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An interview with Blackalicious’ Chief Xcel: Faith brings first new record in a decade

“Never let life’s troubles block your flow. Have faith and keep where you’re trying to go, like a winding river in search of the ocean, you must keep your faith in motion.” Those are the opening words from “Faith” off Imani Vol. 1 (off the label OGM) – which came out last week – the first […]

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Blackalicious give fans at The Roxy taste of new album Imani Vol.1 with bangin’ performance

Going into Tuesday night’s Blackalicious show, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Both Blackalicious and Lifesavas haven’t put out records in a long time and the last time I had seen either group perform was over 10 years ago at the now defunct weekly, The Root Down. Back then, it was an exciting time for […]

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Blackalicious Bring Their Unique Hip-Hop Vision to The Echo

Blackalicious   Once the Blackalicious fans, new and old, found out that the show, originally slated for The Echoplex, had been moved upstairs to The Echo, they streamed in from Sunset, ready for a one-of-a-kind show. Seeing each other in dollar sign knit caps, argyle sweaters, brand new Lands End Duck Boots and a bar […]

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Win Tickets to Blackalicious at the Echoplex – August 2, 2013

Hip hop duo from Sacramento, Blackalicious hit The Echoplex stage on Friday, August 2. Gift of Gab and Chief Xcel make up the duo and are recognized for their tongue-twisting, complex rhymes, and classic hip hop beats. Their lyrics are positive and spiritual rather than violent or misogynous. Joining the eccentric duo are Orgone and Busdriver. […]

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