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On His 73rd Birthday, Curtis Mayfield’s Contributions To Hip-Hop Live On (Audio)

Today (June 3) would have been Curtis Mayfield’s 73rd birthday. The iconic Soul, R&B, Doo-Wop and Rock & Roll vocalist died more than 15 years ago. However, his voice, his

From the 70s to the 90s…There’s No Beat Styles P Can’t Wreck (Audio)

Styles P continues his streak of weekly freestyle with a double feature. “Give Me Your Ghost” features Styles flowing over Curtis Mayfield’s ultra-soulful “Give Me Your Love” from the Superfly

Here’s an Incredible Curtis Mayfield Tribute Mix (Audio)

The latest edition of Stussy’s Guest Artist Series clothing line is an ode to the late, great Curtis Mayfield. To commemorate the launch of the line, the clothier has released

Bring ‘Em Back: D’Angelo Plays Curtis Mayfield’s Gimme Your Love in the Brown Sugar Era (Video)

If you’re a fan of the 70’s film Superfly or even Snoop Doggy Dogg’s Doggystyle album, you know the impact that Curtis Mayfield had on soul music, Hip-Hop, film and

Cinematic Soul Playlist

Hip-hop has long been influenced by the cinematic soul of the 70’s. Whether you’re a fan of Big K.R.I.T. or Biz Markie, UGK or Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre or Just

CyHi Da Prynce starts out his new video Ring Bellz with an intro from Curtis Mayfield’s Little Child Running Wild from the Superfly soundtrack.

It just gets deeper from there. The video intersperses footage of him and images from the Civil Rights era. Not sure what the visuals have to do with the vocals…but

Do you dig The Joy by Kanye West ft Curtis Mayfield, Jay-Z, Charlie Wilson and KiD CuDi? Pete Rock's instant classic track was originally set for a group called Strong Arm Steady and was called "Makings of You." Check it out.

Props to NahRight.com for the scoop.  If you missed The Joy, do yourself a BIG favor and cop it right now here.  It’s arguably the best of the G.O.O.D. Friday

Rick Ross Discusses Teflon Don on Fader TV

Rick Ross is soulful.  You can hear it in the rolling bass of Super High.  You can hear it in the way he rides tracks like an instrument in his