Braiding together lyrics of positivity with Dilla-esque beats, the guys from Alabama don’t have the stereotypical southern sound; their music sounds more like an ode to the ’90s, able to silence any backpacker that claims hip-hop isn’t capable of sounding as it once did.
All in all, the song is a jam any way you hear it. I'm partial to the Oscar Brown and Al Wilson versions and recommend you use all your record finding powers to track those gems down.
Inspired by the recently released trailer for Jimi: All Is By My Side with chocolate ice cream and rainbow jimmies (sprinkles)!
This Chalice Festival will merge music, glass art, and the best medical grade cannabis hash into a single event that will span over two days.
This past weekend, Miami, Florida’s very own ATOMIKO came through town and exhibited a solo show featuring his iconic street art Orange logo at ‘The Space BK’ in the heart of Red Hook, Brooklyn.
Throughout the years, the sound and flow of Mega's music has developed and grown; his upcoming collaboration album with Large Professor, Mega Philosophy, is reminiscent of the sharp perspective once displayed in The Realness, articulated now with the awareness of a true NYC veteran.
With the popularity of hip-hop being at an all time high, Holler If Ya Hear Me serves as an educational tool. Most of the musical’s power is in its potential to scratch beyond the surface level recognition that so many middle Americans have of this cultural demographic.
Not everyone was lucky enough to have been alive in 1974 when this jam came out, so for us, hip-hop gave us Kool and the Gang's "Summer Madness."
Upon listening to the Birmingham quartet, you’ll recognize their sound is a bit throwback; it sounds like a concoction made up of the Native Tongues and a pinch of production influenced by J Dilla and Q-Tip.