Fresh Daily – “The Quiet Life”

Fresh Daily was one of the first artists I ever met on the independent hip hop scene, and I’m very impressed with his progression as an artist. Today, the Brooklyn MC releases his newest album, “The Quiet Life,” available for free download on http://www.freshdailymc.com. I’ve only given it one solid listen right now, but so … 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 “Happy Birthday Liz!” Show @ Southpaw – 8.25.10

OK, so that wasn’t the name of the show, but it sure felt like a suitable alternate… Shouts to Fresh Daily for putting together a show that fell on my birthday and featured some of my favorite MC’s! I received so much love that night – thanks to everyone in attendance! Special thanks goes to … Continue reading

Chris Faust feat. Cocoa Sarai – “Cuffing Season” (Video)

Received this video in my inbox the other day and instantly fell in love with Chris Faust and Cocoa Sarai all over again… first time I heard these two collaborate was on Red Kryptonite, off Chris Faust’s (then known as Print) Comic Books Unlimited, and I’ve been a fan of both artists ever since…In the … Continue reading

Cocoa Sarai “Half Past 7” Album Release Party @ Taj Lounge – 3.4.10

Thursday night, I attended two album release parties, the first of which was Cocoa Sarai’s release party for “Half Past 7.” It was held at Taj Lounge in midtown Manhattan (read: DRESS CODE x mandatory coat check. Ugh.) – So Liz threw on the high-heeled boots and some makeup and made like in Rome… I’ll … Continue reading

Show/Event Picks of the Week – 11.30.09

Monday, 11.30.09 Tuesday, 12.1.09 (Guest DJ will be none other than the legendary MC Lyte!) Wednesday, 12.2.09 Angie Stone Free Listening Party for her upcoming album, “Unexpected” at 271 W 119th St @ 5:30PM Thursday, 12.3.09 Friday, 12.4.09 Honey Larochelle has a special show in celebration of World AIDS Day tonight! She has been invited … Continue reading

Show/Event Picks of the Week – 11.2.09

Hope you’ve recouped from the Halloween madness that went down this weekend! I was Michelle Obama (cardigan over the belt and all), but alas, no one took any photos of me =( Got some goodies for you guys this week! Peep game: Tuesday, 11.3.09 It’s Election Day, so that means time to vote! In NYC, … Continue reading