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Consequence Recruits Kanye West, Q-Tip for ‘Cons TV’
Dexter Mills was first introduced to the hip-hop stage in the summer of '93 when his older cousin Q-Tip decided to put him on the remix to A Tribe Called Quest's 'The Chase, Pt. II.' The then sixteen-year-old rapper from Queens was just getting his feet wet as his alter ego, Cons…
Kool G Rap, PE and More Discuss Hip-Hop 101 in New Book
As we mark the 13th anniversary of the death of the Notorious B.I.G, one of the most influential rappers in hip-hop history, the Chicago Review Press announces the release of 'How to Rap: The Art and Science of the Hip-Hop MC.' Authored by Paul Edwards, with foreword from the legendary Koo…
J Dilla Remembered in Stussy Documentary
In honor of the late James "J Dilla" Yancey, the Stussy clothing company has produced a three-part documentary short on the Los Angeles years of the Detroit native. Yancey is widely considered one of the most influential producers in the history of hip-hop, working with such artist…
Artists to Watch in 2010
While last year's buzz artists revel in new found success, there are a few guys and gals gearing up to make a splash in 2010. From Bronx-based emcees Mickey Factz and The Kid Daytona to the Dirty South's recent representatives Waka Flocka Flame and Pill, this year's list of newbies b…
Common Remembers J Dilla
This week hip-hop remembers the life of producer J Dilla who passed away three days after his 32nd birthday on Feb. 10, 2006. Rapper Common, one of Dilla's longtime friends and collaborators, reflected on the impact his productions style had on music as a whole...
J Dilla Estate Launches New Web Site and Foundation
Last July, The BoomBox reported that the family of iconic hip-hop producer J Dilla won a long going legal battle over the fate of his estate. More good news on the subject surfaced this week with the establishment of the official J Dilla Foundation and newly appointed administrator for the late tast…
Rihanna, Ne-Yo, Keri Hilson to Headline Super Bowl Events
Iconic classic rockers the Who may be headlining the Super Bowl XLIV Halftime show, but R&B will also be part of the weekend's festivities. Among the artists that will be performing around Dolphin Stadium in Miami, the site of this year's big game, include Rihanna, Ne-Yo, Keri Hils…
Black Sheep Return With New EP
Black Sheep, proud members of the legendary Native Tongues movement, are returning to the fold with a new EP entitled 'The Black Pool of Genius: The Prelude.' Hitting your favorite online outlet on Dec. 1, the EP serves as an appetizer for a full record in 2010 that promises to carry an ab…

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