Statik Selektah Serves Nothing But Hits With His “8” Ball (Music)

“8”opens with the voice Statik’s daughter Harley letting the world know that this is album number “8”, since the world thought that 2015’s “Lucky Seven” would be the DJ/Producer’s final project. The opening track, “Man of the Hour” is butter smooth, funky, and features 2 Chainz and Wiz Khalifa. Run the Jewels provides the verbal […]

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The Privilege Of Being Black

So, I, like many others have heard the rambunctious ramblings of “Everyone’s Favorite Asshole” — Charlamagne tha God from Power 105.1’s the Breakfast Club. He lives up to the title, especially after making Lil Mama cry during a previous episode. So when it was announced that he was writing a book and promoted (ad nauseam) […]

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When the Wu Comes Through, the Outcome is Critical — The Saga Continues (Music)

After a drought of a collective Wu-Tang project, and the gross misstep of the Clan’s 2014’s opus “A Better Tomorrow“, the Clan is back to form like Voltron with Wu disciple AllahMathematics at the production helm. Allah Math does this project justice by reinvigorating the dirty drums introduced by the RZA with “Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)“, […]

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Statik Selektah’s Track with The LOX Takes Us Back to a Time Before Trap & Mumble Rap — “But You Don’t Hear Me Tho!” (Music)

The latest single from DJ Statik Selektah’s upcoming LP entitled “8” (Dropping December 8th) is a certified banger. Complete with a heavy baseline, horns, snare slap, hard rhyming courtesy of The LOX, and a chorus from the legendary Rhythm & Blues virtuoso, who brought you the classic “Juicy” track sampled for Biggie’s first single, Mtume. The LOX, takes […]

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In Lieu of Athletes Taking A Stand, J. Period’s “RISE UP!” Means So Much More These Days (Music)

RISE UP! is the title single from Cali born and Brooklyn based DJ/Producer J. Period’s latest EP project entitled “RISE UP! Music Inspired By America Divided”. The track clocks in at 5:22 and features Hip-Hop Luminaries, “The War Monkey” Pharaohe Monch (Organized Konfusion), Posdnuos (De La Soul), Black Thought (The Roots), and assisted by English melodic wailing songbird Joss […]

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Class is in Session for Martin Shkreli on Wu-Tang Clan’s “Lesson Learn’d” featuring Redman (Music)

The return of the Clansmen is upon us! Straight on the heels of their recent “People Say” release featuring Wu-Tang‘s cousin and Brick City mayor Redman, they continue to apply pressure to the jugular with the release of “Lesson Learn’d”. Again, Redman is the Co-D as Inspectah Deck (The Rebel INS) lights up the board with lines […]

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