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Wednesday, May 30 2007

Talib Kweli

In anticipation of his (long-awaited) new solo CD, rhymesmith extraordinaire Talib Kweli makes pre-emtive good on an old promise.

Thursday, May 10 2007

Detroit rapper, a hit in Europe, works to find an audience at home

Tuesday, May 8 2007

In hub of rap, hip-hop’s slip shows

Sunday, April 29 2007

Brother Ali Has Finally Laid Down The Undisputed Truth

The conscientious hip-hopper talks about racial identity and the new album that could blow up his career at last.

Wednesday, April 25 2007

Pimps Up, Hos Down: Hip Hops Hold on Young Black Women by T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting

Scholar's canny look at hip-hop's denigration of black women.

Tuesday, April 17 2007

Brother Ali: The Undisputed Truth

The Twin Cities’ earnest, Muslim, albino rapper is back with his long-awaited follow-up to the critically acclaimed Shadows on the Sun, and he brought some baggage with him.

Monday, April 16 2007

Imus flap may fuel hip-hop scrutiny

Thursday, April 12 2007

El-P: Ill Sleep When Youre Dead

Classic hip-hop sounds a lot different after you've filtered it through 1984, through the War in Iraq, through the Patriot Act.

Wednesday, April 11 2007

Robert Glasper: In My Element

A genuinely new sound for a jazz trio -- swing plus hip-hop brings something powerfully new.

Monday, April 9 2007

King Gordy keeps up lighting up the dark

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