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In support of our special live performance from The Original Wailers we have added some special guest dj’s to open the event. Continuing to pursue the roots of Sound System Culture, we’re travelling through dub and reggae across to the early block parties of New York.

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Last Friday, Q-Tip brought the Red Bull Academy lecture series to a close at New York City. In the two hour discussion, the A Tribe Called Quest member and producer spoke on his career, broke down some of his catalogue and a whole lot more.

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R.I.P. to Tashane from D.I.T.C. Ent. who was part of the new generation of D.I.T.C. He was killed last night. Condolences to his family, Showbiz and the whole D.I.T.C crew.

UPDATE: DJ Premier released a statement regarding Tashane’s death, hit continue reading to take a look.

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VEVO News interviews A$AP Rocky and members of his A$AP collective at Hot 97’s Summer Jam on Sunday, June 2nd. The MC talks about his crew’s variety of interests, and his collaborations with other artists.

Bonus: Hit continue reading to watch another interview with A$AP Rocky on KUBE 93’s Sound Session.

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In 1996 Guru asked me to be his DJ for the Jazzmatazz 2 tour in Europe.It was my first overseas tour and was one of my greatest experiences. Along with Guru was the late great Donald Byrd, Ndea Davenport, Brady Blade, Paul, Derek and our Tour Manager Owen Lamb. We did 10 cities in 2 weeks.. Italy, London, Germany, Austria, Greece and this footage is from the show we did in DEN HAAG Holland.

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New shit from Wu-Tang’s Mathematics featuring Reggie Noble, Eyes Low, Mr. Cream and the spirit of Christopher Wallace. Math’s new LP The Answer drops June 25th.

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Off the upcoming Prodigy & Alchemist collabo album Albert Einstein, out next week.

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Four years have came and gone since India.Arie released her fourth studio album, but she’s finally back to claim her rightful place in the R&B spotlight. Cocoa Butter is set to appear on her forthcoming album SongVersation, due out this coming summer.

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Livin Proof Links up with his childhood friend Joell Ortiz for his latest single “I GOT EM” Produced by Fantom Of The Beat from his upcoming album “Die For A Deal 5.0” which drops Tuesday June 11, 2013.

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After the audio, comes the video. Self Made Vol. 3 in stores August 6th.

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