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Video Flashback: The Roots @ Central Park NYC (Marc Ecko’s Save The Rhino’s Event, Summer 2005) (Featuring Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Dice Raw, M-1., & More) (Entire Performance)

The Roots is an American hip hop/neo soul band formed in 1987 by Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter and Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They are famed for beginning with a jazzy, eclectic approach to hip hop which still includes … Continue reading

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Video Of The Day: (6/24) Talib Kweli On The Colbert Report (June 2011)

Killing 2 birds with one stone,one of my favorite mc’s on one of my favorite shows.Great interview and 2 great performances. Talib Kweli – “Get By” Live on Colbert Talib Kweli performs “Get By” in this web-only exclusive. Via: 2dopeboyz.com

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Rest In Power (RIP) Gil Scott-Heron (April 1, 1949 – May 27, 2011) (Gil Scott-Heron, Spoken-Word Musician & Bluesologist Dies at 62) (Bonus Compilation/Mix: T.Shabazz Presents…Gil Scott Heron – A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius (Best Of Gil Scott Heron) (Bonus Audio & Videos Are Included Also) (Rest In Peace)

I am very saddened and still in disbelief at this news. Gil Scott Heron was one of my favorite musicians and performers ever.If not my favorite.He will be missed beyond belief. And my meager words can’t even begin to describe … Continue reading

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Vinia Mojica – Black And Blue (Bootleg) (2005)

Vinia Mojica is a singer from Queens, New York, best known for her collaborations with the Native Tongues collective and other hip hop artists. Her recording career began in 1989 with the song “Acknowledge Your Own History”, from the Jungle … Continue reading

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