I know this is normally Raph’s thing and that’s cause he knows way more bout it than me but I saw this vid at Kevin Nottingham’s site and thought it fit in well with this series. A worth-while 10 minutes showing where Kanye (one of the lead samplers out there) got some inspiration for a […]
So thursday, there was a gang related murder in Chicago where a 16 year old, Derrion Albert, was beat to death. I will give you a link to news coverage of it for people who haven’t heard of it. The reason I am posting this because NaS posted a response at Global Grind. For someone […]
Exile, the man behind the amazing sound of Below The Heavens , has been hard at work and this year released a solo album Dirty Science. I thought that introducing Exile and this album to our Hip-Hop discussion was relevant because much of Exile’s music pushes the limits of Hip-Hop.
This is a new mixtape from previously featured da what fam artist JasIl and group 1Shade. 1Shade attended High School in San Francisco, CA and have been working together for over 3 years now. The group is composed of MC’s JasIl, Dubb L & Young Merritt and producer DJ JG. Feedback is definitely appreciated for […]
So, I have been recently thinking about the bridge between hip hop artists that are considered old school verses the new school. What is today’s hip hop and where is it going?