SCHOOL HIGH – JOEY BADA$$ & PRO ERA

SCHOOL HIGH – JOEY BADA$$ & PRO ERA
WEEDREVIEWS #4
To blaze or not to blaze that is the question / First day of school late, already in suspension, rappa Joey Bada$$ in School High mentre vaga con la sua crew, Pro Era, per le strade di Brooklyn in uno stato di intensa alterazione mentale. Joey e i membri della [...]

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EMPIRE SKATING RING

EMPIRE SKATING RING
AN ORAL HISTORY
Empire Roller Skating Center first opened its doors on Empire Boulevard in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, way back in 1941. Across the street was Ebbets Field, when it was still the Dodgers’ ballpark. Over the following six decades, Empire saw as many changes as the neighborhood around it, including a series [...]

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‘Ready to Die’ 20th Anniversary Mixtape

‘Ready to Die’ 20th Anniversary Mixtape
Mixed by Chris Read
Last Saturday (13th September) marks the 20th Anniversary of the release of one of hip hop's all time classic albums, The Notorious BIG's seminal Bad Boy Records debut LP 'Ready to Die'. In celebration of the album’s 20th birthday, Who Sampled That ! teamed up with Wax Poetics to present [...]

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Riot on the Set

Riot on the Set
Do the Right Thing Anthem
How Public Enemy Crafted the Anthem 'Fight the Power' Twenty-five years after 'Do the Right Thing,' Spike Lee, Public Enemy and Branford Marsalis reflect on the film's anthem. (...) The director may have asked for an anthem for his 1989 chronicle of big-city racial tensions, but what he got was a salvo. [...]

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Just Ice: Cold Getting Dumb

Just Ice: Cold Getting Dumb
The Lost Tapes #1
Finally I had access to the content of a damage HD where i found old interviews and videos i hadn't published before. Here's the first Lost Tape. This is video was recorded at the 37th Zulu Anniversary/BlackWatch Reunion at SOB, New York, in November 2010. This is Just Ice, the [...]

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Founding Fathers

Founding Fathers
Narrated by Chuck D
Founding Fathers is a fascinating and at times controversial history of DJs/emcees/promoters in Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan, and their roles in hip-hop and NYC sound system culture. While the Bronx is the acknowledged birthplace of hip-hop and home to its greatest and most storied pioneers, Founding Fathers presents the largely untold [...]

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