13th Annual Black August Hip Hop Project benefit concert feat. Dead Prez, Pharoahe Monch, Cody Chestnutt and more

On August 13, 2010 Malcolm X Grassroots Movement’s (MXGM) Black August Hip-Hop Project will produce its 13th Annual Benefit Concert at Highline Ballroom in New York City. The 2010 Black August Hip Hop Benefit Concert continues a long tradition as the only hip-hop show of its caliber for the benefit and awareness of U.S. political prisoners.

Pharoahe Monch prepares for W.A.R., tours with Slaughterhouse

Pharoahe Monch is on the front lines once again and this time it’s bigger than just album talk. Monch is gearing up to release his new project W.A.R. (We Are Renegades) through a partnership with Duck Down Music, while establishing his company W.A.R. Media as a viable entertainment portal. W.A.R. is the follow-up album to Pharoahe’s “Desire” project from 2007. Fans can expect what they’ve come to love from Pharoahe on the new LP; complex rapping techniques that are both intricate and intelligent.