Tag: New York City

June 8, 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 28, 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?),

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April 14, 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 12, 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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June 10, 2016 /

Best way to sum up A$AP Rocky? Young, black, and don’t give a fuck.

Coming out of Harlem, Rocky has caught a lot of attention and praise quickly over the past few years, known for his laid back demeanor, laconic delivery, and spaced-out vibe.

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June 3, 2016 /

Mike Birnbaum is D. Gookin, an independent NYC-based producer and deejay who has built up a steady discography over the past several years, creating funky and upbeat music which aims for positivity and good vibes, employing bouncy beats, calming melodies, and a joyous, carefree feel.

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May 27, 2016 /

While as not as well known as some of their contemporaries of late ‘80s hip-hop, the Ultramagnetic MCs brought some unique stuff to the table.

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April 21, 2016 /