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Hip-Hop Reacts to George Steinbrenner’s Death
Yankees owner George Steinbrenner passed away this morning following a severe heart attack at the age of 80. The memorable businessman -- known for always getting a deal done, his unwavering patriotism and lofty demands of winning a World Series every year -- has long been an inspiration to hip-hop …
Reflection Eternal — A Day in the Life

Ten years after their 2000 debut, 'Train of Thought,' solidified their place as two of independent hip-hop's brightest stars, Reflection Eternal have finally returned with a followup release, 'Revolutions Per Minute.' Released on May 18,
the group's long-awaited sophomore album re-unites Brooklyn emc…
Talib Kweli’s Laptop, Cell Phone Stolen in Australia
Brooklyn rapper Talib Kweli was the victim of theft while performing in Melbourne, Australia over the weekend. Someone broke into Jean Grae's dressing room, where he was keeping some of his valuables and stole his laptop and cell phone.
In an effort to find the guilty party, Talib updated his T…
Guest-Heavy Reflection Eternal Album Delayed Again
Fans who were expecting to pick up an official copy of Reflection Eternal's latest album 'Revolutions Per Minute,' on April 20, should prepare themselves for another delay. Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek's sophomore LP has now been pushed back to a May 18 release date...
Talib Kweli Won’t Drink Vodka at SXSW
People expecting to see Reflection Eternal perform tracks from their first album in a decade, 'Revolutions Per Minute' due April 20, only got one-half of the duo. Made up of producer/DJ Hi-Tek and Talib Kweli, only the latter showed up for their SXSW showcase at Austin's Aces Lounge l…
Reflection Eternal to Drop ‘RPM’ in April
Reflection Eternal -- rapper Talib Kweli and producer Hi-Tek -- have pushed back the release of their sophomore album, 'Revolutions Per Minute.' The long-awaited follow-up to their 2000 debut, Train of Thought,' will now hit stores on April 20, two weeks after the original street date…
Best Songs of 2010 (To Date)
Updated: See See Our Final List of the Top Songs of 2010
Despite the despairing reality that some of us may have just stopped writing "2009" on our checks, 2010 is here and some of our favorite artists have already delivered noteworthy tracks for our listening pleasure...
Gang Starr MC Offers Solo Album for Free
Legendary MC Guru -- half of the infamous duo Gang Starr -- is providing fans with a free download of his first solo album, 'Version 7.0: The Street Scriptures.' The 2005 album, which was originally released on Guru's newly founded label, 7 Grand Records, featured several hit singles …
Dr. Cornel West Scrutinizes Jay-Z’s Artistry
Disses and beef are so normalized in the day-to-day grind of hip-hop that they mostly just seem like hollow marketing ploys, yet now and then there's a criticism that's based in actual intellectual debate. In a recent interview with The Spectrum, civil rights activist Dr...

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