On their debut record ‘The Platform,’ LA trio Dilated Peoples reenergized the rap underground, bringing alternative hip-hop back to the mainstream.
DIY venues are deeply loved, but not always preserved. These ten venues have been essential incubators for punk, hip-hop and electronica DIY scenes the world over.
Jurassic 5 is a Los Angeles hip-hop collective whose members are comprised of Chali 2na, Cut Chemist, DJ Nu-Mark, Zaakir, Akil, and Marc 7.
With the coming of the new millennium it was obvious that hip-hop had come a long way and now became a commercial powerhouse in mainstream culture.