Memorial Day 40 Oz. Bounce x Dave’s Birthday x What’s Wrong With the NYPD???

Two things you should know before watching this video: 1. If you know anything about the 40 Oz. Bounce, then you know that the organizers’ only wish is to bring together a bunch of people in the spirit of having a good time out in the open. 2. David Hamilton (aka @imjustdave on Twitter) is … Continue reading

W for Wordspit – Wins UMA Award!

I am sooooooo happy as I write this post… Tonight, my good friend Wordspit just won his first Underground Music Award for Most Dynamic Solo Artist! It was a really tough category; Spit was up against other highly talented artists – Donnis, B.I.G. Krit, Freddie Gibbs, Curren$y and Panama. But Team Illest pulled through, and, … 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

Wordspit – “Poet’s Haiku” (Video)

I’ve been meaning to post pics from Wordspit‘s video release show for “Poet’s Haiku”…look out for them real soon… in the meantime, here’s the video. Wordspit and I shared our first magazine print in Bleu Magazine, and you can see it around 0:55 (shameless plug). Shouts to Robin Winter and Adam Donald for a wonderful … Continue reading

Show/Event Picks of the Week – 10.26.09

And we’re back at it again… CMJ Week was bananas, and there was NO WAY I could’ve covered every show that went down. But I did get some photos from some cool showcases, and became a new fan of many an artist. Photos coming soon! Here’s the rundown for this week. As I’ve said in … Continue reading

The Coolest Bboi Stance Drops Today!

After many, many moons of waiting, it’s finally here. Download “The Coolest BBoi Stance” by Wordspit, a collection of songs and experiences from a promising MC out of East New York, Brooklyn. Consider this my gift to you on the eve of my birthday! Get it at Direct Link

Wordspit – “Poet’s Haiku” (Download)

Peep the next song released by Wordspit, off his forthcoming mixtape “The Coolest BBoi Stance”, which drops Aug. 24th. Wordspit – “Poet’s Haiku” (download) Don’t forget to check out Wordspit’s newest video, “Joystick Madness“!

“4 The Love of Hip Hop” @ Voodoo Lounge – 8.13.09

It’s not often that you go to a hip hop show and everyone on the bill brings their A-game. Thursday night @ Voodoo Lounge happened to be one of them. “4 The Love of Hip Hop” showcased some of NYC’s hottest up-and-coming independent MC’s. This show was put together by Final Outlaw and Ju Invictus, … Continue reading

Wordspit – Joystick Madness (Video)

The Virgo in me won’t say much about the fact that the above photo misspells “MADNESS.” LOL Last night, I attended the video release party for “Joystick Madness” by Wordspit. No photos cuz I got there 15 min. before the official end of the party, thanks to having to work and taking 4 trains to … Continue reading

G-Shock Event @ Cipriani – 8.5.09

So I get the call from Andre Clarke to cover the G-Shock “Shock The World 2009” event featuring a performance by Kanye West earlier this week… I didn’t mention it to you guys because honestly, I didn’t much about it. I just knew I was going to be covering the gifting suite, where TTK would … Continue reading