Stumbled onto this Canadian producer the other day, and I’m already a huge fan.
This song just will not get out of my head.
The New York Times just ran a fascinating profile on one of the elder statesmen of hip hop. Titled, The House That Hova Built, it's a look into how Jay-Z rose to where he is today. Aside from the traditional examination of his new career as a businessman and minority owner of the nets, […]
New track off Kweli's Attack of the Block mixtape.
Wax Poetics magazine, a quarterly and impressive publication, has just announced that it is now available on iOS and Android devices. While subscriptions and back issues to Wax Poetics are quite expensive at the moment, I think this is an extremely positive step. Music and culture magazines stand the most to gain from tablet and […]
CTVNews reports that Will.i.am, the Black Eyed Peas frontman, is going to debut his new track from Mars. Literally. The Mars Curiosity Rover is going to beam his song back to Earth, which is how the world is going to first hear it. While a technological marvel, it’s an embarrassing use of the rover and the tech behind […]
Hells yeah. It’s about time someone started to talk about this. Ever since Frank Ocean came out, people finally began to discuss the shift in the hip hop landscape and their treatment of homophobia. It’s by no means as graduated and accepting as it should be yet, but progress is slowly being made. When you […]
A few years ago, Birgette Andersen and Marion Frenz of the University of London published a study (available through Industry Canada) titled “The Impact of Music Downloads and P2P File-Sharing on the Purchase of Music: A Study for Industry Canada“. It’s a short and fascinating read, and found that, contrary to popular belief, peer-to-peer file […]