Stream The Hip-Hop Episode Of PBS’s Series On The Art Of Music Recording, “Sounbreaking”

Well balanced commentary and insightful interviews featured throughout last night’s airing of Sounbreaking (Episode 6): The World Is Yours. # Afrika Bambaataa, Beastie Boys, Chuck D, Def Jam, Grandmaster Flash, Kool Herc, Mark Ronson, Public Enemy, Q-Tip, Rick Rubin, Russell Simmons, Rza, The Dust Brothers, Zulu Nation, Documentaries Originally posted on GRNDGD

(O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 6.10.16

Afrika Bambaataa & The Universal Zulu Nation Scandal: The Secret History. A detailed timeline of the sexual abuse allegations. By Eric Arnold [okayplayer] Bilal Shares 4 Hilarious Stories Of Prince Encounters Gone Terribly, Terribly Wrong. “Every time I was around Prince, I was embarrassed or made a total ass out of myself.” By Zo [okayplayer] […]

(O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 4.22.16

(Photo: Johnny Nunez/WireImage) Hip-Hop legend Afrika Bambaataa accused of sex abuse by three more men. “I still have a lot of anger about this,” said one alleged victim. “I’ve been dealing with this for years. It’s a shame this didn’t come out earlier.” By Michael O’Keeffe [New York Daily News] Afrika Bambaataa Responds To Molestation […]

(O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 4.15.16

Vintage Photos Recall the Early Days of Hip-Hop, Before It Became a Billion-Dollar Industry. A partial look at the collection of more than 400 images from the 1980s to the early 2000s (including the Danny Clinch photo of Nas that appeared on the cover of ego trip Magazine issue #1) at the National Museum of […]

(O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 3.25.16

DJ Jazzy Jeff, a humble champion of hip-hop. “Music is the most loving and most confusing thing in my life. It keeps me up at night. If I hear a great song, I sing it all in my sleep. If I hear a great album I’ll live with it for four or five months and […]