Albums, Hip-Hop, New Music, News & Views

P.T.S.D. (The Return of the Pharoahe, the MonARch without the A&R)

0 Comments 22 April 2014

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 […]

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Hip-Hop, News & Views

Kid Robot’s New Snoop Dogg Figure

0 Comments 22 April 2014

Kid Robot has issued a bad-ass 7-inch figure of Snoop Dogg.  That is all you need to know.  Get yours here.

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Funk, New Music, Video

The New Mastersounds – “Whistle Song”

0 Comments 21 April 2014

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 […]

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Beats, Video

Madlib “Makes A Beat”

0 Comments 15 April 2014

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 […]

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Beats, Hip-Hop

Get On Down To Release “Liquid Swords” Instrumentals As A Limited Edition 2 LP Set

0 Comments 15 April 2014

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 […]

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News & Views, Video

Nas Talks Illmatic XX With Bill Maher

0 Comments 15 April 2014

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 […]

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Saul Williams

Hip-Hop, News & Views, Video

Saul Williams To Lead Cast In New Tupac Broadway Musical

0 Comments 10 April 2014

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 […]

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Hip-Hop, Video

Nas & Q-Tip Together On The Tonight Show

0 Comments 08 April 2014

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 […]

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