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Hip-Hop Renaissance Man: Ice Cube

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'Original Gangster': Rapper and Actor Ice-T

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Public Enemy Pioneer Chuck D

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LL Cool J: Still Knockin' Us Out

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Rapper Darryl McDaniels of Run-D.M.C.

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Hip-Hop Entrepreneur Russell Simmons

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Herbie Hancock Explores New 'Possibilities'

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DJ and Hip-Hop Pioneer Grandmaster Flash

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Rapper Melle Mel: Delivering 'The Message'

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DJ Kool Herc and the Birth of the Breakbeat

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Tahra Records, Reclaiming Musical History

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A New Generation of Punk at Dischord Records

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The Hold Steady: Church, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll

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