DJ Premier’s jazzy handicraft and his work as one-half of Gangstarr has made him one of hip-hop’s most venerated sonic masters. The combination of his percussive jazz samplings and Guru’s cool but deliberate vocals made them the authors of a New Age blues in hip-hop. Gangstarr’s 6 album output established them as key voices of [...]
The 2010 Just Ice collaboration EP with KRS-One and Just Ice has just been re-released and you can get it at iTunes.
“Disaster Kit” is from KRS-One’s Just Passin’ Through mixtape that will be available on Thanksgiving.
KRS-One has advice on surviving Hurricane Sandy and as usual he upholds the standard of edutainment.
A cast of thinkers, rappers, poets and academics assembled in London on June 26th at the Barbican for the Intelligence Squared and Google+ debate titled, ‘Hip-Hop on Trial: Hip-Hop Doesn’t Enhance Society, It Degrades it.’ The debate was streamed live and moderated by Jemima Khan who took questions from online posters. The problem with all [...]
KRS-One shares the story behind his ’93 album Return Of The Boom-Bap. The low sales of the project is more proof that undiluted hip-hop does not always sell and therefore the high sales of some other projects does not validate its artistic merit.
KRS-One has assistance from Mad Lion and Shinehead on sharing the meaning of the hip-hop’s spirit holiday style. Just Like That comes out in January.
The Teacha is still talking about historical conspiracies and modern mass mind control in “Aztechnical” from his 20th album, Just Like That. Mad Lion produced the album that comes out January 4th on his Killah Pride label.
KRS-One will release his 20th album Just Like That at the beginning of 2012. Mad Lion directed this clip for the title track.
Los Angeles – When filmmakers E. Raymond Brown and Williams Arntz first released the independent movie “Ghetto Physics” in late 2010, they knew the film was an early battle cry, a wakeup call to America and beyond. The cutting edge hybrid documentary explored the dynamics of the ‘powers that be’ in laymen terms that the [...]