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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…
May 13, 2017
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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…
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…
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…
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:…
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…
September 10, 2009
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