Uncomun Hosts Mr. Complex “Swiss Chocolate Cake” Album Release Party
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Uncomun Hosts Mr. Complex “Swiss Chocolate Cake” Album Release Party

I had the pleasure of attending the March episode of Uncomun, a monthly live music and film event at Drom in the East Village/Alphabet City borderlands. I had no expectations other than seeing the funk-rock band, Loud APT, a second band that I assumed was some-how Latin in its musical nature, and a Pharaoh Monch … Continue reading

Nas Drops “The Don” – Features Production by Heavy D
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Nas Drops “The Don” – Features Production by Heavy D

Nas basically maintained his tendancy of not releasing new music for long periods of time before unleashing a single of epic proportions by putting out “The Don”. The Queensbridge legend actually has dropped a decent amount of music, mostly collaborative (Ghetto Dreams, Tower Heist, Nasty), during the years since his last full-length album, but that … Continue reading

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Santigold Plays SXSW Fader Fort – Watch “Disparate Youth” Right Now

Not at SXSW? Need a reason to wish you were there? Assuming the answer to these questions is no, you’re probably pretty salty and you might not want to watch video of Santigold performing “Disparate Youth” at the Fader Fort showcase. Salty or not, it’s recommended you watch it anyway because it’s seriously good (like … Continue reading

DJ Critical Remixes to Remember Biggie By – 15th Anniversary of Notorious B.I.G.’s Assissination
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DJ Critical Remixes to Remember Biggie By – 15th Anniversary of Notorious B.I.G.’s Assissination

Hip hop heads throughout New York City, across the country, and around the globe have been paying tribute to the late, great Notorious B.I.G all day and memorial parties will, no doubt, continue all night long on this 15th anniversary of his assassination. Biggie’s lyrics have been coming out of speaker boxes and headphones everywhere … Continue reading

Cypress Hill Hosts SmokeOut, “Roll It, Light It” Dubstep EP due April
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Cypress Hill Hosts SmokeOut, “Roll It, Light It” Dubstep EP due April

Cypress Hill is still grinding after two decades in the game, and the crew is still pushing the envelope – musically and socially. The Southern Cali rap icons are scheduled to unload a new hybrid hip hop/dubstep EP next month (April) in collaboration with UK artist, Rusko. Whether you love dubstep or hate it, or … Continue reading