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Weekly Flow: Inside Hip-Hop's Evolving Echo

Illustrations of iconic hip-hop artists featured in new book, Egostrip, by Dan Lish

A new book titled "Egostrip Book 1" is set to be released on October 13th, featuring illustrations of iconic hip-hop artists from the golden era of the genre.

The book, published by Velocity Press, includes illustrations of artists such as De La Soul, Cypress Hill, and MF DOOM.

The illustrations, created by artist Dan Lish, have previously only been available individually.

The book can be pre-ordered and also comes in a limited edition bundle with exclusive art prints.

Inside the Wu-Tang: Ghostface Killah's Epic Memoir Reveals Secrets of Hip Hop's Legendary Clan!

Wu-Tang Clan's Ghostface Killah is set to release his memoir, "Rise Of A Killah: My Life In The Wu-Tang."

The 240-page book will delve into his childhood, relationships, experiences with crime and violence, and his time with the iconic hip-hop crew.

Pre-orders for the book are now available in various formats.

The Alchemist and Yasiin Bey Turn Up the Heat with New Music at L.A. Show

The Alchemist debuted new music with Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) in Los Angeles.

The show also featured New York rappers MIKE and Wiki, with whom The Alchemist released a project in September.

The name of the new song is unclear, but the audience responded positively.

The Alchemist may also be working on a collaboration with Kid Cudi, as the two artists have a long history of working together.

Yasiin Bey spoke about the importance of De La Soul and how they influenced his early art.

Rapsody: The Hip-Hop Pioneer Making Waves in a Male-Dominated Industry

Rapsody is a hip-hop pioneer who has been putting out great music longer than many of the current mainstream female MCs.

She is just as lyrical as her peers and has been nominated for a Grammy.

Rapsody's unique and respected music sets her apart and she continues to grow and evolve as an artist.

She is currently involved in The Hip Hop Museum Tour and has released a single in collaboration with producer Hit-Boy as she prepares for her next journey in music.

Busta Rhymes Opens Up About the Heartbreaking Loss of His Brother, Chris Lighty

In a recent interview with entrepreneur-turned-podcaster Steven Bartlett, Busta Rhymes opened up about the passing of his former manager Chris Lighty.

Rhymes described Lighty as his brother and revealed that his death was the reason he didn't release music for nine years.

The emotional interview touched on their close relationship and the impact Lighty had on Rhymes' career.

DJ Semtex and Genesis Elijah drop fire freestyle in Novembars competition.

DJ Semtex and Genesis Elijah have collaborated on a single called "Novembars Freestyle."

The track is part of a competition run by Wordplay Magazine, where producers create beats for rappers and artists to showcase their skills.

This collaboration pays homage to UK rap pioneers and celebrates the 50th anniversary of hip hop.

Revolutionising UK Hip-Hop: Kurtis Blow and Troy Harewood Introduce Groundbreaking London Museum

Legendary hip-hop artist Kurtis Blow and UK B-boy Troy Harewood are teaming up to establish a UK hip-hop museum in London.

The museum aims to be the "epicentre of hip-hop culture in the UK," celebrating the genre's history and inspiring future generations.

Organisers are actively seeking financial contributions and partnerships to make this vision a reality.

Get Ready to Roll with Ice Cube on His Biggest UK Tour, Featuring Cypress Hill & The Game!

Hip hop legend Ice Cube is embarking on his biggest UK tour yet, alongside fellow performers Cypress Hill and The Game.

Known for his political outspokenness, Ice Cube's 'High Rollers' tour promises to be a standout event for rap enthusiasts.

The tour kicks off on December 5th in Glasgow and spans six dates across the UK and Ireland.

Breaking Records and Blowing Minds: Andre 3000's Flute Song Dominates the Billboard Charts

Andre 3000, part of the hip-hop group OutKast, has broken a Billboard chart record with a song from his new album "New Blue Sun."

The song, titled "I Swear, I Really Wanted to Make a ‘Rap’ Album But This Is Literally the Way the Wind Blew Me This Time," is now the longest-running song to ever hit the chart, clocking in at 12 minutes and 20 seconds.

Andre's album also reached No. 1 on Billboard's New Age Albums chart.

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