Kendrick Lamar, YC the Cynic, Nitty Scott MC, Jah-C & the Antidote @ Southpaw – 6.17.11

Took a week to finally get around to these flicks, but they’re finally here! So much to say about this show, but I want to keep it short and sweet… we’ll see how this goes… First of all, I walked into this show not having heard any of Kendrick Lamar‘s music. Although a lot of … Continue reading

The Company Man Interview for CAC-TV @ Show And Prove – 5.19.11

Yo, I’ve done at least three interviews for CAC-TV and I’m terrified of video cameras…proof that these guys are some kind of awesome. This time, we caught up with The Company Man, host of Brooklyn Bodega’s Show and Prove competition and “Brooklyn Bodega Radio” on PNC Radio (Fridays from 1-4pm). Somehow the conversation turned to flashy … Continue reading

Random Axe, Black Moon, Skyzoo, Da Beatminerz @ Southpaw – 6.22.11

What can I say – it was a Duck Down kind of night over at Southpaw last night… third night at Southpaw in seven days and the crowd in attendance was not letting up. Packed yet again! This time, it was for Sean Price, Guilty Simpson and Black Milk (aka Random Axe) in their first … Continue reading

Melo-X – Heartbeat (Quadron Remix) (Video)

Sometimes simple is best… Check out this cool video for “Heartbeat” by Melo-X. The video is directed by Dr. Woo and takes place in a dance studio where three ladies perform an interpretive dance to this song. “Heartbeat” is a remix of Quadron‘s original track “Average Fruit” and is featured on Melo’s timeless mixtape “More Merch.” … Continue reading

J*Davey, Elevator Fight, Jasmine Solano & Shyvonne @ Southpaw – 6.21.11

Yesterday afternoon, I got a phone call from Jah-C telling me that he really needed me to be at Southpaw last night. “We just confirmed that somebody really big is coming to the show, but you can’t tell anybody!” No problem – I can keep a secret… Besides, I was already happy with the caliber … Continue reading

Theophilus London – Last Name London (Video)

Watching my people become great… this video is on MTV, and Theophilus just CRUSHED the stage at the Brooklyn Museum recently. Late-night talk show performances, international tours… so proud of this guy. For more on Theophilus London: http://www.theophiluslondon.net | @theophilusl

iHeartDilla 2-Year Anniversary @ Sullivan Hall – 6.19.11

I guess it was a little over 2 years ago, in the ladies room at this lounge that used to be called Boucarou, that Jessica Estevez re-introduced herself to me and told me about this site she was creating called iHeartDilla. Fast-forward to today, 2 years later, and that site has become one of the … Continue reading

Mel D. Cole Presents My Favorite Songs w/Jesse Boykins III @ Ella – 6.20.11

Found out about this over the weekend, and was bummed until I reached out the Mel D. Cole and he told me to come through… I love my colleagues =) Mel D. Cole presented the first of what he hopes to be a monthly event at Ella called “My Favorite Songs.” The premise is that … Continue reading

Lessons Learned with Seed Popular & CAC-TV

Check out this HILARIOUS video of Seed Popular (Rule4080.com) and I ranting about how the homies over at CAC-TV didn’t warn us not to yell into the mic during our interviews with them. Lesson learned, folks: Excellent equipment = I bet you can hear a pin drop during our interview if you tried hard enough. … Continue reading

Stuff Fly People Like 3rd Anniversary Party @ Akoo Showroom – 6.2.11

Last night I attended the third anniversary party of StuffFlyPeopleLike.com…  Hosted by Jive recording artist Mickey Factz and held at the Akoo Showroom in midtown Manhattan, the event brought together a slew of NYC artists, fashionistas, bloggers, tastemakers, movers and shakers to celebrate the site’s three years of existence with co-founders Rae Holliday & Gabriel … Continue reading