A year and a half ago, as word quickly circulated via radio and the Internet that Dave Chappelle was putting together a concert in Brooklyn, and that it would feature alternative-neo-indie Negro artists like the Roots, Erykah Badu, Dead Prez, Jill Scott, Common, Mos Def, Kanye West—and maybe Lauryn Hill—fan excitement grew to slightly hysterical proportions. Though many of these artists had worked together in the past, never before had so many icons of... More >>>