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10.01.09
Hip Hop/Rap
by Troy
For those of you who have strict rules on what it means to be an artist, you may not like the following list very much. Click HERE to be re-directed. But if you are like me and are of the
10.06.09
Hip Hop/Rap
The first decade of the new millennium has been rich in works of art that are cross disciplinary, forward-thinking yet steeped in the past, and capable of inspiring people to think differently. Here are ten artists whose work exemplifies the
09.27.09
Hip Hop/Rap
This post is part of a series we are calling “10 for 2010” in which we list 10 influential or favorite artists. This list is a personal, idiosyncratic list of 10 major musicians active in the first decade of the 21st
10.29.09
Hip Hop/Rap
Dream City (1921) by Paul Klee (from the chorus for ‘Thug is a Drug’)Gangsta, birth sign is dangerIt's like thug is the drugThat make 'em fall in loveWhen love don't love nobodyBANK, BANKGangsta, star sign is dangerIt's like thug is the drugReady
05.15.09
Hip Hop/Rap
Breaking down the beats : the Essentials of Culture Shock Camp CSC was founded by in 1997 by DJ Shock B and Quese IMC, of the Pawnee/Seminole tribes. Their contemporary beats and DJ sets, mixed with traditional singing and drumming
06.13.09
Hip Hop/Rap
The number of blogs on the internet is somewhat overwhelming, but I still enjoy sifting through site after site, searching for the perfect ‘beat’, so to speak (with apologies to Gilles Peterson). It is like walking in the middle of a
10.18.09
Hip Hop/Rap
It's Friday afternoon, and you are watching the clock, waiting for the official beginning to the weekend, when you can leave work behind and get a hearty helping of culture. New York City offers more than one person knows what to
11.02.09
Hip Hop/Rap
by Troy
October 25th visited the New York City High Line saw the Diane Von Furstenberg store with color-changing windows saw the Assume Vivid Astro Focus exhibit at Phillips de Pury & Company via the High Line saw the Gansevoort Hotel saw the
05.20.09
Hip Hop/Rap
Beyonce – “I Am… Sasha Fierce” Album Review Here is my very own review of the legendary Beyonce’s current album called “I Am Sasha Fierce”. It is definitely recommended by me! Now it is not the most perfect album in
10.25.09
Hip Hop/Rap
In this post, I would like to expand upon one of the artists I cited in my previous ’10 for 2010’ entry. Defending Kanye It’s fascinating how the perception of contemporary mainstream artists can change so quickly. Despite rave critical
05.20.09
Hip Hop/Rap
Last year I interviewed Travis McCoy who is the lead singer of the amazing hip hop band Gym Class Heroes. Travis is the lead vocalist with the band. They have had huge hits with "Cupid’s Chokehold", "Clothes Off" and "Cookie Jar".
11.19.09
Hip Hop/Rap
Beardyman is a young and phenomenally talented beatbox artist who has won the UK Beatbox championship twice, and is now (not surprisingly) an Internet sensation. Although largely associated with hip-hop culture, beatboxing is not limited to hip-hop music; it exists now
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