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Moogfest 2018 (Photos)

Waajeed Photo Credit: Meg Cowan Courtesy of Moogfest

The annual Moogfest took place this past weekend in Durham, North Carolina. Every year synthesizer pioneer Bob Moog is celebrated with a series of performances and installations. Shabazz Palaces, Waajeed, Pete Rock, Kelela, Sassy Black,  and Jamila Woods were among the artists who gave performances. To find out about next year’s Moogfest go here

 

Waajeed Photo Credit: Gus Demarco Courtesy of Moogfest

 

Waajeed Photo Credit: Dennis Szerszen Courtesy of Moogfest

 

Jamila Woods Photo Credit: Brett Villena Courtesy of Moogfest

 

Jamila Woods Photo Credit: Brett Villena Courtesy of Moogfest

 

Jamila Woods Photo Credit: Meg Cowan Courtesy of Moogfest

 

Kelela Photo Credit: Brett Villena Courtesy of Moogfest

 

 

Kelela Photo Credit: Brett Villena Courtesy of Moogfest

 

Kelela Photo Credit: Brian Livingstone Courtesy of Moogfest

 

Pete Rock Photo Credit: Jake Thomas Courtesy of Moogfest

 

Pete Rock Photo Credit: Jake Thomas Courtesy of Moogfest

 

KRS-One Photo Credit: Brian Livingstone Courtesy of Moogfest

 

KRS-One Photo Credit: Brian Livingstone Courtesy of Moogfest

 

KRS-One Photo Credit: Brian Livingstone Courtesy of Moogfest

 

Shabazz Palaces Photo Credit: Carlos Gonzalez Courtesy of Moogfest

 

Shabazz Palaces Photo Credit: Carlos Gonzalez Courtesy of Moogfest

 

Shabazz Palaces Photo Credit: Carlos Gonzalez Courtesy of Moogfest

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Media Questions Of The Week

Will the attention paid to  KRS-One’s mistake of naming Ad-Rock instead of MCA on the song “Hip Hop Speaks From Heaven” bring more listeners to his new album The World Is Mind?

Will Underground be canceled because WGN’s parent company was purchased by Sinclair Broadcast Group?

Will DJ Premier’s unheard work with artists like Kendrick Lamar ever be released?

 

 

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KRS-One: Slavery (Free Download)

KRS-One is releasing new music every Friday for Black History Month and “Slavery” is the first song in his series. “Slavery” is a history lesson on who African-Americans were before they landed in Jamestown in 1619.  KRS-One is now living in England and one can’t help but wonder if it is because of his prior criticism of America.

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Media Questions Of The Week

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How much has all the publicity with Kanye West helped Taylor Swift’s career?

 

Is KRS-One right to tell hip-hop fans that if they have a problem with the molestation allegations against Afrika Bambaataa, they should “quit hip-hop?”

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Will the Twitter attacks on Leslie Jones change the company’s way of dealing with abuse?

 

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CNN Interviews KRS-One

KRS-One talks to CNN about America’s illegal drug problem, the lack of leadership, being a thinking voter and police brutality.

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