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Quartz
The best shows on TV also have excellent playlists for your summer listeningPark. Mr. Robot‘s music is carefully curated and includes artists as diverse as
The best shows on TV also have excellent playlists for your summer listening
Quartz / Posted 7 days ago
Park. Mr. Robot‘s music is carefully curated and includes artists as diverse as Neil Diamond, Mozart, Alabama Shakes, and Mos Def. (Notably missing from this playlist is a piece composed by Philip Glass used for the ending of The Truman Show,... Read more
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The Verge
5 Seconds of Summer's Ghostbusters music video bows at the feet of Spike Jonzea high frame rate car chase, and a bucket or two of schlock. It even steals a f
5 Seconds of Summer's Ghostbusters music video bows at the feet of Spike Jonze
The Verge / Posted 8 days ago
a high frame rate car chase, and a bucket or two of schlock. It even steals a few moments from the wonderful Jack Black and Mos Def video rental store comedy Be Kind Rewind, which is itself a tribute to '80s movies and the original Ghostbusters in... Read more
10d
Slate
Is Hip-Hop Becoming Classic Rock? On Rap’s Nostalgia Problem.were a young comer from Detroit named J Dilla (credited as Jay Dee), who produc
Is Hip-Hop Becoming Classic Rock? On Rap’s Nostalgia Problem.
Slate / Posted 10 days ago
were a young comer from Detroit named J Dilla (credited as Jay Dee), who produced the title track, and a Brooklyn MC called Mos Def, who makes one of his earliest recorded appearances on Stakes’ “Big Brother Beat.” If the general vibe of the album... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Magna Cardabe completely unfamiliar to the jazzy, soulful legacy of the Native Tongues/Sou
Magna Carda
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
be completely unfamiliar to the jazzy, soulful legacy of the Native Tongues/Soulquarians collectives (Common, Talib Kweli, Mos Def, and Q-Tip). That provided a synced springboard for remarkable MC work from Megz Kelli, who's equally honeycomb sweet... Read more
15d
Daily Mail
The internet is obsessed with Beyoncé's braided ponytailDavis wrote: 'Beyonce get that ponytail and be like 'Cause I slay, I slay, I sl
The internet is obsessed with Beyoncé's braided ponytail
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Davis wrote: 'Beyonce get that ponytail and be like 'Cause I slay, I slay, I slay, I slay.' Buffy added: 'Beyonce is mos def feeling herself with that ponytail.' Jeraud Ballard added: 'Beyonce getting a ponytail is the best thing she could... Read more
19d
Bleacher Report
Top Takeaways from July 11 in Las Vegas Summer Leagueparticipating. Candace Buckner of the Washington Post concurred: I'm legit won
Top Takeaways from July 11 in Las Vegas Summer League
Bleacher Report / Posted 19 days ago
participating. Candace Buckner of the Washington Post concurred: I'm legit wondering why Powell is playing SL. He should mos def get the hall pass https://t.co/y756erHWd5 Powell scored 23 points on 7-of-15 shooting in the Toronto Raptors' 80-69... Read more
19d
Variety
Lake Bell Looks to Double Her Money on Brooklyn Townhouse“Leaves of Grass” while briefly bunked in the 1850s at 99 Ryerson Street, actor
Lake Bell Looks to Double Her Money on Brooklyn Townhouse
Variety / Posted 19 days ago
“Leaves of Grass” while briefly bunked in the 1850s at 99 Ryerson Street, actor/musician/activist Yasiin Bey, a.k.a. Mos Def, and actors Jeffrey Wright, Adrian Grenier and Rosie Perez. The vocally able-bodied Miz Bell, who wrote, directed,... Read more
19d
Hip-Hop Wired
#JayZSoWoke: Jay Z Posts “Songs For Survival” Playlist On TIDAL [LISTEN]“Love’s in Need of Love Today”), Fela Kuti (“Zombie”), Bob Marley (“War,” “Rede
#JayZSoWoke: Jay Z Posts “Songs For Survival” Playlist On TIDAL [LISTEN]
Hip-Hop Wired / Posted 19 days ago
“Love’s in Need of Love Today”), Fela Kuti (“Zombie”), Bob Marley (“War,” “Redemption Song”), James Brown (“Say It Loud – I’m Black and I’m Proud”) and Mos Def (“UMI Says”). Peep Jay Z’s “Songs for Survival” TIDAL playlist below. Photo: W... Read more
19d
Irish Examiner
Jay Z shares 'Songs for Survival' playlist amid Black Lives Matter protestsNina Simone, Donnie Hathaway, James Brown – as well as some of his contemporari
Jay Z shares 'Songs for Survival' playlist amid Black Lives Matter protests
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
Nina Simone, Donnie Hathaway, James Brown – as well as some of his contemporaries, such as Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Mos Def and, of course, Beyonce. Police violence against black Americans is once again in the spotlight once again following... Read more
19d
Billboard
Jay Z Posts 'Songs For Survival' Playlist Featuring Kendrick Lamar, Nina Simone, Outkast & Beyoncethe other tracks on the playlist: Stevie Wonder ("Village Ghetto Land," "Love's
Jay Z Posts 'Songs For Survival' Playlist Featuring Kendrick Lamar, Nina Simone, Outkast & Beyonce
Billboard / Posted 19 days ago
the other tracks on the playlist: Stevie Wonder ("Village Ghetto Land," "Love's in Need of Love Today"), Fela Kuti ("Zombie"), Bob Marley ("War," "Redemption Song"), James Brown ("Say It Loud - I'm Black and I'm Proud") and Mos Def ("UM... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Celebrating Our Films' Journey At ZIFF 2016into the mix. ZIFF 2016's music programme kicks off with international hip hop
Celebrating Our Films' Journey At ZIFF 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
into the mix. ZIFF 2016's music programme kicks off with international hip hop sensation Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) performing live at the Mambo Club. Monday the 11th sees the Dhow Country Music Academy bringing the sounds of... Read more
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News.com.au
The Avalanches have conquered health issues, lawsuits, lost funds and Empire of the Sun to bloom again with Wildflowerwhat was going on with Modular. They’re still sorting that out,” he says. You
The Avalanches have conquered health issues, lawsuits, lost funds and Empire of the Sun to bloom again with Wildflower
News.com.au / Posted 24 days ago
what was going on with Modular. They’re still sorting that out,” he says. You may think The Avalanches are minted. It’s mos def not the case. “There’s not much money to be made in sample based music from album sales. When you’re not a kid any... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘We went through seven shades of s---’he says.media_cameraThe Avalanches have battled illnesses and legal issues. Yo
‘We went through seven shades of s---’
Herald Sun / Posted 24 days ago
he says.media_cameraThe Avalanches have battled illnesses and legal issues. You may think The Avalanches are minted. It’s mos def not the case. “There’s not much money to be made in sample based music from album sales. When you’re not a kid any... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘We went through seven shades of s---’he says.media_cameraThe Avalanches have battled illnesses and legal issues. Yo
‘We went through seven shades of s---’
The Courier Mail / Posted 24 days ago
he says.media_cameraThe Avalanches have battled illnesses and legal issues. You may think The Avalanches are minted. It’s mos def not the case. “There’s not much money to be made in sample based music from album sales. When you’re not a kid any... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘We went through seven shades of s---’he says.media_cameraThe Avalanches have battled illnesses and legal issues. Yo
‘We went through seven shades of s---’
Adelaide Now / Posted 24 days ago
he says.media_cameraThe Avalanches have battled illnesses and legal issues. You may think The Avalanches are minted. It’s mos def not the case. “There’s not much money to be made in sample based music from album sales. When you’re not a kid any... Read more
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