Category: Blog

30
Jan

Montell Jordan’s “This is How We Do It” Turns 20

“It’s always shocking, even after 20 years, the impact that the song has on people.” – Montell Jordan The 90’s was a decade full of, well.. GOOD MUSIC. Good music, however you’d like to define it, transcends generations. So it’s no surprise how Montell Jordan’s “This is how we do it” still reigns supreme as […]

28
Jan

News: De La Soul x DJ Premier x Pete Rock?

Hip Hop trio, De La Soul, are rumored to be hitting the studio to record their eighth album with the help of DJ Premier and Pete Rock. The impact all the above mentioned artists have made in Hip Hop is undeniable. And I’ve even had the privilege to interview Pete Rock to discuss his contributions […]

28
Jan

Nitty Scott: “Post To Be” (Freestyle)

Nitty Scott MC has been one of my favorite emcees that have come from the NYC underground and indie scenes. I first discovered who she was at a music event (at Highline Ballroom, I want to say) in 2010. She was on the roster of 4 or 5 artists set to perform that night. My […]

28
Jan

The Indie Collective: “What’s Going On?” (Audio)

The Indie Collective is exactly what the name implies. A collective of independent artists who have come togther to release collaborative music. The list of artists involved include: Spade, Tiffany Stevenson, Steff Reed, Sky Heavens, Lydia Caesar, T-Rex, Quana BelleVoix, Kel Spencer, Berry Boo, Shaliek, Sophia Lauren, Jaron Hitz and my good friend, Wordspit. “What’s […]

23
Jan

No Sleep Beats: “Wicked Games” (Remix)

Pittsburg producer, No Sleep, recently celebrated hitting 8,000,000 plays on his SoundCloud page by releasing his own remix to The Weeknd’s “Wicked Games.” The producer commented: “This has always been one of my favorite Weeknd songs. I wanted to chop it up and throw some different elements on it.” Check out the rest of what […]

21
Jan

Client Spotlight: MDT (Money Dream Team) “Often” (A HipHopSince1987 Premiere)

Earlier this month, popular website, HipHopSince1987, premiered the collaborative project between rapper/producer, Noetic, and rapper/producer, SickaSoundz. “Howard Uni-Verse-City” is the first offering from the two artists as a duo – individually, both have contributed music throughout 2014. Today, they drop another single from the project. After seeing the title of the song, you might be […]

21
Jan

Lil Wayne: “Sorry 4 The Wait 2” (Mixtape)

In the aftermath of his fallout with Cash Money, Lil Wayne dropped his long awaited, “Sorry 4 The Wait 2” Mixtape yesterday. I, for one, have a love/hate relationship with Lil Wayne’s music; which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. I appreciate what he offers as a Hip Hop artist and his effort to remain true […]

21
Jan

ILLCLINTON: “Timeless”

I always manage to discover “diamonds in the rough” on the World Wide Web of Hip Hop music. Sure, I appreciate what’s playing on the radio and what all the major blogs are posting, but sometimes you gotta venture out on your own to seek GOOD music YOU like – not just what’s being forced […]

15
Jan

Action Bronson: Funkmaster Flex Freestyle (Audio)

As a Hip Hop head, there’s much to appreciate about Queens rapper, Action Bronson. His flow is immaculate, and his energy is contagious. So of course I was excited to hear about his new project “Mr. Wonderful, which will be dropping in a couple of months (March 24th). He’s already given us a taste of […]