Articles tagged guru

Is There a DJ in the House?

If video killed the radio star, some might argue that technology crippled the hip-hop mix masters. Crippled, maybe, but the deejay is not obsolete.

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Guru: Best of Guru’s Jazzmatazz

Guru gives us one idea at a time, like he's walking next to Big Bird, and Snuffleupagus is on next. Hip-hop for beginners.

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Various Artists: Preserving Efforts: Classic Hip Hop Video Archive [DVD]

Given the absence of special features, and the free availability of virtually all the songs online, probably only hip-hop heads plagued by completist impulses will want to buy this DVD.

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Guru: Gurus Jazzmatazz, Vol. 4

Guru is a hip-hop legend. Jazzmatazz remains an informative and influential series. But the fourth volume in the collection? Not so much.

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	Guru: Jazzmatazz, Vol. 3: Streetsoul

As one-half of the legendary Gang Starr, Guru has been working to maintain the lifeblood of hip-hop for over a decade. His “side project,” the

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

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"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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