TALIB KWELI WORKS TO KEEP FANS SATISFIED WITH UPCOMING “ATTACK THE BLOCK” MIXTAPE
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(AllHipHop News) Not to be outdone by all of the recent festival news from Soundset, Rock the Bells, Lollapalooza and Made In America, the Austin City Limits 2012 Music Festival (ACL) has revealed its lineup for the city’s 11th annual, three-day concert event, to take place October 12-14 at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas. ACL 2012, […]
(AllHipHop News) In it’s second year, the Blue Note Jazz Festival has lined up such talent as Black Thought and ?uestlove of the legendary Roots crew, as well as Yasiin Bey and a plethora of others to perform at the June 10 event that will be held throughout the city of New York. “After an […]
THE DUMBING-DOWN OF HIP-HOP…WHOSE FAULT IS IT? READ THE EDITORIAL.
PRE-L.A. RIOTS, HIP-HOP WAS A LOT MORE RADICAL…SO WHAT HAPPENED? READ HERE.
(AllHipHop News) Many artists who achieve success on the level of fame, money, and chart-topping albums agree that the urge to stray from what brought them to the table can be a challenge. However, Questlove credits his former Def Jam boss, Jay-Z, for keeping him and his group, The Roots, musically and artistically intact. “(Jay-Z) didn’t […]
Three years ago, music fans were ecstatic to hear that Jay Electronica, Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def, and Curren$y were forming a supergroup called Center Edge Territory. After only a few collaboration records between the three MCs, we still don’t have an album. Super producer Ski Beatz revealed in an interview with VIBE that the […]
Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def recently released a remix to The Throne’s “Ni**a’s In Paris” entitled “Ni**ga’s in Poorest” to commemorate the anniversary of Malcom X’s death. On the track Yasiin Bey takes the exact opposite approach that Kanye West and Jay-Z took on the track and instead raps about poverty and violence. The tone […]
THE RE:GENERATION MUSIC PROJECT IS UNLIKE ANY MUSIC FILM YOU’VE SEEN! STARRING DJ PREMIER, YASSIN BEY, AND MS. BADU!
(AllHipHop News) Yasiin Bey a.k.a. Mos Def is set to star in Switch, the film prequel to Quentin Tarantino’s 1997 film, Jackie Brown. Bey, along with John Hawkes, will play the the younger versions of Ordell Robbie and Louis Gara respectively, characters made famous by Jackson and De Niro in director Quentin Tarantino’s 1997 film Jackie Brown, which […]
You may not recognize her name, yet, but you will. McKenzie Eddy is the co-founder, alongside music mogul Dame Dash and Raquel Horn, of the media collective known as DD172. Not only did she help found the creative conglomerate, Eddy is also the president of BluRoc records, a label that released the last two albums from producer […]
THE RUMOR QUICKIES ARE IN…SEE WHAT MAC MILLER, MOS DEF, AND GAGA ARE UP TO!
(AllHipHop News) Very few artists have had the crossover appeal that rapper, singer, producer, and overall musician B.o.B. has had in his career. B.o.B. a.k.a. Bobby Ray, has only released one studio album, 2010’s The Adventures of Bobby Ray, and is preparing to release his second, Strange Clouds, early next year. In preparation for his sophomore […]
During a recent sit down with AllHipHop.com, rapper A$AP Rocky, who recently signed with Polo Grounds Music, spoke on his music video directorial skills. In addition to the videos he has directed for his own songs, “Purple Swag” and “Pe$o,” Rocky recently shot the video for Fool’s Gold artist Danny Brown’s next single, “Blunt After […]
DAMON DASH, MOS DEF AND SKI BEATZ SUED OVER “24 HOUR KARATE SCHOOL” COMPILATION
CHECK OUT WHAT STEVE HARVEY, ICE CUBE AND MOS DEF ARE UP TO!