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DK Kut KRS-One Birthday Mix

Happy Birthday to one of the all time greats in Hip-Hop, KRS-One

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KRS-One: Healthy Is The New Gangsta

From being one of the founding members of Boogie Down Productions (BDP) with such hits as “My Philosophy”, “I’m Still Number 1” and “Love’s Gonna Get You” to such solo records as “MC’s Act Like They Don’t Know” and “Step Into A World (Raptures Delight)”, KRS-One has been making hit music for over 30 years. 457 more words

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Happy Birthday and Salute to KRS-1! (VIDEO)

Born Lawrence Parker in Brooklyn, New York, KRS-One ran away from home at age 13. Living on the streets, he would spend half of his days in public libraries researching philosophy, and the other half at homeless shelters practicing his love for rappin’. 273 more words

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Why “Straight Outta Compton’s” Success Could Be a Benchmark for Change (guest contributor Rel Dowdell)

With the NWA biopic “Straight Outta Compton” making a whopping $56 million plus this weekend at the box office and leaving every other film in the dust, many, especially industry insiders, are shocked. 1,197 more words

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Five Legendary Hip-Hop Stories That Need The 'Straight Outta Compton' Treatment

The release of Straight Outta Compton and the sort-of soundtrack from Dr. Dre, Compton: A Soundtrack, serves as a reminder that hip-hop history has been woefully underrepresented in film, and that the genre’s forefathers and early royals have (with… 558 more words