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Bay Area Hip-Hop Legends Team Up For Epic Double Album

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.27.2012 | San Francisco

When Too $hort released his first album "Don't Stop Rappin" in 1983, Kanye West was five years old, Lil' Wayne was still in diapers and Kendrick Lamar...

Finally, a Way Forward for Social Media and Social Justice

Turnstyle | Posted 06.13.2012 | Impact
Turnstyle

Social media is becoming an increasingly valuable tool for social justice advocates through its capability to help shape the national discourse surrounding issues, as two recent examples from two very different spheres of the web prove.

'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.