Events

De La Soul To Headline Rhyme Fest 2016

L.A.’s premier hip-hop festival Rhyme Fest returns to deliver one of this year’s most anticipated musical lineup. We’re definitely saving this one on our calendar and we suggest you do too.With over-the-top festivals like Coachella happening this time of the year, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with so many choices. But sometimes, keeping it small, […]

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Issues

Jam On It: De La Soul x J Dilla – “Dilla Plugged In”

It was 1989: the big earthquake shook up San Francisco, Tim Hardaway and Shawn Kemp were just rooks, and yours truly was just a-brewin’ in the womb, but just like the aforementioned, 1989 was the year that sparked the beginnings of substantial significance on a whole number of fronts. That same year, Long Island-bred, Native […]

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Emcee

2013’s Best: Sash’s Top Hip Hop Songs

2013 was an interesting year for Hip-Hop. Aside from it being the year of the mixtape, a number of major Hip-Hop singles came out this year, pleasing both older and younger generations of fans. This year, more than any other, we were able to witness an interesting juxtaposition of releases from Hip-Hop’s veteran and rookie […]

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DJ, Emcee, Issues, Media

Yancey Boys – Sunset Blvd

Not many things in this world last forever, but a J. Dilla beat is one of them. Ever since his tragic passing in 2006, his soulful legacy has been carried on through a number of posthumous albums, tributes, and covers. One album that has always stood out to me was 2008’s Yancey Boys, a collection […]

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Issues

The Top 20 Summer BBQ Hip Hop Anthems

Okay, so you’ve got your grilling game right.  And yeah you’ve got a cooler full of cold drank.  And of course, you have all the homies coming through.  Cypher complete right?  Not quite, player.  Because what’s a summer bbq without the proper music to serve as the official soundtrack to it?  Now since we at […]

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Emcee, Issues, Media

Jam On It: De La Soul ft. The Spirit Of The Wu – Get Away

Fans of throwback, golden-era hip-hop music rejoiced earlier this week when the legendary group De La Soul dropped a new joint on the web, “Get Away”.  The track’s mellow beat brings a different vibe compared to their previous work, but it still delivers that distinct De La Soul sound.  Some of you may have questioned […]

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