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‘Rappers with Cameras’ at Town Hall

Photo caption: Rappers Thig Natural and Prometheus Brown on their mobile cameras at Town Hall. Photo credit: Behzod Sirjani.  Town Hall was engulfed in the sounds of analog and digital camera clicks on March 22nd....

Blue Scholars offers accessible hip hop through originality

Geologic (George Quibuyen) and DJ Sabzi (Alexi Saba Mohajerjasbi), of the hip hop duo Blue Scholars, were not at all disappointed when they didn’t win in the hip hop category at Seattle Weekly’s 2004 Music Awards. When the award was given to Vitamin D at the Fenix Underground in Pioneer Square on May 11 (with Mayor Greg Nickels in attendance), the group decided to leave the ceremony. The next day, they were surprised to hear that they won the event’s coveted award: Album of the Year, which was given at the end of the event.