Sunday May 19
Link About It: This Week's Picks: Beastie Boys' cover art, 1927...
Beastie Boys' cover art, 1927 London on film, the $325,000 burger and more in our weekly look at the web Researchers in the Netherlands have been working tirelessly to create an entire hamburger's worth of beef muscle tissue from laboratory incubators.
Mannie Fresh, Yasiin Bey Pull In OMFGOD Help From Friends
Mannie Fresh may not be a part of the upcoming Big Tymers album , but the multiplatinum producer and rapper is plenty busy with a collaborative album of his own.
Mannie Fresh, Juicy J To Bring The Beat To 'RapFix Live'
Mannie Fresh made headlines last week, and the decorated producer never even opened his mouth.
Live music booking now
Lo-fi pioneer Daniel Johnston will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of his album Hi, How Are You? by playing a greatest hits set at the Barbican, joined by Willy Mason, Jeffrey Lewis and pals, who'll be playing covers of his work a The sea will be foaming like a bottle of beer in Newquay as Simian Mobile Disco join headliners Ben Howard, ... (more)
Review: Talib Kweli delivers on 5th solo album
Throughout his career, whether in his early collaborative work with fellow Brooklynite Mos Def in Black Star or with the Cincinnati producer-rapper Hi-Tek, Talib Kweli consistently combined his conscious approach to writing with a verbal dexterity marked by a dazzling rapid-fire delivery.
EXCLUSIVE: Talib Kweli Escapes The Prison Of The 'Conscious Rapper' Label With New Album
"It's about growth now. We have to grow, and that's the point," recites Talib Kweli on the call-and-response intro to his latest album Prisoner Of Conscious .
Mos Def and Slick Rick to perform in Winston-Salem on May 3
Rapper and actor Yasiin Bey b.k.a. Mos Def will perform at the Lawrence Joel Veteran's Memorial Coliseum on May 3rd.
Iron Man 3 Gets Low Budget Thai Tribute
A team of intrepid Thai actors have recreated the Iron Man 3 trailer using fireworks, body paint and toy helicopters.
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Talib Kweli On Mainstream Hip-Hop, Parenting And Honoring The Old School
Talib Kweli has been writing and performing for almost 20 years now - as a solo act and as half of well-received duos that reached a broad audience - and for much of that time he's been pinned with a label that's a relic of a 1990s understanding of hip-hop: "conscious rap." The albums he released with Mos Def as Black Star and with Hi-Tek as ... (more)