Posts tagged Hip-Hop



seryoga-smallAs a child, Seryoga grew up in a rough neighborhood; his music became a combination of the Russian folk tradition of chastushki, which features song-poems with rapid fire rhyming lyrics, with modern beats and rap-style lyrics appealing to youth. In press releases, this style was called спортивные частушки (sports chastushki). (more…)



knowmadsKnowMads grew up in Seattle and have been making music there for the past 7 years. Tom “Pepe” and Tom “Cheef” Wilson are the MC’s and “Jester” Judd makes the beats. At age 22, the KnowMads have independently released 6 albums and 3 mixtapes, performed in over 200 shows, shared the stage with the likes of Nappy Roots, Andre Nickatina, Blue Scholars, Macklemore, OneBeLo and Zion I, as well as built a strong independent following that is rapidly expanding out of the Pacific NW to diehard global audiences. (more…)

Kanye West at His Kanye Best


kanye-westKanye West. Odds are you either love him or hate him. The guy is a very successful musician, something on one can deny. But are his talents as great as he believes them to be? (more…)



watskyGeorge Watsky is an American rapper from San Francisco now living in Los Angeles. Watsky gained international attention in 2006 after being named the Youth Speaks Grand Slam Poetry Champion, and was also named Brave New Voices International Poetry Slam Champion. Watsky gained even more success after his youtube video Pale Kid Raps Fast (now called Watsky Raps Fast) went viral. (more…)

I Am Legion


i-am-legionI Am Legion is a collaboration between the British hip-hop/dubstep group Foreign Beggars and the Dutch electro trio Noisia. After recently releasing their self titled first album, I Am Legion is now currently touring Europe. (more…)

Hip Hop’s Wake Up Call


kendrick-lamarKendrick Lamar stirred up a hornets nest of rap artists last week in New York when he and Big Sean dropped Control (HOF) on HOT 97.1. (more…)

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