Questloves Top 50 Hip-Hop Songs of All Time | Rolling Stone. This is fantastically exciting. Not because of what actually appears on the list (there’s always controversy whenever someone tries to put something together like this). It’s more that I have a tremendous amount of respect for Questlove. He knows music, all kinds of music, […]
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 […]
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 […]
I swear the Roots can make anything more credible.
The Most Magical Event in Twitter History Just Happened. I love everything about this moment. Drake gets owned.
There’s so much that could be be said about the Beastie Boys’ MCA. At 47, he died way too soon. After fighting cancer for a few years, he finally lost the fight and has, hopefully, moved on to a better place. It’s an unbelievably tragedy to his family and a huge loss to the hip […]
An interesting track that confronts the whole “homophobia” in hip hop issue. It’s definitely not fixing the problem, but as long as it’s getting people talking, it’s something I can get behind. Obviously I recognize all the caveats apply about how people shouldn’t have to justify their existence, and really shouldn’t have to be told […]
Video: R. Kelly Preps The Next Installment Of “Trapped In The Closet” | Complex. Holy crap. 32 more chapters of R. Kelly’s trapped in the closet are coming soon. May someone have mercy on all of us.
Local Groove Does Good: The Story Of Trip-Hop’s Rise From Bristol : The Record NPR has a really fascinating look at the rise of Trip Hop, starting from its humble origins in Bristol, UK. It’s written in a romantic and nostalgic way, and includes language so pregnant with meaning it may actually need a c-section […]
Comfort mod: HD650 headband padding on the Pro 900. Not a bad trick if you have some good headphones with not enough padding. All you need is some velcro and some additional padding.