New Pharoahe Monch LP To Be Released In MarchPharoahe Monch W.A.R. (We Are Renegades) is a 13-track album with an eclectic mix of feature artists such as Jill Scott, Styles P, Immortal Technique, Vernon Reid, Citizen Cope, Phonte, Jean Grae, Mr. Porter, Idris Elba, Royce Da 5'9" and more. The album has production from Marco Polo, M-Phazes, Diamond D, Exile, Pharoahe Monch himself and more...

Mixcloud Presents History Of Hip-HopThe Big Chill Presents returns for its first event of 2011 launching a brand new monthly residency from our favorite on-demand radio platform Mixcloud who kick things off with a very special Big Chill Presents event titled History Of Hip-Hop. Headed up by a very special guest DJ from Ninja Tune, Mixcloud have assembled a task-force of killer DJs to deliver past, present and future sets from one of the most important musical genres of the 20th Century!

Arrested Development Live At The BarbicanA rare London appearance by this group, a real breath of fresh air in the hip-hop scene when they launched in the 1990s, now touring a new album. Arrested Development was founded by Speech and Headliner as a positive, politically-conscious alternative to gangsta rap. Their first album 3 Years, 5 Months & 2 Days In The Life Of (named after the time it took to get their first record deal) produced a series of hit tracks, including Tennessee and People Everyday.

Lyrical Alliance Featuring Talib KweliHosted by UK hip hop lynchpin DJ MK (KISS FM, Roots Manuva, Dizzee Rascal), Lyrical Alliance is a ground-breaking, international urban music event that transcends language and cultural barriers to celebrate the common pillars of hip hop all over the world: the beat and the word. Lyrical Alliance is collaboration between leading hip hop artists from the Arab world alongside the cream of European hip hop with featured artists from the UK and US headline act Talib Kweli.

Rising Styles LondonRising Styles is the longest running UK Hip Hop festival and 2010 being their seventh year they have teamed up with two of London’s heavyweight Hip Hop party planners to bring this exciting event to you. Hoochinoo and The Rapscallion Society present...

 http://www.myspace.com/shadiamusicBritish-born Palestinian Hip Hop artist, Shadia Mansour was surrounded by airport security and "intelligence officers" armed with guns. Ms. Mansour was told to return to her luggage after a usual baggage x-ray and multiple searches, when eight agents ran towards her, weapons drawn and pointed, they aggressively kicked away her bags and surrounded her.

Roll Deep Have Announced A Massive 2011 UK TourGrime pioneers Roll Deep who entered the charts at number 1 last month with their single, 'Green Light' have announced the “Winner Stays On Tour” - a 13 date UK outing starting February 11, 2011. Roll Deep put all the cynics to rest with their previous single, 'Good Times'. Not only did they hit the No. 1 spot on the UK charts, but they held the position for 3 consecutive weeks!

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