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Digable Planets’ Unsung Episode Reveals Why A Great Group Only Made 2 Albums (Video)

The Digable Planets' story is told in an episode of Unsung. The two-men-and-a-lady trio from three different cities would stretch to achieve Grammy success and respect within the Hip-Hop community at the same time. However, the collective of Seattle, Washington's Ishmael "Butterfly" Butler, Silver Spring, Maryland's Mariana "Ladybug Mecca" Vieira,... Read more

Nate Dogg Was A Phenomenal Singer, But He Remains Unsung. Watch The Episode (Video)

Nate Dogg has been a part of some of Hip-Hop's biggest records. Whether his 213 family of Snoop Dogg and Warren G, Dr. Dre, Fabolous, or Eminem, Nathaniel Hale's voice brought a sense of soul, street, and strength to so many hits and pivotal album cuts. In his own career... Read more

The Story of Kid ‘n Play Is Much More Complex Than Haircuts & Kick Steps. Watch Their Unsung Episode (Video)

In the late 80s and early 90s, Kid 'n Play had an enviable string of hits in music, film and on TV, and they did it as nice guys. But, that doesn't mean they didn't have to overcome obstacles or battle with life's ups and downs. Each had to grow... Read more

Unsung Profiles the Epic Rise and Fall of Troop in its Latest Episode (Full Video)

With silky smooth singles like "I'm Not Souped," "Spread My Wings" and "All I Do is Think of You," Troop followed the tradition of predecessors like The Jackson 5 and New Edition as dancing and singing male R&B group sensations. And, like many other artists prior to them, their meteoric... Read more

Salute The Original Foxy Brown. Watch Pam Grier’s Full Unsung Episode (Video)

Before she was one of the more active celebrity Twitter accounts, Pam Grier helped define an era of film. In title roles like "Foxy Brown," "Coffee," and later, "Jackie Brown," Pam Grier was a true ass-kicking heroine, fighting systems of oppression based on both race and gender. Through Blaxploitation films,... Read more

Gil Scott Heron’s Poetic & Musical Accomplishments May Be Unsung, But They’re Timeless (Video)

The late poet/musician Gil Scott Heron is arguably one of those figures that was rapping before Hip-Hop even came to form. The Harlem, New York luminary warned Heads everywhere that "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised," and then he made an assortment of other powerful pieces on the subject of... Read more

Celebrity Crime Files: Scott LaRock (Full Episode Video)

This one fell through the cracks but is well worth a look if you missed it. Last month, TV One did an edition of their Celebrity Crime Files series on Scott LaRock. Contrary to the title, the show is primarily a documentary on the life of LaRock who was Boogie... Read more