Talib Kweli And Murs Talk White MCs, Gangs, And Lack Of Support For ‘Conscious Rap’ | People’s Party

On this episode of People’s Party, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with rapper (and world record holder!) Murs to discuss the massive influence of El-P and the formation of Run the Jewels, the ceiling for white rappers, the lack of support for “conscious rap” in Los Angeles, and whether gangs should incorporate. Continue reading

Murs & 9th Wonder | “Super Cojo Bros” featuring GQ & Cojo

Murs is soooo slept on….

“Super Cojo Bros” was inspired by love of video games, O.D.B. and Nottz’s production. We’ve (Nottz) been collaborating since 2008 and I was a super fan of his before that. So whenever I get a chance to do something with him. I’m super hype” Murs commented.

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Murs, 9th Wonder, The Soul Council – The Iliad is Dead and the Odyssey is Over Mini Movie

Another dope video & project from Murs & 9th Wonder…

Official Video by Murs, 9th Wonder, The Soul Council © 2019 Murs & 9th Wonder / EMPIRE

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Grandmixer DXT builds on early Hip-Hop, Lady Luck talks Sugarhill, plus she performs LIVE! – YouTube

This was a great show.. big ups to Grandmixer DXT for dropping many jewels of where hip-hop came from and what it is now..

Yanadameen Godcast season 2, episode #023

In this this week’s episode of the Yanadameen Godcast, Lord Jamar and Rah Digga are joined by two special guests. First up, Grandmixer DXT talks early Hip-Hop, the Roxy, and why certain DJ’s went unsung. Then, Lady Luck talks growing up Sugarhill, early mistakes made, and battling depression. Lady Luck also performs LIVE! Continue reading

Trick Daddy and his idea of hiphop…. and my thoughts on the top 50 MC list going around the Innna’net

So I was watching Trick Daddy’s Drink Champs Happy Hour (the abridged version that shows on RevolTV) last nite and he said a bunch of stuff that made me shake my head but this line killed me…

“Hip hop is just making a bunch of words rhyme that make no sense…”

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Godcast on Little Mermaid backlash, Pete Rock joins to talk about the SP-1200, Jay Dilla and MORE!

Great interview with the Chocolate Boy Wonder!

Yanadameen Godcast season 2, episode #020

In this episode of the Godcast, Lord Jamar and Rah Digga discuss backlash Disney is receiving for casting Halle Bailey as The Little Mermaid. They also debate on whether or not people should walk up to celebrities with camera phones. Plus, legendary producer Pete Rock joins to talks about his relationship with Jay Dilla, producing some on Hip-Hop’s classic tracks, and much more. Continue reading

The Listening: The Story Behind Little Brother’s Debut Album

Started in a college dorm room by a group of North Carolina Central students in 2001, the Justus League collective and offshoot trio Little Brother defined the sound of Durham hip-hop for years to come, constructing a style altogether distinct from everything to the north and south. This level of innovation turned heads with some of hip-hop’s biggest names, and the members of Little Brother (9th Wonder, Big Pooh and Phonte) have gone on to work with superstars like Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Jay-Z, Dr. Dre and Questlove, who appears in the documentary. Continue reading