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KRS-One Apologizes for Paying Tribute to Wrong Beastie Boy

Earlier this week, KRS-One released a song called "Hip Hop Speaks From Heaven" that paid tribute to deceased rap stars like¬†J Dilla, Nate Dogg, the…
Taylor Berman / May 13, 2017

KRS-One’s Deceased Rapper Tribute Song Shouts Out a Beastie Boy Who’s Still Alive

Earlier this week, KRS-One dropped an album that featured a track called¬†"Hip Hop Speaks From Heaven." As hinted at in the title, the song shouts…
Brian Josephs / May 11, 2017

KRS-One Says Afrika Bambaataa Detractors Should ‘Quit Hip-Hop’

KRS-One, a known stalwart of hip-hop's traditionalist sect, is once again taking what he perceives to be a stand for the culture. During a recent…
Brian Josephs / July 20, 2016

Ms. Melodie of Boogie Down Productions, Feminist Hip-Hop Pioneer, Reportedly Dead

Ms. Melodie, the Boogie Down Productions rapper whose music helped usher in generations of pro-feminist hip-hop, has reportedly died, as the Urban Daily reports. Her…
Devon Maloney / July 18, 2012

New Albums from Muse, KRS-One & More!

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / September 15, 2009

KRS-One & Buckshot, ‘Survival Skills’ (Duck Down)

Bronx iconoclast KRS-One and Brooklyn hard case Buckshot hold a hip-hop revival meeting on their debut duo album, inviting Mary J. Blige, Talib Kweli, and…
Mosi Reeves / September 10, 2009