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No Agreement: The Hypocritical Commercialization of Fela’s Legacy

No Agreement: The Hypocritical Commercialization of Fela’s Legacy   “No agreement today/ No agreement tomorrow/” —Fela Anikulapo Kuti (With Africa 70), “No Agreement,” No Agreement, 1977. I’m sorry: It’s not enough to simply watch “Music is the Weapon,” or pour through Michael Veal’s impressive biography, Fela: The Life And Times Of An African Musical Icon,… Read more »

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Did Hip-Hop Deliver, and Inspire, in ‘09?

Editor’s note: The views expressed inside this editorial aren’t necessarily the views of AllHipHop.com or its employees.“Reflection is a collection of memories/ Definitely: this is how Hip-Hop is meant to be/ —Talib Kweli, “Memories Live,” Train of Thought, 2000. I wouldn’t bore the reader with a recap of ‘09 through the vantage point of Hip-Hop—you’ll… Read more »

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Brand Alert: Supra Footwear

After popular demand, Supra Footwear has arrived on DrJays.com’s sister site, DJPremium.com!   Lil Wayne in Supra   The skate, street, art and music inspired line was founded just three years ago by California native, Angel Cabada.   From being worn on the feet of pro skaters to celebrities like Lil Wayne and Jay-Z, Supra… Read more »

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