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2000 Stories by April Park

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  • Talib Kweli and DJ Hi-Tek

    published November 22, 2000

    "Where were you the day hip-hop died? Is it too early to mourn? Is it too late to rise?" Talib Kweli answers his own questions with the title of... More >>

  • The X-ecutioners and the Souls of Mischief

    published November 1, 2000

    NYC turntablist quartet the X-ecutioners have turned DJ-ing into a martial art. Rob Swift, Mista Sinista, Total Eclipse and Roc Raida... More >>

  • Pieces of the Puzzle

    published October 18, 2000

    The new breed will not be televised. The new breed will not be wearing platinum by the pound onstage. The new breed will not be talking about all... More >>

  • Blackalicious and the Anti-Pop Consortium

    published October 18, 2000

    ³To all ... the sisters raising kids without the help of a dad, wanting for their children all the things that they never had; all the... More >>

  • Lyricist Lounge Tour featuring Mos Def

    published October 4, 2000

    Whether you've seen the comedy-sketch show on MTV or followed underground rap for years, the words "Lyricist Lounge" should trigger a few clicks... More >>

  • Big L

    published September 13, 2000

    "You can't kill me, I was born dead," the late Big L said on his first album, Lifestylez ov da Poor and Dangerous, expressing the mentality... More >>

  • Jurassic 5

    published September 6, 2000

    Six men don headphones, meditating on the grassy island of a Los Angeles intersection; every passing car is no doubt blasting the crunk album of... More >>

  • Rah Digga

    published June 7, 2000

    The only woman representing both the platinum Flipmode Squad and the underground Outsidaz clique, and one of few women in commercial rap today,... More >>

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