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The Power of Belief - Mindset and Success: Eduardo Briceno at TEDxManhattanBeach

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With only classic music, the AV Club is a collective of Dope Independent Artist. MoeMcKoy stands alongside Grizzly Atomz, bar for bar, when it comes down to speaking for and to the culture of Hip-Hop and African descendants living in America. His highly anticipated Audio Portfolio is expected to show his diversity as an artist, while speaking his perspective of the truth in life.

Bomb interview with boondocks creator

Hip Hop picked up where civil rights left off

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Time Is Illmatic is a feature length documentary film that delves deep into the making of Nas’ 1994 debut album, Illmatic, and the social conditions that influenced its creation. 

Twenty years after its release, Illmatic has become a hip-hop benchmark that encapsulates the socio-political outlook, enduring spirit, and collective angst of a generation of young black men searching for their voice in America.

Time is Illmatic tracks the musical legacy of the Jones family, handed down to Nas from his jazz musician father, Olu Dara. It also examines the social conditions and environmental influences that contributed to Nas’ worldview.

Along the way, Time Is Illmatic shows how Nas—with the support of his Queensbridge neighborhood crew, the loyalty of his younger brother Jabari “Jungle” Jones, and sacrifices of his mother, Ann Jones—overcame insurmountable odds to create the greatest work of music from hip-hop’s second golden era.

The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival is thrilled to announce that its opening night on April 16 will feature the world premiere of Time is Illmatic.

via timeisillmatic.com

Mark Battles and Dizzy Wright

Big thanks to The Northstar Group for having me at this event! See you there.

The Northstar Group (The Source + Jones Magazine) is pleased to announce the First Annual Source360 Marketplace, Conference, Concert & Festival taking place in Brooklyn’s Cultural District September 19, 20, 21, 2014.

The walking blueprint for independent artists, Nipsey Hussle, has been making noise in the hip hop community by selling his free #Crenshaw mixtape for $100 a pop — and stopped by Sway in the Morning to talk all about it.

Nip’s goal was to sell 1,000 copies of his project, and ended up exceeding his target. Jay Z even reached out and purchased 100 copies, along with Jeff Clanagan.