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J Dilla-Inspired Events Added to Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival
Brooklyn Bodega and Berklee School of Music are teaming up to bring a little bit of J Dilla's legacy to the borough's annual hip-hop festival. Because this year's festival will focus closely on the Detroit born producer, on July 6, members of the school's J Dilla Ensemble, including a faculty adviso…
Native Tongues Return With ‘Birds of a Feather’
In what could very well be the greatest reunion in recent memory, hip-hop collective Native Tongues have officially reformed. The group, originally consisting of De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest, Jungle Brothers and Black Sheep, has come back together on Black Sheep's new single 'Birds of …
De La Soul to Headline Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival
This summer's annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival is moving to Brooklyn Bridge Park and organizers have just announced they are tapping De La Soul for a headlining set on July 10. Planned and promoted by Brooklyn Bodega as a means to use hip-hop as a way to promote social and political change, thi…
Toure’s Top Five Trios
In some scenes, three's a crowd, but in hip-hop it can be a magic number, as De La Soul pointed out. Having previously tackled the topic of hip-hop's top twosomes, Touré, host of Fuse's 'Hip-Hop Shop,' now turns his attention to trios. What ...
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…
Jay-Z to Headline 2010 Coachella Music & Arts Festival
Jay-Z will co-headline his second U.S. music festival in the past year when he plays Coachella this April. Today, (Jan.19) organizers announced the line-up for the three-day music fest which is scheduled for April 16-18 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif...

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