Most of you by now have probably been reading all about the Iggy Azalea feud on Twitter. For those who haven’t, Azealia Banks (who we featured before) took her to task for appropriating black hip hop culture with seemingly no understanding of what she was doing. So, to be clear, not just because she was […]
I’ve been reading Decoded recently, which is a surprisingly good read. The usual self-rationalization etc., but Jay-Z shows some surprisingly insightful moments. In the book, he discusses the track I Can’t Get with That, as one of his first music videos when he was really trying to get out there. Back before labels took him seriously. […]
Silly, feel-good track in advance of the weekend.
Inell Young – “What Do You See In Her” I’m always so mesmerized by watching a record spin and spin and spin.
I’m really digging this. I don’t know too much about Omar (besides what I read on Okayplayer of course). The whole album is pretty dope, so make a point of checking it out.
Two days in a row. It’s ok to be impressed.
It’s been a minute. New jam.
HBO commissioned a bunch of hip hop heads to put together a mixtape based on the hit series (it was a book series first!) Game of Thrones. Stream it below. Especially tracks 6 and 9.
Dwele – Too Fly. Not deep, but an earworm nonetheless.
Mixcloud has become my new favorite hobby. I’ve now lost a ton of time surfing and listening to all kinds of excellent mixes and mashups. Check out the one below featuring UK hip hop, from our friends over at The Find Mag. R.R.R. (Real Recognize Real) by The Find Mag on Mixcloud