Phife Dawg’s mother releasing new book ‘Mama Phife Represents’

A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg died in 2016 after a long fight with diabetes and his mother Cheryl-Boyce-Taylor will release a new book on Jan. 19 sharing insights on their love and relationship. A respected poet and educator in her own right, her latest book Mama Phife Represents tells her journey as a grieving […]

A Tribe Called Quest says farewell with last studio album

“Got to get it together forever got to get it together for brothers, got to get it together for sisters, for mothers and fathers and dead niggas, for non conformers one hitter quitters for Tyson types and Che figures. Let’s make something happen.” The world has shifted and we got exactly what we needed to […]

Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge talk scoring ‘Luke Cage’ and hip-hop

“Luke Cage” has taken the world of streaming by storm. The Black superhero created in 1972 has been resurrected in 2016. The television series created by Cheo Hodari Coker based on the Marvel comic is arresting in its visual display. Sonically it has succeeded in capturing the essence of the lead character, his supporting cast, […]