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Spin
1800 Enough Said Episodes presents: Remember the Streets"Born and raised in the streets of Brooklyn/There's three of us, and we're all
1800 Enough Said Episodes presents: Remember the Streets
Spin / Posted 4 hours ago
"Born and raised in the streets of Brooklyn/There's three of us, and we're all good looking," proclaimed Whodini frontman Ecstasy on the hit-making trio’s majestically booming 1986 track, "Funky Beat." Hip-Hop's first official band, Stetsasonic,... Read more
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Independent
A 'sample amnesty' hopes to put an end to copyright disputes over hitsNow musicians who have stolen the work of others are being asked to come forwar
A 'sample amnesty' hopes to put an end to copyright disputes over hits
Independent / Posted 16 hours ago
Now musicians who have stolen the work of others are being asked to come forward, under a unique “sample amnesty”, which will allow them to keep the royalties they have earned in exchange for declaring their source material. The EMI Production Music... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'West Coast Walter Cronkite': meet the man who captured NWA on cameraBefore joining NWA, Dr Dre wore sequined suits and played dance music with his
'West Coast Walter Cronkite': meet the man who captured NWA on camera
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 22 days ago
Before joining NWA, Dr Dre wore sequined suits and played dance music with his first group, World Class Wreckin’ Cru. But he wasn’t making much money, so he had side hustles such as deejaying at Los Angeles area high schools during lunch hours. In... Read more
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Billboard
Raekwon Reflects on How 'Only Built 4 Cuban Linx' Came Together on 20-Year AnniversaryOn an otherwise uneventful Thursday night in Columbus, Ohio, the Only Built 4 C
Raekwon Reflects on How 'Only Built 4 Cuban Linx' Came Together on 20-Year Anniversary
Billboard / Posted a month ago
On an otherwise uneventful Thursday night in Columbus, Ohio, the Only Built 4 Cuban Linx anniversary tour rolled through the Buckeye State and undertook its third stop. The crowd was typical of a Wu-Tang Clan show. Old heads feigning for that bit of... Read more
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Evening Standard
DJ Yoda will play surprise gigs at his new barbecue restaurantThe famous hip hop turntablist will also pick DJs to play in its basement every
DJ Yoda will play surprise gigs at his new barbecue restaurant
Evening Standard / Posted 1 months ago
The famous hip hop turntablist will also pick DJs to play in its basement every Friday and Saturday night as well as curating a “living and breathing” playlist for the restaurant. The DJ – real name Duncan Beiny – has no previous experience of the... Read more

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