Author: Maria Myraine

23
Oct

#EducateOurMen: MC Lyte ft. Common “Dear John”

#EducateOurMen is a scholarship initiative by Hip Hop Sisters Foundation, owned by MC Lyte. Since the founding of the Soul Train Music Awards, the foundation has given two $100,000 university scholarships every year. This year, the foundation will present dozens of scholarships for men of color. Other celebrities who support the movement include Russell Simmons, […]

22
Oct

PRhyme (DJ Premier + Royce da 5’9″): “U Looz” Video

What happens when you pair a veteran DJ/Producer and a veteran MC? You get prime, top notch Hip Hop music. PRhyme, is the new duo comprised of DJ Premier and Royce Da 5’9. Last week they released “Courtesy,” the first single off their full-length collaborative project. Today they released visuals for their single “U Looz.” […]

22
Oct

Red Giant: “Faint”

I don’t know too much about this new duo who go by the name Red Giant, but I do know one thing: They make pretty awesome music. Derrick “Drop” Braxton and Foxanne are the two artists behind Red Giant. Hailing from New Brunswick, NJ, the two are slowly making a name for themselves with their […]

22
Oct

Meek Mill: “Fuck You Mean?” ft. Boosie

Just a few months ago, MMG rapper, Meek Mill, was incarcerated and has been on the hush. To everyone’s surprise, Meek took to his Twitter account for the first time since July and dropped new music. “Fuck You Mean” features Boosie, a track they previewed earlier in the year. Now, while my taste in Hip […]

21
Oct

Ambro: “Don’t Fake The Funk”

Mike Ambroise, also know by his artist name, Ambro, is a Boston-by-way-of-Miami MC who I met over the Summer. Impressed by his lyrical jargon, his stage presence and love for Boston sports, it was natural for us to connect and become friends – being the Hip Hop head and Boston sports fan that I am. […]

21
Oct

Drake: “How About Now”

Link: via ShareBeast: “How About Now” (Leak) – Drake Drizzy went from 0 to 100 real quick and leaked a new single – supposedly from his forthcoming “Views From The 6” album. Then there are others who are saying it’s just a throwaway track from “Nothing Was The Same.” Either way, and as much as […]

17
Oct

#NowPlaying: “S.O.A.R.” (Son of a Rahzel) – Rahzel Jr.

One can only imagine the weight of expectations placed on someone’s shoulders whose father is considered a “legend.” Rahzel Jr. paints the picture clear on his newest single, “S.O.A.R. (Son of a Rahzel).” As the seed of legendary beatboxer, Rahzel (of The Roots), Rahzel Jr. talks about life with his father on the Dwayne Bowser-produced […]

17
Oct

Mark Steele: “All I Wanna Do” – #ForTheLove

Like New York City, North Carolina also breeds an abundance of talent. Hip Hop artist, Mark Steele, is amongst the pool of up-and-comers from the Tar Heel State. I connected with Steele on Twitter and discovered his music on his profile page. I’m always eager to hear new music, especially from undiscovered artists – sometimes […]

16
Oct

Guys You Should Avoid This Cuffing Season

Written by: Yours Truly For: The Cuffington Post Ladies, in the midst of cutting your pre-season roster down to at least your “starting 5,” there are things to keep in mind. As a female, we get a little stubborn sometimes and we have moments where we tend to NOT listen to our friends. “No girl, […]