[youtube id=”LOLE1YE_oFQ”] [youtube id=”rd0Zo1WAk5I”] House music legend Frankie Knuckles passed today at the age of 59 due to complications from diabetes. Bronx-born Knuckles was best friends with Paradise Garage DJ Larry Levan and they started their careers together at The Continental Baths in New York City in the ’70’s. KnucklesContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”zJCamB_CxrQ”] This is an excerpt of Madlib talking about Stones Throw Records from the film Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton. The film is about the story of the label that is known for its leftfield releases, giving Madlib a home and releasing some of J.Dilla’s best music. Related posts:Continue Reading

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[youtube id=”15D51LYzopo”] It’s been 20 years since Nas made his solo debut with the enduring Illmatic. Friday and Saturday night he performed the entire album for audiences at The JFK center in Washington, DC The show was also a part of the One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide festival that’s currentlyContinue Reading

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