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DJ Roy Rumble mixes and mashes at Cock & Bull Tavern
DJ Roy Rumble mixed an eclectic assortment at The Cock & Bull Tavern, on May 17.
Thu May 16, 2013
On the Record: Talib Kweli, Lady Antebellum, Little Boots and More
Talib Kweli Prisoner of Conscious Sounds like: A really mixed bag from Kweli's fifth, and not in a pleasant, mixed-nuts kind of way - all over the place, too many guests, not angry enough.
Mon May 13, 2013
[News] Chucky Thompson Says Nas' "One Mic" Was A Calculated Step Away From Beef With Jay-Z
At a time of diss records dominating media cycles, Hitmen producer Chucky Thompson reveals how he and Nas envisioned "One Mic" from a Phil Collins sample and a unique verse-to-chorus transition.
[News] 50 Cent Uses Nas' "I Gave You Power" To Address Evolution In Hip Hop
Fifty referenced one song in particular as he spoke on the evolution of Hip Hop and how various elements of the genre can be used in different ways.
Havoc's 10 Best Non-Mobb Deep Beats
Considering the recent release of Havoc's 13 album and the positive feedback that it is generating, AllHipHop.com thought it was an appropriate time to acknowledge Havoc's board work with other artists beyond what he is most frequently associated with, Mobb Deep.
Thu May 09, 2013
Think about your favorite musician for a minute. Do you remember the first time you heard his or her voice? Can you relate each album or song to a different stage or major occurrence in your life? How many times have you seen him or her in concert, let alone met and engaged any of them in conversation? Can you recite their lyrics off the top of ... (more)
Silver Sky's the limit
But otherwise, what you've come to love about the roots musicians is present and accounted for: airtight soaring harmonies, an almost rock 'n' roll emphasis on riff-based jamming and athletic, virtuosic pickin' of all things stringed.
Mon May 06, 2013
The 411 Top Five 05.07.13: Top 5 Debut Albums
The 411 Top Five 05.07.13: Top 5 Debut Albums Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 05.07.2013 From Metallica's Kill 'Em All and The Smith's self-titled album to Nas' Illmatic , Notorious B.I.G.'s Ready to Die and more, the 411 staff counts down their top 5 debut albums of all time! Criteria: This week we're looking at the best albums that were the first of a ... (more)
Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes Present the City of Angels Mixtape by Tray Kapone
Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes announce the release of the new Tray Kapone mixtape "City of Angels" . The 18-track project is presented by Coast 2 Coast Mixtape Promotion and now available for download.
Sat May 04, 2013
Nas Fights Back in Promoter Kidnapping Case
Queensbridge bred rapper Nas is asking a judge to dismiss a New Jersey promoter's $10 million lawsuit.
Fri May 03, 2013
Album Review | LL Cool J, 'Authentic'
That startling disconnection is what bogs down his 13th album, "Authentic." His first offering in nearly five years, "Authentic" not only misses the mark, it doesn't even come close.
Thu May 02, 2013
The Jersey Journal
Nas lawsuit: Attorney says N.J. man's $10 million claim against rapper should be tossed
Morris Township concert promoter Patrick Allocco, left, stands with his son. Allocco has sued the rapper for a breach of contract and damages after the hip-hop star skipped out on New Year's Eve concerts in Angola in 2012.
Wed May 01, 2013
King of Queens
Opinions vary on who is the greatest rapper of all time, but the name Nasir Jones will always be near the top of the list.
Nas' Biggest Fan Lives In Houston, With the Tattoos to Prove It
Think about your favorite musician for a minute. Do you remember the first time you heard his or her voice? Can you relate each album or song to a different stage or major occurrence in your life? How many times have you seen him or her in concert, let alone met and engaged them in conversation? Can you recite lyrics off the top of your head and ... (more)
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes Presents the Blood On the Pavement Mixtape by Jah Diggs
Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes announce the release of the new JAH DIGGS mixtape Blood On the Pavement" . The 19 track project is presented by Coast 2 Coast Mixtape Promotion and now available for download.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
The Tribeca Film Institute Announces Winners of the 10th Annual...
The Tribeca Film Institute announced the winners of the 10th Annual Tribeca All Access Creative Promise Awards presented by the Time Warner Foundation at a ceremony earlier tonight.
DJ Premier Talks 'Illmatic' Sessions, Meeting AZ, And Nas' Ear For Beats
During VIBE's sitdown with DJ Premier for our Great Debate videos , the hip-hop Almanac had tales for days.