Daily Archives: August 4, 2010

5 Magazine Celebrates 5 Years With 40 House Music Artists

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5 magazine is celebrating its 5th anniversary starting August 16th with 40 interviews with 40 of Chicago’s key house music artists.

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Kings of the Underground: The Dramatic Journey of UGK available on DVD 8/10

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Kings of the Underground tells the story of the humble beginnings of Pimp C and Bun B, who eventually banded together to form the super rap duo UGK. The film chronicles UGK’s influence on hip-hop and their quest to remain relevant in a volatile industry. The candid expose’ also examines Pimp C’s personal struggle with prison and Bun B’s crusade for his partner’s freedom. Ultimately, UGK’s quest to re-conquer the rap world was cut short by the untimely death of Pimp C. Kings of the Underground is a classic tale of two friends united in one struggle to make good on a childhood promise that they would always be “UGK For Life.” Features interviews by Lil’ Wayne , Baby, T.I., Rick Ross, Three 6 Mafia, Big Boi, Slim Thug and more…

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Vancouver Based Rapper Shad Announces U.S. Release Of Latest Album On Black Box Recordings/Decon October 5th

Vancouver based MC Shad prepares to storm the northern border with his highly acclaimed LP TSOL on October 5, 2010. The album, released earlier this year in his native Canada, will see a US release on Black Box Recordings/Decon and has already garnered wide praise including a nomination for the prophetic Polaris Music Prize. Moving forward, he sets his sights on American audiences, eager to connect with existing fans, and tell his story to virgin ears.

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Black Star-Definition (Live @ The Fox Theater In Oakland)

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We need a Black Star sequel.

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Ice Cube-Drink The Kool Aid

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I Am The West drops September 28th.

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