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Billboard
NBA Analyst (and Former Pro Baller) Jalen Rose Talks Hip-Hop on the HardwoodThe 1973 Curtis Mayfield classic that serves as Jalen Rose’s current ringback t
NBA Analyst (and Former Pro Baller) Jalen Rose Talks Hip-Hop on the Hardwood
Billboard / Posted yesterday
The 1973 Curtis Mayfield classic that serves as Jalen Rose’s current ringback tone could sum up his career: “Superfly.” Basketball would not look the way it does today -- a harbinger of street style and hip-hop trends -- without Jalen Rose. In 1991,... Read more
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The Source Weekly
All in the GameJ Dilla, Erykah Badu, Slum Village, A Tribe Called Quest, DJ Quik as some of my
All in the Game
The Source Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
J Dilla, Erykah Badu, Slum Village, A Tribe Called Quest, DJ Quik as some of my main influences, as well as Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, The Flaming Lips, Fela Kuti. I think Terrace Martin is definitely underrated, he's a genius musically as... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Chance the Rapper makes freedom sing in 'Coloring Book'would see their reward arrive in the afterlife. It was time to find solace in t
Chance the Rapper makes freedom sing in 'Coloring Book'
Colorado Daily / Posted 5 days ago
would see their reward arrive in the afterlife. It was time to find solace in this life, as expressed in the songs of Curtis Mayfield, Pops Staples and Sam Cooke. "A change is gonna come," as Cooke sang. Time and again, a community in need of... Read more
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Orange County Register
Lynyrd Skynyrd stirs it up at Doheny Day 1“Everybody Plays the Fool,” not to mention dual spotlights on material by Bob M
Lynyrd Skynyrd stirs it up at Doheny Day 1
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
“Everybody Plays the Fool,” not to mention dual spotlights on material by Bob Marley and Bill Withers, plus Dobie Gray and Curtis Mayfield. Aaron even delivered a couple of hymns for good measure. James Hunter Six’s brand of classic R&B was a... Read more
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Al.com
Urban Ministry's WE Community Cafe is revitalizing West End one meal at a timea couple dozen diners before finding a seat. Children dashed around my legs whi
Urban Ministry's WE Community Cafe is revitalizing West End one meal at a time
Al.com / Posted 7 days ago
a couple dozen diners before finding a seat. Children dashed around my legs while diners nodded their heads to the horns of Curtis Mayfield's "Move On Up," which played over the speakers. "We serve everyone from low-income clients and professionals... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chance the Rapper makes freedom sing on 'Coloring Book'would see their reward arrive in the afterlife. It was time to find solace in t
Chance the Rapper makes freedom sing on 'Coloring Book'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
would see their reward arrive in the afterlife. It was time to find solace in this life, as expressed in the songs of Curtis Mayfield, Pops Staples and Sam Cooke. "A change is gonna come," as Cooke sang. Time and again, a community in need of... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Fredi the Fall GuyThere once was a very popular song by the late Curtis Mayfield called "Freddie'
Fredi the Fall Guy
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 11 days ago
There once was a very popular song by the late Curtis Mayfield called "Freddie's Dead." It peaked at number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100, part of Mayfield's famous "Superfly" soundtrack album in 1972. The name of the song, spelling of the name aside,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chance the Rapper makes freedom sing on 'Coloring Book'would see their reward arrive in the afterlife. It was time to find solace in t
Chance the Rapper makes freedom sing on 'Coloring Book'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
would see their reward arrive in the afterlife. It was time to find solace in this life, as expressed in the songs of Curtis Mayfield, Pops Staples and Sam Cooke. "A change is gonna come," as Cooke sang. Time and again, a community in need of... Read more
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The News-Herald
Area statistics for May 12Ward, Kirtland .542 Cora Paolino, Fairport .513 Alyssa Donato, Geneva .500 J
Area statistics for May 12
The News-Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Ward, Kirtland .542 Cora Paolino, Fairport .513 Alyssa Donato, Geneva .500 Julia Gliebe, NDCL .493 Katelyn Kinczel, Mayfield .481 Kayla Lorenzo, West Geauga .481 Sara Oddo, Mayfield .474 Karina Bishko, Brush .464 Megan Pitcher, Geneva... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Jazz Setlist, May 5-11: Jazz at the Funk Parade Editionartists: Aaron "Ab" Abernathy and Nat Turner, a funk-soul band that evokes memo
Jazz Setlist, May 5-11: Jazz at the Funk Parade Edition
Washington City Paper / Posted 23 days ago
artists: Aaron "Ab" Abernathy and Nat Turner, a funk-soul band that evokes memories of The Sound of Philadelphia and Curtis Mayfield; Jenna Camille, a singer, songwriter, pianist, and drummer who works at the intersection of jazz, hip-hop,... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAFremont Theatre this Thursday, May 5 (8 p.m.; all ages; $23.85 presale at ticke
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 23 days ago
Fremont Theatre this Thursday, May 5 (8 p.m.; all ages; $23.85 presale at tickeyfly.com or $25.85 at the door). If you dig Curtis Mayfield, Isaac Hayes, Leroy Hutson, Mike Terry, Barry White, and Smokey Robinson, I think you’ll dig this irreverent... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Latest Phoenix concert announcementsworld "It's Over," "Lido Shuffle" and "Lowdown." Last year's "A Fool to Care"
Latest Phoenix concert announcements
The Arizona Republic / Posted 24 days ago
world "It's Over," "Lido Shuffle" and "Lowdown." Last year's "A Fool to Care" found him covering classics by the likes of Curtis Mayfield, Bobby Charles and Al Green. Details: Tickets are $39.50-$225 at ticketmaster.com, the Mesa Arts Center box... Read more
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The Atlantic
What Larry Wilmore Really Meantpolitics and also consciously inviting the angst and envy of white consumers wi
What Larry Wilmore Really Meant
The Atlantic / Posted 25 days ago
politics and also consciously inviting the angst and envy of white consumers with the coolness created by its exclusivity. Curtis Mayfield was “that nigga in the alley.” That usage was cemented with the birth of hip-hop, itself the foundation of... Read more
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NBC News
Soul Serenade: Rhythm, Blues, & Coming of Age Through Vinylwere messages in hip-hop that pushed for uplift, extensions of the "we shall ov
Soul Serenade: Rhythm, Blues, & Coming of Age Through Vinyl
NBC News / Posted 27 days ago
were messages in hip-hop that pushed for uplift, extensions of the "we shall overcome" outlook in the O'Jays, Curtis Mayfield, and Staple Singers records Daddy had. Keep ya head, Tupac said. Public Enemy rapped about the fear of a... Read more
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Philly.com
Sex, drugs, rock-n-roll and ...deathDecember 1980 - as well as a long list of others who left as days grew short. F
Sex, drugs, rock-n-roll and ...death
Philly.com / Posted 27 days ago
December 1980 - as well as a long list of others who left as days grew short. For starters: Joe Strummer, Kirsty MacColl, Curtis Mayfield, Captain Beefheart, Ian McLagan, Odetta, Roy Orbison, Frank Zappa, Ike Turner and Teena Marie. None would... Read more
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NZCity
Soul singer Billy Paul has died aged 81.was released in 1972. Speaking about the song, he previously said: "Oh man! I
Soul singer Billy Paul has died aged 81.
NZCity / Posted 29 days ago
was released in 1972. Speaking about the song, he previously said: "Oh man! I was up against Ray Charles, I was up against Curtis Mayfield, I was up against Isaac Hayes. "I was in the Wilberforce University in Ohio, I had to go do a homecoming -... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
TraxGiven the Austin duo’s affinity for vintage soul/R&B a la Isaac Hayes, Curtis M
Trax
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 30 days ago
Given the Austin duo’s affinity for vintage soul/R&B a la Isaac Hayes, Curtis Mayfield and the Staple Singers, not to mention their tenure with J.J. Grey, small wonder that keyboardist/singer Anthony Farrell and Andrew Trube display such a greasy... Read more

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