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Billboard
10 Artists Whose Careers Ended Too Soonwith angular guitars and anxious beats. If nothing else, a third Elastica LP ci
10 Artists Whose Careers Ended Too Soon
Billboard / Posted 19 hours ago
with angular guitars and anxious beats. If nothing else, a third Elastica LP circa 2003 or 2004 would’ve been timely. Mos Def and Talib Kweli have worked together on singles and other projects since Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star, the... Read more
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examiner.com
Bernie Worrell: An appreciationand artists including Bill Laswell, Cream’s Jack Bruce, Gov’t Mule, Phish’s Mik
Bernie Worrell: An appreciation
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
and artists including Bill Laswell, Cream’s Jack Bruce, Gov’t Mule, Phish’s Mike Gordon, Keith Richards, The Pretenders, Mos Def and The Meters’ Leo Nocentelli. He also served in the Late Show with David Letterman house band at its origin on... Read more
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Variety
Parliament-Funkadelic Co-Founder Bernie Worrell Dies at 72Worrell Orchestra and Bernie Worrell’s Woo Warriors, and as part of the supergr
Parliament-Funkadelic Co-Founder Bernie Worrell Dies at 72
Variety / Posted 3 days ago
Worrell Orchestra and Bernie Worrell’s Woo Warriors, and as part of the supergroup Black Jack Johnson alongside rapper Mos Def. Worrell was the subject of Philip Di Fiore’s 2005 documentary, “Stranger: Bernie Worrell on Earth,” and he had a... Read more
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Pitchfork
Parliament/Funkadelic's Bernie Worrell Dead at 72on Speaking in Tongues and in their concert film Stop Making Sense. He also wor
Parliament/Funkadelic's Bernie Worrell Dead at 72
Pitchfork / Posted 3 days ago
on Speaking in Tongues and in their concert film Stop Making Sense. He also worked with artists including Fela Kuti, Mos Def, Fred Schneider, Jack Bruce, Albert King, Johnnie Taylor, and many others. Worrell also released solo albums,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
American Rapper Angers Ugandans Online Over Alleged Gay Killingsthinkers and doers". He earned recognition through his work with fellow Brookl
American Rapper Angers Ugandans Online Over Alleged Gay Killings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
thinkers and doers". He earned recognition through his work with fellow Brooklyn artist, Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, when they formed the black star group. He is known for hits such as Get by, Right about Now, Eardrum, Definition,... Read more
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Billboard
Chuck D: It's a 'Disgrace' That Rappers Like Kanye West Make Hip-Hop 'More of a Spectacle'past half an hour just talking about their damn self. I don’t. Are there hip-h
Chuck D: It's a 'Disgrace' That Rappers Like Kanye West Make Hip-Hop 'More of a Spectacle'
Billboard / Posted 7 days ago
past half an hour just talking about their damn self. I don’t. Are there hip-hop artists you’d like to see team up, like Mos Def and Talib Kweli did for Black Star or Kanye and Jay Z on Watch The Throne? There are, I can’t give them to you right... Read more
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Boston Herald
Oliver Stone, Molly Shannon among feted at Nantucket Film Festivalworker, an extra on a movie set, and tourists from Paris, as well as headliners
Oliver Stone, Molly Shannon among feted at Nantucket Film Festival
Boston Herald / Posted 8 days ago
worker, an extra on a movie set, and tourists from Paris, as well as headliners such as Jim Carrey, Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Mos Def, Sarah Silverman, Mike Birbiglia, Lili Taylor, Rosie Perez, and Alan Cumming. The opening night flick is Roger Ross... Read more
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Boston Herald
Oliver Stone, Molly Shannon among feted at film festworker, an extra on a movie set, and tourists from Paris, as well as headliners
Oliver Stone, Molly Shannon among feted at film fest
Boston Herald / Posted 8 days ago
worker, an extra on a movie set, and tourists from Paris, as well as headliners such as Jim Carrey, Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Mos Def, Sarah Silverman, Mike Birbiglia, Lili Taylor, Rosie Perez, and Alan Cumming. The opening night flick is Roger Ross... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Hometown Heroes: Pets & AnimalsThe Illing Middle School teacher is a poet and hip-hop scholar, a live wire wit
Hometown Heroes: Pets & Animals
Hartford Courant / Posted 11 days ago
The Illing Middle School teacher is a poet and hip-hop scholar, a live wire with bursts of hair beneath a signature bandanna. Parker can recite long passages from Shakespeare and Mos Def. He's a Bob Marley fan, peace advocate, s... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Talib Kweli tells an incredible story about the first time he met Kanye Westsongs would be on each. Talib also shared that when Kanye walked through the d
Talib Kweli tells an incredible story about the first time he met Kanye West
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
songs would be on each. Talib also shared that when Kanye walked through the door of his studio for the first time to meet Mos Def, he had no idea who Kanye West was. But, after hearing the four beats Kanye had brought with him to play Mos, all... Read more
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Pitchfork
Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Shares New Song "Dec 99th - Local Time"Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) has just shared a new song called “Dec 99th - Loc
Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Shares New Song "Dec 99th - Local Time"
Pitchfork / Posted 18 days ago
Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) has just shared a new song called “Dec 99th - Local Time” via the A Country Called Earth Soundcloud, which he's recently used to share new music. You can listen to it below. “The local time is always now,” the song's... Read more
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BlackNews.com
UMC – Urban Movie Channel Celebrates Black Music Month With June Streaming Slate, Paying Homage To Musical Icons And Hip Hop Legendsof the same name by the Rock/Blues duo, The Black Keys, and features guest appe
UMC – Urban Movie Channel Celebrates Black Music Month With June Streaming Slate, Paying Homage To Musical Icons And Hip Hop Legends
BlackNews.com / Posted 19 days ago
of the same name by the Rock/Blues duo, The Black Keys, and features guest appearances from several hip hop acts, including Mos Def, Nicole Wray, Pharoahe Monch, Billy Danze of M.O.P., Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest, Jim Jones, NOE of ByrdGang,... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
President Obama Officially Declares June 2016 African-American Music Appreciation Monthby African Americans.” Throughout his time in office, Obama has shared his lov
President Obama Officially Declares June 2016 African-American Music Appreciation Month
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 24 days ago
by African Americans.” Throughout his time in office, Obama has shared his love for lyricists like Kendrick Lamar and Mos Def and have praised singers like Mary J. Blige and Erykah Badu. He has even met with a slew of musicians ranging from J.... Read more
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The Verge
What I've seen in 17 years of Detroit's Movement Festivalfavorite DJs Rolando, Derrick May and Richie Hawtin were booked along with Crai
What I've seen in 17 years of Detroit's Movement Festival
The Verge / Posted 26 days ago
favorite DJs Rolando, Derrick May and Richie Hawtin were booked along with Craig's eclectic lineup that included J Dilla, Mos Def, and The Roots. In those pre-MySpace, pre-Friendster, pre-Facebook days, my friends and I flyered for the festival in... Read more
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York Daily Record
Yoga and beer: Stretch and socialize at York brewerymusic or silence. DePrato prefers rock, blues, and electronic tunes. A cheer wa
Yoga and beer: Stretch and socialize at York brewery
York Daily Record / Posted 27 days ago
music or silence. DePrato prefers rock, blues, and electronic tunes. A cheer was let out when "Ms. Fat Booty" by Mos Def came on during a recent class. The energy shifted and grew lighter as people danced in their poses. The playlist... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Guvera's promise: float or bustmoney will be spent. CBD can only hope they resurrect a 2010 bash in New York
Guvera's promise: float or bust
Brisbane Times / Posted 27 days ago
money will be spent. CBD can only hope they resurrect a 2010 bash in New York featured appearances from Alice Cooper and Mos Def, a 45-foot-tall ice sculpture of the word "revolution", sequined burlesque dancers, and cigar rollers.ANZ's... Read more
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WA Today
Guvera's promise: float or bustmoney will be spent. CBD can only hope they resurrect a 2010 bash in New York
Guvera's promise: float or bust
WA Today / Posted 27 days ago
money will be spent. CBD can only hope they resurrect a 2010 bash in New York featured appearances from Alice Cooper and Mos Def, a 45-foot-tall ice sculpture of the word "revolution", sequined burlesque dancers, and cigar rollers. ANZ's... Read more
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The Age
Guvera's promise: float or bustmoney will be spent. CBD can only hope they resurrect a 2010 bash in New York
Guvera's promise: float or bust
The Age / Posted 27 days ago
money will be spent. CBD can only hope they resurrect a 2010 bash in New York featured appearances from Alice Cooper and Mos Def, a 45-foot-tall ice sculpture of the word "revolution", sequined burlesque dancers, and cigar rollers. ANZ's... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Guvera's promise: float or bustmoney will be spent. CBD can only hope they resurrect a 2010 bash in New York
Guvera's promise: float or bust
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 27 days ago
money will be spent. CBD can only hope they resurrect a 2010 bash in New York featured appearances from Alice Cooper and Mos Def, a 45-foot-tall ice sculpture of the word "revolution", sequined burlesque dancers, and cigar rollers. ANZ's... Read more
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Canberra Times
Guvera's promise: float or bustmoney will be spent. CBD can only hope they resurrect a 2010 bash in New York
Guvera's promise: float or bust
Canberra Times / Posted 27 days ago
money will be spent. CBD can only hope they resurrect a 2010 bash in New York featured appearances from Alice Cooper and Mos Def, a 45-foot-tall ice sculpture of the word "revolution", sequined burlesque dancers, and cigar rollers. ANZ's... Read more
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The Irish Times
Nialler 9's How Music Works: finding the sweet spots for Forbidden Fruitsays Rolfe, an instruction he took on enthusiastically as a teenager, delving i
Nialler 9's How Music Works: finding the sweet spots for Forbidden Fruit
The Irish Times / Posted 28 days ago
says Rolfe, an instruction he took on enthusiastically as a teenager, delving into French house (Cassius) and hip-hop (Mos Def). It was the time of CD ripping and aquiring music through the internet (Bittorrent) and while Rolfe is now an avid... Read more

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