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Talib Kweli Explains How A Tribe Called Quest Fathered Hip-Hop Music As We Know It (Video)

Talib Kweli is one of the distinguished guests on A Tribe Called Quest's final album. Appearing on "The Killing Season," Kweli worked alongside Q-Tip, Jarobi White, and the late Phife Dawg. The album has topped the charts, and become one of music's most talked about releases in 2016. Speaking with... Read more

Zack De La Rocha Is Back & Still Raging On An El-P Produced Outcry (Audio)

More than 18 years ago, the first Lyricists Lounge compilation released. Featuring De La Soul, Common, Mos Def (n/k/a Yasiin Bey), and Q-Tip, the Rawkus Records double album delivered the Underground Hip-Hop community to the mainstream (reaching the Top 200), with a plethora of important independent voices, and more than... Read more

Finding The GOAT: Mos Def vs. Pharoahe Monch…Who You Got?

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick up a mic. We will take over 35 years of Hip-Hop into consideration, pairing special match-ups in a sequence not... Read more

Black Star perform at the Lyricist Lounge 20th Anniversary Celebration (Video)

More footage has surfaced from the Lyricist Lounge 20th anniversary celebration that took place earlier in the year. Check out this video of Black Star performing part of Astronomy (8th Light). Related: Black Thought and Prodigy Perform at the Lyricist Lounge 20-Year Reunion Party (Video)... Read more

Black Thought and Prodigy Perform at the Lyricist Lounge 20-Year Reunion Party (Video)

The folks at Lyricist Lounge recently had a 20-year reunion party. Black Thought, Prodigy and more graced the stage. Below are performances from both. Props: NahRight Related: Official 2012 Roots Picnic Mixtape (Audio) Black Thought Prodigy... Read more