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NBC Bay Area
Trailer for Tower Records DocumentaryTower Records was a retail empire that was founded in a Sacramento drugstore in
Trailer for Tower Records Documentary
NBC Bay Area / Posted yesterday
Tower Records was a retail empire that was founded in a Sacramento drugstore in 1960, expanded to San Francisco in 1967 and grew to 200 stores in 30 countries before filing for bankruptcy in 2004 and 2004. With the help of interviews from the likes... Read more
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Hip-Hop Wired
DJ Mustard Takes Home 12 Awards At The 2015 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards [Photos] Disco and funk legend Niles Rodgers was the latest recipient of the BMI Icon
DJ Mustard Takes Home 12 Awards At The 2015 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards [Photos]
Hip-Hop Wired / Posted 2 days ago
Disco and funk legend Niles Rodgers was the latest recipient of the BMI Icon Award, but there is no secret who will be one of the honorees down the line. DJ Mustard was... Read more
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Salon.com
“Stale white bitches tried to take us down”: Luther Campbell on 2 Live Crew, race, hip-hop and the conservative, Southern ’80sAfter we put out “The 2 Live Crew Is What We Are,” I got some letters from a PT
“Stale white bitches tried to take us down”: Luther Campbell on 2 Live Crew, race, hip-hop and the conservative, Southern ’80s
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
After we put out “The 2 Live Crew Is What We Are,” I got some letters from a PTA group in Birmingham, Alabama, saying that children were getting hold of our songs and that they were inappropriate and what could I do about it? I was totally... Read more
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Black Press USA
Nile Rodgers Named BMI Icon at 2015 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards Chuck D, left, and Nile Rodgers perform on stage during the 2015 BMI R&B/Hip-
Nile Rodgers Named BMI Icon at 2015 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards
Black Press USA / Posted 3 days ago
Chuck D, left, and Nile Rodgers perform on stage during the 2015 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards at the Saban Theatre on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Paul A.... Read more
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Billboard
Nile Rodgers: The Chic Album 'Is Still Coming This Year'When Nile Rodgers formally accepts the BMI Icon Award Friday night, the music l
Nile Rodgers: The Chic Album 'Is Still Coming This Year'
Billboard / Posted 4 days ago
When Nile Rodgers formally accepts the BMI Icon Award Friday night, the music legend says that in addition to the honor itself, another of the evening’s memorable moments will be tied to a special guest in the house. “Bernard Edwards Jr. [son of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Straight outta everywhereThere are many reasons why you shouldn’t listen to N.W.A’s “Straight Outta Comp
Straight outta everywhere
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
There are many reasons why you shouldn’t listen to N.W.A’s “Straight Outta Compton.” First and foremost is that it’s blatantly misogynistic, if not a veritable endorsement of all manner of violence against women — or violence to anyone in general who... Read more
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Miami New Times
Earl Sweatshirt Is Leading a New Breed of Conscious RapAfter decades of sociopolitical rhetoric, conscious rappers like Chuck D and Ta
Earl Sweatshirt Is Leading a New Breed of Conscious Rap
Miami New Times / Posted 5 days ago
After decades of sociopolitical rhetoric, conscious rappers like Chuck D and Talib Kweli still spit about the injustices crippling our country. From police brutality to capitalism and miseducation, these old-school dudes hold no punches and confront... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Gil Scott-Heron: the revolution lives onWhen Gil Scott-Heron died in May 2011, Public Enemy’s Chuck D hailed him as “th
Gil Scott-Heron: the revolution lives on
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
When Gil Scott-Heron died in May 2011, Public Enemy’s Chuck D hailed him as “the manifestation of the modern word”. At his funeral, Kanye West performed Lost in the World/Who Will Survive in America, which sampled his spoken word . During the attempt... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
How my goat lived through Katrina – and became a New Orleans celebrityNew Orleans icon Chauncey Gardner passed away quietly of old age on 20 February
How my goat lived through Katrina – and became a New Orleans celebrity
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 9 days ago
New Orleans icon Chauncey Gardner passed away quietly of old age on 20 February 2015, at his home in Algiers, New Orleans. As local residents will attest, Chauncey was a genuine participant in many music and arts communities throughout his 10 years... Read more
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The Advocate
People in Business for Aug. 16, 2015BATON ROUGE AREA Monty Sullivan, president of the Louisiana Community and Tech
People in Business for Aug. 16, 2015
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
BATON ROUGE AREA Monty Sullivan, president of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, has been elected to the board of directors of the National Student Clearinghouse and the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. The... Read more
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Mashable
5 ’Straight Outta Compton’ cameos that will make you do a double takeWhat's This?Actor Marcc Rose (L) poses with Dr. Dre on the set of 'Straight Out
5 ’Straight Outta Compton’ cameos that will make you do a double take
Mashable / Posted 15 days ago
What's This?Actor Marcc Rose (L) poses with Dr. Dre on the set of 'Straight Outta Compton.' Straight Outta Compton has gone straight to the top of the box office. The thrilling biopic about the gangsta rap group N.W.A electrified audiences enough... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Inspired By "Straight Outta Compton," A Playlist Of Great Rap Songs About Being Black In America"‘Fuck tha Police’ is just a warning, that’s it. You can’t treat people like th
Inspired By "Straight Outta Compton," A Playlist Of Great Rap Songs About Being Black In America
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 19 days ago
"‘Fuck tha Police’ is just a warning, that’s it. You can’t treat people like that and expect them not to rise up. I’m a journalist just like you, reporting what’s going on in the hood. The only thing that’s different is I’m brutally honest."—Ice... Read more
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Washington Post
‘Straight Outta Compton,’ N.W.A. and the new vernacular of protestPortraying N.W.A. in “Straight Outta Compton,” from left, are Aldis Hodge as MC
‘Straight Outta Compton,’ N.W.A. and the new vernacular of protest
Washington Post / Posted 24 days ago
Portraying N.W.A. in “Straight Outta Compton,” from left, are Aldis Hodge as MC Ren, Neil Brown Jr. as DJ Yella, Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre, Jason Mitchell as Eazy-E and O’Shea Jackson Jr. as Ice Cube. (Jaimie Trueblood/Universal Pictures) Movies are... Read more
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Black Press USA
Public Enemy, Titus Andronicus, Joss Stone and More Music Reviews (CBS News) – This week, hip-hop legends and Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee
Public Enemy, Titus Andronicus, Joss Stone and More Music Reviews
Black Press USA / Posted 27 days ago
(CBS News) – This week, hip-hop legends and Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees Public Enemy drop a new record, rockers Titus Andronicus release a mighty rock opera, singer Joss Stone... Read more
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The Irish Times
David Byrne rallies the musical troops for a legal challenge on royalties In the US, musicians including David Byrne, REM and Public Enemy are pushing
David Byrne rallies the musical troops for a legal challenge on royalties
The Irish Times / Posted 27 days ago
In the US, musicians including David Byrne, REM and Public Enemy are pushing for a bill that would require radio stations to pay royalties – and streaming services will be... Read more
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KNAC.COM
ANTHRAX Live In West Hollywood, CA With Photos!Tuesday, August 4, 2015 @ 4:36 PM At The House Of Blues Sunset In West Hollywoo
ANTHRAX Live In West Hollywood, CA With Photos!
KNAC.COM / Posted 27 days ago
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 @ 4:36 PM At The House Of Blues Sunset In West Hollywood, CA, July 29, 2015- advertisement -Photos Courtesy Of Aaron Poole Images Seems that the building of hotels along Sunset Boulevard has become Hollywood chic, or perhaps... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
FOLD Festival kicks off with Pharell, Beck at Martha Clara TuesdaySuperstar music acts Beck, Pharrell Williams, Duran Duran and others will light
FOLD Festival kicks off with Pharell, Beck at Martha Clara Tuesday
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 29 days ago
Superstar music acts Beck, Pharrell Williams, Duran Duran and others will light up the North Fork during the two-day FOLD (Freak Out Let’s Dance) Festival this week. The name of the festival comes from two of the biggest songs produced by Mr.... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
FOLD Festival kicks off with Pharell, Beck at Martha Clara TuesdaySuperstar music acts Beck, Pharrell Williams, Duran Duran and others will light
FOLD Festival kicks off with Pharell, Beck at Martha Clara Tuesday
The Suffolk Times / Posted 29 days ago
Superstar music acts Beck, Pharrell Williams, Duran Duran and others will light up the North Fork during the two-day FOLD (Freak Out Let’s Dance) Festival this week. The name of the festival comes from two of the biggest songs produced by Mr.... Read more
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TribLIVE
Reviews: Albums celebrate the stylistic differences of piano triosPiano trios can go many directions. Naturally, the better ones are different fr
Reviews: Albums celebrate the stylistic differences of piano trios
TribLIVE / Posted 30 days ago
Piano trios can go many directions. Naturally, the better ones are different from each other. But they also can wander broadly in the music they perform. Luis Perdomo and Manuel Valera show that distinctly on “Twenty-Two” and “Live at Firehouse 12,”... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Aug. 1, 2015Today is Saturday, August 1, the 213th day of 2015. There are 152 days left in
This day in history, Aug. 1, 2015
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted a month ago
Today is Saturday, August 1, the 213th day of 2015. There are 152 days left in the year. Today's highlight: On Aug. 1, 1975, a 35-nation summit in Finland concluded with the signing of a declaration known as the Helsinki Accords dealing with... Read more
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KWTX-TV Waco
Good Morning!K2 is in the Karakoram Range in Pakistan. (File) Good morning, it’s Saturday,
Good Morning!
KWTX-TV Waco / Posted a month ago
K2 is in the Karakoram Range in Pakistan. (File) Good morning, it’s Saturday, August 1, the 213th day of 2015. There are 152 days left in the year. Temperatures will be in the lower 70s at the start of the day, but should rise into the upper 90s... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Today in HistoryToday is Saturday, August 1, the 213th day of 2015. There are 152 days left in
Today in History
Lowell Sun / Posted a month ago
Today is Saturday, August 1, the 213th day of 2015. There are 152 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 1, 1975, a 35-nation summit in Finland concluded with the signing of a declaration known as the Helsinki Accords... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Today in HistoryToday is Saturday, August 1, the 213th day of 2015. There are 152 days left in
Today in History
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted a month ago
Today is Saturday, August 1, the 213th day of 2015. There are 152 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 1, 1975, a 35-nation summit in Finland concluded with the signing of a declaration known as the Helsinki Accords... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in HistoryToday is Saturday, August 1, the 213th day of 2015. There are 152 days left in
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted a month ago
Today is Saturday, August 1, the 213th day of 2015. There are 152 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 1, 1975, a 35-nation summit in Finland concluded with the signing of a declaration known as the Helsinki Accords... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Does it matter if Drake writes his own rhymes?Bob Dylan steals lyrics. You knew that, right? That some of his phrases crib f
Does it matter if Drake writes his own rhymes?
OregonLive.com / Posted 1 months ago
Bob Dylan steals lyrics. You knew that, right? That some of his phrases crib from, say, Civil War poetry? He'll even say so: "In folk and jazz, quotation is a rich and enriching tradition. That certainly is true," he told Rolling Stone in 2012.... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Sleaford Mods, Pitbull and Roger Waters reissue top this week's new musicSleaford Mods - Key Markets 41/2 out of 5 stars Success can be the enemy of a
Sleaford Mods, Pitbull and Roger Waters reissue top this week's new music
Calgary Sun / Posted 1 months ago
Sleaford Mods - Key Markets 41/2 out of 5 stars Success can be the enemy of art. If not the death of it. Fame and fortune — along with the bloated egos, entitlement and creative statis that result — have felled more bands than drugs, booze and... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Public Enemy in Reading - one year on since American rappers dropped in for a curryOn July, 30, 2014, Indian restaurant Bengal Reef received a big surprise when h
Public Enemy in Reading - one year on since American rappers dropped in for a curry
Reading Evening Post / Posted 1 months ago
On July, 30, 2014, Indian restaurant Bengal Reef received a big surprise when hip hop group Public Enemy strolled in for a curry before their Reading town centre gig. The group, whose hits include Fight the Power, Bring the Noise and Don’t Believe... Read more

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