Tag Archives: New York

Ruste Juxx: International Juxx

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Ruste Juxx is one of the hardest spitters in Hip-Hop. He’s also one of the hardest working artists on the underground scene. Since his debut Ruste has released a project almost every year. Through his travels and joint projects he’s … Continue reading

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Tone Chop & Frost Gamble: Respect Is Earned Not Given

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In 2016 longtime collaborators Tone Chop and Frost Gamble joined forces to release an EP called Veteran. The emcee/producer duo wasted no time getting back in the lab to create what is one of the best albums of 2017, “Respect … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Bernadette Price

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On August 8, 2015 the Hip-Hop world lost one of its giants when Sean Price passed away at the age of 43. From his work with Heltah Skeltah, Random Axe, and his solo material Sean Price was consistently one of … Continue reading

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Chris Rivers: Delorean

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It takes bravery and skill to attempt to walk in the shoes of a legend – especially when that legend is your father. Chris Rivers has done just that. The 23-year old son of the late, great Big Pun has … Continue reading

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Mr. Complex: Forever New

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Mr. Complex has had an extensive career in Hip-Hop. Dating back to the mid-90s the Queens, New York emcee has released music as a member of Polyrhythm Addicts and as a solo artist. His catalogue is comparable to his name, … Continue reading

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MC Shan: Bars Over Bullshit

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The divide between fans of traditional Hip-Hop and fans of what’s been deemed “mumble rap” is not one of age, but of ideals. What moves you musically is what moves you – that’s fine, but what about the craft? Some … Continue reading

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Thirstin Howl the 3rd: Skillmatic

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Thirstin Howl the 3rd is an all-around entrepreneur. The Brownsville native is a producer, film maker, fashion designer, and an author. He’s also an emcee and Hip-Hop is his bread and butter. Thirstin recently released the album “Skillmatic” a nod … Continue reading

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From The Vault: N.O.R.E.

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Before he became a drink champ N.O.R.E. was an emcee. He came onto the scene in 1996 at the peak of the East Coast/West Coast rap wars. Along with his partner Capone, N.O.R.E. formed the group C-N-N and defended his … Continue reading

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Oswin Benjamin: Hueman

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In the muddled mire of mumble rap a Hip-Hopper can often find oneself questioning the future of our culture. The reality is dope music has never left Hip-Hop. Sometimes you just have to search a little bit to find it. … Continue reading

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O.C.: Same Moon Same Sun

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In 1994 O.C. came onto the scene with the hit single “Time’s Up.” The song was filled with so many quotable lyrics that have been repeated and sampled to this day. O’s debut album Word…Life followed and solidified him as … Continue reading

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