Style Wars: Henry Chalfant & Tony Silver interview (Part 2)

January 13, 2009

“It’s interesting that graffiti wasn’t accepted among a lot of hip hop historians and analysts and what have you for a very long time as one of the core forms – for quite a long time.” – Tony Silver, Director of Style Wars In part two of this interview with Henry Chalfant and Tony Silver, [...]

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Brother Ali interview: The MC who re-built his life

January 12, 2009

“I was able to re-build my life the way I wanted it to be. In order to do that, I had to go without the old stuff.” Brother Ali is an inspiration. Bedded down with Minneapolis’ pioneering Rhymesayers crew (home to Atmosphere and Eyedea & Abilities), Brother Ali has faced huge obstacles in his life [...]

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DJ Jazzy Jeff interview: Philadelphia’s Humble Magnificent

January 8, 2009

“You could be the greatest DJ in the world, and your equipment messes up, your needle skips and you’re wack. That’s what makes it great. That’s the challenge.” You can do nothing but respect Jazzy Jeff and his contribution to music. As a producer and turntablist, he has given us hip hop, Philly Soul, a [...]

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Style Wars: Henry Chalfant & Tony Silver interview (Part 1)

January 8, 2009

“This whole culture that has taken over the world was the creation of kids who were living in their own world.” – Tony Silver, Director of Style Wars One word: impact. The movie Style Wars originally debuted on PBS in 1983. Directed by Tony Silver and co-produced by famed graffiti photographer, Henry Chalfant, Style Wars [...]

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El-P interview: A Definitive Jux mastermind psychoanalysed

January 6, 2009

“I was born into chaos and rain and fire and strangeness and the city and action and stress. As much as I’d love not to feel those things sometimes, I’m probably meant for that.” El-P is intense. The way he talks is dense like his lyrics. His sentences build like truncated haikus, and steady punch [...]

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Welcome back. Where have you been all this time?

January 5, 2009

After the darkness comes the light Well, it’s been about 6 years since we actually had content properly up on the Stealth website. We’ve been laying back with our free XMB Forum but still managed to be read by over 200,000 people last year. However, with this little WordPress effort, I’m hoping that will jump [...]

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