Akrobatik aka: Bru-Tang Clan - Enter Tha 63 Chambahs

In just over a year and a half, Boston Bruin's Left Winger Brad Marchand has won a Stanley Cup and has become a fan favorite among Boston Hockey fans.  His cult hero status as a gritty player who doesn't take himself too serious has been elevated with the embracing of his popular nickname "Noseface Killah" and his references to his teammates as "The Bru-Tang Clan." To celebrate all things Wu-Tang and his own growing aliases, Marchand has teamed up with The Boston Sports Apparel CO. to design his own line of gear and with Boston’s own Akrobatik for a FreEP "Enter Tha 63 Chambahs" (63 coincidentally being Marchand's Jersey Number and the mirror of Wu-Tang’s debut album title). The six-songs featured on "Enter Tha 63 Chambahs" are all recorded over classic Wu-Tang instrumentals are s

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Inspectah Deck and 7L & Esoteric are Czarface

With his illustrious career spanning nearly two-decades now, it would be easy for Inspectah Deck to sit back and rest on his laurels; after all, he has helped create some of the best hip-hop music ever recorded. Despite his low-key persona, Deck carved out his own unique space in the Wu-Tang Clan, thanks to his stand-out verses from “C.R.E.A.M.,” “Protect Ya Neck” and his otherworldly verse on “Triumph” among many. Likewise, who could forget Deck’s contributions on Ghostface’s Ironman (“Assassination Day”), his many appearances on Raekwon’s OBFCL, GZA’s Liquid Swords (“Cold World”) or his collaborations with Gang Starr (“Above The Clouds”) and Big Pun (“Tres Leches” which also featured Mobb Deep’s Prodigy). Throughout Deck’s career, whether it wa

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YoYo accepting applications for her School Of Hip Hop

YoYo’s School Of Hip Hop aims to change the lives of our youth through love, academics and performing arts, developing fearlessness, self-discipline, confidence and team work. The Spring Break experience is coming up for kids ages 7 through 17 and YoYo's School Of Hip Hop is accepting applications now. For more information or to register your child, please check out: http://www.yoyoschoolofhiphop.com/index.html and click on registration. When: April 2-6 2012 from 12-3 Where: 1030 W. Florence Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90044 FREE PROGRAM FREE LUNCH PROVIDED Accepting applications now, first come first serve!

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Public Enemy bring the noise for 25th anniversary

Not many music groups stay together long enough to celebrate 25 years, but that's exactly what Public Enemy did Monday night — and they put on a sold-out concert at the Grammys Museum in Los Angeles in honor of their milestone. Led by Flavor Flav and Chuck D, the Long Island, New York-based hip-hop group worked their way through a string of their most notable songs from their 12 albums, including "Bring the Noise," "Fight the Power," "Don't Believe the Hype," and "Rebel Without a Pause." In addition to the music, Chuck D and Flavor Flav also got the audience laughing with their funny, somewhat nit-picking banter. At one point, the clock-wearing rapper-turned-reality star started going off about radio being "too scared" to play their songs, to which Chuck D interrupted, "Ladies and gen

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Paid Dues Independent Hip Hop Festival

The final line-up of the PAID DUES INDEPENDENT HIP HOP FESTIVAL--presented by independent hip hop artist MURS (Living Legends) in association with Guerilla Union (Rock The Bells, Cypress Hill Smokeout)--has been announced and includes the addition of R.A. The Rugged Man, Three-6 Mafia, Brother Ali and many more, joining previously announced headliners Wu-Tang Clan and Odd Future. The seventh installment of the all-day, all-ages event--highlighting the most eminent and flourishing independent artists in hip hop--will take place on Saturday, April 7, 2012 at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, CA. "With the tremendous growth in independent hip hop every year there is more and more amazing talent to choose from. And as the spectrum broadens the goal of Paid Dues is to continue to be a

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MTV2 Presents: Yo! MTV Raps Classic Cuts

MTV2 is bringing back Yo! by focusing on what drew fans to watch from the start: the music. In this second installment of the special, they'll focus on 3 more songs -- Naughty By Nature's "OPP," Common's "I Used to Love H.E.R." and "Straight Outta Compton" by N.W.A. -- and tell the stories behind each track, from the artists who penned and produced them, to the fans, insiders, artists and celebs who simply love the music. Yo! all-stars making appearances include former Yo! MTV Raps hosts Fab 5 Freddy and Ed Lover, and hip-hop stars including Ice Cube, Naughty by Nature, Common, Fat Joe, No I.D., Talib Kweli, Fabolous, Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller, Kendrick Lamar, Machine Gun Kelly, Peter Rosenberg, Maino, Lil Eazy E, Joell Ortiz, DJ Quik, Charlamagne, Big Boy, Miss Info, Damien Lemon, and

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