The Black Roots event showcases underground acts and raises political awareness.
Death-row inmate's writings inspire rappers and poets to interpret 'freedom.'
Video from secretive group's debut getting play.
Take Back the Decks features female hip-hop, techno, drum & bass performers.
The rapper said he's far from retiring, with a movie, two albums, basketball.
The album features Gang Starr, Big Punisher, Eminem and others.
Busta Rhymes, Eastsidaz, Dead Prez, Rah Digga perform at New York ceremony.
New film is 'Black and White' and rap all over.