest passion which spilled over…See More
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Winter Williams Presents Instrumental Funk Session featuring 6PEACE at Ivy Room, Albany, Ca

September 26, 2023 at 8:30pm to September 27, 2023 at 12am
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Soul Lounge with Ren the Vinyl Archaeologist at The Miranda

September 22, 2023 at 9:30pm to September 23, 2023 at 1:30pm
FRIDAY, SEPT 22Soul LoungeSoul, 90s R&B, Hip Hop, Afrobeatwith resident DJ Ren the Vinyl Archaeologist@ The Miranda, Oakland 9:30pm-1:30pm | 21+ | No coverSee More
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PCMG & Friends Concert During A3C Weekend Powered by Nyak Cognac

Playas Club Music Group consists of Clay James, A Pimp Named Sweet Tooth, King Elway, Young Bo, Charlise J, Pimpin Pablo, Big Smitty, and Respekk. Recently Clay James inked a deal with Dennis McKinley’s Nyak Cognac and together they’re throwing one of the biggest independent concerts of the year during A3C Weekend in Atlanta, Georgia. This concert will be on September 29th at Treehouse EAV 485 Flat Shoals Ave SE, hosted by King Fresh and DJ Siamese on the 1s and 2s. Doors open at 8pm and the…See More

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