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Deanna Adams

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    Artist: Rakim Album: The Archive: Live, Lost & Found Label: Koch Records Release Date: 03/04/08 There's not much to say after mentioning that Rakim released a new album, The Archive Live, Lost & Found, which has live performances of some of Rakim's biggest hits and new, unreleased tracks. Even the novice hip-hop fan will know that this album is a bona fide crowd pleaser, with nothing even coming close to being comparable, well, that is,...
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    I love JibJab's yearly roundups, they always take all the lame jokes I (try to) make and put them to a catchy tune. I didn't think that anything could beat last year's Nuckin' Futs, but this is still a hilarious video. Here's 2007, as sent from up above....
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    The cultural diversity that exist in just about every nook and cranny of this country sometimes blinds people of the ignorant, immature, and, in some cases, overtly racist actions of our more idiotic counterparts. We, Americans, like to think that we've come a long way since the 1960s and that the battles to destroy prejudice is somewhat obsolete, but every so often high profile cases, like that of the Jena 6, comes along and...
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    Being from SoCal, I always feel ashamed for only taking a few years of high school Spanish, but at last I found a Spanish song I can understand! I've watched this a gazillion times, and it still cracks me up....
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    Median Median's Relief Halftooth Records Release Date: 09/25/2007 Representing North Carolina and the group The Justus League, which also includes underground favorites like Little Brother, Median in jumping onto the scene with his debut album, Median's Relief. The album embodies a variety of life experiences, with Median adding a personal touch through the usages of political and philosophical inferences. Median's delivery style, which is somewhat reminiscent of Eminem's, reiterates North Carolina's contribution to the...
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    Kurious Jorge A Constipated Monkey Amaigam Digital Records Release Date: 09/18/2007 The re-release of Kurious Jorge's album A Constipated Monkey, takes you on a nostalgic journey back to the early 1990s, serving as a prelude to Kurious' sophomore album. Originally released in 1994, the album shows the earlier production styles of The Beatnuts and Pete Nice and takes on the laidback party beats of hip hop's past. The album kicks off with "Spell It...
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    Hezekiah I Predict A Riot Rawkus/Soulspazm Records Release Date: 09/18/2007 Hezekiah teamed up with Rawkus and Soulspazm Records to release his sophomore album I Predict A Riot. Hezekiah has gained mass appeal by his works with Musiq Soulchild, Bilal and Bahamadia, and has now come to create an even bigger stir in the music industry. Fusing his influences of country music, Quincy Jones, and Kool G Rap, it is no wonder that the prodigy...
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    Where My Girls At?, a presentation at the annual Can A Sista Rock A Mic? Festival held a roundtable discussion bringing up an important subject that is often overlooked in media and within the hip hop culture: women's voices in hip hop. Event producer Shyree Mezick picked panelist that, alone, marked the importance of getting women's voices heard and the endless possibilities of how women can make positive changes in the world. The panelist included...
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    Extreme Crew vs. Last for One J.U.I.C.E.'s 4th Annual Danger Room: Justice for All Elements is going down tomorrow, August 23, from 4pm to midnight at the First Unitarian Church (2936 W. 8th Street). The $7 charge is well worth the eight hours of Bonnie & Clyde style Bboy+Bgirl Battles, live graf battles, DJs Kenzo, Renato and Ultraman, and an emcee showcase featuring Rogue Venom, OYG of Keetokers, SP-83 of Customers Service and Project...

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