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Mos Def and Inspectah Deck fire up The Mayan for Rhythm Fest Los Angeles

This past Sunday at the Mayan, Mos Def (aka Yasiin Bey) was the headlining act of Rhythm Fest along with Inspectah Deck of Wu-Tang Clan. It was a show not like any I have covered. Hip hop shows from what I have experienced, do not have a lot of order. The stage tends to be covered […]

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Wes Marsala |
Contest: Win Tickets to Black Star (Mos Def & Talib Kweli) at Club Nokia (September 22, 2012)

The Lyricist Lounge 20 Year Reunion Party is going off as they present the ultimate hip-hop duo Black Star (Mos Def aka Yasiin Bey & Talib Kweli) to rock the Club Nokia stage on Saturday, September 22.  The two lyrical forces came together back in 1998 to make the quintessential BlackStar album, and now they’re re-united […]

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Emily Saex |
Concert Tickets: Black Star (Mos Def & Talib Kweli) at Club Nokia – Sept. 22, 2012

“Black Star, Shining, Shining, we in the house, Shining, Shining, we in the house” … Talib Kweli and Mos Def are back in Los Angeles for another bangin’ show at Club Nokia. If you missed their very brief (and very delayed) show last year at Rock The Bells or any of their L.A. dates— the […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Contest: Win Tickets to Black Star (Mos Def & Talib Kweli) at Club Nokia – Dec. 15, 2011

Talib Kweli and Mos Def (soon to be Yaslin Bey starting 2012) are two of hip-hop’s finest and together they make up the highly acclaimed hip-hop duo Black Star. Get ready to groove to fat beats coupled with the freshest rhymes as these two rhyme-slayers provide a night of unforgettable entertainment. Supporting band is Orgone. […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Top 20 Albums of 2009

What a fuckin year! 2009 was candy to our ears! It’s always tough picking a certain amount of albums to represent the year’s best, because there’s always so many damn good ones and everyone has their own opinion. This year Grimy Goods features four debut albums on their Top 20 Albums of 2009 list, in […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Staff Picks: Top 10 Albums of 2009

Everyone of our Grimy Goods contributors is a definite music connoisseur (I wouldn’t have it any other way). Whether it’s folk, punk, industrial or indie, they all have different tastes, but the same love for music. Check out below Grimy Goods’s Staff Picks for the Top 10 Albums of 2009! Craig Parker (Photographer): Band of […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Mos Def and Damon Dash Bring Out Death!

Mos Def continues to make moves with yet another interesting side project with Damon Dash. Besides collaborating on the highly anticipated Blakroc project with Damon Dash, The Black Keys and a notable list of rappers (Jim Jones, Q-Tip, Raekwon, RZA, etc.), Mos will now embark on a documentary about Death. And no, I’m not talking […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
GrimyGoods’ Top 10 Albums for the First Half of 2009

Damn! Only half-way through the year and so many great musicians have put out some killer albums! It was far too hard just to keep it at five albums, so I had to bump it to 10 and even that was tough. I can’t wait to see what the latter half of 2009 has in […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
"I Shoot People" Hip-Hop Photograpy Exhibit by Trevor Traynor

On Saturday, June 20th, DSSF proudly presents, “I Shoot People,” a collection of Hip-Hop photography by Trevor Traynor. “I Shoot People” is a not only Trevor’s first solo show in L.A., but it also marks the debut unveiling of his Hip Hop photography to collectors, his first step outside of his fine arts background. Trevor […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |