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  1. Ana TijouxRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

    ... of Golden Era hip-hop, deftly blending indigenous Andean roots and the revolutionary folk of Sixties nueva cancin. KRS-One meets Inti-Illimani meets Victor Jara. Tijoux explores those ancestral roots on the opening title track, shoots verbal bullets ...

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  2. Appealing Events: Brother Ali at Bottom of the HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | SF Appeal

    Activist and rapper Brother Ali is headed to SF's Bottom of the Hill on his Home Away From Home tour. Inspired by legendary NYC acts like KRS-One and Rakim, Ali's messages speak to a global audience and rarely shy away from the harsh truths of today's world.

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  3. The Art of the Skratch: DJs Celskiii + DeeandroidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | KQED

    DJs Celskiii and Deeandroid have been staples of the Bay Area hip-hop scene for over 15 years. Products of the fertile turntablism movement of the late-90s, they have been tour DJs for KRS-One and have twice competed in the US DMC Team Battles, placing second in 2010.

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  4. From Public Enemy to Power BrokerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... D-NY, adds. "From the very beginning hip-hop lyrics have often been infused with social justice issues from KRS-One and Biggie Smalls rapped about what they saw going on in the streets," he told the Daily Beast from his DC event, "Hip-hop on the ...

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  5. Phillip Phillips, KRS-One, The Bad Plus, and more things to do in New Orleans SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Jackson Theater in New Orleans on Sept. 28, 2014. (Nick Walker) Singer-songwriter Phillip Phillips, hip hop head KRS-One, and avant garde jazz group The Bad Plus all put on shows in New Orleans on Sunday (Sept. 28). Check out 13 cool things to do in ...

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  6. Tonight in live music: Luke Temple, Old School Sessions with KRS-One, Pharcyde & Black Sheep + moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    ... with his six-piece horn-blown Wild Roots. (Skipper's Smokehouse, Tampa) Old School Sessions with KRS-One, Pharcyde, Black Sheep Three hip hop biggies with much street cred and decades of influence to back them up unite for this ...

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  7. KRS-One shared wit and wisdom on the Trocadero stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    Real hip-hop is alive and well. Sunday's performances at The Troc, with KRS-One headlining, proved that not only is there so much to love about real, original hip-hop music but that like the people of Philadelphia that love comes in all forms.

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  8. Top 5 Dead Or Alive: Lil KimRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | AllHipHop.com

    ... You know, he's just a hustler by heart. He's a hustler I just had to say that." "I also put people like Rakim, KRS-One, Nas those are also my favorites. You know what I mean, Big Daddy Kane, was one of my favorites. I mean , I can name a lot. When I ...

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  9. 6 questions for musical poet Kenza DawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | OnMilwaukee

    Milwaukee poet and rapper Kenza Dawn has a new record out called " Feminetics ." On it, Kenza Dawn unleashes fiery lyrics atop a bed of sound that draws on hip-hop, funk, soul and more.

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  10. Top 5 most inspirational hip-hop songsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Examiner.com

    Not all hip-hop is about calling women out of their names, drug dealing, killing and sex. Every once in awhile today's hip-hop artists take it back to the Golden Era when lyricists were about educating as well as entertaining.

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  11. [News] Ab-Soul Says He's Up For A Slaughterhouse, Black Hippy Battle; CRWN Interview Video ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | HipHopDx

    UPDATE: Video of Ab-Soul's CRWN interview, in which he praises Daylyt and speaks on KRS-One's influence on "These Days..." cover art, has been released. While addressing battle rap during his interview with Elliott Wilson of CRWN this week, Ab-Soul was asked to share his thoughts on the rap collective, Slaughterhouse .

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  12. Late Night: Sam Wang, the KRS-One of Election PredictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Fire Dog Lake

    ... predictions are starting to edge towards Sam Wang's numbers , even as they still snipe at him. Professor Wang is the KRS-One of election prediction. In a just world, he would have already been allowed to end the careers of the various hacks out ...

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  13. Tonight's Concert Picks: KRS-One at The Trocadero, Tweedy at Merriam...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    South Bronx hip-hop legend Lawrence " KRS-One " Krisna Parker heads to perform at the Trocadero tonight. Following the death of his DJ in the '80's group Boogie Down Productions, KRS-One began effectively developing his solo career and today has over 15 albums under his belt.

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  14. [News] "The Greatest Hip Hop Battles Ever Recorded" ListedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | HipHopDx

    ... n the losing ends. Examples include MC Shan and Ja Rule, who were never quite the same after defeats at the hands of KRS-One and 50 Cent, respectively.

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  15. [Editorials] 4 Things We Learned From Ab-Soul's CRWN Interview With Elliott WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | HipHopDx

    ... music now, it just feels like we're getting back to that. You've got to think about how Hip Hop started black CNN. KRS-One made Hip Hop a religion. It's intelligent movement. To be hip is to be intelligent. The hop is the movement. Intelligent ...

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  16. [News] Ab-Soul Says He's Up For A Slaughterhouse, Black Hippy BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | HipHopDx

    ... He revealed that Jesus is one of "the most popular characters these days." The Black Hippy lyricist also spoke on KRS-One's influence and the Bronx, New York rapper making Hip Hop a religion. "Jesus has been the most popular character these days-- ...

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  17. Brother Ali continues to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Georgia Straight

    ... Kansas to Colorado on the first day of his Home Away From Home tour, the indie rapper looks back. "I went to hear KRS-One speak when I was 12 or 13," he remembers. "I asked a question at the question-and-answer period and he actually brought me ...

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  18. Alt-J's New Album - Get The NME VerdictRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | NME

    ... a slow, computer-addled cover of Bill Withers' 'Lovely Day', the Black Keys blues pastiche 'Left Hand Free', or the KRS-One line "That's da sound of da police" swirling out of a haze of deadpan half-words. The album's first single, the Bon ...

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  19. The Beatles. Bob Dylan. Biggie Smalls.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Slate Magazine

    ... it ascends into a sort of fundamental sonic iconography, the never-ending soundtrack to everything. A world without KRS-One or Ice Cube or Jay Z would be unimaginably impoverished, but a world without Biggie Smalls is simply unimaginable. ...

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  20. Hip-Hop and AqinshipRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2013 | NewEurasia.net

    ... and, as a result, enriching the entire rap genre. The following quote by the critically acclaimed hip-hop veteran KRS-One concludes my message perfectly: "Everything I do, I say, and wear, and everything is teaching the future who they area the ...

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