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Concert Movies – Best of Read More

Concert Movies – Best of

The Up in Smoke Tour One of the biggest rap concerts ever put on 44 shows all across America in 2000. Featuring everyone from N.W.A founder Ice Cube to newcomer Eminem, who had just released the critically acclaimed Marshall Mathers LP, the show had it all. Lowriders, inflatable middle fingers and giant talking skulls all […]

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Hip Hop Cyphers – Best of Read More

Hip Hop Cyphers – Best of

Big Pun, DMX, John Forte, Canibus, Mos Def & Mic Geronimo This is one of the most organic cyphers with big name artists to be found online. You can tell that if even if the camera wasn’t there they would still be sitting around the table showcasing their skills sets to each other. Best verse: […]

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Musician Movie Cameos – Best Of Read More

Musician Movie Cameos – Best Of

Plenty of artists have made the transition to becoming actors over the years. Some just decide to make a brief appearance mostly for comedic value. Here’s 5 of the best musician cameos: Jack White in Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story The White Stripes front man appeared in Walk Hard, a film about fictitious music star […]

5 Hilariously Bad Hip Hop Album Covers Read More

5 Hilariously Bad Hip Hop Album Covers

Rap music has given us some unforgettable album covers. A child resembling Biggie on Ready To Die, the white-masked Wu Tang looking particularly eerie on 36 Chambers or Dr.Dre’s homage to Zig-Zag rolling papers on The Chronic. However, there has also been a lot of terrible ones. Here are some of my favorites: Sometimes you just […]

Bishop Nehru – Artist of the Month Read More

Bishop Nehru – Artist of the Month

17 year old New York native Bishop Nehru is the definition of a prodigy. After starting to produce and rap at the age of 13, he released two mixtapes. Nehruvia showed us the ear that he has for old school hip hop by rapping over Madlib, MF DOOM & DJ Premier beats. StrictlyFlowz showcased his […]

Ez Craven – Artist of the Month Read More

Ez Craven – Artist of the Month

Hailing from Limerick, rapper Ez Craven and his brother Paulie PunchEz together make Brotherz Grimm. Two of the few Irish hip hop artists who sound like they belong in Wu Tang Clan rather than Blazin Squad. Ez together with his brother who produces all the music, have created a grimy, classic Irish hip hop sound. Check […]

Bloodshed Records Read More

Bloodshed Records

After hearing that Mobb Deep would be playing the Voodoo Lounge on the 1st of August, I was intrigued to learn more about the promoters, Bloodshed Records, who would be hosting what could be the best hip hop gig of 2014. Founded by Tall-Order and Rew, Bloodshed have already signed female MC, Bexi, Young Jay, […]

Nardwuar The Human Serviette Read More

Nardwuar The Human Serviette

Everyone’s favorite Human Serviette, Nardwuar, is one of the best music journalists of our time. Some may be put off by his wacky demeanor, but there is no one else who goes as in depth with their research as him. He constantly surprises artists  with information he knows and rapper constantly ask him if he’s […]

Best Songs of 2014 So Far Read More

Best Songs of 2014 So Far

We’ve had plenty of great songs and albums released already this year. Here’s what we think are the best songs of 2014 so far 9. Pharrell – Hunter After dominating a lot of last year’s air play with ‘Blurred Lines’ and ‘Get Lucky’, Pharrell released his much anticipated follow up to 2006’s In My Mind, G I R L. […]

Top 5 Music Documentaries Read More

Top 5 Music Documentaries

We can learn a lot about our favorite musicians from the interviews and Youtube videos, but a well crafted documentary shows us how these people live their life on a day to day basis. A good documentary can completely change your previous opinion of an artist and here are my top 5 music documentaries which have […]

The Animators – Hope for Irish Hip-Hop? Read More

The Animators – Hope for Irish Hip-Hop?

The Animators are a Hip-Hop collective from Dublin. After finding out they were supporting Earl Sweatshirt at the Academy on the 26th of March I decided to give them a listen just to know what to expect while waiting on the main man himself. Normally Irish Hip-Hop to me is like nails on a chalk […]

Rock The Bells Documentary Read More

Rock The Bells Documentary

Last night I watched a documentary about the beginnings of American hip hop festival Rock The Bells and although the events that take place were 10 years ago, in 2004. I believe that anyone with any sort of passion for music or anyone who wants to be a concert promoter needs to watch this. Festival […]