De La Soul's "The D.A.I.S.Y. Experience" Brings Out Queen Latifah, Monie Love, Chuck D, Common, Dave Chappelle + Many More

Hip Hop was in the building at Webster Hall in New York City on Thursday night (March 2). Fans, friends and peers packed the famous venue for De La Soul and Amazon Music event, "The D.A.I.S.Y. Experience," ahead of the legendary group's first six albums finally going up on digital streaming services. Of course, the evening was bittersweet. Just three weeks ago, one-third of the trailblazing trio Trugoy The Dove died unexpectedly at 54, making their hard-won victory fall flat of the triumphant occasion it was meant to be. 

Nevertheless, the makeshift memorial ushered in the likes of Chuck D, Common, Q-Tip, Pharoahe Monch, Kool DJ Red Alert, former Tommy Boy A&R Dante Ross, Dave Chappelle, Black Sheep's Dres, Queen Latifah and Monie Love, who were all there to show their love

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Busta Rhymes Admits He Shed "Tears Of Joy" Ahead Of Sold-Out Carnegie Hall Show: "I Cried A Lot"

Busta Rhymes took the stage at Carnegie Hall for a sold-out show on February 27. For days leading up to the event—dubbed "Carnegie Hall Presents Power Network: A Black History Month Conversation and Concert"—he shared behind-the-scenes snaps of himself practicing with an orchestra, clearly excited about the opportunity. 

During the big soirée, Bus-A-Bus donned a fancy tux and sailed through his set, performing "Baby If You Give It To Me" and "Give Me Some More," among many of his other hits. At one point, Busta Rhymes stopped the show and talked about his childhood then brought it up to current times. 

“While [my mother] was making breakfast, I used to see Transformers and Voltron, so names like Optimus Prime, Megatron and Soundwave [I would hear],

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Jam Master Jay Murder Suspects Accused Of Intimidating Witness At His Funeral

The Jam Master Jay murder trial has yet to get underway, even though it's been more than 20 years since the Run-DMC legend's death and three years since the feds indicted Karl Jordan Jr. and Ronald Washington for the killing. But the case is getting murky. Not long after Washington accused key witness Lydia High, who buzzed the killers into the studio that night in 2002, of being "unreliable," now there's testimony the suspects intimidated multiple witnesses.

According to docs obtained by AllHipHop, someone referred to as "Witness 6" refused to cooperate with authorities, claiming they feared both Jordan and Jordan's father, Karl Jordan Sr.

"In a November 23, 2020 jail call, Jordan states that Witness 6 'put me at the scene' and discusses Witness 6 and other p

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MF DOOM's Family Calls On Egon To Return Late MC's Notebooks

MF DOOM left the physical realm in October 2020, but fans didn't find out about his death until two months later. It was a crushing blow to the Hip-Hop community, and those who love him are desperate for any DOOM artifacts. Before the prolific yet enigmatic MetalFace'd MC passed away, he and wife Jasmine Dumile had been inquiring about some missing rhyme notebooks, which are allegedly in the possession of Egon, his former collaborator. But, the war continues.

On Wednesday (March 1), MF DOOM's family shared an Instagram post exposing some of those emails. The caption reads: "Egon Give Back The Notebooks."

In one of the emails, dated August 2016, DOOM writes, "Hope you're well. Any word from H—on my belongings. I really need those notebooks." Egon replies, "I've no idea

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Wu-Tang Clan & Nas Extend "N.Y. State Of Mind Tour" With 32 New Dates

Nas and Wu-Tang Clan have extended their N.Y. State of Mind Tour with an additional 32 dates in Australia, Europe and the U.S. Produced by Live Nation, the run kicks off on May 9 at the Spark Arena in Auckland, New Zealand, then heads to Europe in June. After two months off, the tour hits the States on September 20 with a stop at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. It eventually wraps up on October 22 at the Yaamava Theatre in Highland, California (near San Bernardino). Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday (March 3) at 10 a.m. ET. 

The newly announced shows come on the heels of 2022's sold-out N.Y. State of Mind dates, which transpired in 25+ cities, including a set in Los Angeles at The Hollywood Bowl. The Nas/Wu-Tang outing was nominated for Pollstar’s 2022 Hip-Hop T

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De La Soul Flips Amazon Music Event "The D.A.I.S.Y. Experience" Into Trugoy Tribute

De La Soul's first six albums are scheduled to hit streaming services on Friday (March 3). But sadly, one of the members won't be there to celebrate. Trugoy The Dove, one of the trio's founding members, died unexpectedly on February 12, less than a month before the highly anticipated event. 

To honor De La Soul's fallen brother, Amazon Music will present "The D.A.I.S.Y. Experience" at New York City's Webster Hall on Thursday (March 2), just one day before the albums are finally made available. Not only will it honor Trugoy's life and legacy, it will also highlight the indelible impact fellow De La members Posdnuos and Maseo have had on the culture.

The venue will be transformed with artwork from the the New York City-bred trio's seminal 1989 debut, 3 Feet High and Ri

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