DJ, Media

Get To Know Soulection’s LAKIM

  East Coast publication, Mass Appeal, attended the recent Afropunk Festival held in Brooklyn, New York City. Somehow they managed to get a mix and an interview from LAKIM, a DJ and producer hailing from the West Coast based Soulection crew. We find out that he is a Star Wars enthusiast, his family are also […]

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Breakdancing, Dance, Video

Subway Strutting

Marie Poppins, Dassy and Sophie Create, three of the dopest female poppers in the US right now, dropped a new concept video filmed in the subways of Brooklyn, New York. Having been in the freestyle scene for years, each of these women have earned their stripes winning countless battles nationwide. They’ve headlined with major artists, […]

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Emcee

Jam On It: Bodega Bamz ft. Flatbush Zombies – Bring Em Out

A couple of New York’s finest up and comers in Harlem’s Bodega Bamz and Brooklyn’s Flatbush Zombies have linked up to drop a new street banger in “Bring Em Out”. The gritty track is the lead single off of Bamz’ debut full-length album, Sidewalk Exec, dropping on April 14th. Hit the jump to give the track […]

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Emcee

BBC Radio 1 + BBC 1Xtra: The Story of Q-Tip

BBC’s Benji B couldn’t have alluded to Q-Tip better within the sum of 11 words: “Sometimes an artist or group comes along that changes people’s perspective.” A modern-day discussion on artists that presently fit that quota, folks will list out the Pharrell’s and the Kanye’s, but rewind their story and you’ll hear one name that […]

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Emcee

The Friday Five

Earlier this week would have marked Biggie Smalls’ 42nd birthday, which begs the question, ‘How would the rap game be with Big still in it?’.  The possible ‘what if’ scenario presents itself as one that always surfaces around this time of the year, and with good reason – the livest one from Bedford-Stuyvesant is arguably […]

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Emcee, Media

Jam On It: Talib Kweli ft. Miguel – Come Here

The Brooklyn MC links up with with the ever so soulful Miguel to bring us a musical offering that’s equal parts nostalgic Motown vibes and modern feel good hip hop balladry.  This quality track is just a taste of the dope music Talib Kweli has in store on his upcoming release, Prisoner of Consciousness.  So […]

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