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Pete Rock

Pete Rock's New Free Mixtape '80 Blocks From Tiffany's Part II' Bridges True School to New School

Karim Orange | Posted 10.01.2013 | Black Voices
Karim Orange

Pete Rock has always stayed true to his raw boom bap roots but remains amazingly current even amongst the most blinged out bottle popping crowd. His new mixtape and group is a perfect collaboration featuring lyrics delivered by the Bronx duo Camp Lo.

Hip-Hop Dance History: 10 Reasons You Should Check Out the Rock Steady Crew

Karim Orange | Posted 09.07.2013 | New York
Karim Orange

The group was initially formed in the Bronx, New York City in 1977 by b-boys Jimmy D and Jimmy Lee. The Manhattan branch was created by Crazy Legs. Crazy Legs is currently the president of the Rock Steady Crew.

Monumental Matters

James Peterson | Posted 11.20.2011 | Black Voices
James Peterson

As the summer ends, and the Monumental 5 case continues to unfold, the eroding relationship -- between police forces and the communities that they are charged to protect -- still begs to be confronted on national media and political platforms.

Brennan Williams

EXCLUSIVE: Nas Talks New Album Release

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.08.2013 | Black Voices

As one of hip-hop's most influential and prolific MCs, Nas (born Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones) has always defined the genre more than it has defined him....

5 Most Outrageous Police Brutality Incidents (VIDEO)

newsone.com | David Moye | Posted 10.16.2011 | Crime

Sometimes, the long arm of the law stretches a bit too far. Here are some famous and infamous examples of outrageous police brutality....