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Dead Prez’s Stic.Man On Why Hip-Hop Can Be Healthy Without Losing Its Swag

Hip-hop fans may know stic.man from the hip-hop duo Dead Prez. What they may not know, however, is that the lyricist is also a purveyor of holistic living who aims to…

Premiere: M1 Of Dead Prez & Bonnot’s ‘Between Me And The World’ Album

M1 of the legendary — and revolutionary — hip-hop duo dead prez is back with some lyrical food for the people. Finding new inspiration overseas, M felt captivated to…

Cop Killers: 13 Rap Lyrics About Police Murdering Civilians

Police brutality is nothing new. The tally of victims reads like a roll call: Sean Bell, Amadou Diallo, Oscar Grant. The list is seemingly eternal, and the protesting…

Opinion: Is Conscious Rap Dead?

THE NEW THINKERS Conscious rappers of the past once served a strict diet of the good word. Yet today’s class of brainy MCs pepper righteousness with sinning for a more…

VIBE Exclusive: dead prez’s M-1 Reacts To Kanye’s NYT Shout-Out: ‘I Consider Myself A Peer’

It seems like you can’t escape Kanye West these days. From his tabloid wet dream relationship with soon-to-be baby mother Kim Kardashian to the deafening hype…

New Videos: Alicia Keys, Dead Prez, Dizzy Wright, And More

New music videos for your viewing pleasure 1. Alicia Keys – “Girl On Fire (Japanese Version)” Whether she’s on her Japanese lotus flower steez or reading children’s…

M-1 Talks New Dead Prez Album and Gun Control: ‘We Do Have A Right to Protect Ourselves’

Dead Prez is kicking up the proverbial dust once again. Last October, the veteran, rebellious hip-hop duo of stic.man and M-1 released their third album Information Age…

V Exclusive! Dead Prez’ Stic.man On New Album: ‘Throws Every Convention Out The Box’

Following the news that politically-charged hip-hop duo dead prez has signed a recording deal with independent New York label Krian, group member stic.man spoke to VIBE…

V Playlist: Mary J. Blige, Skyzoo x DJ Prince, Dead Prez, Troy Ave, Pharoahe Monch

1. Mary J. Blige – “Everyday People” This is the Mary we love—celebrating life with a cool hip-hop beat to follow. When Mary isn’t singing about crispy chicken wraps…