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  1. KRS-One Speaks at Tucson School Embattled Over 'Ethnic Studies'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RollingStone

    KRS-One gave a lecture at the Tucson high school singled out for violating a state law banning certain approaches to teaching ethnic studies. The rapper, whose "Introduction to Hip-Hop" was targeted as being illegal to include in Cholla Magnet High School's English From Culturally Relevant African-American Perspective course, came to the school's Little Theatre on Wednesday to share his perspectives on self-esteem and the keys to successful living with several dozen students.

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  2. Arizona Tried To Keep KRS-One Out Of Classrooms, So He Went There HimselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Switched

    The American rapper KRS-One pictured giving the hip-hop fans a lecture of rap at the German outdoor festival Splash Festival 2013. Germany 2013..

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  3. Wichitaa s Twansac makes a name for himself on the West CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Wichita Eagle

    Twansac to his fans - is still going strong after 16 years in the business. He's also enjoying another round of success via a new deal with 101 Distribution, the same company that distributes music for Gucci Mane and Rick Ross, and with Super Bowl XLIX coming to his adopted hometown of Phoenix this week.

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  4. KRS-One Visits Cholla High Magnet SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Tucson Weekly

    Yesterday , I said there was a rumor going around that rapper and activist KRS-One planned on visiting Cholla High Magnet School today, since he was in town for a concert last night at the Rialto Theatre. Well, that came true.

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  5. The Notorious B.I.G. & Kool Moe Dee Versus Busy Bee Starski Among...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | HipHopDx

    ... on wax. Kool Moe Dee won that battle and subsequently a new sub-genre of Hip Hop emerged. In the words of the great KRS-One, 'If Kool Moe Dee had have lost that battle, nothing we're saying today would be saida It would not exist.'" The piece also ...

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  6. KRS-One May Visit Cholla High Culturally Relevant English Class TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Tucson Weekly

    Rapper and producer KRS-One is performing tonight at the Rialto Theatre . If you haven't heard his music , then you might remember him as one of the artists mentioned in the notice of noncompliance former superintendent of public instruction John Huppenthal sent to Tucson Unified School District earlier this month, on his last day as schools chief-on the notice, he said some of TUSD's culturally relevant courses were in violation of the law that banned the Mexican American studies program, A.R.S. 15-112.

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  7. DMB Charles Ugandan Born Rapper BiographyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | PR Log

    ... Reggae and Hip hop. And at the age of 15 he was inspired by emcees like LL Cool J, Kool G Rap, Masta Ace, Rakim, KRS-One, Nas and many more, It was majorly Masta Ace and KRS-One that inspired him to begin rapping During DMB Charles's high school ...

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  8. Serge Severe and Gen.Erik - "Stay Alive"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | AllHipHop.com

    Serge Severe and Gen.Erik have seen individual and collective success as two of Portland's more prolific artists; recording with legends such as Talib Kweli and KRS-One, touring with Slum Village and Ghostface Killah, and opening for everyone from Macklemore to Wu-Tang Clan. "Stay Alive" serves as an homage to many of these unforgettable experiences, as Serge matches Gen.Erik's soulful instrumental with poignant rhymes of his own.

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  9. An Abridged History of Rappers Who Also Sing An Abridged History of Rappers Who Also SingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | VH1

    ... hit so whether people were singing, rapping, beat boxing or all three, people accepted it as a brand new phenomenon. KRS-One is another pioneer of early rap who dabbled in singing. Hailing from the South Bronx, where hip hop originated, KRS sang on ...

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  10. Temple Of Hip Hop w/KRS One on KPFKRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | KPFK 90.7 FM

    Beginning Friday January 16 at 8pm, Hip-Hop superstar KRS-One will be hosting a weekly radio show on KPFK Radio Los Angeles along with DJ Predator Prime. The Temple of Hip Hop Radio Show is named after the organization that KRS-One founded in 1996 "to establish Hip Hop as an international culture of peace and prosperity while preserving the original arts, customs, history and principles of Hip Hop for future generations."

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  11. 1up Entertainment/Music top 15 rappers aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Examiner.com

    Albums in the Top 1000: #87 Return of the Boom Bap #126 KRS One #750 Kristyles #801 I Got Next Albums in the Top 1000: #7 It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back #26 Fear of a Black Planet #140 Apocalypse 91...The Enemy Strikes Black #299 Yo! Bum Rush the Show #981 Muse Sick-N-Hour Mess Age Albums in the Top 1000: #2 Illmatic #79 The Lost Tapes #184 It Was Written #237 Stillmatic #290 God's Son #547 Distant Relatives #780 Hip Hop Is Dead Albums in the Top 1000: #41 Resurrection #76 Like Water for Chocolate #97 Be #149 One Day It'll All Make Sense #526 Electric Circus Albums in the Top 1000: #9 Aquemini #14 ATLiens #63 Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik #92 Stankonia #268 Speakerboxxx / The Love Below

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  12. N.J. tax break proposed for performers who play in Atlantic CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | NJ.com

    ... website lists January performances by Chubby Checker, Fleetwood Mac, Chaka Khan, Public Enemy, David Cassidy and KRS-One. The bill, which is still being drafted, would only apply to "qualifying" performers. Kean spokesman Jeremy Rosen said ... 2 comments

  13. Tucson School Chief Supports Playing Rage, KRS-One in ClassroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | RollingStone

    Dr. H.T. Sanchez, the Tucson schools superintendent whose district was targeted earlier this month for violating an Arizona state law limiting ethnically themed classes, tells Rolling Stone he supports his teachers. In early January, the departing state superintendent of schools, John Huppenthal, sent Sanchez a "notice of noncompliance" that declared some English and history courses that emphasized Mexican-American and African-American studies - and taught Rage Against the Machine lyrics and an essay by KRS-One - to be illegal.

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  14. Arizona's Ban On Ethnic Studies ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Daily Kos

    ... with the law earlier this month, citing the teaching of Mexican history, Rage Against the Machine lyrics and a KRS-One essay. The legal arguments in the appellate hearing got a bit convoluted in dealing with intertwining legal issues. However, the ...

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  15. L.A. StoriesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | LA Weekly

    ... I write this the day after playing a hip-hop show near Melrose and Vermont called Rhyme Fest L.A. The headliner was KRS-One and the bill included Haiku D'Etat, Planet Asia and many other hip-hop acts. I was the odd duck, young but not so young that ...

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  16. Who Owns Hip-Hop?: Of Iggy Azalea, Black And Brown FolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | AllHipHop.com

    Do you think the criticism aimed at you is misogynistic? Well, they don't say that stuff about Macklemore. So, yes, I think it has 100,000 percent to do with the fact that I have a vagina.

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  17. Arizona's Mexican-American Studies Ban Questioned By Appeals JudgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Switched

    ... with the law earlier this month, citing the teaching of Mexican history, Rage Against the Machine lyrics and a KRS-One essay. During Monday's arguments, Chemerinsky appeared confident, speaking in a measured tone and answering questions promptly. He ...

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  18. Kendrick Lamar Not A Top Five Lyricist, According to R.A. The Rugged ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | HipHopDx

    ... than this era and this era and that era,' I understand it. Because when you come from an era of '88. With Rakim, KRS-One, Big Daddy Kane, Kool G Rap, that era is an untouchable, golden era. It is a climax. So, I went through the '90s spoiled cause I ...

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  19. Hip-HopRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | LA Weekly

    ... I write this the day after playing a hip-hop show near Melrose and Vermont called Rhyme Fest L.A. The headliner was KRS-One and the bill included Haiku D'Etat, Planet Asia and many other hip-hop acts. I was the odd duck, young but not so young that ...

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  20. MutluRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 10 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    All-stars of Hip-Hop ft. Public Enemy / KRS-One / Naughty By Nature / Big Daddy Kane / MC Lyte / Special Ed Contact Copyright 2013 WXPN-FM / The Trustees of The University of Pennsylvania , All Rights Reserved XPN.org is made possible with the generous support of XPN Members and our Business Sponsors.

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