Tag: New York City

November 1, 2018 /

E.S.G. most definitely left their mark on popular music.

An acronym which stands for Emerald Sapphire & Gold, E.S.G.

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August 30, 2018 /

Obey gravity because it’s a must for you.

Da Bush Babees had a lot of potential.

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April 12, 2018 /

Ayo, Dizzy Gillespie plays the sax / Me, myself I love to max / Redbone cuties I’m out to wax / Stick up kids is out to tax!

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March 8, 2018 /

Queen Latifah is a legend. Arriving on the scene in the late ’80s, the rapper born Dana Owens came with an attitude and intelligent, enlightened style that was all her own.

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December 21, 2017 /

It’s freezing out, so time for some coldest winter raps, and A$AP Twelvyy‘s contribution fits quite nicely.

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September 21, 2017 /

“Any rapper on a label should resign and quit!”

Jeeeeezus, this track is two decades old and is still more demented and hostile than damn near every rap song that’s come out since!

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June 7, 2017 /

Bring the funk.

The Menahan Street Band, named after a street in Bushwick, Brooklyn where founder Thomas Brenneck lived at the time, is a funk band composed of Brenneck and musicians from other notable funk / soul outfits like the Budos Band and Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings

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April 27, 2017 /

“Now this ain’t funny, so don’t you dare laugh it’s, just another case about the wrong path…”

Originally known as the Rhythm Blunt Cru, the trio of Yogi (…the bear?), Chaddio, and The Mighty Ha (Ha) shortened their name to the simple and iconic CRU (which I admit, makes for a nice album cover) for their first and only album, Da Dirty 30.

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April 13, 2017 /

QUICK, WITHOUT LOOKING NAME ALL 9 EMCEES OF THE WU-TANG CLAN RIGHT NOW!

How many did you get?

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January 11, 2017 /

Run The Jewels is back.

The M.O. of El-P and Killer Mike hasn’t changed all that much since the last one: Fucking curbstomping every whack-ass rapper and opponent on the planet.

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