Okayplayer Tour featuring Dead Prez, Talib Kweli

Okayplayer Tour featuring Dead Prez, Talib Kweli

Lest there is any doubt whether quality, thoughtful hip-hop could fill arena-sized venues, The Roots -organised Okayplayer Tour should prove everyone wrong. On Saturday, October 7, New York City 's Hammerstein Ballroom - with a capacity...

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Bristol Fleece & Firkin

Bristol Fleece & Firkin

Drain your champagne glass, Puffy , the party's over. "All the people who drink water make some noise!" urges Dead Prez 's Sticman , before 'Be Healthy' , a number about how great rice is. After gangsta attitude? You've come to the wrong...

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London Ladbroke Grove Subterania

London Ladbroke Grove Subterania

The hardest trials and tribulations can often be blessings as well. So it is that Florida revolutionaries Dead Prez have their trusty Digital Audio Tape, with backing tracks for the show, confiscated at UK Customs. And what should be disastrous...

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Hip Hop

Hip Hop

Dead Prez Hip Hop (Epic) There's not much to it. There's the sound of a radio being tuned, of frequencies a-changing. Some edgy breaks come in, and a bassline wraps itself round your insides like a guilty conscience. And...

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Hip Hop

Hip Hop

Dead Prez Hip Hop (Epic) There's not much to it. There's the sound of a radio being tuned, of frequencies a-changing. Some edgy breaks come in, and a bassline wraps itself round your insides like a guilty conscience. And...

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Let's Get Free

Let's Get Free

The debut album from this Florida-based two-piece is a return to when rap wore leather Africa pendants round its neck and followed Chuck D 's design for life. Dreadlocked MC s M-1 and S tickman favour freshly-squeezed over Cristal and...

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