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  1. Fresnoa s 105.5 The Game to change formats March 5Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Fresno Bee

    ... time to find the right name. To mark the launch, the station will announce a free concert by classic hip-hop artist KRS-One, who is known for the "Stop the Violence Movement" he began in the recording industry. The Fresno Bee is pleased to provide ...


  2. Exclusive Video Premiere: San E, KRS-One & A Team of...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Billboard

    ... you never heard. It took awhile to make it really happen, now here it is." Alongside San E is U.S. MC/producer KRS-One , who's earned a trio of entries on the Billboard Hot 100 and hit rap albums since the '90s, plus acclaimed Finland rapper ...


  3. TUSD Won't Lose 10% of Funds Over Culturally Relevant Classes For ...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Tucson Weekly

    ... from an African-American perspective was deemed illegal in part for using things written by rapper and activist KRS-One ( who recently visited Cholla High! ), and he said ADE still hasn't told him what exactly he is doing wrong. In January, former ...


  4. Adam Theis's Insane Jazz MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Francisco Magazine

    Composer Adam Theis is a bit of a multitasker: He plays five instruments , founded San Francisco's Jazz Mafia, has arranged hundreds of horn pieces, and collaborates with everybody from KRS One and Lyrics Born to Carlos Santana and Bobby McFerrin. "I guess I've got a little ADD," Theis says.


  5. Rap Legend 'Medusa The Gangsta Goddess'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | PR Log

    ... Coast underground hip-hop. "Medusa has shared the stage and opened for lyrical heavyweights" Such as: Stevie Wonder, KRS-ONE, George Clinton, Dead Prez, Dave Hollister, Chali 2Na of Jurassic 5, Super Natural. Public Enemy, Blackalicious, Erykah ...


  6. Exclusive: San E & 13 International Rappers Team Up for '#HipHopIsHipHop' Charity SingleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Billboard

    ... of race, nationality, language or even sex. The impressive roster also boasts veteran American MC/producer KRS-One , Finland's award-winning rapper Redrama, Wales' Mr Phormula, Japan's Julian Nagano, India's Adx, Italy's Strike the Head, Bosnia's ...


  7. 10 Ways Malcolm X Influenced Hip-HopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 |

    ... that this Tommy Boy-released song set over 30 years ago is still being followed by countless emcees to this day. er: KRS-One is one of Hip-Hop's most insightful and influential figures. He showed his respect for Malcolm by re-creating the image of ...


  8. Hezekiah Davis III: Soul of indie Philly hip-hopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 |

    ... that included snarky and socially conscious rappers such as a Tribe Called Quest, Arrested Development, and KRS-One. "Like Q-Tip [of Tribe Called Quest] said, 'The job of resurrectors is to wake up the dead.' " The other side, though? With producer ...


  9. Artist to Watch: Kayos KeyidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 |

    Houston, Texas rapper Kayos Keyid is making his name in the underground hip hop circuit with his new video featuring Houston rap legend, Lil Keke. Kayos has been viewed by many southern rap fans as the second coming of the Houston hip hop wave that broke through the scene with artists like Paul Wall, Michael 3000 Watts, Slim Thug, and the whole SwishaHouse Records 10 years ago.


  10. "13 Rappers Who Have Made A Difference In The Classroom" Listed By XXLRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | HipHopDx

    Inspired by a quote Bronx, New York rapper KRS-One dropped on Hip Hop and its history during a recent interview, XXL magazine recently compiled a list of "13 Rappers Who Have Made A Difference In The Classroom." While speaking on Hip Hop and its history during an interview with XXL, KRS-One stated that, "If you don't know hip-hop, at least a little bit of it, you can't even call yourself an American.


  11. Playwrights' Center to Present March Readings of Idris Goodwin's the RealnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 |

    ... Artists like Puff Daddy were bringing hip hop further into the mainstream as many artists like De La Soul and KRS-One were trying to preserve an essence they felt was true or real. The dichotomy between rap and hip hop, underground and commercial ...


  12. KRS-One Addresses State Of Arizona Labeling Ethnic Studies "Illegal"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | HipHopDx

    Weeks after The Huffington Post published a news story stating that an essay from KRS-One was among a handful of items the outgoing head of Arizona's Education Department was hoping to ban, the Bronx, New York rapper has offered his thoughts on the controversy. After being asked about the controversy during an interview with Rolling Stone , KRS-One revealed that it shows how bleak the American school system is.


  13. KRS-OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | OC Weekly

    At this point in his career, KRS-One has little else to accomplish. Rising to prominence during hip hop's golden years with Boogie Down Productions, the 49-year-old is one of the genre's most outspoken political rappers, which has landed him in trouble before, notoriously his 9/11 comments.


  14. KRS-One Weighs In on 'Illegal' Arizona 'Ethnic Studies' ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | RollingStone

    KRS-One will not take the State of Arizona calling his hip-hop teachings "illegal" lightly. Last month, the state's department of education targeted the Tucson Unified School District in a "notice of noncompliance" saying the ways it taught ethnically focused classes were against the law.


  15. Battlefield: Hardline Has the Best In-Game Radio EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Kotaku

    ... of "Only in Battlefield" moments. My friend had the arguably better track, "Sound Of Da Police" by hip hop legend KRS-One. Playing cops, he took the driver seat, started blasting this song, turned on the sirens and started chasing down criminals ...


  16. An Adventure To Pepperland Through Rhyme & Space: hip hop/Beatles mashupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Boing Boing

    It's a kind of Grey Album 2.0: Beatles songs mashed up with KRS-One, Kool Moe Dee, Salt-n-Pepa, Nas, Rakim, WuTang, Public Enemy, Beastie Boys and many others -- get it before the censorship campaign kicks in! Having landed in hip-hop's golden era, it seems the band set up and jammed in a makeshift studio with assorted rap legends. Which is when things got really trippy.


  17. Festival Fever: MCLA's Blues & Funk FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Nippertown!

    ... The ReMINDers have shared the stage with Les Nubians, Snoop Dogg, Fishbone, Barrington Levy, Nas, Mos Def, Big Boi, KRS-One, Rakim and K'Naan. MAYA AZUCENA : According to The Village Voice , the singer-activist is a "global artist making music that ...


  18. WOW247 recommends: Nights out this weekend, June 14 a " 16Read the original story

    Jun 14, 2013 |

    ... UK live debut. This colossal night of top hip-hop boasts an iconic New York trio in the shape of influential rapper KRS-One , East Coast legend Pete Rock and political firebrand Immortal Technique , as well as leading UK talents such as Mystro and ...


  19. Evening Movie Screening At Heritage House: D.W. Griffith's Abraham LincolnRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 |

    ... nce music on Tuesday, Feb. 17, at Track 29. Review for Datsik: The new EP boasts collaborations with hip-hop legends KRS-One and DJ Paul from the Grammy-Award winning rap collective Three ... (click for more)


  20. Datsik Plays At Track 29 Feb. 17Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 |

    Datsik, the North American producer and purveyor of new bass hip-hop, has released his new EP Down 4 My Ninjas and will come through Chattanooga on his Ninja Nation Tour for a night of dance music on Tuesday, Feb. 17, at Track 29. Review for Datsik: The new EP boasts collaborations with hip-hop legends KRS-One and DJ Paul from the Grammy-Award ... (more)