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The former Das Racist member Kool A.D. has released a shit-ton of solo material since his crew broke up a couple of years ago, but his new album Word O.K., released onto the internet on what seems…   Read Story »
The forever-sincere backpack-rap vet Talib Kweli is old buddies with the Roots, so anytime he's got new music coming out, it's a fair bet he'll end up on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, with the band…   Read Story »
Last night, a motley crew of stage and screen stars paid tribute to newly resurgent pop legend Prince at NYC's Carnegie Hall. Among the performers: D'Angelo, the Waterboys, Elvis Costello, Chris…   Read Story »
In this space, I usually try to write something about whatever connecting threats might run through the five videos I pick for the week. That's not happening this week. I absolutely cannot think of a…   Read Story »
On his new single "Push Thru," underground rap lifer recruited two of his up-and-coming younger peers in Curren$y and Kendrick Lamar. And in the beautifully photographed new video, directors Scott…   Read Story »
Underground rap veteran Talib Kweli is working on a new album with the utterly detestable title Prisoner Of Conscious, and he's just released a collaboration with two of the sharpest, most dependably…   Read Story »
Recently, a bunch of Brooklyn-based artists came together in Bushwick to create the Eastern District Presents Mosholu compilation, a release featuring folks like Talib Kweli, Das Racist, Spank Rock,…   Read Story »
Last night, Mos Def and Talib Kweli revived Black Star for a pair of performances on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, first performing a new song, "You Already Knew," before hitting the J Dilla-produced…   Read Story »
It's a full-on revolution down at Occupy Wall Street right now; the contingent seems to be growing every day, with no sign that it will be relenting any time soon. People are pissed and enacting…   Read Story »
Way the hell back in 1998, underground-rap leading lights Mos Def and Talib Kweli teamed up to record the collaborative album Mos Def And Talib Kweli Are Black Star. They've both stayed plenty busy…   Read Story »