When I heard the legendary (and I’m not using that term in a throwaway fashion) Nate Dogg died, I was in a near panic attack mode getting ready for SXSW, I couldn’t even get myself together to verify it at first when I saw it. Well a few hours later,..
Hip Hop + ArtArticles
If you’ve been following ML for any length at all you know we have a thing for the arts around here. With that said, I though I’d share with you a cool blog that I came across, and can relate to. Krista launched a blog which showcases & chronicles her..
Cloxboy on DeviantArt is sick with the Vectors, check the 2 recent pieces he has done for some T-shirts. Lil Wayne: (The cynic in me would flip it with styrofoam cup, but hopefully this is true.) Nas: For more of his work including a dope Kanye piece, check out his..
The Hip Hop + Art feature is back from hiatus! I came across these 2 dope portraits on my man Kon’s favorites on Devart. I really dig the gold standing out from the rest of the composition of the portraits. Pharrell: Kanye: Very nice bonus Barack Obama campaigning in Boston..
Via Von Pea’s blog Von Pea from Tanya Morgan does original, dope tracks over Madlib’s beats from the 2nd Quasimoto album, The Further Adventures of Lord Quas. You need this in your life. Hey, and it’s Von’s birthday today so go wish the man. Did I mention how much I..
You’re probably familiar with Beth’s work, since we’ve used her photos for several posts on this very site. She’s a Brooklyn, NY based photographer who’s had her work published in magazines including Scratch, URB, The FADER & Waxpoetics. She has a talent for really capturing the essence of her subject’s..
Let me preface this review with the acknowledgement that I have never before read a graphic novel and that my only experience with comics is Garfield, Calvin and Hobbes, a handful of webcomics and of course the recent wave of comic book movies (Dark Knight in IMAX is still sold..
Does it frustrate you how the face of popular music and its accompanied art has evolved and lost most artistic credibility? Is it a product of disinterest by the fans or just the commercialization of the whole industry? JJ: Not really. The classic days of the album cover ended with..