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Hip-Hop Museum In The Works?

AP | Posted 03.15.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — The pioneers of hip-hop are hoping to create a museum in the Bronx dedicated to the genre. Organizers say it would be called the Un...

Reminiscing With MC Sha-Rock: Beginning of Women in Hip-Hop Culture

Karim Orange | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices
Karim Orange

When we played superheroes and the other girls wanted to be Wonder Woman or The Bionic Woman, I always wanted to be MC Sha-Rock or Pam Grier. Sha-Rock made me feel like I had a voice, and I could and would be heard.

Afrika Bambaataa: The History of The Universal Zulu Nation, Hip-Hop, Culture and Electro Funk

Karim Orange | Posted 11.06.2013 | New York
Karim Orange

November is officially Hip-Hop history month! It's also the 40th anniversary of The Universal Zulu Nation, and the 39th anniversary of Hip Hop. Let's take a trip to the South Bronx of the 70s, which was a melting pot for both music and people...

Hip Hop Legend Named Visiting Scholar At Cornell

campusprogress.org | Posted 02.02.2013 | College

He's already a hip hop legend, social activist, and pioneer in the music world, but now DJ Afrika Bambaataa will add another profession to his already...

Hip Hop Legend Named Visiting Scholar At Cornell

campusprogress.org | Posted 02.02.2013 | College

He's already a hip hop legend, social activist, and pioneer in the music world, but now DJ Afrika Bambaataa will add another profession to his already...

A Prairie Home Companion, Zou Bisou Bisou, Afrika Bambaataa: HuffPost DC Top 5 For May 25, 26, 27, 2012

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.25.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, MAY 25 1. A Prairie Home Companion At Wolf Trap Garrison Keillor is bringing a live version of his long running story telling va...

Are We Living In Kraftwerk's World?

Mike Hogan | Posted 06.16.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

Are we living in the future that Kraftwerk once imagined?

Top 5 Criminals Who Turned Their Lives Around

Newsone.com | David Moye | Posted 11.18.2011 | Crime

One good thing about America is that people are given second chances. Many people who have become leaders, businessmen and even politicians have be...

Q & A: Afrika Bambaataa Spins Hip-Hop Knowledge

Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Afrika Bambaataa has watched hip-hop grow, transform and flourish for the better part of three decades. The Bronx-born DJ is one of the forefathers ...

New Reissues Prove Kraftwerk Is the Most Important Band Ever

Tim Mohr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tim Mohr

The birthplace of all that's cool and modern in music wasn't Memphis, Liverpool or the South Bronx. It was Dusseldorf, Germany, where Kraftwerk invented the future we are now living.

Women in Hip-Hop: The B-girl Be Festival

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Lauri Lyons

When it comes to women in hip-hop, don't call it a comeback. Women have been here for years.

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees Revealed

Billboard | Jonathan Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Madonna, the Beastie Boys, John Mellencamp and Leonard Cohen lead a wildly disparate class of nominees for 2008 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall ...