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De La Soul’s Returning With New Single Addressing The “Redundant” State of Hip-Hop

(AllHipHop News) Influential Hip-Hop group De La Soul has not released any official new material as the original trio since 2004’s The Grind Date album. Pos, Dave, and Maseo are now ready to return to recording, and they will be celebrating their 25th anniversary as group this year by releasing a new song every month. [ALSO READ: EXCLUSIVE: De… Read more »

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CONCERT REVIEW: 5th Annual Akron Showcase Features De La Soul, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Special Ed And More

While many during early September were in Philadelphia for Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival, another event was happening 400 miles away, and it was no less historic. Akron, Ohio was the location for the Fifth Annual Akron Hip-Hop Showcase, and while the city was smaller in size, the show’s impact was not. Put on by… Read more »

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The Gentrification of Rap: Did Hip-Hop Sell Us Out ?

“a.k.a. a sellout /rap definition/get off that boy/change your mission” – “Crossover”, EPMD Although broken glass was everywhere, unemployment was at a record high and 911 was a joke, Clive Saddler’s Sedgwick Avenue neighborhood was not the jungle the media portrayed; it was home and full of promise. But everyday the six o’clock news would… Read more »

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