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Move The Crowd: A Look At Hip Hop Crowds On A Global Level

Through first-person experience and interviews with Talib Kweli Immortal Technique and others, one writer ponders why Hip Hop crowds seem livelier outside the United States.

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The In Crowd: Understanding Hip Hop Through Drake's Homecoming

One writer attended Drake's Caribana weekend performance and says she learned a great deal about 2010 Rap, and equally learned about this year's star sensation.

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B Please: Race, Class & Linguistics. Where Does The "Bitch" Stand Today?

KRS-One, Talib Kweli, MC Lyte, Joell Ortiz, Eternia, Ras Kass and B-Real assist in an academic look at the word "bitch" and its origins and impact in Hip Hop.

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Underground Report: Ras Kass

Razzy Kazzy updates about his Capitol obligations, why his catalog is misunderstood, and why the HRSMN will always be.

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Underground Report (Eternia & Mazzi)

Eternia talks about her vast influences and sexist deejays, while Mazzi reports back from Egypt and two decades of experience.

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Randy Mason

Member of The Crowd, Mason explains his labor of love with Hip Hop, and the honors of working with CL Smooth.

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Underground Report (La Coka Nostra & SoulStice)

Danny Boy, the House of Pain alum and Chicago's SoulStice answer globally and socially-minded questions.

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Underground Report (Sick Jacken & M-Team)

The Psycho Realm/Soul Assassins veteran talks about bi-lingual raps, while Jason Hamza Perez explains the meaning of <em>New Muslim Cool</em>.

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Underground Report (Blaq Poet & Busdriver)

DJ Premier's latest voice talks about new era of boom-bap on his Blaqprint, while L.A.'s Busdriver says underground means local.

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Underground Report (Finale & Mike Posner)

Two Michigan artists with very different styles, as Finale paid dues for years, and Mike Posner struck a golden sound.

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R-Truth: Fight Music

The WWE's resident rhymer/wrestler, R-Truth, explains his transition from hanging with Eazy-E and 2Pac to trading blows in the ring and entertaining troops in Iraq.

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Underground Report 2008 Year End: Torae

DX revisits the year with the man who made a slept-on gem. From working with DJ Premier to Dipset, Coney Island shines.

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WWE's R-Truth Tells DX About Tribute To The Troops

Exclusive: Airing to tonight on NBC, wrestler R-Truth, a rap fan, told DX how he was affected by trip to Iraq.

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Saul Williams: Gifted Unlimited

After selling 300,000 units this year, a film directed by Scarlett Johansson coming, Saul Williams' redefines artistry.

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Akon: The Future Is Now

The superstar explains his new alternative to the CD, his album's broad spectrum, Kardinal Offishall, and his philanthropy.

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Underground Report: B-Real

Cypress Hill's frontman talks his long-awaited debut on Duck Down, self-production, and west coast underdog status.

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Chef Roble: The Recipe

On honor of Thanksgiving, DX spoke to the only chef with a deejay on his cooking show who cooks grouper listening to Ghost.

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Underground Report: Mr. Lif & MOOD

In time for the election, two '90s underground vets discuss politics, Palin, and the state of Hip Hop as we love it.

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Underground Report: Common Market and Junclassic

This month's report finds a NYU-educated Queens emcee inspired by Shakespeare, and the other thing brewing in Seattle.

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'90s Underground Alums MOOD Return With New Album

Donte from MOOD tells DX about the group's influence, their socially-minded video and Talib and Killah Priest getting on.

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Kid Capri & Doo Wop: Return Of The Deejay

In the wake of Lil Wayne questioning deejays, New York's finest unearth the history, the game, and immortalizing 50 and Big.

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