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First Look: What's Real? A Hip Hop Documentary [Trailer]

First Look: What’s Real? A Hip Hop Documentary [Trailer]

The hip-hop community was given something to get excited about recently, with a debut trailer for an upcoming independent documentary by filmmaker Dean Huson. What's Real? A Hip Hop Documentary is the directors first feature length outing, and it's certainly an ambitious one. The film features introspective interviews and tour footage from a veritable crème de la crème of British and US underground artists, and is set to explore definitions of "real" in the eyes of a rabid hardcore audience.

Immortal Technique And Lowkey At The Brixton Electric - Thursday 25th October 2012

Immortal Technique And Lowkey At The Brixton Electric – Thursday 25th October 2012

Immortal Technique is an angry man. When he hits the stage, he already looks a bit upset. But this is something you expect from Immortal Technique, the rapper known for conscious lyrics and an uncompromising, often aggressive approach to hip hop. He hadn't played in England since 2010 and he seemed set to make up for the two year gap at the Brixton Electric. Tonight he was joined by Poison Pen, Mazzi, Swave Sevah, DJ Snuff, DJ Static and Lowkey.

New Pharoahe Monch LP To Be Released In March

New Pharoahe Monch LP To Be Released In March

Pharoahe 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...

Immortal Technique: Radical Rapper Takes On The American Dream

Immortal Technique: Radical Rapper Takes On The American Dream

Dominic Kavakeb profiles US rapper and activist Immortal Technique, while Anindya Bhattacharyya reports from a lively discussion session with the artist. “Imperialism is sponsored by corporations – that’s why Halliburton gets paid to rebuild nations”, is a line typical of Immortal Technique, the New York based MC who combines the anger of the early hip-hop era with hard hitting political lyrics that set him apart from most rappers today.

Akir

Akir

Meet AKIR. You may have seen him touring with Immortal Technique, or in recent Mecca clothing ads. If not, it may be because he invokes the spirit of Nas circa '92. This modern day hip-hop griot has stepped up to the hip-hop batting cages, and he's swinging lyrical swords. His name is an acronym for "Always Keep It Real," and his rhymes don't get any realer. Get ready people, AKIR is no joke.