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The Culture: An interview with Justin Bua about affordable art and his love for hip-hop music
Justin Bua is one of the most charismatic artists on the scene. A dancer, painter and artisan, Bua is living and walking rhythm.
[News] Talib Kweli Discusses Possibilities Of Black Star Album
Talib Kweli provides an update on Yasiin Bey, says he's still rapping, but prefers to release music under his own terms.
[News] Pharaohe Monch, Talib Kweli, R.A. The Rugged Man Discuss Rawkus Records' Legacy
"They had a great ear for talent: Company Flow, Mos, Kwe, Shabaam Sahdeeq," Pharoahe Monch says.
Jam Central Station 4.12.14: Break Science
Jam Central Station 4.12.14: Break Science Posted by Jeff Modzelewski on 04.12.2014 One of the up and coming live electronic bands The explosion of the electronic music scene over the past five years has led to an influx of artists in the genre.
New Music: Yasiin Gaye (Yasiin Bey & Marvin Gaye) 'B Stands For Beef'
Amerigo Gazaway gives us another Yasiin Bey /Marvin Gaye mash-up , this time off of the sequel to his Yasiin Gaye: The Departure .
Trinity's International Hip-Hop Festival This Weekend
Through Saturday, Trinity hosts its ninth annual International Hip-Hop Festival, which features headliner Talib Kweli along with South Africa's Black Noise, Haitian-Canadian emcee Vox Sambou and other talented, activism-minded performers.
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For Talib Kweli, Independence Is Bliss
The Brooklyn born lyricist has never been in Hip-Hop for the money. From his first album, "Mos Def & Talib Kweli are Black Star," a critically acclaimed look at the life of a young black artist in New York, to his most recent album, "Gravitas," Kweli has shunned the commercialism that surrounds the entertainment industry.
[Interviews] Talib Kweli Talks Growing His Independent Business Model With "Gravitas"
Exclusive: Talib Kweli shares how input from Ryan Leslie and inspiration from Louis C.K. led to more profits, and he reveals that MC Hammer is a Black Star fan.
[News] Will Smith, Eminem & Ice Cube Named "The Best Rappers-Turned-Actors"
Mark Wahlberg, LL Cool J and Mos Def are named as some of Green Label's "Best Rappers-Turned-Actors."