Shabaam Sahdeeq Is Timeless (Interview)

Legendary Underground Emcee, Shabaam Sahdeeq has dropped a “60 Seconds Of Flame” freestyle video Tuesday morning for Us (WRG) and our partners at Wrap.Fm. Over the instrumental for “Made You Look” (made famous by Nas), ‘Double SS’ (as he is also known as) spits that tongue-twisting flow in his immediately identifiable vocal tone. Peep it! […]

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The Privilege Of Being Black (Book)

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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The “Legacy” of Wonda Woman

Wonda Woman aka Dyana Prinze hails from Brooklyn, NY where she grew up in a family with strong musical influences. Her father, Omatangu, was a grass-roots Reggae artist from St. Vincent and the Grenadines known for his song “Slave Driver”, and her cousin Alston “Becket” Cyrus (ABC) was also a Soca/Calypso artist who had a big hit […]

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The Building Blocks Of Boom Bap

Boom Bap is stronger than ever, despite opposing viewpoints. We are highlighting a few artists blazing the scene in the name of boom bap. It’s refreshing to hear artists preserving the hip-hop genre with gritty lyrics, prowess, substance, cadence and visuals that reflect the culture. They are truly legends in the making! First up, we bring […]

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

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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