Tag Archives: hip-hop

south african hip hop & the global underground

SOCIETY AND ARTICULATES THE VOICE OF THE VOICELESS TO THE MASSES, IT ORIGINATES FROM AFRICA. i’m part of a movement. a youthful, peaceful spiritual revolution. socially conscious music, conquering the foolish/ mentality they usin to keep society from choosin/ its … Continue reading

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aquemini

My mind warps and bends floats the wind count to ten meet the twin Andre Ben. welcome to the lion’s den. original skin many men comprehend I extend myself so you go out & tell a friend Sin all depends … Continue reading

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all power to the people!

“visions occupy my synaptic space, command the shapes, to illustrate my mind’s landscape”   col·lage/kəˈläZH/ Noun: A form of art in which various materials such as photographs and pieces of paper or fabric are arranged and stuck to a backing. … Continue reading

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who are your heroes?

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know your history: black power

black power. apparently stokely carmichael said it first. what do you know about the legacy of the revolution? (i hope not just what they have taught you in schools). question: what is america teaching about the black power movement that … Continue reading

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radio show: KRS-ONE

K.NOWLEDGE R.EIGNS S.UPREME O.VER N.EARLY E.VERYTHING KRS-ONE   what? y’all forgot about the radio show?   Every Sunday Night from 8-10pm on  http://wmhb.org/listen.php   is RE:Birth of the Cool Radio broadcasting live from Waterville Maine to the world. It’s been a minute but we’re back … Continue reading

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knowledge reigns supreme over nearly everyone

live freestyle on stage in los angeles, talib kweli featuring krs-one on the bob marley sample that turned into the Perfect Beat. hip-hop teaches us to analyze history, stimulates the desire to decipher the coded and layered meanings behind the … Continue reading

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this is hip-hop

spoken word acapella no beats. freestyle cipher in the language of the streets. philosophies presented, thought patterns displayed. building up the math with the numbers of the day. do yourself a favor, watch it til it”s done. or at least … Continue reading

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style wars

they call themselves writers, because that’s what they do. they write their names, among other things, EVERYWHERE. It’s called bombing. and it has equally associative counterparts in rap music, breakdancing and dj-ing, together forming the four core elements of hip-hop … Continue reading

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oakland, CA

let me tell you bout a place, you probly didn’t know. we was known in the 60’s for panthers and hippies, now we known for murders, pimps and three 60’s. side shows high speed chases too and a crack epidemic … Continue reading

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