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The Roy Ayers Project Trailers

[vodpod id=Video.5777027&w=540&h=350&fv=quality%3Dbest%26amp%3Ballowfullscreen%3Dtrue%26amp%3Bscale%3DshowAll%26amp%3B] One of hip-hop’s most influential and sampled musicians, Roy Ayers will be chronicled in the upcoming documentary, Roy Ayers Project. Here are the two trailers from ?uestlove and Bobbito Garcia. nr

Gwyneth Paltrow & Jay-Z Trade Intvws.

Jay-Z and actress Gwyneth Paltrow traded interviews today on their respective websites. For Life And Times, Hov asks Gwyn about her musical taste. SC: Personally I was very surprised at your extensive knowledge of hip-hop songs. Particularly how you can sing ’90s hip-hip songs word for word. I can’t even do that! How does a girl from Spence discover hip-hop? GP: I first was exposed to hip-hop when I was about 16 (1988) by some boys who went to collegiate. […]

De La Soul Honored By Library Of Congress

De La Soul’s debut album, 3 Feet High and Rising has been inducted in the Library of Congress as the fourth Hip Hop inductee. Their 1989 release now joins Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, Public Enemy and last year’s honoree, Tupac Shakur. The selection is one of the 25 recordings over 10 years old that are declared “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.” heads up: xxl