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October 18th, 2000 | Comments Off on KRS-One: The Lyrical Superhighway | Category: Essays

More than anyone else out there today, KRS-One embodies all that is pure and true about Hip-hop music. He is the only artist who had a record out in 1986 who can still rip mics live as good or better than anyone attempting the art form since.

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October 18th, 2000 | One Comment | Category: Essays

Douglas Hofstadter, College Professor of cognitive science and computer science, director of the Center for Research on Concepts and Cognition, adjunct professor of philosophy, psychology, history and philosophy of science, and comparative literature at Indiana University, never sleeps. The man is always thinking. About thinking.

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October 18th, 2000 | 2 Comments | Category: Essays

Shifting his ever-focused attention from Hip-hop to home-schooling, William Upski Wimsatt is changing perceptions and mixing people up like no other. “We’re turning the education system on its head and making it do headspins!” Billy announces proudly. As a graffiti artist-cum-youth activist, Billy criss-crossed the country on a two-year tour promoting his latest book No More Prisons (Soft Skull, 1999).