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M.I.A. highlights the refugee experience in video for "Borders" -- watch

When M.I.A. announced her album/film project Matahdatah, she promised that each of the LP’s singles would be accompanied by a video. After sharing “Borders” 133 more words


Missy Elliott - WTF (Where They From) ft. Pharrell Williams

Missy Elliott – “WTF (Where They From)” ft. Pharrell Williams


Sunday politics

Don’t worry, there’s no (further) mentions of Andrew Neill in this brief note. Instead, a couple of angry, young men and some ambitious, articulate hip-hop. 214 more words

New Music


Set to be released on October 30 — the J Dil”s next posthumous release LP will showcase around 40 instrumental tracks from hip-hop legend. Dillatronic is almost like a free gift for aspiring emcees. 12 more words



I’ve been listening to a lot of hip-hop lately, without actually meaning to, so the next few posts are about some of my favourites. They’re devoted to Luke, the ghost of hip-hop past, and Dan, the ghost of hip-hop present. 259 more words

New Music

Digable Planets reunite after four years for hometown Seattle concert

Digable Planets, the alternative hip-hop trio that eventually gave rise to Shabazz Palaces, are set to reunite after more than four years of dormancy. 167 more words