LYRICS LYRICS LYRICS. Lyrics are a huge topic in hip-hop. Not only are they responsible for much of the criticism that hip-hop receives, but lyricists have really come to define the entire genre. And now, the issue of lyricism and its role in hip-hop has become a hot topic of debate. If you haven’t yet […]
It seems like this series of tubes we call the internets isn’t enough to hold T and me. Next Wednesday (03.03.10), T and I will officially launch our radio show (also called The Breakbeat Axiom) on WMBR 88.1. A radio show and a blog might seem excessive, but that’s probably because you haven’t had the […]
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 […]
It’s the holiday season, and like so many of my 20-something counterparts, I’ve spent the past week at my childhood home, surrounded by family, old friends, good food, better drink,…. and absolutely nothing even remotely related to hip-hop culture. I grew up in the mountains of Western MD, where the dominate musical culture is caught […]
Raekwon, Queen Yonasda, and Capone N Noreaga at the Paradise tonight...
So next time you think about showing off your skills through an angry youtube rap, you might want to take another hit and then think again. According to United Press International two Massachusetts men have been charged “with posting a threatening video on YouTube that mentioned the names of a state trooper and a probation […]