Our favorite guest-writer Romney Wordsworth is back with some thoughts on the great Pharoahe Monch and his new record. The gap-toothed kid with the ill computer flow is finally back with a new album PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (iTunes here), his fourth in 15 years. He has shifted labels in an effort to maintain […]Continue Reading
Funkmasters The New Mastersounds have a new video out for “Whistle Song” off their latest effort Therapy and it’s a non-stop funky soul-jazz explosion. If you’re a hardcore vintage funk lover, you need to check out the new album (at iTunes here) and if you haven’t gotten on board with these guys yet, definitely check […]Continue Reading
Used to be you would Google “Madlib” and come up with a couple of ancient interviews, but now the man seems to finally be opening up a bit (here and here) and now he has a new video out where he “makes a beat” using 10 Sony MVR’s. It is not clear in the video […]Continue Reading
The excellent folks over at Get On Down are offering up a tasty treat in the form of a very limited edition Liquid Swords Instrumentals double-LP set. The release will be offered with one black LP and one white LP, and of course includes dialogue from the classic samurai flick “Shogun Assassin,” which along with […]Continue Reading
File this one under “never thought it would happen,” but the mighty Nas showed up on Real Time with Bill Maher to discuss the 20th Anniversary of Illmatic, which will see a deluxe re-issue this week in the form of Illmatic XX. The interview ends up being a great one, with Nas shedding any boastful […]Continue Reading
Photo By Katie Hovland This summer will see the debut of a new Broadway musical inspired by the recorded works of the late great Tupac Shakur, and it was just announced that the cast will be led by the extraordinary talents of the poet and musician Saul Williams. Holler If Ya Hear Me is set […]Continue Reading
As you’ve no doubt heard by now, Nas’s classic debut album Illmatic is celebrating it’s 20th Anniversary this year and is being reissued in a new deluxe edition Illmatic XX next week. Nas has been promoting the occasion pretty much non-stop over the last couple weeks, and the latest stop finds him on The Tonight […]Continue Reading
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