What’s better than the Roots going through the History of Rap in 6 minutes? Two white guys rapping to them! I’m sure you’ve seen the History of Rap before done by Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake at the former’s Late Night show. If you haven’t seen the latest installment, here you go. Enjoy!
As we all know, yesterday was Independence Day (well, July 4th in the US) and my favorite Hip Hop Band, the Legendary Roots Crew curated this awesome event in their hometown Philly, the Philly Fourth of July Jam. Aside from the Roots, Common, Daryl Hall (of Hall & Oates), Queen Latifah, one-time Manila visitor DJ [...]
Apologies to all the artists that came through the Philippines last year, but I really feel Jazzy Jeff’s stint in December was the best international act for 2011. The Magnificent and Mick Boogie dropped their third Summertime mixtape yesterday and I wanted to share the link here. Get it now and relive these jams all [...]
After Jazzy Jeff ripped ish up last December, adidas and a slew of talented DJs from around the world pay tribute to one of Hip Hop’s most influential artists/dj/producer, JDilla, this Friday, February 10. Working with great acts such as Common, the Roots, ATCQ, Erykah Badu, D’Angelo, Talib Kweli, and many others, Dilla redefined music [...]
I can’t wait to hear Common’s latest album (due December- The Dreamer, The Believer). Here’s the second track out, Blue Sky (I thought Ghetto Dreams was Nas’. My bad!) This is definitely a refreshing break from all the sneakers. And you say Chi-City!