The radio broadcast of the Hip Hop TakeOver will air Saturday, June 25th on WBAI 99.5 FM in NY, and we are paying tribute to hip hop's pioneers. Pioneer Uncle Ralph McDaniels joined us a few years ago. He spoke to listeners and reminisced about the early days of hip hop.
Friday, May 27, 2011
Check it out below.
LIL WAYNE - HOW TO LOVE
Sean Price, Black Milk, and Guilty Simpson are Random Axe.
Official Video for this song due out early June.
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
The headliners will perform from their classic albums. Ms. Lauryn Hill will perform from her classic album "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill"; Nas from his exemplary album "Illmatic" with special guest AZ, Pete Rock, and DJ Premier; Cypress Hill from their 1993 album "Black Sunday"; Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star performing their 1998 self-titled debut album; Raekwon & Ghostface with their platinum selling "Only Built 4 Cuban Linx".
I'm already singing, in my best Lauryn Hill voice (clearing throat)... If I ruled the world......
Check the rest of the line-up below.
ROCK THE BELLS 2011 FESTIVAL SERIES Tour Dates
08.20 San Bernardino, CA - San Manuel Amphitheater
08.27 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
09.03 New York, NY – Governor's Island
09.10 Boston, MA
Artists confirmed for the ROCK THE BELLS 2011 FESTIVAL SERIES include:
Ms. Lauryn Hill – The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Nas – Illmatic with AZ, Pete Rock, and DJ Premier
Cypress Hill - Black Sunday
Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star
Raekwon & Ghostface - Only Built for Cuban Linx
Mobb Deep - The Infamous
The GZA - Liquid Swords
Souls of Mischief - 93 ‘til Infinity
Blu & Exile
Masta Killah - No Said Date
+ notes full-album sets
* notes performance on select dates only
The RZA + MURS 3:16 + Supernatural
Here's Firm Biz featuring Dawn Robinson of EnVogue.