People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm is the debut studio album by American hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest, released on April 17th, 1990 on Jive Records. After forming the Native Tongues collective and collaborating on several projects, A Tribe Called Quest began recording sessions for People’s Instinctive Travels in late 1989 at Calliope Studios with completion reached in early 1990. The […]IT WAS ON THIS DATE, APRIL 10, 1990 RELEASED PEOPLES INSTINCTIVE TRAVELS AND THE PATHS OF RHYTHM — HIPHOPRAISEDMETHEBLOG
Hip Hop originators Public Enemy celebrate the 30th anniversary of the album Apocalypse ’91 this year. Despite not being an apocalyptic year, to mark the occasion they have announced a graphic novel entitled, Apocalypse 91: The Revolution Never Sleeps.
Begining in 1991, the book heads to far-off futures with a series of speculative fiction stories by writers including Evan Narcisse, Regine Sawyer (who wrote Dark Nights: Death Metal), Che Grayson, Troy-Jeffrey Allen, as well as others.
You can find out more here.
Public Enemy can usually be relied upon for greatness.
And they’ve delivered again at the BET Awards with this great rendition of their classic, Fight The Power, while teaming up with some friends.
With some updated lyrics, this band is as vital as ever.
Music critic Everett True posted a scholarly article on authenticity in popular music and the criticism of the music.
In short, he reasons that there’s a load of mythology tied around the concept of authenticity.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, writing for The Atlantic, offers a key characteristic: Tell the truth.
In an, I-know-it-when-I-see-it example, here’s a good example of authenticity and truth: