Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It

Ain’t nothing like vintage Ice Cube back on his gangsta sh*t…peep how Cube expertly weaves socio-political consciousness with raw street commentary to deliver the blueprint for another Westside banger.  The lead off single to Cube’s upcoming albumRaw Footagehighlights some of the most infamous raw footage of our era.  You are now about to Witness the Strength of Street Knowledge! 

Lyrical Swords Slashes the Competition

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YinSumi Press is proud to announce the release of Lyrical Swords Vol. 2: Westside Rebellion. This book is an amazing collection of essays and interviews with Hip Hop’s greatest stars. It features Rza, Nas, DJ QBert, Will.i.am, Balance, Del, Frontline, Gza, DJ Muggs, Smash Rockwell, Tragedy Khadafi, DJ Vlad, Slick Rick, Gangstarr, Paris, Run DMC, Jam Master Jay and many others! It also has powerful esays on Hip Hop and it’s relationship to chess, yoga, education, the prison industrial complex and various political issues facing the Hip Hop community. It is a MUST have for any serious student of Hip Hop today. Click HERE for the rest of this article.

Street Knowledge TV makes it to the FRONTPAGE of ALLHIPHOP.COM!

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The world’s most dangerous website ALLHIPHOP.COM, did the inevitable and threw the world’s most dangerous blog, STREET KNOWLEDGE TV, on the front page of their site.  The good folks over at ALLHIPHOP took notice to the explosive super exclusive release of Common’s Full Length film for “TESTIFY.”  This rarely seen 9-minute clip features Wood Harris, Taraji Henson, Kenny Burns and Bill Duke.  Directed by Anthony Mandler the movie is Oscar worthy!  Click HERE for the FULL STORY!

And deep from the archive here goes another treat…its an early Christmas on this side of town!