Although some musicians claim that the internet is killing the music business, here is another case study to prove them wrong. [ Continue Reading ]
In this age where hip-hop is on a fast downward spiral to some sewer pit let’s take the time to remember good moments. Like the Wu Tang Clan. Yes. Yes; Mastah Killa, Inspectah Dec, Raekwon, U-God, (the late) ODB, Ghost Face Killah, GZA, Method Man and Prince Rakeem The greatest thing to happen to music since well…..I don’t know. [ Continue Reading ]
My mom can’t feed me. I have sex for money. This nonsense built me. My teacher won’t teach me. My master beats me. And it was all becoming cool. I found a condom on the ground that Johns would cum into and thought: what constitutes a prostitute is the pursuit of profit. They say I’m infected. [ Continue Reading ]
Hitting. Sound tearing the fabric of space. Slicing. Chess pieces boxing one another. Shattering philosophies. Bubbling tea. The RZA. Sensai of the Wu. Do you know him? You should. If you don’t. Then I’m sorry that you suck so much for never really knowing just how deep and powerful HIP-HOP once was. [ Continue Reading ]
Cam’ron. Not gay, he swears.
There was an interesting article on Slate.com recently that discussed the rise of the phrase “no homo”, a clever bit of hip hop slang that can be tagged on to the end of a couplet to make sure that folks don’t get the wrong impression about people riding your jock, or sucking your dick, or any number of other ways to prove that you’re tougher than everyone else by calling them gay. It really comes in handy, because lord knows you wouldn’t want people to think that any jewelery-obsessed, fashion-line-owning, wildly promiscuous rapper could be less than straight. [ Continue Reading ]
D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune) the lead single of Jay-Z‘s eleventh studio album, The Blueprint.The song made its world premiere on the New York radio station Hot 97 on June 5. Its lyrics address the overusage of the Auto-Tune in the music industry. The song samples “In the Space” by French film composers Janko Nilovic and Dave Stuckey. The bridge is inspired by [ Continue Reading ]
You see a lot of people on the floor these days who think they have moves… but you haven’t seen anything until you’ve seen Kenichi Ebina move it. Founder of Ebina Performing Arts Company, director, choreographer and sick performer – Ebina’s got a lot of street cred. [ Continue Reading ]You see a lot of people on the floor t',description:' You see a lot of people on the floor t'})">