Archive for July, 2011

The Number One Pick: Dom Kennedy

Posted: July 7, 2011 by Josh in Commentary, Hip-Hop
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Dom Kennedy

As the former gatekeepers of the music industry, major labels, radio stations, and record stores, struggle to recompose themselves and remain relevant in the digital age, wise artists have thrived in the new climate. The internet and other technological advances have afforded artists a bevy of unprecedented opportunities to establish their brand: new distribution channels, entry to global networks, and simplified fan outreach. In just a few short years, Dom Kennedy has made his way to the forefront of hip-hop in 2011, with smooth lyrics, dope beats and an unstoppable grind.
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TRGGR Radio – 7.1.2011 – Pt. 1

Posted: July 7, 2011 by trggradio in Activism, Commentary, Politics


Peace. After a long break (okay, it was only three weeks) Chris returns to the show. On this episode he talks about the California prisoner hunger strike, Russell Simmons and Van Jones on the Obeezy reelection campaign, NYPD police brutality at the Smif-N-Wessun/Pete Rock album release party, a silver lining to the NFL/NBA lockouts, and in preparation for the Fourth of July, reminds folk to remember Frederick Douglass’s 1852 speech. We also get commentary from Dr. Jared Ball and Mumia Abu Jamal. Joining Chris in studio, TRGGR dream team fam Jose Cotto reports on the UMass smoking ban, and spits one of his recent poems-in-progress to close out the show. Enjoy.

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TRGGR Radio – 7.1.2011 – Pt. 2

Posted: July 7, 2011 by trggradio in Activism, Hip-Hop, Politics


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TRGGR – 6.24.2011 – pt. 1

Posted: July 7, 2011 by trggradio in Africa, Community Organizing, Hip-Hop


Peace, on this episode Rec is joined by Whosane, Nasir Nolan, EDO. G., and Tableek of Maspyke to talk about movements and music from South Africa to Springfield, Massachusetts. Enjoy.

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TRGGR – 6.24.2011 – pt. 1

Posted: July 7, 2011 by trggradio in Africa, Community Organizing, Hip-Hop


Peace, on this episode Rec is joined by Whosane, Nasir Nolan, EDO. G., and Tableek of Maspyke to talk about movements and music from South Africa to Springfield, Massachusetts. Enjoy.

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TRGGR – 6.24.2011 – Pt. 2

Posted: July 7, 2011 by trggradio in Uncategorized


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