Patrolling the streets with StreetMedia

StreetMedia is a banger. I took too long to write about them, and got overwhelmed with trying to get content out that I didn’t take the time to fully listen to them like I should have. These cats have smooth…

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Diamond District – In The Ruff

I’m not sure how to put it, but can I be real wit you for a moment. Hip hop never dies, it just gets slept on…even by true hip hop heads. With that said, Diamond District is wakin asses up…

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Inland Empire is Bringin it!

For those who missed out on the show at SPACE 15TWENTY, it was dope. It made you say UHH, Dope, Fresh, Ill, and everyone was rockin NameBrand! There were lots of performers, but let me just tell you about the…

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Live Manikins – Anywhere

I’ve said it before, but I love it when emcee’s take hip hop back to being fun and the Live Manikins know how to do it. Self (from the Live Manikins) sent me this track from Still Life (their album),…

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Del The Funky Homosapien Albums Fo-FREE

Before there were hipster rappers, there were funky ones. And no one did it like Del The Funky Homosapien and the Hieroglyphics. Del is always cranking music out one way or another, and he is back at it again. This…

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Don’t Call it a Mixtape!

When you hit play the first thing they tell you is, “This is not a mixtape, this is a prequel to the album.” I thought they were crazy, until i heard it. I would call “From There to Here” a…

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Scienz Of Life: The Blaxploitation Sessions

Ok everyone that knows me, knows that I’m NOT a fan of the iTunes Store. Time to time I check if they post up something real noteworthy. Here’s the connect, Shaman Work Records put out Scienz Of Life: The Blaxploitation…

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For my I.E. people – Micah James

For all my Inland Empire people I know I’m a little late reporting on this one, but it’s up. URB magazine and Okayplayer have blogged about Micah James’ mixtape (Agoraphobia), and it’s dope. It’s laid back hip hop with an…

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