Tag: New York City

December 18, 2014 /

“If it could happen to him, it could happen to you…”

When it comes to bad breaks, J-Live can tell you quite a story.

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September 26, 2014 /

Yeah, I AM covering a Q-Tip solo joint before I’ve even gotten into A Tribe Called Quest.

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October 31, 2013 /

“How come you didn’t text me back?!”
“Because I didn’t know you were still alive.”
“That’s no excuse, you STILL should have texted me back!!”

Out of NYC, J-Zone is an interesting artist.

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July 18, 2013 /
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I’m hungry for new music.

For the last little while I’ve been making my rounds on Spotify, Songza, my endless music backlog (the oldest additions dating back to aught-six!) and a host of music blogs, looking to get out of my comfort zone and discover some new stuff.

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January 24, 2013 /

Mary, Mary…WHY YA BUGGIN?

Run-D.M.C. played a role in my transformation from mild-mannered scrub to lifelong Hip-Hop addict and voracious music fiend (and also a slightly older scrub).

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December 7, 2012 /

All you did was follow orders.

Today I’ve been making a fascinating journey through History Will Absolve Me, the latest record by DC/NYC rapper Billy Woods, his second solo work in eight years, and my formal introduction to him.

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July 26, 2012 /

Damn, talk about straight up addiction.

Now, if you know me, you know I like tracks that make you feel cool.

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May 18, 2012 /