DJ, Events

RECAP: Q+A with Mayer Hawthorne at Sonos Studio

Last week Sonos Studio played host to a Q&A session with the ever dapper crooner Mayer Hawthorne.  The discussion was centralized around all things vinyl records, with the still very active crate digger and artist formerly known as DJ Haircut waxing poetic on a subject that he holds quite near and dear to him.  Such […]

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Emcee

2013’s Best: Nova’s Top Albums

I’m really sorry that I’ve neglected you this year, hip-hop.  New waves of UK dance pop, PBR’n’B, and the budding chill-trap movement have distracted me from my deep roots with you.  Songs by French Montana and 2 Chainz were shrug-while-fist-twisting worthy when I was at the club, but it made me cringe when I realized […]

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Issues

Jam On It: MED & Blu ft. Mayer Hawthorne – The Buzz (prod. by Madlib)

MED & Blu just don’t know when to stop puttin’ out that heat! Not that I’m complaining, though.  Their new track, “The Buzz”,  featuring Mayer Hawthorne and produced by Madlib (impressive lineup, yup), is easier than Sunday mornings, the first question on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?,  and tee-ball.  Between Madlib’s soulfully sampled beat, […]

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Events, Issues, Lifestyle

Keeping It Classy With Mayer Hawthorne

Amidst our hectic schedule during trade show week in Las Vegas, we were fortunate enough to get invited to the Haggar Clothing event. Held at one of the top floors of the Mandalay Bay resort and casino, the House Of Blues’ Foundation Room housed this private gathering. The ambience was intimate, classy and definitely filled with […]

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Emcee, Lifestyle, Media

The Friday Five

So earlier this week, as I was listening to Iamsu’s “Hipster Girls” one of the lyrics caught my attention – “Shop at Urban Outfitters, all your other clothes is straight vintage.  Tie flannels around your waist.  Wear boots and beanies in the winter.”  Now the reason that this line grabbed my attention was, 1. I […]

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Emcee, Lifestyle, Media

The Friday Five 6/14/13

I have been running around this whole week singing to myself, “Oh-oh, luxury.  Chitty-ching-ching could buy anything.  Cop that oh-ohhhh!”  I promise that new “Collard Greens” joint from Schoolboy Q and Kendrick Lamar is as tasty to your ears as its title suggests.   But besides that, we’ve got some other feel good tracks that […]

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