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You Should Be Terrified That People Who Like “Hamilton” Run Our Country

The American elite can’t get enough of a musical that flatters their political sensibilities and avoids discomforting truths. By Alex Nichols Source: Current Affairs In 2012, Captain Dan and his Scurvy Crew, a four-man hip-hop ensemble trying to cement “pirate rap” … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Wave Twisters

“Wave Twisters” (2001) is a mindbending homage to hip-hop culture set to the music of DJ Q-Bert. Using a mix of live-action, CG and cel animation, it tells the story of a heroic team who confronts an army of anti-hip-hop … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Music Double Feature

“Scratch” (2001) is a well-researched documentary directed by Doug Pray about the origins and culture of the hip-hop DJ scene from the 70s to around 2000. It features performances and interviews with legendary turntablists such as DJs Q-bert, Shadow, Premier, … Continue reading

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Two for Tuesday

Paris

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Two for Tuesday

Gil Scott-Heron Tyson Amir

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Two For Tuesday

The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy Public Enemy

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Time Zone KRS-One and Marley Marl

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Lowkey MC Solaar

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