Arsiney – “Set It Off” Single Release Party @ Nightingale Lounge – 5.25.11

Last night I attended Arsiney’s release party for his newest single entitled “Set It Off.” Surrounded by his friends, family and colleagues, Arsiney also presented some new material off his upcoming album and blessed the attendees with a special mixtape that was only available at lat night’s event. Exclusive! =) Shouts to everyone in attendance, … Continue reading

Jasmine Solano – “Turn It Up” Video Release Party @ Red Bull Space – 5.23.11

Monday nights in NYC are usually a bit quiet, but last night was a tad different… DJ/rapper Jasmine Solano released the video for “Turn It Up,” which is the first single off her upcoming EP (due out this summer) and features Hollywood Holt from Chicago. Let me tell you, the line outside was a zoo… … Continue reading

Wordspit & Machine Gun Kelly @ Gramercy Theater – 5.22.11

OK, so I wasn’t going to shoot at this show, but thanks to my partner in crime NattyNight’s insistence, I shot performances by Wordspit & Machine Gun Kelly last night at Gramercy Theater. Shouts to Jasmine Solano, D.A. the Future and Hollywood Holt for rounding out the show! Wordspit: Twitter |¬†www.wordspitwashere.com Machine Gun Kelly: Twitter … Continue reading

St. Joe Louis – “Good Morning” (Video)

“Good Morning,” the second video from St. Joe Louis (directed by Visual High Life), can be found on their most excellent mixtape, “30,000 Ft. High & Rising” which was released last summer. If you haven’t heard it yet, it better be because you’ve never heard of this talented group of MC’s from New Jersey. But … Continue reading

Pharoahe Monch & Jean Grae @ Brooklyn Bowl – 5.10.11

Tuesday night, the masses descended upon Williamsburg to Brooklyn Bowl to bask in the aura of some of hip hop’s finest artists (OK, I was feeling myself a little with that intro…) Pharoahe Monch and Jean Grae were the headliners; unfortunately, I wasn’t able to make it in time to catch the opening acts, such … Continue reading

My Song, The Way I Sing It – 5.14.11

Very proud of the homie David J. Hamilton – he’s added producer to his list of hats. Executive producer, that is… of a play entitled “My Song, The Way I Sing It.” Written and directed by KarynRose Bruyning, “My Song, The Way I Sing It” will be celebrating its 2-year anniversary at Theater 80 in … Continue reading

Saint & Sinner Party @ Sutra – 5.11.11

Covered for the homie Dirty Souf Yankee again this week at Sutra… raging on the dance floor, dudes in wolf masks and an appearance by Ms. Dutty herself (crutch and all) made for an, um, interesting night. LOL…Shouts to everyone who came out, to Artful Dodger, to the Oxymorrons and to DJ Schoolboy for the … Continue reading

Blitz the Ambassador – “Native Sun” Album Release Show @ SOBs – 5.4.11

Maurice Kirya and Blitz the Ambassador Last night, Blitz the Ambassador celebrated the release of his new album, “Native Sun” at SOBs… like I said last night, no matter how many times I see Blitz perform, his shows are always amazing! Maurice Kirya, a singer from Uganda, was his special invited guest. It was his … Continue reading

Saints & Sinners Party @ Sutra – 5.4.11

Filled in for my homegirl Dirty Souf Yankee at the “Saints & Sinners” party at Sutra last night…shouts to Artful Dodger and everyone who came through… Salute to guest DJ Melo-X who made my night!

Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival 2011 Kickoff @ PNC Radio – 4.28.11

A warm spring evening, drinks, food and good folks with the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges in the background – what better way to kickoff the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival? Last week, I was invited to cover this Brooklyn Bodega-sponsored event, where it was announced the Q-Tip would be this year’s headliner, alongside talented artists such … Continue reading