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

Blitz the Ambassador Releases “Native Sun”!

So proud of Blitz the Ambassador and his journey thus far! Been following this Ghanian MC since 2008 and he is easily one of the best performers I have ever seen, independent or mainstream. His live show is electrifying and anyone who’s seen him is sure to say the same. Today, Blitz released a new … Continue reading

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

I first was introduced to Hypnotic Brass Ensemble in the subway and streets around Union Square a few years ago. I bought one of their CD’s (the green one) and really loved it. This band is a family of brothers and cousins who are just so talented that I never forgot their sound. When I … Continue reading

The Hall Pass Tour Is Coming!

I’m SO proud of the homies for this one! “The Hall Pass Tour is a series of after-school music concerts headlined by emerging artists, ScienZe and j.RENE√Č, featuring some of the most talented public school students across New York City. The series is hosted by Holley Monelle, DJ’ed by Kraff Swagger and designed to support … Continue reading

J Is For Junkie (Trailer)

The background: “A group of crack addicts in Atlanta who live outside in a small cove behind a Texaco, infamously dubbed as the “Living Room” share their stories and tell us what it’s like to battle with a deadly addiction to crack-cocaine.” [Directed by Corey Davis] I’m looking forward to checking this out in NYC … Continue reading

Show/Event Picks of the Week – 2.20.11

It’s a BIG week, ya’ll! So I figure I’d post this early in the week. Shoot, I’ll probably need to refer back to this myself, just as a reminder. Sunday, 2.20.11 My boo/sister from another mother, Trezure Empire performing one of her biggest shows ever – she’s opening up for Bilal tonight! Wishing I could … Continue reading

“The New Flesh” Is Coming!

Anticipating the release of “The New Flesh” by Far Rock MC Top $ Raz… He released the artwork for the album and it’s fantastic! Hats off to Joann Gomez (Music Looks Like This) for the (SICK!) photos, Marthalicia Matarrita for the artwork and Fresh Daily for the graphics! I stumbled across Raz’s promo video for … Continue reading

What Does YC Stand For?

Ever wonder what the YC in “YC the Cynic” actually means? After watching this video, I’m even more confused then when we used to ask people to decipher 8THW1‘s “Love, Money and Music” tees. Maybe YC will tell us at his release show on March 1st.  

Save The Date: Donuts Are Forever 5

Donuts Are Forever 5 is going down Feb. 5, 2011 at Santos Party House… If you’re in NYC, you do NOT want to miss this! For updates, follow the following links: twitter.com/rareformnyc http://www.rareformnyc.com Donuts are Forever (Facebook Page) http://www.donutsareforever.com

The Super Qool Show Is Coming!

I’m SO in here… I’m a fan of every single person on the bill, and I’m curious to see Moruf perform for the first time. Probably the only show I’m checking Christmas Week… The Super Qool Show Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010 9pm @ Southpaw – 125 5th Ave – ¬†Brooklyn, NY Performances by Stalley, Wordspit, … Continue reading