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Spotlight: Dead Prez
Still revolutionary and gangster
"...Free and Revolutionary but Gangsta one presidential cycle later, Dead Prez proved it has that gangster tip on lockdown...."

March 20, 2009 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

'These Guys Make Dead Prez Look Like Soulja Boy'
Soul and hip-hop slingshot into the Eastside this weekend
"...hip-hop with substance look no further. These guys make Dead Prez look like Soulja Boy. Throwing up West Side..."

May 7, 2008 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

Dead of Night
"...own Robert Faires, whose portrayal of Sig Ep frat prez is positively Shakespearean, including and up to the point..."

Oct. 25, 1996 Screens Feature

Dave Chappelle's Block Party
Although the film hasn't the distinctive fingerprints of Eternal Sunshine director Michel Gondry, Chappelle's party is nevertheless a fun blast of impromptu musicmaking, filmmaking, and comedy.
"...great performances by Erykah Badu, Mos Def, Kanye West, Dead Prez, Jill Scott, the Roots, and a reunited Fugees...."

March 3, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Hail to the Chiefs
By popular demand, the boys of 'The Dead Presidents' Club' are back in town
"...It's summer, and the dead presidents are back – that is, the four expired..."

July 16, 2004 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

The Knux/Dead Prez
SXSW showcase reviews
"...The Knux/Dead PrezVice/Austin Music Hall, March 21..."

March 27, 2009 Music Review by Chase Hoffberger

Amores Perros
Three stories about beast and man.
"...-- doesn't shake you up, then baby, you're already dead. An absolutely astonishing film from 37-year-old Mexican director Iñárritu,..."

April 13, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bear Cub
Spanish drama avoids the politics of gay adoption while focusing instead on realistic characters and situations.
"...of Bernardo's paternal grandmother, whose grief for her own dead son prompts her to want custody of Bernardo (whose..."

March 4, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

South by So Real 09
Rapping with Matt Sonzala about SXSW hip-hop
" artists I can name are on that show. Dead Prez, Bun B, B.o.B., Kidz in the Hall, Rick..."

March 10, 2009 SXSW Post by Thomas Fawcett

M1 of Dead Prez
"...M1 of Dead PrezFuze, Thursday, March 13..."

March 21, 2008 Music Review by Chase Hoffberger

You Can't Bury Me
Octavis Berry died, but he left behind the League of Extraordinary G'z
"...and Pacific coast, earning the adoration of rap icons Dead Prez and Organized Noize's Ray Murray – one of..."

June 8, 2012 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

SXSW Panel: Hip Hop, Politics & the Ever Changing Music Business
"...names like David Banner, Jean Grae, and M1 of Dead Prez failed to show, but the panel still sparked..."

March 21, 2008 Music Review by Thomas Fawcett

Playback: Major Frost
Who's Max Frost and how did the Austin native sign to Atlantic Records?
"...partying, RAS scored opening slots for kindred spirits like Dead Prez and Mos Def, became a SXSW shoo-in, and..."

June 28, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Wednesday Picks
"...(Wars), aka Christopher Rose, is Austin's premier masher, blending Dead Prez with Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana with Avril Lavigne. –..."

March 7, 2008 Music Feature

League of Extraordinary Gz
"...I'm still here, oh are you surprised?/ My brother dead, bitch, but I'm alive!" Beyond mortality, Esbe growls he's..."

Nov. 1, 2013 Music Review by Thomas Fawcett

SXSW 2013 Round Two: More Bands Announced
Big year for Bogota bands with a heavy playlist from Colombia
"...England) DaVinci (San Francisco, Calif.) Dawes (Los Angeles, Calif.) Dead Gaze (Memphis, Tenn.) Dead Prez (Atlanta,, Ga.) Deadstring Brothers..."

Dec. 5, 2012 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

Music Is on the Menu Web Series Kicks Off With Ramen Tatsu-ya Chef and DJ Jester
Kid Koala and DJ Jester play premiere show at North Door on March 9
"...are the Pete Rocks, De La Souls, Young Gurus, Dead Prez, and Tha Alkaholiks of the world, so they..."

March 5, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Seun Kuti Is Black Change
Afrobeat scion sieges Mohawk on Thursday
" was going to go. [Note that M1 of Dead Prez later appeared on Kuti & Egypt 80’s A..."

Sept. 27, 2017 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

Playback: Gone Unsane
Unsane bassist just left Austin for Italy, while SXSW eschews Sonicbids to bring their submissions process in-house
"...Sunday, MIotM brings rap rabble-rousers Dead Prez to the Little Darlin' for a free daytime..."

July 28, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Stephen Marley’s Revelations
Hip-hop/reggae’s “natural union” mixes tonight @ Empire Control Room
"...a clear hip-hop sway with Rick Ross, Black Thought, Dead Prez, and even DJ Khaled. Rakim and Busta Rhymes..."

July 22, 2016 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

Perry's Top 10 Worst Hits
Perry for Prez redux calls for a sojourn down memory lane
"...racially-motivated shooting in Charleston, S.C., that left nine churchgoers dead, Republican presidential candidate and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry..."

June 23, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Fight the Power
The deafening silence of rap in times of need
"...match the overwhelming feelings. My iTunes library spit out Dead Prez, Immortal Technique, the Coup, X-Clan, and more. However,..."

Dec. 1, 2014 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

More X Games Austin Music
"...pearly whites as a producer, giving other MCs shine: Dead Prez, Beanie Sigel, Lil' Kim. Motivator since 2004's The..."

June 6, 2014 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Stephen Marley Q&A
Reggae scion on hip-hop, Bob, and a new branch on the family tree
"...Chronicle: The new album features work from Black Thought, Dead Prez, Rick Ross, and many other rappers. Yet it’s..."

May 23, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
Wednesday night SXSW blurbs
"...The soulful ATX street rap conglomerate traded verses with Dead Prez on "Still Bigger" and celebrated fallen brother Esbe..."

March 14, 2014 Music Feature

Playback: ¡Uno! ¡Dos! ¡Tré! ¡Cuatro!
SXSW Music begins coming into focus
"...the lineup comes thick with complementary marquee names, including Dead Prez, Trae tha Truth, Slim Thug, Mystikal, Z-Ro, and..."

March 1, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

News AggreGAYte for the Week of Dec. 13
Local and international gay news and links from the Gay Place
"...Unfortunately, but predictably, the senate made absolutely no progress..."

Dec. 13, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Rob Cohen

Riders Against the Storm
"...Quest. RAS' BDP-styled edutainment is more the Coup than Dead Prez; they've got a lyrical agenda but aren't afraid..."

July 16, 2010 Music Review by Thomas Fawcett

Memo From the HTX: Summer Fest Postmortem
Street shots from Houston's Summer Fest
"..."free" water and a four-hour wait for the "late" Dead Prez. One thing I did not expect was the..."

June 14, 2010 Design Post by Meghan Ruth Speakerman

Slum Village
Detroit's other Hitsville
"...To repurpose a line from Dead Prez, Slum Village is bigger than hip-hop...."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

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