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About Duane Benjamin

Music Editor Duane Benjamin, or “Lah’Gic” to those who know him well, has been a member of the Urbanology family since the magazine’s birth. From music, culture, sports or life experiences in general, Duane is always up for an intellectual conversation or debate. A firm believer that laughter keeps you young, amongst friends or strangers, you can often find Duane laughing and cracking jokes to eye watering, belly busting proportions. A fierce competitor on the basketball court and the soccer field, Duane welcomes new challenges to keep him sharp and on his toes, of which Urbanology Magazine is constantly providing.

Latest Posts | By Duane Benjamin
U.K.’s Sticky Blood, Ajay Carter bring the heat
2 years ago

U.K.’s Sticky Blood, Ajay Carter bring the heat

The production team Sticky Blood, consisting of Andy Nicholson and Jamie Shield team up with upcoming rapper Ajay Carter, for the hard hitting title track of their EP I.D.

Quite …
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Hasan Salaam knows pain
2 years ago

Hasan Salaam knows pain

Some artists just talk the talk about the injustices and problems going on in the world, but New Jersey emcee and community organizer Hasan Salaam is really out there trying …
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Battle rap vet Math Hoffa drops “My Music”
2 years ago

Battle rap vet Math Hoffa drops “My Music”

In the battle rap world, there’s not many that can boast the resume and storied past that Brooklyn emcee Math Hoffa has. On his latest single “My Music” Math shows …
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No Pain, No Gain says Ottawa emcee VNCHY
3 years ago

No Pain, No Gain says Ottawa emcee VNCHY

Ottawa-based, Congo-born VNCHY presents the visuals for his single “Broke Dreams” from his EP Neverland.

The introspective song comes from a 19 year old who is already mature enough to look back …
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Another Day, Another Mixtape: Jae Millz Keeps Pumping Out the Heat
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3 years ago

Another Day, Another Mixtape: Jae Millz Keeps Pumping Out the Heat

Jae Millz, believe it or not, is probably one of the hardest working artists in the game right now.

Having joined the Young Money umbrella, in the eyes of the …
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Gritty, smooth nostalgia from Dro Pesci’s “Time To Win”
3 years ago

Gritty, smooth nostalgia from Dro Pesci’s “Time To Win”

Bringing back a smooth ’90s nostalgia, Dro Pesci’s lead single “Time To Win” from his upcoming album Groundhog Day is a strong release for those new to the New York …
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Windy City emcee Jahzel shows his vision
3 years ago

Windy City emcee Jahzel shows his vision

From off his album The Wake Up, Jahzel presents the visuals for his single “The Vision” with him and his female partner in crime executing an art heist. As the …
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Sofi de la Torre’s new song is beautiful, melodic & poetic
3 years ago

Sofi de la Torre’s new song is beautiful, melodic & poetic

Embodying the true sense of the word “artist” Sofi de la Torre has her hand in every aspect of her career, from the writing, to video editing, shooting her pictures …
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Kendrick Lamar spits racially charged fire
3 years ago

Kendrick Lamar spits racially charged fire

Fresh off the heels of the 57th Grammy Awards, Kendrick Lamar sets the streets ablaze again with his latest Boi-1da produced release “The Blacker The Berry”. The anger, aggression, sheer …
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Chinx & Jadakiss link up to school y’all
3 years ago

Chinx & Jadakiss link up to school y’all

Talking that dope boy shit, Chinx makes it clear from the intro of the track stating, “My nigga if you ain’t coppin’ you ain’t got no business around the fucking …
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