Tuesday
Jul152014

The Guilty Five: The Green Seed

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.

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Monday
Jul142014

Dig Dug: Oscar Brown Jr.'s & Al Wilson's versions of "The Snake"

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.

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Monday
Jul142014

Tisha Cherry's Art In The Eats: Jimmies Hendrix

Inspired by the recently released trailer for Jimi: All Is By My Side with chocolate ice cream and rainbow jimmies (sprinkles)!

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Friday
Jul112014

This Week In Weed: A Look At This Weekend's Chalice California Festival

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.

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Tuesday
Jul082014

Recap: Atomiko in Red Hook

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.

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Tuesday
Jul082014

The Guilty Five: Cormega

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.

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Monday
Jul072014

Review: Holler If You Hear Me - From Skid Row to Broadway

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.

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Monday
Jul072014

Dig Dug: Kool & The Gang "Summer Madness"

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."

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Monday
Jul072014

Miles Tackett's Monday Morning Playlist

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.

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