It’s 3am, I’m coming back from watching the third person—in a long line of doe-eyed teenagers—make a mockery of a keg stand (it can’t be called a proper keg stand with an imposed 9 second time limit), and I can’t help but fixate on how these kids are destroying the floors of this apartment by […]
Lucky us. Not only do we have MC Frontalot gracing our fair city on Monday, but the super-soulful Nneka will be making an appearance at the Middle East in Cambridge tomorrow evening. The best Nigerian import since petroleum, Hamburg-based Nneka has spent the majority of her young career garnering attention in Europe. Her debut album […]
Because two is always better than one, hulu released two more rap documentaries, Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme and New Flavors. While Freestyle’s content seems obvious from the name, New Flavors is about the rise and impact of Southern Rap—and here I thought all Southern Rap did was give us grills. ‘Freestyle: The Art of […]
Following quickly on the heels of Wale and friends, L.A.’s premier underground hip-hop duo, People Under the Stairs (also known as PUTS), will be performing at the Middle East in Central Sq tomorrow. Honestly, I’m not sure how these guys have managed to stay “underground”. The two-some, composed of Thes One and Double K, have […]
Alright, so I already posted about Wale playing at Harper’s here. What I failed to mention in that post, however, is how great I think the openers will be. I’ve spent part of today checking out the three acts that will precede my man Wale, and they seem dope enough to switch my alliances. I […]
DJ Rob Swift is an underground turntablist from NYC, who basically taught himself on his dad’s equipment as a kid. A former member of DJ/turntablist group the X-ecutioners, he now is part of Ill Insanity. And still awesome. Keep an eye out for this kid:
Raekwon, Queen Yonasda, and Capone N Noreaga at the Paradise tonight...