Hip Hop artist and activist, KRS One, demonstrates incredible restraint after overzealous fan throws bottle at a New Haven, CT nightclub, striking the icon in the face and fracturing his right hand. By doctor’s orders, all performance and lecture dates have been postponed until after May 1, 2008 | Full Story. On a positive note, KRS One & DJ Premier’s “Criminal Minded ’08 (Smirnoff Signature Mix)” video is now available exclusively on SmirnoffSignatureMixSeries.com

LA vs WAR highlights the travesty of a senseless war now going into its 6th year, giving LA artists a platform to exercise their freedom of speech. Hundreds of artists 2 weeks ago 4/10-4/13 represented the diverse communities united in delivering a universal message of peace and understanding, and offering resistance and opposition to the US government’s war policies. Event Details + Photos

Om Hip Hop presents Black Spade – brand new links to download some new material fresh out of the studio. American Gangsta Remixes | I’d Rather feat. Coultrain

Big Boi returns with a crazy new track “Royal Flush” feat. Andre 3000 and Raekwon. The track is from his forthcoming solo album “Sir Luscious Leftfoot… Son of Chico Dusty.” Windows Media Player | Stream It

April 25 – May 4: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival | Featured Events

JUNE 13 – 15: 2nd Annual I Got Soul (IGS) Conference, Dallas adds to their roster: Host: Malcolm Jamal Warner plus live performers Sy Smith, Anthony David & Lina.