It’s been a while since Hulu has put out a hip-hop documentary for me to post and help you waste your time with, but it’s finally happened again. The newest documentary, Beat Makers, takes us into the world of hip-hop producers. I should point out that the film is a little heavy on the music […]
Not Myself Tonight: Have you ever gone to a party only to find out that someone is wearing the exact same outfit as you, only they’re rockin’ it much, much better. This is kinda like that. Perhaps Christina has been out of the game for so long that no one told her about Lady Gaga. […]
The sticky icky, the green monster, Thelonious Skunk, whatever you call it, today is the unofficial day that potheads and high schoolers the world around celebrate its existence. It should come as no surprise that the Doggfather of Ganj would release another record and video about smoking bud, but this time he is joined by […]
Russian Prime Minister Vladamir Putin has been nominated for the “Event of the Year” award at Muz TV’s Russian Street Awards, for his appearance at Muz TV’s “Battle for Respect,” where he crowned the champ, rapper Zhigan. At the event, he extolled hip-hop’s “rough” social message and role in keeping Russian youth away from drugs […]
Reflection Eternal just put out the first video from their new album, Revolutions Per Minute, and it’s everything you would expect from the legendary duo. Featuring a scarily on-point Bun B, “Paranoid” showcases not only Talib Kweli’s masterful flow, but solidifies his reputation as a quote-unquote “conscious rapper’, whether he likes it or not. The […]
Mos Def dropped in on trippy children’s show Yo Gabba Gabba! recently, and, of course, was adorable. Check out those smart penny loafers! more about “Mos Def Lands on ‘Yo Gabba Gabba’ (vi…“, posted with vodpod Also, is it weird that Mos is something of a dopple-ganger for Gabba’s host?
Ever since Horace first called out his man Virgil in the propempticon Odes 1.3, the proverbial “shout out” to contemporaries has been a thematic staple amongst the artistically gifted. Authors Ernest Hemingway, Jack Kerouac, and Hunter S. Thompson often posited both themselves and their colleagues as main characters in their novels or short-stories. Bob Dylan […]