Toure

Toure

Tour̩ is a music journalist, cultural critic and television personality based in New York City. He is the host of Fuse's Hiphop Shop and On The Record. He is also a contributor to MSNBC's The Dylan Ratigan Show and serves on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominating Committee.

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Who Killed It? Trayvon's Murder Is Not About Hip-Hop

Who Killed It? Trayvon's Murder Is Not About Hip-Hop

Zimmerman's defenders are trying to blame hip-hop?but we don't believe the hype. By Touré

Who Killed It: The Weeknd’s “Initiation” Weaves a Wicked Web

Who Killed It: The Weeknd’s “Initiation” Weaves a Wicked Web

On his latest mixtape, Echoes of Silence, Abel Tesfaye gives us a great song, pulsing with evil. Written By Touré

Who Killed It: Is Common Versus Drake The Silliest Rap Battle Ever?

Who Killed It: Is Common Versus Drake The Silliest Rap Battle Ever?

Drake's a lover, not a fighter. And if Common never attacked him on ?Sweet? it might have been better for everybody. Written by Touré.

Who Killed It? Eric B & Rakim & The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Fail

Who Killed It? Eric B & Rakim & The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Fail

Rakim laid down the law in hip-hop: "No mistakes allowed." Why shouldn't the same be true for the hall of fame? Well the voting members made a big mis?

Who Killed It: Don't "Sleep" On Black Thought

Who Killed It: Don't "Sleep" On Black Thought

Touré breaks down one of Black Thought's verses from The Roots' Undun album.

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