Snippets: Street Knowledge by Dr. Cornel West | The Tipping Point for The Roots | Nas Works on New Joint | Juvenile Teams Up with J Prince | Kweli Mixtape | Racism at a NYC Cafe | Dead Prez RGB - TurkDr. Cornel West, the Princeton professor that released the critically acclaimed Hip-Hop album “Sketches Of My Culture,” is finishing production on his follow-up, “Street Knowledge.” The double CD chronicles the black experience in America from the days of slavery’s Middle Passage up to today’s Hip-Hop culture.

The album features guest appearances by Killer Mike, Tavis Smiley, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Chuckii Booker and others.

“Street Knoledge” hits stores in June.
The legendary Roots have just finished their […]

Snippets: Nas not assaulted | Benzino targets 50 Cent, The Roots, Outkast | 50 Cent on Gays | Chuck D on liberal radio | Ludacris gets starring role | Juvenile’s gold status - R. KellyThere were rumors floating around this week that Queensbridge rapper Nas was assaulted while in Cincinnati. The official word is that they are false, according to Nas’ camp.

   A radio station in Washington, D.C. reported that Nas was assaulted and robbed in Cincinnati, Ohio and was in the hospital recovering. Supposedly the story originated from the Cincinnati Herald, but they have no record of the story.
   Benzino is at it again this time taking aim […]