23 May 2014

The Week in Review: Music Edition

Young Iranians arrested for dancing to Pharrell’s “Happy” [CNN] Made In America 2014 LA and Philly lineups announced [Brooklyn Vegan] Tupac’s last words were “Fuck You,” says former cop [Hip Hop Wired] Mos Def Yasiin Bey not allowed entry into the U.S., cancels U.S. tour [Together Boston] Jay Z and

26 Mar 2013

Blackstar in Hawaii

Blackstar…awesome in 1998 when they released “Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star”, awesome in 2007 when we saw them at Rock the Bells, and mos def (punny, huh?) still awesome today!  Mahalos to BAMP Project for another great show!  Check them out for more upcoming shows in Hawaii.

06 Nov 2011

Flashback.. The Definition.

One of my favorite rap duo’s of all time. The teaming up of Talib Kweli and Mos Def created the group Black Star. Strong beats, good lyrics and underground success kept everyone in my circle listening to them throughout their careers after they split up and went solo. Black Star