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  American hip hop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
By the end of the decade, hip hop was known in many of the United States' most populous cities.
With a somewhat disappointing hip hop scene, Baltimore's biggest claim to fame in rap is its status as the boyhood home of the legendary Tupac Shakur, who attended the Baltimore School for the Arts.
Detroit's earliest forays into recorded hip hop were in the field of ghettotech, a fusion of techno music and Miami bass.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/American_hip_hop   (1851 words)

 Native American hip hop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Native American hip hop is popular among Native Americans in the United States and the First Nations of Canada.
Native American rappers began performing in the 1980s and 90s, drawing on influences like John Trudell's spoken word poetry.
Movement Music: Hip Hop and Aboriginal Youth Activism Interview with Manik of the Native Youth Movement and Skeena Reece
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Native_American_hip_hop   (209 words)

 Hip Hop Logic - Hip Hop Albums, Books, Movies, Politics, Weblogs
Hip Hop Movies is quite raw, more of a framework for a section, but it gives me a place to start.
Hip Hop Politics is an interesting combination of old school interests, political discussion and pictures of attractive women.
I did a quick check of some hip hop news and some of the things that most interested me were this article on hip hop culture's effects on the auto industry, news of the Dirty States of America documentary and this press release about BBuggz.
www.netweed.com /hiphoplogic/2004_05_01_archive.html   (6345 words)

 Hip Hop Logic - Hip Hop Albums, Books, Movies, Politics, Weblogs
I like the fact that some of the more interesting hip hop coverage is happening in the newsweeklies and I realize that shared ownership means that articles that run in one paper will also run in another in a different region of the country.
The Hip Hop as a Movement Conference is happening this weekend at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Hip Hop Blogs is a new group weblog by hip hop bloggers already well known in the scene.
www.netweed.com /hiphoplogic/2004_04_01_archive.html   (6976 words)

 JS Online: Indian music enjoys soaring success   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A Wisconsin native now based in Nashville, Miller is a first-rate roots rocker who intermingles influences such as the Byrds and Bob Dylan with traditional Indian forms and themes.
This soundtrack from the IMAX documentary is an excellent sampler of Native American sounds with haunting instrumentals intermingled with tracks by such standouts as Joanne Shenandoah, Robbie Robertson, Walela and Mary Youngblood.
The root sound of Native American music is the traditional flute and percussion known as powwow music.
www.jsonline.com /enter/planit/sep99/ind10090999.asp   (1384 words)

 NativeRadio Your portal to the beauty and mystery of Native American Music
Professor McKay had Native American ancestors from the 17th Century in America and was intent on preserving the true American culture and links to the natural environment through his musical compositions.
Native Joy for Real is Joy Harjo's long awaited CD release since the appearance of her award-winning Poetic Justice CD, Letter From the End of the Twentieth Century from Silver Wave Records in 1997.
Native American Poet Kaluyu'ti presents "Native music with a new attitude" He is "The Peaceful Warrior" trying to unite nations through celebration, education and information.
www.nativeradio.com /links.cfm   (5982 words)

 Saginaw Valley State University
Ernie Paniccioli, regarded by some as the "dean of hip hop photographers," will speak in the Alan W. Ott Auditorium of the Regional Education Center at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 1.
A Native American native to New Jersey, Paniccioli made a career in photography, beginning in 1973 when his 35-millimeter camera captured the graffiti art that dominated New York City.
He was chosen by rap artist KRS1 to serve as spokesman for The Temple of Hip Hop peace conference in May 2001.
www.svsu.edu /newsevents/index.php?id=1910   (299 words)

Phil Lucas is the producer, director and writer of this television documentary on Frank Brown, a Heiltsuk Native American from Bella Bella, British Columbia who was banished instead of being sent to a juvenile detention center.
This moving documentary follows Vella, a self-identified African American, as she researches and reflects on her Native American heritage.
Director of the Native American Program for the Sundance Institute from 1995 to 2001, Heather Rae (Cherokee) nurtured the work of more than fifty emerging Native American screenwriters and filmmakers.
facweb.bcc.ctc.edu /llum/AIFF2006/index2006.htm   (1039 words)

 AllHipHop.com : Features
While many people may be unaware of the strong Native American Hip Hop scene that thrives independently in Native communities across the United States and Canada, one of it's pioneers, Litefoot is calling on Outkast and the broader Hip Hop community to take notice and check the way they view Native culture.
I know that I have pioneered Hip Hop to the reservation and performed my version of it unashamed before it was ever as accepted as it is today.
Despite the fact that many African American's have Native American ancestry and the historic role that Native American's have played in the struggle for Black freedom, this event has shined light on a large gap of understanding that lies between the two communities.
www.allhiphop.com /features/?ID=762   (1992 words)

 AlterNet: South American Hip Hop
The number of Hip Hop groups in Sao Paulo, who refer to themselves in terms of gangs or posses, is estimated to be as high as 30,000.
The retail stores did not carry much Hip Hop so kids were forced to either search for vintage house stores that carried bootleg copies or to make their own music.
The fire that once propelled Hip Hop in New York is alive and kicking in Chile; and with each day that passes, a new kid joins the ranks.
www.alternet.org /story/281   (2287 words)

 Comments on 12656 | MetaFilter
All those Native American rap songs are the same, always bragging about how many beads they have and the heap fly bitches.
I have to say that they were not exactly my cup of tea, and that I was disappointed in the number of sweeping statements like "Free all political prisoners!", but from what I observed, these groups were really inspiring to their people.
Although some of the comments that I heard were disappointing, the music from the Native American acts was very emotionally charged and lyrically informative.
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 Native American Times - America's Largest Independent, Native American News Source
However, that may not be enough for boycott organizers at the Native American Cultural Center in San Fransico.
Native Americans have only recently been a part of the GRAMMY program.
Virginia Moon, the General Manager of the CBS affiliate KOTV in Tulsa told the Native American Times her station had not recieved any complaints.
www.nativetimes.com /index.asp?action=displayarticle&article_id=3783   (370 words)

 The Black Commentator - Dismantling The‘Bling’- Another Look at Hip-Hop - Issue 99   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
”Hip Hop has experimented with a lot of different styles of music and there's a lot of people who have brought different changes over time with hip hop…which have brought out all these funky records which everybody just started jumpin' on like a catch phrase…All these people brought changes within hip hop music...
Stereotypical images of fl Americans are disseminated throughout Japan, primarily through the media, but racism in the country is typically directed at gaigin or foreigners, regardless of skin color.
Hip hop, just to take the most obvious example, has spread from the urban underground where I found it in my early story on Kurtis Blow [a hip-hop artist and pioneer – RNB], to white – or at least well-heeled – suburbia.
www.blackcommentator.com /99/99_hip_hop.html   (5401 words)

 Native Unity: 03/01/2004 - 03/31/2004
NATIVE UNITY DIGEST: The Native American people need to find a way to pull together to become more visible to the rest of the world.
Native Unity - A place for Native American Peoples to solidify their tribes to make a positive impact on the cultural, social, economic and political fabric of American society and a place for non-Natives to better understand the ways of the American Indian.
She was the first female Native American soldier to be killed in combat.
nativeunity.blogspot.com /2004_03_01_nativeunity_archive.html   (7092 words)

 Current.org | KNNB, Apache Radio
Like many other Native American stations, KNNB is licensed to the tribe itself, a situation that can lead a tribal council to view the public station as its mouthpiece rather than an independent voice.
Frank Blythe, executive director of the CPB-supported Native American Public Telecommunications (NAPT), says this is a primary cause of the rapid turnover of managers and staff at many of the 27 Native American stations.
Station managers on many reservations will tell you, however, that while promoting the native language plays an important role for the public radio outlet, use of the native language on air generates its own set of problems since many under-40 listeners are not fluent in it or may not speak it at all.
www.current.org /radio/radio0213.html   (2306 words)

 Native American Art News: Indian burial site found near New York
Daily updates of current events in Native American Arts and Crafts, presented by amerindianarts.us, traders of graphics by R.C. Gorman, Virginia Stroud and others.
Chaffins, who now resides in my village of Paguate on Laguna Pueblo, was born in Portsmouth, Va. She attended the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, where she received her associate's degree in fine arts in 1990.
NATIVE VILLAGE YOUTH AND EDUCATION NEWS is a free newsletter which informs and celebrates in the education, values, traditions, and accomplishments of the Americas' First Peoples.
www.amerindianarts.info /2005/10/indian-burial-site-found-near-new-york.html   (2000 words)

 AWOL! WARCLUB- Native American Hip Hop Headz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
WARCLUB is a Philadelphia based Native American hip hop group consisting of Ryakin and Rymahawk.
During a time when most hip hop is dominated by fast cars, fast money and fast careers, WARCLUB succeeds in breaking free from the shackles of mainstream rap to deliver the refreshing sounds of revolution.
WARCLUB exhibits the true do-it-yourself attitude by producing and recording all of their music on their own, all the while maintaining a hard commitment to give voice to the injustice that has plagued the Native American community for centuries.
awol.objector.org /artistprofiles/warclub.html   (156 words)

 PopMatters | Columns | Miles Marshall Lewis | Paris Noir | Why Paris?
Eventually I decided I was on a vision quest, to discover the new fl American vanguard of Paris in the 21st century.
The heyday of American expatriate culture in Paris was the 1920s, the Jazz Age.
She's returned to her native city to live and film a documentary of her grandparents' lives.
www.popmatters.com /columns/lewis/050323.shtml   (2123 words)

 AIROS Native Radio Network
As the number of Native Americans diagnosed with diabetes reaches epidemic proportions, treatment within Native American communities includes the incorporation of traditional healing methods, foods, and exercise, along with Western medical treatment.
Native America Calling, the AIROS flagship program, is a live one-hour call-in show, now distributed to over 40 Native and non-Native radio stations across Indian Country, Monday-Friday at 1 p.m.
Native America Calling is produced by Koahnic Broadcasting Corp at KUNM in Albuquerque, NM.
www.airos.org /audio.html   (1338 words)

 The Eighth Annual Native American Music Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
With native roots from Alaska to New Zealand, over 25 awards categories display the depth and diversity of this year's growing Native American music scene.
For the second year in a row, the American Automobile Association (AAA) renewed its prestigious Four Diamond rating to this 500-room hotel offering several restaurants and lounges, a 16,000 sq.
The Native American Music Awards has been acclaimed for having "all the professionalism and production values of much larger events like the Grammy Awards and the American Music Awards" (American Federation of Radio Television Artists).
www.nammys.com   (513 words)

 Native American Business Alliance - Mocassin Print Archive - NABA Celebrates 10th Anniversary
In turn, NABA also provides corporations with opportunities to understand and enjoy Native American traditions through culturally-enriching conference and networking events.
The panelists shared with the audience their continued commitment to do business with Native American Owned Businesses and NABA and the benefits of partnering with a Native American organization such as NABA.
The closing evening began with cultural speaker “Litefoot,”; star of "Indian in a Cupboard," 2004 Native American Hip Hop Artist of the Year and founder of 2005-2006 Reach The Rez Tour Native American, and included Traditional Native Dancers who got the crowd dancing.
www.native-american-bus.org /newsletter10thAnniversary.html   (457 words)

 urbaninjun   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Urban Injun Production consists of four hip hop connoisseurs interested in bringing awareness of the hip hop culture to the native community.
U.I. will be showcasing the talents of fellow Native Americans as well as other skillful emcees of all nationalities.
Living in the bay area exposed ‘Chief to the culture of hip hop with a love and appreciation that transcended commercial rap.
www.urbaninjun.com /about.html   (961 words)

 diné underground   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
11 year old native american(navajo) hip hop artist putting it down in his own lil way.......
We are the first ever Native magazine to represent our culture like this.
Home of Native artist St.Eyez along with DJ Silent both of 2 Down Entertainment based out of Aztec,Farmington, New Mexico.
see.the-hidden.com /du/links?c=3&o=0&start=1   (138 words)

 Natay: TNT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
His songs are tight, his cadences and rhythms are exceptional and he actually has some positive things to say to young Natives.
The production is excellent and will stand up against any mainstream rap or hip hop artist of today.
"TNT" stands for "True Native Thugz." This is the part of society that Natay represents; those that have fallen between the cracks, the young inner city Native population.
www.zangomusic.com /nataytnt.html   (207 words)

 YBFREE.com Music March 2004: Nadjiwan: Awake p. 1 of 1
Knowing from a very young age that he wanted to perform music, he spent several years performing with several popular Native American entertainers.
Nominated for a Canadian Aboriginal Music Award and a Native American Music Award (NAMMY), Awake is a rock tour de force.
The first track, Noweenagun, is a masterpiece of guitars and soulful Native American vocals.
www.ybfree.com /33NADJIWAN1.html   (360 words)

 Native Hip Hop > Index
They're back though, and in the tail end of 2005 released a hip hop compilation, and are preparing another installment for 2006.
The goal of ISMA is to honor the best American Indian music that has been commercially released between March 2, 2005 and March 1, 2006.
DJ Shock B will be on the 1’s and 2’s hyping the party vibe at the youth and all ages event, and will be promoting the importance of wellness, being drug and alcohol free, and pursuing higher education.
www.nativehiphop.net   (640 words)

 -- Beliefnet.com
"Aim for Freedom" advocates for the release of Leonard Peltier, a Native American who has been imprisoned for 24 years under questionable circumstances for the killings in of two FBI agents and one Native American.
Shadowyze makes the cut more than a must-do by featuring some of his most solid rhyming, along with a fusion of chanting and Native American flutes, mixed with contemporary beats.
Given the failure of the United States' Native American policy, and the place hip-hop has taken as the music of protest, "Spirit Warrior" is more inevitable than inspired.
www.beliefnet.com /story/61/story_6158_2.html   (278 words)

 Asian-Nation : Asian American History, Demographics, & Issues :: Martial Arts, Video Games, & Hip-Hop
Again, this activity is not limited to Asian Americans but again, they frequently seem to be identified with it, in terms of representing a large percentage of all gamers (and where several gamers who've won national gaming tournaments have been Asian Americans) and because Asian Americans are overrepresented as video game executives and programmers.
In addition to constituting a large portion of video game enthusiasts, Asian Americans also represent a sizeable proportion of programmers who create the computer code, graphics, and other multimedia elements behind these high tech games, as well as entrepreneurs who've used their skills and education to turn their hobby into profitable businesses.
Many who enjoy these acts enjoy them at the numerous Asian American dance clubs, discos, and rave parties scattered across the major metropolitan areas in the U.S. I won't pretend to know the names of any of them but I have it on good word that they are increasingly becoming popular among young Asian Americans.
www.asian-nation.org /martial-arts.shtml   (1328 words)

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