Show/Event Picks of the Week – 2.17.10

Yeah, it’s the middle of the week, but Thursday is the new Friday, so enjoy these offerings: Wednesday, 2.17.10 (rescheduled from last week because of the snowstorm we had) Thursday, 2.18.10 (only 3 left! Closing March 18th!) Friday, 2.19.10 KARAOKE4EVER New York City 8-11 PM $15 w/o RSVP Celebrating the launch of http://www.MIKEBROWNTHEREMIX.com for more … Continue reading

Donuts Are Forever 4 @ The Bell House – 2.6.10

Last night I attended Part 3 of the J Dilla tribute festivities in NYC, the ever-growing “Donuts Are Forever (DAF).” Now in its fourth year, this event brings together fans of J Dilla’s music from all over the country. The concept is simple: come and listen to music by the late, great producer all night, … Continue reading

“One Won’t Do”: A Tribute to J Dilla @ North 4th Bar – 2.5.10

(Maureen Yancey aka Ma Dukes (J Dilla’s Mom) and Jessica Estevez of I Heart Dilla) After the J Dilla tribute at The Bronx Museum, I hopped on the train to Brooklyn with Shankar (the director of Fresh Daily’s “Apollo 13” video) as my subway buddy and headed to North 4th Bar for the second Dilla … Continue reading

“Looking for the Perfect Beat”: A Tribute to J Dilla @ The Bronx Museum – 2.5.10

For the past four years, during the first week/weekend of February, hip hop heads have been coming together to celebrate the life and music of J Dilla (born James Yancey), who passed way on February 10, 2006 of TTP (a blood disorder) and Lupus. He was only 32, and died 3 days after his birthday … Continue reading

Show/Event Pics of the Week(end): 2.4.10

Got some choice events for you  this weekend, being that it’s DILLA WEEKEND! Come out and support.

Statik Selektah Release Show @ SOBs – 2.3.10

Last night was one of those nights where what I assumed would be a quiet night turned into something crazy… I went to SOBs to cover Statik Selektah’s album release show, mainly because the homie Jon Hope was performing and asked me to come through. Anything for a guy who drove 3 and a half … Continue reading

Styles P @ Highline Ballroom – 2.1.10

I wasn’t even going to go to Highline Ballroom Monday night, but my partner-in-crime Natty Night convinced me to come out… I already knew it was going to be one of those nights when this guy tried to pick me up while I was walking down the block to the venue; he even had the … Continue reading

Forever Fresh Finale @ Southpaw – 1.29.10

With the homie Jah-C snagging a new gig with Red Bull, he decided to bring his Forever Fresh showcase to an end last weekend. And it went out with a bang! Eternia, Jah-C’s band The Antidote, Donny Goines and The Teacher himself, KRS-1 rocked the stage… KRS-1 came bearing gifts, throwing out copies of his … Continue reading