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It has been less than 48 hours after the decision was made not to indict Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown, and tension is still high in the country! Celebrities from all walks of life are coming together to use their voices to show they are still waiting for #JusticeforMikeBrown.

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The hip-hop community is mourning the loss of The Sugarhill Gang rapper Big Bank Hank. Born Henry Jackson, Hank passed away Tuesday morning from complications due to cancer.

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busta-rhymes-q-tip-abstract-dragon-cover-leadBusta Rhymes and Q-Tip have been cooking up something classic The Abstract & The Dragon – their collaborative mixtape slated to drop on December 12th. The project will feature previews from Busta’s Extinction Level Event 2 and Q-Tip’s The Last Zulu – their respective forthcoming LPs – as well as unreleased collaborative joints, time-honored fan favorites, exclusive tracks and a few special treats. The pair bring a combined 48 years in the game to the production, which promises to pack a major amount of heat.  Check the footage below from The Abstract & The Dragon trailer.  READ MORE

Yeezus Tour NYC 6The Yeezus Tour stop in New York brought out ALL the celebrities and fashion designers.  Backstage and during the show, celebs couldn’t get enough, snapping photos of themselves with other celebs. Kris Jenner was all smile with Jamie Foxx in the picture above and she even stopped to speak with Young Jeezy and Jermaine Dupre!  Yeezus Tour NYC 5Kim Kardashian and her buddy Trina (who looked really happy to be in this pic) snapped a pic together.

Yeezus Tour NYC 4Even Dave Chappelle came out for the Yeezus show at the Barclay Center!  Check out the rest of the pictures inside.  READ MORE

PHOTOS: Red Carpet 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards

 

The red carpet was full of celebrities last night for the taping of the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards which is set to air on BET October 9th. Check out all the hottest on the red carpet inside! READ MORE

Viewers are taken on a personal journey into the craft and skills of rap, and what goes on inside the minds and erupts from the pens of rap legends, when Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap, Ice-T’s critically-acclaimed film, debuts on DVD, Digital, and Video on Demand on September 18th. Directed and hosted by rap legend Ice-T, the release of The Art of Rap on DVD follows the documentary’s premier at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and successful theatrical runs in the United States and England.

A performance documentary about the runaway juggernaut that is hip-hop, Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap features some of the genre’s biggest talents, including Chuck D, Grandmaster Caz, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Melle Mel, Q-Tip, Redman, Mos Def, Afrika Bambaataa, B Real, Immortal Technique, Ice Cube, MC Lyte, Nas, Dr. Dre, KRS One, Common and Kanye West.

 

The film has won raves from hip-hop specialists and more mainstream media alike.

 

Allhiphop.com’s Tim Sanchez wrote, “Ice-T has produced one of the finest and most detailed film documentaries about Hip-Hop in existence…a source of inspiration and education for all Hip-Hop fans young and old.”

 

Time Out London’s Tom Huddleston wrote, “On the big screen, the sheer force and energy of these poets is extraordinary. These guys are legends for a reason.” READ MORE

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