Ten years after the release of his breakthrough album, Live at Stubb's (which reached #1 on the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart), Matisyahu has again returned to the well-known Texas venue to record Live at Stubb's, Vol. III.
Ro Spit just released his newest album titled I.V. Life, a play on the Indian Village neighborhood in Pontiac he grew up in. Recently, I met up with Ro Spit at Burn Rubber's new location on Main Street in Royal Oak and we talked about the new album along with his career in hip hop and fashion.
I had the pleasure of chatting with Empire's newest musical genius, Sean Cross while the build up was intensifying. He let me in on some of his intimate memories with close friend and mentor, Producer Swizz Beatz.
Last September, the interweb was introduced to new heartthrob, Robby Blackwell, by popular producer DJ Marley Waters on a track called "Afterparty" featuring Christina Milian where the new swoon brought with him a remarkably strong, soulful, yet, seductive voice.
Communities typically have the keys to their own liberation and ability to thrive. This week The Pollination Project celebrates projects that are by ...
With their latest release, The Marvelous Missing Link: Found, ICP renews its faith in a world flooded with all sorts of crazy acts and events, where understanding is constantly needed.
L. LONDELL MCMILLAN is well known as an entertainment lawyer who has represented Prince, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, Usher, Kanye West and many others. McMillan is also a noted community activist and publisher of The Source and Jones magazines.
"On this record, you're going to hear 808s, you're going to hear subs, you're going to hear oscillating guitars, and you're going to hear distortion on shit other than guitar," Scott recently told Noisey.
Signed to Jay Z's Rocnation since 2013, DJ Mustard has been slinging tunes since age 11 -- getting his start DJ'ing a party at his uncle's bar in Westchester and getting his DJ moniker from his given name, Dijon.
There was some chatter on the blogs about two gay cast members joining the cast of Love and Hip Hop all summer long but it wasn't until the premiere and that kiss between Miles and Milan that viewers knew for sure that the season was going to be like no other season, moreover, no other franchise of Love and Hip Hop
Of the new faces emerging from the Detroit hip-hop scene, Nolan The Ninja is arising quickly as one of the city's next notable names.
If you're not familiar with rappers Doja Cat, GoDreamer, or Odd Future member Left Brain, then you're in for a treat. Today these guys have given me the pleasure to premiere one of the better all rap collaborations of the summer, WAVE.
Quelle Chris has always been an oddball of Detroit hip-hop. From his early days with the group Wasted Youth along with other projects like Awesome In Outer Space or Crown Nation, he defies all aesthetics with music that is a mirror reflection of his own self.
Drawing on his own personal experience as both a producer and rapper, Drumma Boy stresses the importance of hard work and sacrifice.
Elders ask questions and learn how to build intergenerational movements, even when they do not understand younger generations. Elders build. Old people? They die. They judge and die. I submit that they kill young people in the process.
In these times when hip-hop is struggling with its own maturation, Domino Effect is one of many examples where an album can live through grown sensibilities.