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 […]
Refugee camp before The Score. (Lauryn kicks some rhymes that ended up on “The Beast.”) Originally from egotripland.com: Fugees — “How Many Mics” (Live Early Version on Tim Westwood Radio) (1995) (AUDIO).
(Photo: DMC in an ice cream truck. Hollis, Queens. 1987. By Ricky Powell, Courtesy of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture) Photographing Hip-Hop’s Golden Era. A new collection acquired by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture from Bill Adler that surveys hip-hop’s golden era before today’s corporate-sponsored […]