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Hieroglyphics & discovering early hip-hop on the internet

Sites like Hieroglyphics.com connected like-minded fans and forged relationships. Author John Morrison explores early online hip-hop.

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‘9/3 Till Infinity: Hiero Day gives Oakland a hip-hop holiday’, East Bay Times

Hustling & innovations online lead to the establishment of Hiero Day: an officially-recognized holiday in the city of Oakland, California.

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‘Tour Stories: So You Really Wanna Be In Show Business?’, XXL

Tajai of Souls of Mischief shares the history of going from major label to indie, touring the world, pioneering on the Internet and creating a business.

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‘Saved by the Web: The Hieroglyphics see with the Third Eye,’ Metro Silicon Valley

The members of the Hieroglyphics rely on the Internet to get their message and their music out to fans.

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‘Fan Website Kept Hieroglyphics Crew Alive,’ VH1

When you’re running the Hieroglyphics’ official fan-controlled website as Yameen Friedberg is, you’re privy to details few people know about making music.

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‘No Fear of an MP3 Planet,’ Salon

Hiphop group Hieroglyphics has used its Website not only as a community, but as a place to distribute its music after being dropped by its record label.

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‘Hip-Hop Awards Play on Net,’ Wired Magazine

The Grammys have long been criticized for not properly recognizing hip-hop culture. Now a group of online artists & activists are staging their own event.