Jeff Campbell's one-man show, Who Killed Jigaboo Jones?, premieres tonight at work | space. Our Show & Tell blog spoke with Campbell about the show, and that piece focuses primarily on the production. We also caught up with Campbell, who's been a stalwart of the Colorado hip-hop scene for the better ... More >>
See also: The third annual Spirit of Hip-Hop celebrates the four elements and keeps the culture alive What began as a casual Friday cookout/dance get-together has blossomed into a full-blown community hip-hop jam -- and you don't need to be a hip-hop-head to appreciate the Worm Tank Jam going down ... More >>
See Also: Tonight: Peter Black at the Meadowlark Peter Black (aka Peter Gurule) first gained renown as a DJ as part of the long-running and legendary club night, So What! Since then, he's made a name for himself not just as a skilled DJ in a very real sense of the term but as someone who has taken ... More >>
Black History Month 2012 has been a doozy. Beginning with the tragic and shocking death of Don Cornelius to dealing with equally troubling news of Whitney Houston's passing as the month wore on. Most interesting about this time is the ways in which the music healed us. When Whitney died, DJs played ... More >>
Tonight at Cervantes' A.V.I.U.S. is releasing his sophomore solo effort, For Better or Worse, in a dual release party with Mane Rok and Es-Nine, who are dropping En Stereo -- a tribute to the deejay and MC collaboration. We already gave you a sneak peek of A.V.I.U.S.'s new joint, now we've got an ex ... More >>
As you might have heard, Kool Herc (aka Clive Campbell), father of the breakbeat and master hip-hop visionary, was hospitalized over the weekend. Since news of his illness and subsequent trouble covering medical costs first dropped on DJ Premier's blog, there has been an outpouring of support ... More >>
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Don't look for DJ Spooky's new CD in his slot at the record store. It's not for sale.
Mainstream news offers little to the under-thirty crowd.
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Jeff Campbell's hip-hop classes are about reading, writing and rapping.
The People Under the Stairs question hip-hop's answers.
The beat of the street makes the Freestylers feel like dancing.