Friday Nov 29
Eight Days of Indie Chanukah: Day 3: Drake's "HYFR" Re-Bar Mitzvah
Chanukah is early this year, so we thought it'd be a good chance to go against the tinsel-covered grain and give you some latke-and-candle-friendly anthems.
WNYC-AM New York
Blitz The Ambassador: Fighting Against Invisibility
International rap artist Blitz the Ambassador grew up listening to Public Enemy in Ghana.
Monster Magnet's 'Space Lord': Rock and Rap's Missing Link?
Their biggest hit was 1998's "Space Lord." While the song has since served as an ironic music cue in movies like Talladega Nights -- it's also quite possibly the missing link bridging the gap from traditional rock to the rock-rap explosion of the late '90s.
Grand Valley Lanthorn
Def Jam showcases the poetry behind rap
It may have been 18 degrees outside, but that did not stop students from traveling to Grand Valley State University's Kirkhof Center on Saturday night.
Ja Rule microwave cookbook and 10 rappers' forays into food and drink
He has revealed he is releasing a microwave cookbook, based on cooking knowledge picked up during a stint in prison for gun possession.
The Huffington Post
Jon Stewart Takes Down Rep. Trey Radel For Drug Use Hypocrisy
On Thursday's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart took aim at Rep. Trey Radel , who took a leave of office yesterday after his charge of cocaine possession was made public.
'Hip-Hop Conservative' Trey Radel Charged With Cocaine Possession
In July, Representative Trey Radel went on a mini-media blitz about his love of music, penning a piece for BuzzFeed explaining " Why I'm a Hip Hop Conservative " and writing about discovering rap as "a young, rebellious kid.
Public Enemy is Coming to Dallas
Fight the power! The Door in Dallas has just announced they're bringing Public Enemy to town on December 29th.
How M.I.A.'s Polyglot Pop Montage Was First Hatched by Japanese Duo Frank Chickens
It's easy, maybe even accurate, to think of M.I.A. as the definitive musical artist of our time, in the sense that only the 21st Century's confluence of a flattening world and mash-up technology could enable someone who stirs so much multidirectional class struggle and global rhythm into the pot to achieve such a high profile, even in the ... (more)