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Afrika Bambaataa & Arthur Baker To Battle At "W Gangs Of New York Holiday Special"

(AllHipHop News) The W Hotels Of New York is hosting a unique musical experience next week. Veteran DJs Afrika Bambaataa and Arthur Baker will face off at the “W Gangs of New York – Holiday Special.” 91 more words


Willie Dee Whoops Melle Mel in the Ring

Look, here at Son.of.Byford, we like to keep everything in chronological order, but this tape from 1992 is just too good to pass up for Willie Dee Week. 138 more words

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What is a DJ if he can't Scratch?

Awesome documentary about the history and development of Hip-Hop DJing. My favorite portion is actually the DJ Shadow vinyl bunker bit. That’s the kind of spot that gives vinyl junkies the shakes. 16 more words


Inside Afrofuturism: A Sonic Companion

Discussion on Afrofuturism and music is topic for this BFI special event.

Inside Afrofuturism: A Sonic Companion is a session that’s part of Inside Afrofuturism, a season of films exploring the world of Afrofuturism during the British Film Institute’s 3-month long program “Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder.” Check out music videos and tracks at the BFI’s website. 8 more words


Q-Tip Welcomes Lil Wayne To The Zulu Nation

(AllHipHop News) Is Young Money rapper Lil Wayne now affiliated with the Universal Zulu Nation? According to a Twitter message from Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest that may be the case. 123 more words


The Roland TR-808

The Roland TR-808 was introduced in 1980, and was characterized by it’s affordable price point, tinny hi-hats, and ability to produce very low frequency bass kicks. 98 more words



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