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Amidst Kids’ Anniversary, A Documentary Is In Production By One Of The Film’s Stars

Yesterday (July 28), Larry Clark’s film, Kids, turned 19 years old. The July, 1995 theatrical release resonated with generations of Heads, ranging from those who watched it, those who lived

Kids Hit Theaters 19 Years Ago Today, Watch The Raw NYC Coming Of Age Film (Video)

On July 28, 1995, Larry Clark’s first film, Kids, hit theaters. The movie starring Rosario Dawson, Chloe Sevigny, the late Justin Pierce, and Leo Fitzpatrick followed the very adult consequences

45 King Plays The Classics & The Breaks, Rocking An Hour-Long DJ Set For Boiler Room NYC (Video)

One of the true links in Hip-Hop’s chain from the mid-1980s to today is 45 King. Often credited as the founder of the original Flavor Unit, 45 King is also

Black Sheep Dres Breaks Down Ageism In Hip-Hop, Delivers HOT 97 A Message From DJ Kool Herc (Audio)

One of Hip-Hop’s true mainstays over the last 25 years has been Dres. Since his days building with Kool DJ Red Alert and former Black Sheep to his latest songs

Puff Daddy & Ma$e Detail the Making of Can’t Nobody Hold Me Down (Video)

Even though the track liberally sampled Grandmaster Flash’s “The Message” (and subsequently Ice Cube’s remix of “Check Yo Self”), in 1997 there were few songs that got the party started

Here’s a Video Playlist of Some of the Hip-Hop & Soul Classics Touched by Bob Power (Video)

Here’s a video playlist inspired by a recent interview with Bob Power, the legendary producer/engineer, who for more than 30 years has worked with some of Hip-Hop and Soul’s most

Hear Some Rare, Early ’70s Demo Versions From Bob Marley & The Wailers’ Catch A Fire (Audio)

#126 on Rolling Stone magazine’s “Top 500 Greatest Albums Of All-Time,” The Wailers’ Catch A Fire is a benchmark Reggae album. Released in April of 1973, the album written primarily

Salute to Spike Lee for 25 Years of Do The Right Thing (Video)

Last week (6/30) marked the 25th anniversary of Spike Lee’s landmark film, Do The Right Thing. Here’s a look at the Brooklyn filmmaker discussing the film and its impact, 25

Pete Rock Talks Marley Marl, “T.R.O.Y.” & James Brown On NPR (Audio)

Growing up in a large, musically adept Jamaican family, Pete Rock has been groomed to become “passionately in love with music” from his earliest beginnings. The man who’s known for

5 Years Ago Today, The World Lost The King Of Pop: Michael Jackson (Video Playlist)

Although his Xscape album is currently knocking on charts, with new singles still rocking on radio, it was five years ago today (June 25) the world lost one of the