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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 ...


  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.


  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.


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

    Saturday Sep 27 |

    ... 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 ...


  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 ...


  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 ...


  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.


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

    Wednesday Sep 24 |

    ... 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 ...


  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.


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

    Tuesday Sep 23 |

    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.


  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 .


  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 ...


  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.


  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.


  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 ...


  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-- ...


  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 ...


  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 ...


  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. ...


  20. Hip-Hop and AqinshipRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2013 |

    ... 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 ...