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Hip Hop Legend DJ Kool Herc Says Stop Being "Hood Rich", We Gotta OWN Some Things!

Hip Hop Legend DJ Kool Herc Says Stop Being "Hood Rich", We Gotta OWN Some Things!

Stop being hood rich. Be nation rich. Don't spoil something that came from nothing. Hip hop could build a charter school right now.We gotta own some things.

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BIGGIE and BED-STUY: The Art Album

BIGGIE and BED-STUY: The Art Album

Dawud Knuckles' exhibition brilliantly ushered visitors into making the connection between fine art and hip hop. Each selected art piece was presented as Biggie's lyrics personified! 

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Billion Dollar BLING - Diamonds in Sierra Leone

Billion Dollar BLING - Diamonds in Sierra Leone

'Bling' follows hip-hop's own Raekwon & Paul Wall, as well as reggaeton star Tego Calderón on their April 2006 voyage to Sierra Leone to gain insight into the country's diamond export industry. 

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2013 Top Ten Digital Hip Hop Bios

2013 Top Ten Digital Hip Hop Bios

Currently, there are 100+ digital hip hop bios available for you to dissect, enjoy, and win arguments with your friends & family! Here, we break down the top 10 of 2013

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Top 10 Hip Hop Songs About Hip Hop - #6

Here we go again! We continue with our Top 10 Hip Hop Songs about Hip Hop series...be sure to check back as we countdown the greats. Last week, we discussed the #7 spot. This week, we showcase #6. Check it out:

6. The ROOTS - What They Do

World population confront their frustration

 

The principles of true hip-hop have been forsaken

 

It's all contractual and about money makin

 

Thin is the line that run between love and hatred

The game is ill-natured, it's nothing sacred 

 

 

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Top 10 Hip Hop Songs About Hip Hop - #7

Top 10 Hip Hop Songs About Hip Hop - #7

Welcome Back to our Top 10 Hip Hop Songs about Hip Hop series! This week, we showcase the #7 spot.
 

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Help Hip Hop Scriptures Reach it's Funding Goal!

Help Hip Hop Scriptures Reach it's Funding Goal!

 

You can help by making a contribution to our IndieGoGo funding campaign: 

http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/hip-hop-smithsonian

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LL Cool J sponsors the ACE Brand “A” Game Challenge

 

LL Cool J is a force in the entertainment biz. The Grammy-winning artist has not only tackled the music world, he has also won over audiences with his starring role on the CBS hit drama, NCIS: Los Angeles.

Now, the father of four is taking on a new challenge — the ACE Brand “A” Game Challenge, a contest that asks sports fans and aspiring young athletes to submit video entries showcasing their skills in sports for a chance to win $10,000. The campaign also benefits the non-profit organization, After-School All-Stars.

“My after-school experience was trying to keep my bus pass and hoping I could get home with my new sneakers on,” the star told Parade.com. “So anytime I can do something that benefits kids and gives them an opportunity to have an after-school experience, I’m 100 percent in.”

LL Cool J, 45, talked to Parade.com about going back to his New York roots, the upcoming 100th episode of NCIS: LA, the evolution of hip-hop, and more...read the rest of the interview here

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40 Years of Hip Hop

Rap legends celebrate hip-hop's 40th anniversary in New York's Central Park

DJ Kool Herc, Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, Roxanne Shante, Marley Marl and the Soulsonic Force played the SummerStage event.

Read more at http://www.nme.com/news/various-artists/71955#1eAoGcC6MqKT6iCv.99

  http://www.nme.com/news/various-artists/71955

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