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Busta Rhymes – Calm Down (feat. Eminem)

Photography by : Busta Rhymes

Text by : Conor Ambrose

June 30, 2014

Two of the game’s best have tag-teamed once again for “Calm Down,” a 6 minute long rant with no room for breathing. Scoop DeVille took the classic House of Pain horns and chopped them up which carries the two legends throughout the first official single from Busta’s upcoming album, E.L.E. 2. Listen below via Empire […]

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Olivver – Lucy (Hurt People Hurt People) Official Video

Directed by : Tyler Trautman

Text by : Sam Ferro

June 29, 2014

Former drummer of The Neighborhood, Bryan Sammis, has a new alias called Olivver and has kickstarted his solo career recently. He dropped a couple singles in the last few months and just came out with a new song called “Lucy” accompanied with an intriguing video that portrays two sides of the character. The video could […]

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Jay Bilas meets Young Jeezy

Photography by : VIBE

Text by : Conor Ambrose

June 28, 2014

Jay Bilas, ESPN’s basketball analyst has been shouting out Jeezy for years, calling him the “urban philosopher” and tweeting out his lyrics to fans. Jeezy took notice, and returned the favor on E-40′s “Function” track but the two had never met until VIBE got them in the booth together. Check out the clip to see […]

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ANTI POWER TRIPPING: THE Anthony Lister Interview

Photography by : Ken Caruso

Text by : Ken Caruso

June 28, 2014

Say what you will about Anthony Lister… But he’s a force to be reckoned with. With a style of his own, a confident attitude, and the work to back it up he is turning out brilliant contemporary pieces.  He has me feeling like a high school cheerleader shouting “the bigger the better” (laugh out loud)… […]

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ON MY MJ #THROWBACKTHURSDAY

Directed by : David Sabastian

Text by : Conor Ambrose

June 26, 2014

This week’s #THROWBACK is one of our favorite track’s off David Sabsastian’s mixtape Napoleon Complex called “On My MJ,” appropriately set to some of Michael Jordan’s most acrobatic moments.

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HellBent on Creating

Photography by : Ken Caruso

Text by : Ken Caruso

June 26, 2014

Hellbent aka Justin Mikal Davis was born down south in REM country and lifted his name from Richard Hell. Believe it or not at my age I’ve actually seen Richard Hell at CBGB’s, so Justin intrigued me and I wondered why he picked hell for a moniker. Like I’ve stated before…art and music go hand […]

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Redman – Let’s Get Dirty

Text by : ANTI SOCIETY

June 19, 2014

One of our all-time club favorites is this week’s #THROWBACKTHURSDAY.  Turn up the volume, go full screen, and let Redman take you all the way back to 2001.

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alt-J – Hunger Of The Pine

Source : npr.org

Text by : Conor Ambrose

June 19, 2014

alt-J hasn’t released music since 2012 but we can forget all about the lapse with their newest release yesterday titled “Hunger Of The Pine.” In an interview with NPR the band spoke of the departure of their bassist Gwil Sainsbury, explaining that “having to write songs as a trio rather than a foursome was a daunting […]

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TUPAC

Text by : David Sabastian

June 16, 2014

GROWING UP IN L.A. AS A KID I WOULD ALWAYS HEAR STORIES FROM MY OLDER FRIENDS ABOUT HOW THEY WOULD SEE TUPAC RIDING DOWN THE STREET IN HIS WHITE ROLLS-ROYCE OR SHOTGUN IN SOMEONES LOW-RIDER DRIVING DOWN CRENSHAW. THAT MYSTICISM COMPELLED ME. HE WAS TALKED ABOUT LIKE SOME SORT OF GOD. I REMEMBER ME AND […]

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Backward Amnesia: Lora Zombie Brightens Brooklyn

Photography by : Ken Caruso

Text by : Ken Caruso

June 16, 2014

When I stepped into the space for this one night only pop-up event the music was pumping like an after hours club.  I’ve always expressed that music and art go hand in hand and this event was a perfect example of why.  With the sounds of Lyki Lee and Russian house and pop music Ms. Zombie […]