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June 20, 2015

Props To Hip Hop: Rest In Beats – Tribute to Rap’s Fallen Icons

The latest installment of the successful Props to Hip Hop event series pays homage to rap music's fallen icons
 
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June 5, 2015

Soul Inscribed To Honor NYC Arts Community During Blue Note Jazz Festival Performance

Birthplace Magazine founder and editor-in-chief Manny Faces will be among those honored during Soul Inscribed's show at the 2015 Blue Note Jazz Festival.
 
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May 27, 2015

At Long Last, ASAP Rocky’s Album Appears

Leaked over the Memorial Day weekend, A$AP Rocky's sophomore release was immediately put on sale officially. Stream/download/purchase the album here.
 
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May 27, 2015

T La Rock, Silver Fox, & Kool DJ Red Alert Cypher [Video]

T La Rock and Silver Fox are two veteran MCs who helped rap music explode, along with Red Alert, who was instrumental in his role as hip hop radio pioneer.
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RIP Pumpkinhead
 
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El Da Sensei - Show Stoppa J57 Remix
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Silent Knight - Walking (Produced Audible Doctor)
 
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RIP Pumpkinhead
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Black Thought interview
We Remember
 
Sean Price, dead at 43. Passed away at Brooklyn home
Sean Price, Dead at 43: Rapper Passed Away in His Brooklyn Home
 
Mr. Magic - New York hip hop icon
We Remember: Mr. Magic – New York Hip Hop Icon & Radio Legend
Latest News
 
Sean Price - Songs in the Key of Price - Album Cover Artwork
 
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Black Thought interview
 
T La Rock, Silver Fox, Red Alert cypher
 
Chinx Funeral Arrangements
 
Afrika Bambaataa - Sony Publishing deal
 
XXL's Rapper Dog Instagram story
 
Jarren Benton Santos Party House
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Young Thug, Tory Lanz HY!£UN35 Tour
 
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Homeboy Sandman - Tour - New York concert - Knitting Factory
Upcoming Events
Aug
28
Fri
7:30 pm Cipha Sounds’ “Take It Personal”... @ UCB East
Cipha Sounds’ “Take It Personal”... @ UCB East
Aug 28 @ 7:30 pm
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[...]
8:00 pm Legendary Cyphers Season 3 (@leg... @ Union Square Park
Legendary Cyphers Season 3 (@leg... @ Union Square Park
Aug 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:59 pm
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[...]
Aug
29
Sat
10:00 am HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS ... @ Museum of The City of New York
HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS ... @ Museum of The City of New York
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
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[...]
9:00 pm .@SilentKnightter – Official alb... @ Meridian 23
.@SilentKnightter – Official alb... @ Meridian 23
Aug 29 @ 9:00 pm – Aug 30 @ 2:00 am
.@SilentKnightter - Official album release for Weaknd at @Meridian23 @ Meridian 23 | New York | New York | United States
Saturday August 29th doors at 9pm Help me celebrate my first solo project in over 2 years…..AND continue celebrating my birthday at midnight. performances by The Highland Society and Silent Knight, followed by DJ HANZI[...]
10:30 pm *Open Bar* .@PenPalsNYC Album Re... @ Kings County
*Open Bar* .@PenPalsNYC Album Re... @ Kings County
Aug 29 @ 10:30 pm – Aug 30 @ 2:00 am
Lurking somewhere in the underbelly of Brooklyn are three individuals with a taste for rugged beats and filthy rhymes. The names of these delinquents are Squires, The Cynic, & Rapswell, better known as Pen Pals. The hip-hop group[...]
Aug
30
Sun
10:00 am HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS ... @ Museum of The City of New York
HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS ... @ Museum of The City of New York
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
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[...]
7:00 pm End of the Weak 15-YEAR ANNIVERS... @ Pyramid Club
End of the Weak 15-YEAR ANNIVERS... @ Pyramid Club
Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 31 @ 2:00 am
End of the Weak 15-YEAR ANNIVERSARY w/ Special Guest: @PHAROAHEMONCH (@EODUB @EOWNYC) @ Pyramid Club | New York | New York | United States
The Longest Running Open Mic in NYC History (15 Years Strong!!) PYRAMID CLUB, NYC 101 Avenue A (BTW E6th and E7th) August 30th, 8pm-12am End of the Weak NYC 15-YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW w/ Special Guest:[...]
7:30 pm #AfterHoursLive FREE Improv Cypher @ Local Project
#AfterHoursLive FREE Improv Cypher @ Local Project
Aug 30 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
A FREE improv event with 2 live Dj’s playing instrumentals for rappers, musicians, singers, dancers, beatboxers, and anyone who comes along!
Aug
31
Mon
10:00 am HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS ... @ Museum of The City of New York
HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS ... @ Museum of The City of New York
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
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[...]
8:00 pm Hip Hop Seazon 16 “Seazon Jam” (... @ Blackthorn51
Hip Hop Seazon 16 “Seazon Jam” (... @ Blackthorn51
Aug 31 @ 8:00 pm – Sep 1 @ 3:00 am
America’s #1 Hip Hop and R&B Showcase is back with Seazon 16 on Aug 31st. Come See 25 talented Unsigned artist from around the country compete for the HHS Title and $1000 Cash. Featuring KingCeazar,[...]

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Big Daddy Kane & Rakim at Central Park, NYC (Photo: Manny Faces)