Lateef & the Chief

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        Combine Lateef from Latryx and Chief Xcel from Blackalicious and you've got Lateef & the Chief, the politically and socially conscious rap group that offers "hard music for hard times." Climb up either of the West Coasters' family trees and you'll find a relative in or involved in the Black Panthers. It was this common bond that made the two fast friends when they met in 1992 in the basement studios of KDVS-FM at the University of California, Davis. The two talked and talked abo... Read more

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