Where the Party At?

Last year, I turned the Big 3-o, and welcomed the milestone in style! While this year is going to be more low-key, I enjoy celebrating my personal holiday, and I hope you’ll share in the festivities. So here’s where I’ll be this week; I hope to see you around! Saturday, Aug. 21 I’m kicking off … 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 Picks of the Week: 11.18.09

My apologies for being a couple of days late…I sometimes forget that my city doesn’t sleep, even when I decide to do so… If you went to Top $ Raz’s video shoot for “DEAD,” The Roc Raida tribute at SOB’s or the last Roots Jam Session @ Highline Ballroom (hopefully not FOREVER!), then you started … Continue reading

Show & Tell 4 Is Coming!

EMA, Platform NYC & Highwater Music In Collaboration with Arise Collective Present Show & Tell 4: The Give Thanks/Give Back Edition! Saturday, November 21 7-11pm @ Platform NYC – 2268 Grand Concourse @ 183rd St. (Lower Level) Directions: D to 182-183 St. OR 4 to 183 St. Featuring: Daniel Joseph David E. Beats Oronde Baltimore … Continue reading

Fresh Daily’s “Gorgeous Killer…” In-Store @ Fat Beats – 8.18.09

Yesterday I jetted to Fat Beats for Fresh Daily‘s in-store to celebrate the release of his long-awaited album, “Gorgeous Killer: In Crimes of Passion.” I was proud of myself for getting there at 7:02pm (event started at 7pm), but I wasn’t the first one there (*insert disappointed face* LOL). Went upstairs and was greeted with … Continue reading