This year’s Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival featured performances from Pusha T, Redman, EPMD and more. Keep reading to check out more sets including a tribute to Beastie Boy MCA aka Adam Yauch.
We all have a purpose for being here. Those of us whose talents are discovered much earlier than others are often referred to as prodigies. For others, the true nature of our calling can come from over-looked sources at the most unexpected of times. Brentwood, Long Island’s Erick Sermon, one half of the pioneer group EPMD, had plenty going well for him. With a successful group and solo recording career, a long list of accolades and a steady schedule of music projects to complete, the future appeared to be headed right where anyone would expect. It all changed one day in November of 2011. Erick had suffered a heart attack that caught many of his family, friends and fans by surprise. We recently caught up with The Green-Eyed Bandit at his home studio and talked about his new view on life, his medical scare and the need for variety in the culture we all know and love called Hip Hop. Read the rest of this entry
Last night in NYC the Hit Squad got together for a long awaited reunion. Also joined on stage by DJ Scratch and Method Man, the crew performed their crowd favorite “Head Banger”. Read the rest of this entry