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Waves Don’t Die: Behind The Making of A Tribe Called Quest’s Curtain Call.
First hand account of the creation of We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service . By Noah Callahan-Bever
[ Complex ]
More ATCQ coverage:
Articles & interviews by Lakin Starling, Prince Paul, Monie Love, Dinco D, DJ Rasta Root, Dallas Penn, Ebro Darden, Miles Marshall Lewis, Kevin Powell
[ FADER ]
[ OKP ]
[ Beats 1 ]
[ NPR ]
[ Complex ]
Ice Cube’s 1991 Classic Death Certificate Is Still a “Cultural Molotov Cocktail.”
“It’s intelligent and ignorant, problematic and powerful, filled with brilliant narratives and uncorked poison.” By Jeff Weiss
[ LA Weekly ]
Lil Kim Shares Untold Stories About the Making of Her Debut Album Hard Core .
“I never had any idea that my first album would do as good as it did. I had no idea of what went on in the business side. I was just a little kid just trying to enjoy my teenage life.” By Georgette Cline
[ XXL ]
Obit: Mr. 3-2 Shot & Killed In Southwest Houston.
Influential self-proclaimed Governor of Texas and former member of the Rap-A-Lot group the Convicts dead at age 44. R.I.P. By Brandon Caldwell
[ Day & A Dream & ABC ]
VICE Autobiographies: Just Blaze (VIDEO).
Producer talks longevity in the game.
[ go90 ]
Book: No Half Steppin’: An Oral and Pictorial History of New York City Club the Latin Quarter and the Birth of Hip-Hop’s Golden Era .
New book by Claude “Paradise” Gray (X-Clan) & Giuseppe “u.net” Pipitone featuring interviews with Special K,Teddy Tedd, KRS-One, MC Shan, Eric B., DJ Kool Red Alert, Fab 5 Freddy, Just-Ice, Positive K, DJ Clark Kent, Kid, Dana Dane, TR Love, MC Serch, Chuck D, Grand Puba, Sadat X, Pete Nice, Prince Paul, Kurtis Blow, Mike Gee, Daddy-O, Wise, Ced Gee, Big Daddy Kane, Queen Latifah, Kool G Rap, and more.
[ Wax Poetics ]
The Best Rappers On Earth…That Month.
That moment in time when a certain rapper seemed invincible. By Robbie Ettelson
[ Unkut ]