Monthly Archives: October 2012

Curren$y – Priest Andretti (Mixtape)

 

Styles P, N.O.R.E and more help Spitta kick off Halloween with 14 tracks from his latest street tape.  Looks like you’ll have to wait for that live mix with Wiz Khalifa.  Keep reading for the tracklist and download link.  Read the rest of this entry

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INNER VIEW – stic.man (dead prez)

Eight years ago, stic.man and his partner in rhyme M-1 released their hood approved and universally appreciated second studio album RGB: Revolutionary But Gangsta.  The political and cultural awareness embedded in sharp lyricism has allowed the music to stand out on its own and give fans food to grow on.  Much has changed since ’04 and a lot of rapper’s have come and gone.  We got a chance to find out how stic.man has used lifestyle changes to improve his mind, body and message behind the new music.

When did you decide to make fitness and nutritional lifestyle changes and who/what influenced you to make that decision?  Read the rest of this entry

Is Nicki Minaj The Best Female MC?

Is Nicki Minaj still considered the best female emcee?  Somebody’s been buying  Pink Friday and Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded.   It’s easy to forget what she’s done on early mixtapes and cyphers when most of what we’ve seen and heard recently are pop radio records.  Azealia Banks has been heating up lately.  Jean Grae consistently destroys beats.  Nitty Scott, MC probably got some hot 16’s we haven’t heard yet.  Angel Haze might have to be included in the discussion.  Rapsody got slick bars.  Missy’s back in the studio with Timberland. Read the rest of this entry

New Tunes: 9th Wonder & Buckshot – “Stop Rapping”

For most with emcee dreams, hearing this record will sting like salt on an open flesh wound.  That’s because the truth hurts.  Buck and 9th break down some alternate career options from that upcoming The Solution album.

Sean Price as “Seanwuar” vs. Pharoahe Monch (Video)

In this visual, Sean Price gives us his version of Nardwuar the Human Serviette.  If you’ve never seen him in action, Nardwuar’s the Canadian interviewer who either gets celebrities uncomfortable or impresses them with his extensive research and attention to detail.  “Seanwuar”, not quite as prepared but just as tacky, catches up with Pharoahe before he hits the stage to perform.

Angel Haze – Classick (Mixtape)

 

 

Angel Haze releases 6 reinterpretations of some songs you may have heard before on her latest mixtape.   Keep reading for the tracklist and download link.  You feeling this? Read the rest of this entry

Saigon – “Relafriendship” (Video)

Sai reveals a story many have gone through but were too afraid to admit.  We shouldn’t be surprised but hyper-masculinity in entertainment has always been the popular front over honesty.  From the upcoming The Greatest Story Never Told Chapter 2: Bread and Circuses.

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Lil Fame & Termanology – “After Midnight” (Video)

With Fizzy Wo on the boards and Termanology joining Fame with the story, the duo spit some more street tales from off of the upcoming Fizzyology album.

Brother Ali Talks New Album, Influences & the Occupy Movement Success (Video)

Minneapolis emcee Brother Ali recently talked with Out Da Box TV about the release of his new politically charged album with Producer “Jake One” entitled Mourning In America & Dreaming In Color.  He touches upon the significance of the album’s full title, the benefits of the countrywide #Occupy Movements and being an albino in America.

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The Man With The Iron Fists Prequel (Video)

With the film set to be released November 2nd, The RZA and creator of Afro Samurai Eric Calderon bring to you some back story of the Blacksmith (RZA’s character) on how he made the journey to China. I can’t wait to see this movie in theaters.