Ego Trip was the name of a hip hop magazine started in New York City in 1994. It lasted four years and 13 issues and distinguished itself based on its irreverence and defiant attitude, eventually adopting the tagline, “the arrogant voice of musical truth”…
The Lyricist Lounge is a hip hop showcase of rappers, emcees, DJ’s, and Graffiti artists.
NYC Live Throw Down is a collection of live recordings of early live Hip Hop shows from ’79 to ’85.
This Old School collection contains performances from pioneers like Grandmaster Flash, Kool Moe Dee, Busy Bee, The Force MCs, Treacherous Three, Cold Crush 4 MCs and much more. You will also find 21 vintage NYC show flyers and artwork in this set.
America Is Dying Slowly (a backronym for AIDS) is a compilation album, the eighth in the Red Hot AIDS Benefit Series of recorded by the Red Hot Organization. It featured collaborations from several underground hip hop acts, including Mobb Deep, De La Soul, Coolio, Biz Markie, Chubb Rock, The Lost Boyz, Pete Rock, Common and Wu-Tang Clan.
Well here is a “time machine post” to go back to the 1979-1991 era for an expedition of the Greatest hip-hop songs, and give a listen to the roots of this whole culture!
Soundbombing is a 1997 compilation album from independent Hip Hop label Rawkus Records.
The H.E.A.L. movement is currently coordinated by Zizwe Mtafuta-Ukweli (translation: one born in a foreign land searching for the truth) and KRS-ONE.