Emcee, Media

Jam On It: Freddie Gibbs x Kaytranada – “Dope House”

Over the past year, Freddie Gibbs has been carving out a niche for himself as a rapper. Bouncing off of his soul-tinged project with Madlib, “Pinata,” Gibbs has been pushing a more explorative tip as exemplified on his latest drop, “My Dope House”. Produced by Montreal wonder, Kaytranada, Gibbs adds a taste of tenderness to […]

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DJ, Emcee

2014’s Best: The Top Ten Hip-Hop Albums

Creating a hip-hop-centric end of the year list always gives me a bit of a challenge. For one thing, almost 20 years later, our post-Golden Era musical landscape has shifted dramatically — and understandably so. As we look forward to entering 2015, more producers and emcees have shifted their focus from reverberating the throwback sounds […]

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Emcee, Lifestyle, Video

Trill Grill: Hip-Hop’s Best BBQ Music Videos

  Happy Birthday ‘Murrica. If your overzealous patriotism and nationalistic overkill is waning from the end of the USMNT’s run at the World Cup, there’s no need for it to cease just yet — Fourth of July lands on a Friday, y’all. Faithful to our patriotic tradition, operation #turnup is on an all-time high for […]

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Media

Jam On It: David Dallas ft. Freddie Gibbs – My Mentality

Four years ago, when I was unemployed, I listened to this guy named David Dallas talk about making the “Big Time.”  It was the only song I had ever heard by him as he spit verse after verse about the bleak future of our country and the question marks that hung over our heads.  Based […]

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Emcee, Media

Jam On It: Polyester The Saint ft. Freddie Gibbs – I Win

In celebration of his latest single dropping, Polyester The Saint probably let out a joyful “Yee!” and proceeded to light up an L as the said track, “I Win” is bumping in the background.  Of course, Polyester is passing that to his man Freddie Gibbs, who just happened to be guesting on the track.  Now […]

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Issues

The Art of Camo

Who wants to blend in when you can stand out and be noticed. Camouflage may have been designed for stealth reasons but its found other uses, especially in the fashion community. Gone are the days when camouflage was exclusive to the military and hunting elite. The masses have integrated this classic pattern into their everyday […]

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