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Lauryn Hill, The Last Poets, N.W.A & More Featured On Pandora’s Black Panthers Mixtape

The Black Panther Party did more that uplift African Americans. It also inspired some of the most revolutionary music in Hip-Hop and R&B.


The First Annual INDELIBLE FESTIVAL Pays Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron

When Gil Scott-Heron passed away last May, musicians and fans alike paid tribute by raving about his live performances and classic albums. For…


VIBE Salutes Hip-Hop Foremother Camille Yarbrough

Camille Yarbrough is hip-hop’s original triple threat. Without her, there may not have been an MC Lyte, Queen Latifah or even Nicki Minaj. Yarbrough, affectionately…


VIBE Salutes Gil Scott-Heron The Godfather Of Hip-Hop (RIP)

Via NPR: Gil Scott-Heron died Friday afternoon in New York, his book publisher reported. He was 62. The influential poet and musician is often credited…


Gil Scott-Heron x New Album

For those who aren’t familiar with Gill Scott-Heron, a refresher: Remember "My Way Home", the track Common lyrically destroyed on Kanye West’s 2005 album Late…