No Poison No Paradise is another accomplished full-length solo release for Black Milk, and a return to form for one of hip hop's most versatile talents.
The album features guest appearances by Grammy-Award winners Black Thought (The Roots), Robert Glasper, and Dwele, as well as long-time collaborators Will Sessions, Mel, and Ab.
You've probably heard the news by now about the legal drama between "Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke and "Got To Give It Up" by Marvin Gaye.
Thicke says that no samples were used in the making of the smash hit produced by Pharrell Williams.
The "Blurred Lines" songwriters have filed a lawsuit against Marvin Gaye's family and Bridgeport Music.
Is this defense a good offense?
He's been described as "the dude dat sounds like GOD." Lord Have Mercy says, "I never aimed for the GOD thing, I'm just a dude from Brooklyn wit a strong voice, dope emcee skills and a passion for hip-hop."
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Listen to "Clayton Bigsby" below...
It all started with an impromptu performance by the Jackson 5 that was witnessed by Diana Ross. Then off to Detroit the brothers went and the rest is history.
From Gary, Indiana to becoming worldwide stars with the help of that Motown Magic.
Named after mathematician Benoit Mendelbrot, the Mandelbrot set has become popular outside mathematics due to its aesthetic appeal and is one of the best known examples of mathematical visualization.
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From the minds of producers Maynard Okereke & Anthony Rose comes the show "Hip Hop Lies". A web series with an entertaining and comedic take aimed at exposing the truth and lies in hip hop music from an educational perspective.
Think MYTHBUSTERS meets SPORTS SCIENCE with a hip hop edge and Social Media interaction and integration. Each episode reviews the hottest new tracks from some of the biggest rap stars. We dissect them to determine what lyrical bars are truth and what bars are Hip Hop Lies.
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Talk about timing, directly on the heels of the recent Trayvon Martin verdict, Ryan Coogler‘s directorial debut, Fruitvale Station, based on the 2008 murder of unarmed 22-year-old Oscar Grant, could not have been delivered at a more relevant time.
Now playing in selected theaters.
"Now, red, white, black, tan, yellow, or brown
It really doesn't matter, we can all get down
And do what we like, yeah, and do what we like
From a pink-skinned Yankee, to a blue-black Southerner
Ditch digger or a governor
Look how you like" by Shock G of Digital Underground
Black Stax releases their latest work in the form of a LIVE album on July 23, 2013.
From the debut album, 'Talking Buildings' , to the first installment of the Producer Series, 'High Rhyme Smoking Jackets' produced by Rob Castro. Their newest release, 'Black Stax LIVE at the Triple Door' showcases Black Stax skills over live instrumentation.
This project comes from the work with TAF (Technology Access Foundation), STEM+Art event held in Seattle, Wa at the famed Triple Door on May 23rd, 2013. Black Stax works with a 5-piece band, Klyntel, DJ Sean Malik and background vocals from LaTanya Horace. All this comes together as they flex over soul, rock-n-roll, blues, jazz, reggae, African drum and Hip-Hop. The experience and fullness of this performance should open the eyes and ears of those who just love 'good' music. And, always wanted to know what a Black Stax live show consist of.
Here is the single from the live album, 'They want Me'. It's time for Black Stax to flex their muscle and show the world that they can 'Get Stronger'!!
“We believe it’s wrong to force feed at any time but it is particularly upsetting to do it through Ramadan, it’s not just a religious issue, it’s also a human rights issue in violation of international norms and medical ethics.” Statement issued by Ibrahim Hooper, spokesman of the largest US Muslim civil rights and advocacy group, the Council On American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).
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