News Archive - March 2008

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    Chuck D: Fat cats still trying to control who plays

    March 27th, 2008

    Katti Gray February 4, 2008 A day after returning from what's been touted as the largest global conference on the future of music, Chuck D, rap star and rebel, was sharing his take on that meeting, on record-industry greed and on how the digital-music consumer has industry titans in a… Read more

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    PE Bassist Hardgroove Doesn't Believe The Hype

    March 24th, 2008

    april /may 2008 santa fean 21 Emiliano Garcia-Sarnoff A key member of the revolutionary hiphop group Public Enemy, Brian Hardgroove is also an activist, producer, and host of The Fusebox on Indie ( Hardgroove, who moved from New York—his hometown—to Santa Fe in 2006, talks about his creative mission, the… Read more

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    Cheef Exek Rolls Out Song / Vid For Hopeful Chief Exec Barack Obama

    March 12th, 2008

    Crank That Obama is the latest single by CHEEF EXEK on the SLAMjamz record label subsidiary beat! Self produced, Cheef Exek is pushing the point of supporting democratic presidential candidate Illinois Senator Barack Obama, by alerting folks in the hood, streets ,and lovers of hip hop today to be proactive… Read more