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UCLA JAZZREGGAE Lineup Announced

UCLA JAZZREGGAE Lineup Announced

21st ANNUAL JAZZREGGAE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES JILL SCOTT TO HEADLINE THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND EVENT AT UCLA Lupe Fiasco, Les Nubians, Soulive, J*Davey, Dujeous, Luciano, Cham, General Degree, Mr. Peppa, Triniti, Joseph Israel, Syren, and Eljai to perform at LA’s 21st Annual JazzReggae Festival on UCLA’s very own Intramural Field during Memorial Day weekend. The festival kicks off Sunday, May
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State of Hip Hop

State of Hip Hop

On April 16th, Russell Simmons, Chairman of the HSAN (Hip-Hop Summit Action Network), called for a 'closed door' meeting discussing the status of Hip Hop. The meeting was to once again come up with different ways Hip Hop can be moved forward in a positive direction. The meeting took place at Lyor Cohen's Manhattan Residence on Wednesday April 18th. Many activists are now shifting their attent
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The N word: Where do we go from here?

The N word: Where do we go from here?

Recently, Don Imus referred to the Rutgers women's basketball team as "nappy head hoes." Since then there has been a virtual chain reaction of racial issues sparked in the media the past weeks. The most central one being the use of the "N" word. Oprah discussed the issue on a show recently. BET had a special on it. It spurred the recent meeting Russell Simmons announced with key figures in th
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Hip Hop Docs

Hip Hop Docs

Two impressive Hip-Hop documentaries are making there way into a theatre near you in the near future. The first is titled Time A Tell about slain D12 rapper Proof. The film gives an in depth look at the Detroit Hip Hop Scene and features Proof and DJ Jewels as they put together an 18-track cd full of original lyrics and beats in a mind-boggling 24 hours for a segment called The Challenge. Pres
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Soul: Dallas in April, Atlanta in July

Soul: Dallas in April, Atlanta in July

We are honored to be on several panels concerning the future of music, distribution and internet marketing at 2 great soul events. First up, Neo Soul Café's I Got Soul weekend in Dallas kicking off on April 27th. A weekend filled with Panel Discussions, a Saturday night affair hosted by Erykah Badu and a Sunday Brooklyn Jazz Brunch with many guest artists and speakers all weekend long. In Jul
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Sa-Ra 4.24 Release

Sa-Ra 4.24 Release

Sa-Ra Creative Partners April 24th is the release date on Babygrande Records for the debut full length album " The Hollywood Recordings" featuring Erykah Badu, Talib Kweli, J. Dilla, Pharaohe Monch, Bilal, Kurupt, Capone –N- Noreaga & more. LISTEN, LEARN & ATTEND THE LISTENING PARTIES by clicking HERE
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A3C Festival in Atlanta

A3C Festival in Atlanta

SOUTHEAST'S LARGEST INDEPENDENT HIP HOP FESTIVAL GAINS NATIONAL SUPPORT AND RECOGNITION "It's like a desert out here and we are the oasis in the middle" says Brian Knott, one of the coordinators behind the Third Annual A3C Festival, as he speaks on the state of independent hip hop in the Southeastern United States. The irony falls in the fact that Atlanta is far from being known as the epicent
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Miami WMC blog posted!

Miami WMC blog posted!

Miami's Winter Music Conference had the crew busy! Fusicology sponsored 12 events in 5 days including the Jump N Funk, Co-Op, Raw Fusion, Bembe, Mambient & Mackie @ the Remix Hotel events. Read the HoneyMag.com Blog the Fusicology Lady Staff detailed. Enjoy!
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Macy Gray’s New Album ‘Big’ Out Now!

Macy Gray’s New Album ‘Big’ Out Now!

Macy Gray is back after nearly four years, with a dynamic new effort that spotlights those classic pipes in a variety of stylistic settings. With will.i.am and Ron Fair behind the console for most of the album, BIG ranges from the soulful plaint of “What I Gotta Do” and “Finally Made Me Happy” and the modern dance-floor smashes “Okay” and “Get Out,” created by Will and Justin Tim
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SXSW review

SXSW review

Our own DJ Lady Sha gives up the lowdown at SXSW in her own words. You know the moment when a parade has just ended and the observing crowd spills into the street to marinate in the post-parade lingering electricity? That is a little like what 6th street of downtown Austin looked like for the week of SXSW this year, as I imagine it does every year. With a different rock band blaring through
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