After Black Star’s performance on Jimmy Fallon the other night, ?uestlove explains the story behind J. Dilla’s “Little Brother” beat.
Mos Def Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli are working on a mix CD project called Black Star Aretha, paying tribute to Ms. Franklin. Oh No on the beat. Download
Talib spoke briefly with us last week about a Black Star reunion LP, now Mos has released a 2-minute snippet via Facebook/Soundcloud, produced by Madlib.
Talib Kweli Speaks “Prisoner of Conscious” LP, Idle Warship LP, Liberation 2, and The Blackstar Reunion Album from HipHopSite.Com on Vimeo. In part two of HipHopSite.Com’s interview with Talib Kweli, Kwel tells DJ Pizzo details about all of his upcoming projects, including the “Prisoner of Conscious” solo LP, his Idle Warship “Habits Of The Heart” [cont.]
Crowds poured into London’s Hammersmith Apollo on May 10, 2011 for a historic Hip Hop show with legends Rakim, De la Soul and Blackstar coming together onstage for the experience that was Science of Speech. Stay tuned for SoulCulture TV’s exclusive coverage of the event, capturing live performances of iconic classics and backstage antics caught [cont.]
Looks like this years Rock The Bells festival has a lot to offer, as many classic groups will be performing their classic albums in full, at select dates in San Bernardino, Mountain View, Boston, and New York. Itinerary is as follows: 08.20 San Bernardino, CA – San Manuel Amphitheater 08.27 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline [cont.]
Can an album be far behind? Mos Def and Talib Kweli will headline the Paid Dues stage April 2nd, 2011 in San Bernardino, CA, along with Immortal Technique, Bun B, Sage Francis, Slaughterhouse, E-40, and more.
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- Action Bronson “Mr. Wonderful” Cover Art and Tracklist
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- MF Grimm “MF Love Songs” Cover Art + Tracklist
- Lord Hakim – “Brass Knucklez” (feat. Vast Aire & Phizz Ed)
- IAMSU! – “Hella Good” (feat. Tyga)
- DJ Kay Slay – “I Declare War” (feat. Styles P, Sheek Louch, Vado, Raekwon, & Rell)
- Maverick Sabre – “We Don’t Wanna Be” (feat. Joey Bada$$)
- Cannibal Ox – “Blade: Art of Ox” (feat. Artifacts & U-God; prod. Black Milk)
- Asher Roth – “Blow Your Head” (prod. Nottz)