Madlib; the Oxnard enigma, the man of countless names, the hermit who only seems to leave his ‘bomb shelter’ to bless the world with another supreme batch of beats. Freddie Gibbs; last of the Mohicans…
Pitchfork is reporting on another Wu-Tang album, titled Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, which apparently has already been in the vault for a while, and will have an extremely limited run of one copy.…
How the seminal indie-rap classic almost never was, the story behind its artwork from designer Jeff Jank and the original samples in the mix. Join us in celebrating the 10th anniversary of ‘Madvillainy’.
The past few times I’ve watched ‘Training Day’, the same thought crossed my mind when Jake Hoyt, played by Ethan Hawke, walks up his front drive with the bag full of money: this isn’t going to end well for Officer Hoyt.
Let’s be honest here, Nah Right is known by many in the blogosphere as the daily hub for new tunes, when we’re talking rap. They’ve caught flack for putting up a bazillion tunes, virtually without…
To set off your Monday right and get you up to speed, we’ve assembled the most interesting tracks from the prior week in ‘Last Week’s Loosies’. Grab them all in a single bunch with the link at the end. Get it while it’s hot!
Sounds like a headline from The Onion, but I assure you it is not.
Brooklyn’s own J.Period, the DJ who provides the tunes at Nets games and last of the Mohikans when it comes to the craft of actually mixing mixtapes, has turned his tables to create the third part of his ‘March 9′ series.
Watch ‘Words by Rakim’, a short documentary directed by Matt Bieler and narrated by the 18th letter himself, right now. Watch it on a decent monitor with your speakers on full blast. Passing on this is not an option.
Matt Maddox is the kind of guy who spits over booming drums, samples from ‘The Godfather’ score and dramatic strings, and who does so with a voice that sounds like he chews rocks for breakfast. We’re proud to premier the stream to his new album.