Tag Archives: Queens

A Conversation with Supa Dave West

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The man who has been a significant contributor to the sound of De La Soul for the past sixteen years has been Supa Dave West. West, a Queens, New York native is the mastermind behind some of De La’s most … Continue reading

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Ras Beats: Control Your Own

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Born in Denmark and raised in Queens, New York Ras Beats continues the East Coast tradition of making that old boom bap. His sample-based sound provides a feeling from a past era with a modern day appeal. Ras Beats’ work … Continue reading

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J-Zone: Fish-n-Grits

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J-Zone is one of my favorite people to interview in Hip-Hop. His honesty and candidness is refreshing in today’s synthetic society. J-Zone the musician keeps it as real as J-Zone the man. Since coming out of retirement in 2013 J-Zone … Continue reading

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Chordz Cordero: HighBred

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Chordz Cordero and Sir Manley are HighBred. From Jamaica Queens and Muskegon, Michigan respectively, the duo teamed up to create a full-length album that fuses Hip-Hop with Soul. The project, titled “The HighBred LP” not only intends to usher in … Continue reading

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