Kweli & De La Out 9/28

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Both Talib Kweli and De La Soul will release albums on September 28th. Kweli’s ‘The Beautiful Struggle’ album will the Brooklyn emcees second solo project and features guest appearances from Mos Def, Common, Kanye West, and more. De La Soul’s eighth album ‘The Grind Date’ will feature a Madlib produced lead single.

Spin Off ’04 Grand Finals

Mobb Deep, Kool Herc were on hand for the Spin Off ’04 Grand Finals hosted by Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels of Run-DMC, featuring performances by Talib Kweli and The Roots on Wednesday (August 11) at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. Check out pictures from WireImage.

Beastie Boys Taking Talib Kweli On Tour In September

The Beastie Boys scheduled a U.S. tour for the fall in support of their latest record, ‘To the 5 Boroughs’. The tour, featuring Talib Kweli as the opening act, will be the group’s first since a 1998 tour in support of ‘Hello Nasty’, kicking off September 9 at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre outside Denver. Check out the concert dates announced so far at

Talib Kweli And Al Sharpton Grace The AVE Magazine’s Summer Issue

Talib Kweli 'The Beautiful Struggle'

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Right now, hip-hop magazines have kinda lost their appeal and credibility, but their is one that has got the streets watching. It’s the new upstart mag based out of NY, The AVE Magazine. Not only will the latest issue be covering who’s the hot artists in the streets, but will also tackle the politics behind this year’s presidential election. The full article at has since been removed or relocated.

Dice Raw: New Management, New Music, New Tour

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Philadelphia, PA – Dangerous Entertainment Group is proud to announce a management agreement with Hip hop artist/songwriter/producer Dice Raw. Dice has been an integral part of the Hip hop scene for several years and is in the process of completing songs for an upcoming release.