After releasing his impressive album Negus, Kemba was asked to pen an essay for the Huffington Post. To read his piece, “Rappers Often Hide Their Insecurities, But Kemba Won’t Do It Anymore” now.
The latest 5 Finger Discount from Da-What.com features Brooklyn hip-hop group Constant Deviants. They switched things up by choosing tracks from the last album “Avant Garde” and the new one “Omerta” because there’s concept carries over. “Both ideas behind them, while different, were conceived while they were touring in Switzerland. So effectively they knew in advance […]
Liam of HipHopRedux sent me this thorough hip hop article featuring the saddest rap songs out there. Can y’all think of any he missed? Check it out here.
PURCHASE TICKETS A lot has changed since the last time Yuna was in San Francisco. She has turned the corner and begun the climb from indie-artist with reliable, interesting music and a great voice to a known-name and budding star. The first single from her new album, “Crush,” features Usher and is produced by DJ […]
PURCHASE TICKETS After a 10 year break, Blackalicious dropped an album last year to fans that had been yearning of new material. Featuring old pals like the Life Savas, Lateef, Lyrics Born and more, Imani Vol. 1 was warmly received. In support, Gift of Gab and Chief Xcel will be at Slim’s this Friday the 13th […]
PURCHASE TICKETS I’m not sure when I first heard of Young Fathers but I honestly haven’t stayed up-to-date.. I don’t want to use my ignorance to impact this preview so I reached out to fellow blogger, friend and Young Fathers fan (who’s seen them at least 3 times!), Maddie, to give me the low down. After discovering them […]
Christina ‘CongoMuse’ Fonthes is a Manchester-based artist, Create and one half of #DesiMeetsCongo, a radio show that focuses on popular culture. Her mantra – telling stories through any means possible – allows her to bring stories to life through writing, the spoken word, and filmmaking. She has completed residencies with Royal Exchange Theatre, Home, and Community Arts […]