Category Archives: Hip Hop

Indian Posse :: The Dark Roots of a Gang Leader.

If you haven’t yet heard of it, Indian Posse is one of the largest and fiercest Native criminal organizations in Canada, approximately 12 000 strong with members all over the country. It’s central command is in Winnipeg, a city smack … Continue reading

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New Snakehips Remix :: The Weeknd :: Wanderlust.

Another gorgeous remix from the Snakehips producer duo out of London. This time it’s The Weeknd’s Wanderlust that gets the trademark Snakehips treatment. What else can I say? I love these guys; they never disappoint. If you’re in London, catch … Continue reading

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Sotr Caf :: Mid West Hip Hop Artist Releases New Album :: One More Step.

Sotr Caf as a moniker may seem a mouthful to verbalize, which makes sense when this guy spits rhymes, because he has alot to say. Based in the Mid West, this Iowan artist is far from a one trick pony. … Continue reading

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New Genius Remix :: Destiny’s Child :: Bills, Bills, Bills.

Producer Genius has struck again; this time with a dope remix of a Destiny’s Child track; Bills, Bills, Bills. This one’s got a hypnotizing bouncy beat which is scientifically guaranteed to restore your mid-week groove. Check it out below. You … Continue reading

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Major Lazer :: New Album :: Apocalypse Soon :: Out Now.

Futuristic dancehall producers Major Lazer are back with a brand new release. Apocalypse Soon just dropped yesterday. Listen to three bomb ass apocalyptic tracks, and check out their new single Aerosol Can featuring Pharrell Williams below. Go here to order … Continue reading

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De La Soul :: Keep The Love Spinning :: Download Their Albums for Free Now.

In honour of Valentine’s day, De La Soul has very generously granted access for anyone to download several of their albums in their entirety for free. Alot of their work was previously unavailable due to copyright infringing samples in some … Continue reading

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Mysterious Genius :: Drops Fresh Remix :: Mos Def/ Louis Futon :: Miss Fat Booty.

This turned up in my inbox yesterday, and even though I was at work (my other day job), something compelled me to press play on the soundcloud file immediately. I wasn’t disappointed. Genius, I later discovered, is a producer that … Continue reading

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Through A Lens Darkly :: New Doc Uncovers History of Black Photographers.

Directed by multi-award winner Thomas Allen Harris, Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People is a film that chronicles and examines the fascinating history of black photographers and their subjects, and how that relationship developed … Continue reading

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Mister Lies :: New Album :: Unlike Anything You’ve Ever Heard.

February is looking to be a great month for new releases. Sure – there’s the new Die Antwoord and Com Truise albums to look forward to. But another artist I’m super excited about is Vermont based producer Mr. Lies. You … Continue reading

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Ed Piskor :: Hip Hop Family Tree :: Hip Hop History in Comic Book Form.

Ed Piskor is a comic book illustrator based out of Pittsburgh that has worked with comic legend peeps like Harvey Pekar on American Splendour. After that, he made Beats- an illustrated story on Beatnik legends Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs. … Continue reading

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Ronald Jenkees :: New Album Update :: RJCD4 :: There Came An Echo.

Everyone’s favourite fedora and coke bottle glass wearing, keyboard playing wizard is still working on some fresh new material. Ronald Jenkees has just completed producing the soundtrack for There Came an Echo, a crowd funded strategy game starring Wil Wheaton. … Continue reading

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Ricky Eat Acid :: It Will Draw Me Over To It Like It Always Does.

Just before his new album drops, Marlyland based beat maker Ricky Eat Acid AKA Sam Ray gave us a taste of what’s to come. It will Draw Me Over To It Like It Always Does may be a mouthful of … Continue reading

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Odesza :: My Friends Never Die :: New Video.

Odesza just dropped a brand new video for My Friends Never Die. It’s a house party scenario in reverse, where there’s some makeout sessions, a chick gets herself a glass of milk, someone falls asleep in a tree, some bespectacled … Continue reading

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Cold Fresh Pillows :: New Mix is 100% Dopeness.

Thanks to a nod on Ellie Goulding’s instagram, this trippy, Ambien-infused chilled out mix has gone viral, and with good reason. The new set courtesy of Cold Fresh Pillows is nothing short of superb. Featuring restrained trappy beats punctuated with … Continue reading

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Borough to Borough :: A Trip Down Hip Hop Memory Lane.

If after all that Christmas themed music from Grandma’s house in the suburbs has got you illin’, and you’ve been jonesing for some old school hip hop flavour to rinse you clean of your daughter’s Miley Cyrus wailing; look no … Continue reading

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