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February 6th, 2013
February is Black History Month, a time to remember all of the pioneers who led the way for black people everywhere. For us here at Much, it’s also a time for us to recognize artists and songs which raised awareness of the Black struggle over time. Presenting our official BHM mixtape. Kendrick Lamar, Hiii Power […]
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October 4th, 2012
The 2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction nominees were announced this week and for hip-hop fans, there were two very noticeable inclusions. Political rap pioneers Public Enemy and gangsta rap originators N.W.A. joined the hefty ranks of Rush, Chic, Donna Summer, Deep Purple and Kraftwerk, who have been sampled by everyone from Jay-z […]
July 19th, 2012
Kanye West and Jay-Z told us to watch the throne, as they represented the richest of the rich. Public Enemy are back with their trademark brand of politically conscious hip-hop, and they’re asking asking who is going to “Catch The Thrown?” Whose going to pick up the 99% when they are down? There has always […]
August 17th, 2011
In honour of Black Moon performing their backpacker classic Enta Da Stage album in its entirety tonight (well worth the pilgrimage to Brooklyn), we’ve decided to put together an only-in-our-wildest-dreams list of classic albums we’d love to see performed live. From cover to cover, skits included. Some of these picks require physical resurrections, while others […]
February 1st, 2011
February is Black History Month, an important and special time on the calendar for all people of African descent because it is a time to reflect upon where we have been as a collective and where we are going in the future. It’s a time to remember all of the pioneers who led the way for Black people to be judged as first class citizens worldwide and a time to celebrate our achievements in all realms of society from politics to sports to entertainment and everything in between. For us here at MuchMusic Black History Month is a time for us to recognize artist and songs which raised awareness of the Black struggle over time.