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May 20, 2015

El Da Sensei, J57, Genesis Be, Your Old Droog, We Are The Inner Circle and More

El Da Sensei, J57, Genesis Be, Your Old Droog, We Are The Inner Circle, Reek Da Villian, Nello Luchi, Hus Kingpin, SmooVth, Roc Marciano and more.
 
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May 21, 2015

Lionel ‘Chinx’ Pickens: Funeral, Donation Information

We are passing along information regarding viewing and funeral arrangements for Lionel "Chinx" Pickens.
 
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May 12, 2015

Chelsea Reject Drops CMPLX: Musically, Lyrically Sharp Duck Down Debut

Brooklyn's Chelsea Reject drops musically and lyrically sharp CMPLX. The mixtape/album (Duck Down Music) features Pro Era guests and innovative material.
 
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May 7, 2015

Hip Hop Pioneer Afrika Bambaataa Signs Publishing Deal With Sony/ATV Music

The deal, according to Billboard, includes the entire songwriting catalog from the "Godfather of Hip Hop," as well as his future works.
 
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May 7, 2015

Rappers’ Dogs’ Instagram Accounts Hide a Darker Story

“When there are all the humans around, it’s great!” Maxx admitted. “Music, food, spilled draaank... So many pettings! I can even jump on the couch! But afterwards…"
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SSION is a band led by Cody Critcheloe and their latest album is Bent (Jun 2011, self-released). As an BFA student at the Kansas City Art Institute, Critcheloe produced an animated short called The Lemon Cookie Revolution. Effectively,[...]
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HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS BY JANETTE BECKMAN, JOE CONZO, AND MARTHA COOPER. APRIL 1 – SEPT. 13, 2015 Hip-Hop Revolution presents more than 80 photographs taken between 1977 and 1990 by three preeminent New York-based photographers—Janette[...]
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Cipha Sounds’ “Take It Personal”... @ UCB East
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DJ Cipha Sounds from Hot 97 and Chappelle’s Show has uncovered the ancient connection between Hip Hop and Improv. The powers that be have been trying to keep them separated for generations… We will risk[...]
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Legendary Cyphers Season 3 (@leg... @ Union Square Park
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The Legendary Cyphers Team returns to Union Square Park for Season 3 of Legendary Cyphers. Every Friday night 8:00PM – Midnight (May thru November) All ages welcome. Host/Co-Founder: Majesty @Majesty360 Resident MC’s: Eli Black @EliBlackMusic Bjorn Majestik[...]
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Hip Hop Karaoke returns to Brooklyn Bowl on Saturday, May 23rd. If you’ve never been to Brooklyn Bowl, it’s a 20,000-plus square foot center that includes a bowling alley, restaurant (with food supplied by Blue Ribbon), bar and[...]
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