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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...

'Planet Rock' Shows The Power Of Hip-hop

Bené Viera | Posted 11.26.2011 | Black Voices
Bené Viera

This year's 15th annual Urbanworld Film Festival showcased Planet Rock: The Story of the Hip-Hop and the Crack Generation . The documentary explores hip-hop's intrinsic relationship with a generation growing up during a time crack when was ruining families.

Trymaine Lee

Ice-T: Mad About The War And 'Muhf***ers' On Wall Street

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 11.15.2011 | Black Voices

Editor's Note: The following interview contains explicit language that some readers might find offensive. By now we should all know Ice-T's story. ...

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.