M. Island – Shut Up (Video)

M. Island presents the video for his single, “Shut Up,” off the debut digital EP “From Darkness 2 Light”. Directed by Rodolfo Duran, rowdiness and zipped lips ensue… I especially enjoy the visuals! Rooftop sunsets… dark basements…Thumbs up! M. Island – “Shut Up” Advertisements

Daniel Joseph – “Pretty/Ugly” In-Store, Release Party & Food/Clothing Drive

Daniel Joseph (of Bullymouth and Elite Assembly fame) is getting ready to drop his album “Pretty/Ugly” on Nov. 3rd! To celebrate, he’s got a couple of special treats in store. First up is an in-store at Fat Beats on Tuesday, Nov. 3rd. Come meet Daniel Joseph and get a copy of his album, get it … Continue reading

Brokn.Englsh – Dreamscape (Download)

And Brokn.Englsh is back at it again… In anticipation of their upcoming album, “The Drawing Board” which drops Nov. 17, B.E. brings you “Dreamscape”, an EP of bangers (including a couple of oldies but goodies, which you’ll recognize if you downloaded any of their past projects) to chew on until the main entree arrives. Featuring … Continue reading

Show/Event Picks of the Week – 10.26.09

And we’re back at it again… CMJ Week was bananas, and there was NO WAY I could’ve covered every show that went down. But I did get some photos from some cool showcases, and became a new fan of many an artist. Photos coming soon! Here’s the rundown for this week. As I’ve said in … Continue reading

Hub City Revival 1st Anniversary Celebration This Saturday!

I’m going to be contributing some of my work to a photo exhibit as part of the first anniversary celebration of Hub City Revival. There will also be an artwork displayed, as well as performances. It’s in Newark, NJ (I can already hear the groans), but it’s within walking distance to Newark Penn Station, a … Continue reading

CMJ Week! Here’s the Rundown…

I know I should’ve posted this on Monday, but I’m just reading it myself… checked out 3 CMJ shows last night alone! Luckily they were all in the same building, or I would’ve gone crazy. Many thanks to Dee Phunk (www.treesforbreakfast.com/Rare Form) for compiling this list! I’ll throw in flyers for a few more events … Continue reading

Jesse Boykins III – Shine (Video)

Check out the video for “Shine”, off Jesse Boykins III’s latest release, “The Beauty Created.” Directed by Dr. Woo, this feel-good video follows Jesse on a summer day, complete with jump ropes, sprinklers and stoops… I highly recommend you pick up “The Beauty Created” (on iTunes or in hard copy form), and check out his … Continue reading

Azzie feat. Kori Massey – Going Out My Mind (Video)

“Going Out My Mind” is the debut video from Azzie, featuring singer Kori Massey and directed by AD Skolar. It’s also the first single off Azzie’s “Soul Sauce – EP.” The video was shot over a weekend in Queens, NY, where Azzie grew up, and I was there to document part of the shoot. Azzie … Continue reading

Mista Mista – Heartbeat (Video)

Check out the video for “Heartbeat,” the first single off Mista Mista‘s upcoming debut album, “No Greater Love”! Directed by Josue “Sway” Mendez and produced by LJC, “Heartbeat” is a very sexy song about how a certain lady makes Mista Mista’s heart go boom boom… =P I better find this video on TV ASAP! Mista … Continue reading

Deal the Villain – The Lo-Fi Prelude (Download)

In anticipation of his soon-to-be released project, EPic (see past post), Deal the Villain has blessed us with a little something to keep us entertained until the main course drops. Download The Lo-Fi Prelude, brought to you by the good folks over at RockTheDub.com… I promise you it won’t take long to listen to it; … Continue reading