Tag Archives: the bronx

the organization for afro-american unity: 1964

el-hajj malik el shabazz (formerly malcolm x) founded the organization of afro american unity in 1964, a political and social movement dedicated to the philosophy of black nationalism, “which means that the black man should control the politics of his own … 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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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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brooklyn hip-hop festival

my thoughts: hip-hop culture is growing as it becomes more defined. someone said today that hip-hop started in The Bronx but it was Brooklyn who refined it and brought it to the world. i went down by DUMBO and took … Continue reading

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the children’s storefront

Just took the A train up to see the school where we begin: The Children’s Storefront in an independent, tuition-free school located on 129th Street in Harlem, New York City. Students who attend our school would normally attend their local … Continue reading

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Next: NYC Streetball

After killing the competition at the NYU gym, cramming all over these cats got too easy. I’m looking for the real streetball out here now. Give me a couple weeks and you could catch me on that Sebastian Telfair, ending … Continue reading

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