Thursday, February 11, 2010

KRS-One - The Scoot Inn - February 13, 2010

From the Temple of Hip Hop department... Check out KRS-One @ The Scoot Inn on Feb. 13th! Not every day you'll get to see a living legend! Definitely a must see!

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More info:

Lawrence Parker (born August 20, 1965), better known by his stage name KRS-One, is an American MC and producer. Over his career, he has been known by several pseudonyms including "Kris Parker," "The Blastmaster," "The Teacha," and "The Philosopher."[2] At the 2008 BET Awards, KRS-One was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award for all his work and effort towards the Stop the Violence Movement as well as the overall pioneering of hip-hop music and culture.

Parker was born in Brooklyn[1] but grew up in Soundview and Mott Haven (Millbrook Housing projects being directly referred to in his lyrics) neighborhoods of the South Bronx section of New York City. In his teenage years, he frequently accompanied the Hare Krishnas and was subsequently nicknamed "Krisna", hence "Kris". "KRS-One" was originally Parker's graffiti tag, short for "Kris Number One". He began using it as his stage name and later devised a backronym for the name: "Knowledge Reigns Supreme Over Nearly Everyone" or "Knowledge Reigns Supreme Over Nearly Everybody".
KRS-One has been a vegetarian since his youth[3].

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