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Lupe Fiasco to Headline Transform America Concert
Lupe Fiasco is lending his hip-hop skills to New York-based non-profit Transform America for a good cause. The Chi-town MC will headline a benefit concert at New York City's Terminal 5, with proceeds from the concert directly funding the organization's upcoming Moving Minds Mentorship and …
Dead Prez Member M1 Lands College Teaching Gig
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Dead Prez member M1 has a new gig on his hands: teacher. Following in the footsteps of his fellow hip-hop colleagues Bun B and Swizz Beatz, the MC will participate in a teaching residency.
The new position will take place at Haverford College, a liberal arts school outside West Philadelphia.…
Slaughterhouse, Black Star & More Headed to Paid Dues
Following last year's successful event, the upcoming Paid Dues Independent Hip Hop Festival is slated to be a doozy. The lineup for this year's concert has been announced, with Black Star, E-40, Murs, Slaughterhouse, Immortal Technique, Bun B, Nipsey Hussle, Lil B and more slated to perfor…
Common to Speak at University of Wyoming MLK Celebration
Common will be the keynote speaker at the University of Wyoming's 10th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. March and Days of Dialogue. The annual celebration and tribute to the iconic leader and activist is slated for Jan. 17-21 and Common will give his speech on the night of Jan...
Dead Prez Hit the Studio With Stephen Marley, Erykah Badu
Following the news that Dead Prez would not be joining Jay-Z's growing Roc Nation roster, the politically charged duo of stic.man and M-1 are gearing up for several projects in 2011. The group has been in the studio with one of the high profile sons of Jamaican music royalty -- Bob Marley...
Dead Prez, Pharoahe Monch to Headline Black August Project
Here's some good news for fans of real, lyrical and often militant hip-hop on the East Coast. Dead Prez, Pharoahe Monch and Sadat X are headlining this year's annual Black August Project concert in New York City. The event, which is now in its thirteenth year, is produced by the Malcolm X Grassroots…
Top Ten Hip-Hop Soundtracks of the ’90s
In the '90s, every hip-hop-themed movie had its own original soundtrack. Classics like 'Colors,' 'Boyz N the Hood' and 'Menace II Society' came strapped with sound pieces that matched the tone of the films perfectly. Though they ranged in quality from life-changing…
Dead Prez Double Up on the Big Screen
With their critically-acclaimed independent album 'Pulse of the People' currently garnering buzz, the Florida/New York tandem of Dead Prez are now setting their sights on bringing their thought-provoking, politically-minded talents to the big screen...