We’ve covered Lin-Manuel Miranda before, but we’re back with a quick update. When we last discussed, Mr. Miranda had made an appearance at the White House and performed a rap about Alexander Hamilton. The New Yorker has an extensive look at our friend, and how he has turned that one song into a full fledged musical […]
I was browsing Reddit today, as every productive day starts, and came across a thread about the most under appreciated album of all time. One user mentioned Gza’s Liquid Swords. I remembered this album from when I was much younger, and honestly don’t remember it that fondly. But I took the advice in the thread and gave […]
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.