New Music, Playlist

SoundCloud Selections: Playlist 202

New music we currently have on repeat.

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Emcee, Graffiti Arts, Lifestyle

All Due Respect: Marvel Comics x Run the Jewels

Rap’s hard-nosed duo, Run the Jewels, teams up with Marvel to inspire two new issue covers for “Deadpool” and “Howard the Duck,” respectively. Longtime comic book fans themselves, Killer Mike and El-P claim that while the covers are certainly an honor, it doesn’t mean they didn’t geek out once the news became official. A collaboration […]

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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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DJ, Emcee, Events

RECAP: Sunset Strip Music Festival 2014, MURS316 Stage

For hip-hop to rep so hard at the Sunset Strip Music Festival, a function that’s long been a hub for rock music, it speaks volumes on its tremendous progress here in Los Angeles and pop culture in general.  Taking advantage of its new platform via the Murs316 stage, which was curated by proud LA rap legend […]

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