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Red Bull Thre3style: Restoration of DJ Culture
3 years ago

Red Bull Thre3style: Restoration of DJ Culture

The Red Bull Thre3style World DJ Championship is the largest international DJ competition around. In each year since 2010, the competition has searched far and wide for DJs with the …
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Nothing but fire from Vince Staples on new record
3 years ago

Nothing but fire from Vince Staples on new record

By  •  Tracks, Music

Vince Staples’ new record “Señorita” comes across as a unique clash of styles making for a very interesting listen. Over some dark Christian Rich production,

Staples offers two enthusiastic rapid-fire …
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Kehlani’s latest a spaced-out love tune for the masses
3 years ago

Kehlani’s latest a spaced-out love tune for the masses

By  •  Tracks, Music

Oakland singer Kehlani teams up with Chicago’s own Chance The Rapper for a soft, love-focused collaboration on “The Way”, off her recently released album You Should Be Here.

Speaking over …
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Vic Mensa & Kanye West go in on latest “U Mad”
3 years ago

Vic Mensa & Kanye West go in on latest “U Mad”

By  •  Tracks, Music

Two Chicago standouts with animosity towards the haters link up for a boisterous anthem on “U Mad”.

Over the catchy, horn-heavy instrumental, Vic Mensa and Kanye West take turns spitting …
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More To Canadian Music Than Bieber, Drake: Ghostface
3 years ago

More To Canadian Music Than Bieber, Drake: Ghostface

Wu-Tang Clan member and hip-hop legend, Ghostface Killah, has been leaving his mark on the game for over two decades now.

Fresh off the release of Sour Soul – his …
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Awards Recognize Excellence and Passion to Succeed
3 years ago

Awards Recognize Excellence and Passion to Succeed

Eminence was on full display when the recipients of the 33rd annual Harry Jerome Awards were announced.

In a well-organized event, hosted by the Black Business and Professional Association, and …
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Cozz & J. Cole pen that street poetry on “Knock Tha Hustle Remix”
3 years ago

Cozz & J. Cole pen that street poetry on “Knock Tha Hustle Remix”

Dreamville is for real. Need proof? Look no further than the remix to “Knock Tha Hustle” off Cozz’s “Cozz & Effect” project which dropped in October 2014. A few months …
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You should know, you can’t go wrong with  Primo, Royce & Dwele
3 years ago

You should know, you can’t go wrong with Primo, Royce & Dwele

The PRhyme duo of Royce Da 5’9” & DJ Premier has released a music video for “You Should Know,” one of the tracks off their self-titled album which was released …
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Carpe Diem: Tona brings honesty to the mic
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3 years ago

Carpe Diem: Tona brings honesty to the mic

By  •  Reviews, Music

The early part of 2015 has brought good things to Scarborough, Ontario’s own Tona Tencreddi.

Not only has the emcee taken home this year’s Juno Award for Rap Recording of …
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Kendrick Lamar’s back in the hood in “King Kunta” video
3 years ago

Kendrick Lamar’s back in the hood in “King Kunta” video

In case you’ve been living underneath a rock, here’s an update: Kendrick Lamar has returned, and he’s finally dropped his long awaited project—To Pimp A Butterfly. “King Kunta” was one …
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