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Gallery: KRS-ONE rocks Yoshi’s

​We caught KRS-ONE performing at Yoshi’s San Francisco live last Thursday as DUCKWRTH and the Them Hellas crew opened the show and Jahi provided assistance… Read

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Jahi, “Real & True”

Summertime vibes from Jahi, preaching positivity with a Michael McDonald samples on the beat for a backdrop. From his upcoming mixtape For The People. Watch

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Show Gallery: Ab-Soul, dead prez and Boots Riley at Hip-Hop Proclamations

​Last Friday, for the first installment of the Art Under Pressure’s new Hip-Hop Proclamations series of concerts in San Francisco, Ab-Soul and dead prez… Read

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Jahi, “Return of That Bambaataa”

Here’s a video from Bay Area emcee/educator and an old contributor to Hip-Hop.com, Jahi, performing live his tribute to newly-installed Cornell University… Watch

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Camp Lo to celebrate 15 years since Uptown Saturday Night

It might not seem like it’s been that long, but the double-dipped 70’s stylings of Camp Lo is approaching classic status. Hip-Hop.com will be celebrating their… Read

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Jahi’s new track, “Strong Step” and free EP out now

Here’s a heads up for one of our contributors, Jahi, who just released a new free EP, Strong Step, over at BandCamp. If you read some of his past pieces and… Read

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Eric B and Rakim nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and what it means

On September 27, 2011, the nominees for the next class of artists to be enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame were revealed. Although I am uniquely… Read

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Speech of Arrested Development on 17 years after Zingalamaduni

On Sundays, I practice what I preach, and I spend time listening to music already created so I can become more knowledgeable about great music that already… Read

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Pictures from Mos Def’s between-Rock The Bells show in Frisco

We invited our photographers/buddies Madelynn and Amari Kenoly, who last covered Rock The Bells for us, to the last-minute-booked Mos Def show earlier this month… Read

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Mos Def in last-minute booking for the Independent in San Francisco

Mos Def will take a quick break from the Rock the Bells tour before heading off to New York on Friday and will perform in San Francisco at the Independent this… Read

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Jahi’s top 10 hip-hop websites

This is Africa There’s a recent article on Ghana that is a must read, and a good representation of what Africa looks and feels like… Read

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Why Nick Ashford will be remembered

In 1984, hip-hop was in full swing. By now, Run-DMC were in full force, LL’s “I Need A Beat”, “8 Million Stories” by Kurtis Blow, and Whodini’s Escape album… Read

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Jahi’s 10 Must Listen Summer Jams

Peace everyone. I’m going to do this like my radio show, Soulhop Radio, and say, less talk and more music. I hope everyone is enjoying the sun season of… Read

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Seun Kuti performs with immense, African energy

Image courtesy of wheelzwheeler/Flickr, licensed under Creative Commons First things first, a Seun Kuti show will wear you out. At the end of his concert,… Read

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Three Sure Ways to Make an Impact with Your Music

Our man Jahi has some thoughts for aspiring rappers on how succeed in the music industry, none of which involve some sort of police action. Here are three ways… Read