Lykke Li Is A Hustler

First of all, shout out to Infinite Cycle for helping me finally figure out how to embed videos other than youtube! This means you can expect higher quality videos from now on. I had to find a way to share this amazing footage of Lykke Li remixing Rick Ross’s hus$lter anthem with Björn Yttling at … Continue reading

Hagler

DOWNLOAD: Jay Electronica x Che Grand (prod by Mr. Porter) “Hagler”

Bullet Proof President

“We all know that we all want the best in security and protection for our new Prez. So they are going all out to make sure he has the ultimate protection. Did you know that Obama was wearing a bulletproof suit at his inauguration? Rumor has it he might have been adorned in an outfit … Continue reading

Nick James Presents: The NAS Remixes

Oakland producer Nick James has remixed Nas songs from Illmatic, I Am, The Lost Tapes, God’s Son, Streets Disciple, and more. Songs like “Ether,” “The World is Yours,” “Purple,” “Black Zombie,” “N.Y. State of Mind Pt. 2,” “Get Down,” “You Know My Style,” and many more were all given a new feel and new life. … Continue reading

How Do We Deal?

After reading the following letter from Boondocks creator, Aaron McGruder, in defense of his nuanced analysis of Obama’s Presidency, I was inspired to compile a diverse list of critical voices unearthing perspectives and criticisms that remain buried underneath post-election debris. Read on: “For a long time now, I have tried to keep my opinions on … Continue reading

Neighborhood Ballin’

Michelle Obama is the flyest first lady Barack Obama can out dance any past President Beyonce’s rendition of “At Last” made me cry…I’m a cornball Kanye West never fails to flaunt bad decisions re: HIS NEW MULLET?!?! (I’m appalled but not surprised)…No hate in ’09! Jay-Z is the first member of Hip Hop royalty to … Continue reading

It’s A New Day

Three Musketeers: Jesse Boykins III, Theophilus London + Melo-X

You don’t have to be a giant cornball like me to appreciate the soulful vocals of Brooklyn based R&B singer, Jesse Boykins III. Equipped with a timeless sound, Jesse “shares a point of view that crosses all genres and generations. Every note and each word in all his recorded works to his live performance is … Continue reading

From the Mountaintop

City of God’s Son

“City of God’s Son is an experimental hip-hop opera starring Nas, Jay Z, Ghostface, Biggie Smalls, Raekwon, “Samuel Jackson, Delroy Lindo, and Laurence Fishburne. It is a crime drama/coming of age tale of three fictitious characters growing up in a crime ridden mythical city in a jungle. This project explores the icon of the gangster … Continue reading