( Graffiti Rock art: Ed Piskor)
1. DJ Premier Details Unreleased Gang Starr Tracks & New Site PremierWuzHere.com
"I’m going through all my old tapes and all my old sessions that we didn’t release songs so that I can put together an album of some sort.” Also talks fatherhood and “secret albums.” By Homer Johnsen.
[ HipHopDX ]
2. Turn The Page: Kendrick Lamar Interview.
The L.A. MC works on the follow-up to his 2012 major label debut, good kid, m.A.A.d city . By Insanul Ahmed.
[ Complex ]
3. Spike Lee Edits Footage of Black Man's Death at Hands of Staten Island Police with Radio Raheem Scene from Do The Right Thing .
Killing of 43-year-old Eric Garner compared to the character’s choking from 25 years ago. By Tambay A. Obenson.
[ Indie Wire ]
4. Rico Wade: “I Am Atlanta.”
Organized Noize/ Dungeon Family representer on working with new artists. By Rob Kenner.
[ Mass Appeal ]
5. Coolio is Coming Hard on Pornhub.
Rapper to release new music on the X-rated website. By Gregston Hurdle.
[ Mass Appeal ]
6. Here’s Every Set A-Trak Played on His Gold Gone Wild Tour.
Take a peek, hip-hop and EDM fans. By Kia Makarechi
[ Vanity Fair ]
7. Finding Fela Archives: The Best Fela Kuti Mashups.
The afrobeat of the musical originator meets The Beatles, Michael Jackson & De La Soul.
[ OkayAfrica ]
8. Moog, a History in Recordings – Unexpected Moog Movie Soundtrack Appearances.
Films with that unmistakable sound include The James Bond theme in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service and Beneath the Planet of the Apes . By Thom Holmes.
[ Bob Moog Foundation ]
9. The Hip-Hop Family Tree: The Graffiti Rock TV Pilot.
Michael Holman's television revolution. By Ed Piskor.
[ Boing Boing ]