Nas Said To Be “Huge Creative Force” On The Netflix Series ‘The Get Down’

(AllHipHop News) Netflix is set to air a new Hip Hop centered series titled The Get Down. The program was developed by Baz Luhrmann. The director of Romeo + Juliet and The Great Gatsby spoke about the 70’s themed show during a panel at the Tribeca Film Festival. Entertainment Weekly reports Luhrmann revealed Hip Hop legend Nas is heavily involved in the project. [ALSO […]

Grandmaster Flash And Santigold Tapped For “StePhest Colbchella” Festival Hosted By Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert

(AllHipHop News) On Tuesday (July 31) night, TV personality Stephen Colbert announced plans and performers for his “StePhest Colbchella” festival, which will take place on August 10 in New York City. “StePhest Colbchella” will call the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City home for the day, and will feature performances from Grandmaster […]

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 […]