Immortal Technique and Prodigy of Mobb Deep @Hip Hop Think Tank 3

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A number of artists concerned with the future of Hip Hop educational curriculum shared their views at the Schomburg Center in Harlem NY on Saturday Nov. 9 2013 for the 3rd annual Hip Hop Think Tank Conference. The 2 day event kicked off on Saturday with in-depth panel discussions and top-notch presentations by educators from around the United States.

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Kurt Nice aka Kurtiss Jackson is a behind the scenes pioneer in the Hip Hop Kulture, creating the first nationally distributed video mix tape series, Shades of Hip Hop, in the late 1990s. Since touring the country with the Stop the Violence Movement and the Temple of Hip Hop as KRS-ONE’s National Marketing Director, Kurt Nice has been a constant commentator on conscious Hip Hop and its relevance to the new rap music of today, through radio and cable appearances. contact Kurt at

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  1. gold price says:

    So here is one thing that I propose to help change the situation. I am calling out to the UZN to get more involved in helping us out down here. Plan some big events here like you do up there. Bring the air up there to the beach down here. Help us get some solid chapters going here in a few cities. Strong but peaceful chapters. Get with Zulu Red and help him get something going. Zulu is a major driving force behind Hip Hop, they go hand in hand, so why are we not organizing. And rep for us the way we rep for y’all up there in New York. And many of us (like me) show mad love for the Bay Area scene and Zulus as well. We need some interaction. When heads come to Atlanta (like Public Enemy currently) take the extra step to come to Miami or West Palm. The more we rep real hip hop, the less they can stop it. It is infectious. But everyone wants what’s popular down here. Let’s make Real Hip Hop popular, like it was once before (Fresh Fest, Run DMC/Beastie Boys, etc.). The UZN has the most worldwide unity of all in the Hip Hop community. I know Florida could learn something from that. But it’s up to us to make it happen and get it crackin’.

  2. That’s what Public Enemy front man Chuck D said at an emergency meeting held yesterday, Feb. 22, at the National Black Theatre in Harlem. The Supreme World Council of the Universal Zulu Nation, which was established by Afrika Bambaataa, considered by many to be the founding father of hip hop, called the meeting to address the need for the reinstatement of balance, respect and love in hip hop music.

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