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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 Allegations.
“There’s definitely some serious propaganda goin’ on. And it’s definitely some serious hatin’ goin’ on.” By Ed Lover & Monie Love
[Ed Lover Show]
Slick Rick Talks Gaining U.S. Citizenship, Having a “Fresh Start.” / Slick Rick Talks U.S. Citizenship, Voting For Hillary Clinton & Possibly Making New Music.
“We went through a lot of appeals,” The Ruler explains. “I was planning to live on Mars” By Elias Leight / William E. Ketchum III
[Rolling Stone & Billboard]
A Photo Essay Tribute to Keith “Guru” Elam.
Featuring images from Jonathan Mannion, Janette Beckman, Al Pereira, and Lisa Leone. By Vikki Tobak
Inside Ms. Lauryn Hill’s ‘Diaspora Calling!’ Art Exhibition.
“Diaspora Calling! is a collection of works intended to celebrate the rich tapestry of artists from the African Diaspora while also illumining persistent and irrepressible themes.” By Alyssa Klein
Godmother of Soul.
Erykah Badu’s expanding musical universe. By Kelefa Sanneh
Freeway Talks New Album Free Will, Battle With Kidney Disease, Donald Trump & Early Days of Roc-A-Fella.
“I’m feeling good after my treatments and I’m actually active on the kidney transplant list.” By Rob Kenner
“Where Are Our Black Panthers?”
An Interview with Dres of Black Sheep about race in America (from February of this year). By Marco Polovision
[Passion of the Weiss]
The Library Podcast: Positive K Interview.
The gift and the curse of his 1992 hit “I Got a Man,” how he almost became Nas’ manager, and his soon to be released album with Greg Nice. By Tim Einenkel
The Cipher Podcast: Allah B of the Nation of Gods and Earths.
History and influence on hip-hop – with one of its earliest members. By Shawn Setaro
[The Cipher Show]
J-Zone’s Fish-n-Grits and the Great Rap Divide.
“Nostalgia is great, but it’s also dangerous.” Zone speaks on his critically acclaimed album what keeps old heads and young cats apart in hip-hop. By Marcus J. Moore
Denmark Vessey On Martin Lucid Dream, Blaxploitation, & Rap’s Generational Divide.
“[MLD] was also inspired by the idea of a post-racial society, which is not true, obviously. We don’t live in the world that MLK envisioned; it’s like a parallel universe version of it.” By CineMasai
Two Turntables and a Saxophone.
DJ Premier, Jermaine Dupri, Ishmael Butler, J-Zone, Lyrics Born, Karriem Riggins, and Freddie Gibbs pick jazz records every rap fan should own and rap records every jazz fan should own.
Sonny Rollins: The Saxophone Colossus.
The 85-year-old legend talks about his long history of civil rights activism and how jazz can be like a spiritual offering. By Hilton Als
Revisiting Loma Records, the L.A. Soul Label That Launched Ike and Tina Turner.
Soul label seen as a farm team for emerging talent. By Kirk Silsbee
Check Out These Basketball Jerseys Inspired by Classic Rap Albums.
Gear designs include A Tribe Called Quest, Dr. Dre, Wu-Tang Clan, Nas, N.W.A., Mobb Deep, and Outkast. By Graham
[Pigeons & Planes]
Originally from egotripland.com: (O)ther (P)eople’s (P)osts, 4.22.16