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Pete Rock - 'Lost Sessions'

The maestro Pete Rock releases a bunch of old and supposedly ‘unheard’ joints from him and the InI crew, plus a tribute to Phife Dawg.

Hip-hop

A Tribe Called Quest’s Midnight Marauders

I’m going to put it out there straight away – Midnight Marauders by A Tribe Called Quest is probably my favourite hip-hop album out there. Also, I can definitely say that on it, it has my favourite rap song of all time. 491 more words

Hip-Hop

Midnight Marauder: The Tipping Point of Hip-Hop Production

At the age of twelve, I discovered A Tribe Called Quest’s Midnight Marauders album. Thereafter, I became a hip-hop aficionado and music connoisseur. Owing to the fact, the acclaimed hip-hop group’s third release is composed of an assemblage sounds ranging from Roy Ayers, Cal Tjader, to Minnie Riperton. 537 more words

Samples

This One's For Phife 

As I’ve stated in previous posts, like the one titled, Shirts, Rhymes, & Life; I’m an unapologetic, enthusiastic, and loyal fan of the Hip-Hop group… 211 more words

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The Week in Photos: July 10-16

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July 13 – My roommate and I attended a rally for Sandra Bland in our Flatbush neighborhood.  These images are from the powerful and peaceful march demanding justice for Sandra Bland (the woman murdered by police), an end to police violence against the black community, and respect for black women. 74 more words

Documentary & Photojournalism

The Rise & Fall of Rap Groups

Two weeks ago my source for popular culture – my girlfriend – informed me that Prodigy of Mobb Deep passed away at 42. The group from Queensbridge, New York featuring the previously mentioned Prodigy and Havoc gained acclaim for song such as  670 more words

Culture

Legendary Sampling Flips

Inspired by Sza’s new album CTRL, where she samples a J Dilla beat from my favorite Busta Rhymes album, I’ve collected five legendary moments in sampling history. 154 more words

Music