On July 31 and August 1, 2014 at Alloy Studios and the Kelly Strayhorn Theater in East Liberty, the first annual “Cultured Steel Hip Hop Festival” presented by the Pittsburgh Hip Hop Collective will take place. Cultured Steel will be headlined with performances by Talib Kweli and Rapsody, assisted by Pittsburgh artists Kellee Maize, Jasiri […]
While hard at work in the studio churning out the follow-up to 2011’s critically acclaimed No Kings album, Doomtree has announced the release of a massive retrospective photo book chronicling the history of what Village Voice calls “one of the most talented and dedicated rap groups working today.”Doomtree: Every Single Day includes over ten years and 500 pages of behind the […]
here is what Nia had to say: I recently took a quiet break from making soundwaves, too distracted by all the gorgeous oceans my peers were crafting. In the interim I decided to make some pixels instead. What I developed is displayed above. 5 illustrations of people, ideas, and concepts which directly affected my evolution […]
Azage releases the cover art and tracklist for his upcoming project Coming Out Hard that is set to drop on the 27th!
I dont know how many people noticed but after flooding the internet with music on a consistent basis, Charles Hamilton essentially “disappeared” following a series of public relation issues. After 6 months of no music, no twitter, no interviews, he is now back! When he focuses on the music he puts out some pretty dope […]
Here’s a piece from Mark Jenkins done last April in Malmö, Sweden. Learn more about graffiti art through online colleges offering art courses. Click on the images to see bigger versions.
Pretty sick light photography by Nicki Carpenter. Click on the image to see a larger version.
Hip hop has always been a movement of activism in some way or another. Of it’s many forms, graffiti is one of the media which lends itself to this. Today, graffiti–like all forms of hip hop–doesn’t exist just in the inner-cities of the U.S. This new video from Time Magazine shows how graffiti artists in […]
Just wanted to give some dap and a huge thank you to Hannah W. for creating our new (and very cool) logo. Make sure to check out her website http://statusquota.net , plenty more graphics and photoshop productions. Here’s an example of some of her other work…